London Fashion Week Begins With Tributes to Queen Elizabeth

London Fashion Week Begins With Tributes to Queen Elizabeth

From an all-black opening {look|appear|search|seem|glance|glimpse} to {models|designs|versions|types|styles|products} {holding|keeping} a {picture|image|photo|photograph} of Queen Elizabeth, London Fashion Week {began|started|commenced} with tributes to the late monarch as fashionistas paid their respects {during|throughout|in the course of|for the duration of|through|all through} the {period|time period|period of time|interval} of {national|nationwide|countrywide} mourning.

Organisers {announced|introduced|declared} {last|final|previous|very last|past} {week|7 days} that London Fashion Week would go {ahead|forward|in advance} as a “business-to-{business|company|enterprise|organization|small business|business enterprise} event” {while|whilst|although|even though|when|though} observing royal protocol and {holding|keeping} tributes for the 96-{year|yr|12 months|calendar year}-{old|previous|outdated|aged} queen who died on Sept. 8.

{Parties|Events|Functions|Get-togethers} have been postponed and Monday’s {shows|exhibits|displays|demonstrates|reveals}, the {day|working day} of the queen’s {state|condition|point out} funeral, have been rescheduled.

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On Thursday {evening|night}, designer Daniel W. Fletcher held a minute’s silence {before|prior to|just before|ahead of|in advance of|right before} sending out his {first|initial|very first|1st|initially|to start with} {model|design|product} in a black {suit|fit|match|go well with|accommodate} and a black armband.

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Spanish sustainable {brand|brand name|model|manufacturer} Sohuman {ended|finished} its Friday {show|display|present|demonstrate|exhibit|clearly show} with {models|designs|versions|types|styles|products}, their eye {makeup|make-up} smeared as if crying, {holding|keeping} a {picture|image|photo|photograph} of Elizabeth and with drawings of the crown or “RIP” {written|created|composed|prepared|published|penned} on their {hands|fingers|palms|arms}.

Designer Javier Aparici’s {colourful|vibrant} {collection|assortment|selection} consisted of {dresses|attire} in {bold|daring} shades or with floral prints.

“After the pandemic, the {situation|scenario|circumstance|predicament|condition|problem} {around|about|close to|all around|all over|all-around} the {world|globe|planet|entire world|earth|environment} is {very|extremely|really|quite|incredibly|pretty} {complicated|complex|difficult|challenging|intricate|sophisticated},” he {told|informed|advised|instructed|explained to} Reuters.

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Turkish designer Bora Aksu also held a minute’s silence {ahead|forward|in advance} of his {show|display|present|demonstrate|exhibit|clearly show}, {where|exactly where|in which|the place|wherever|where by} he {presented|offered|introduced} his {usual|typical|normal|common|regular|standard} array of frilly {feminine|female} {dresses|attire}, as {well|nicely|effectively|properly|very well|perfectly} as {military|army|armed forces|navy|armed service|military services}-{style|fashion|design|type|model|design and style} jackets and hats.

By Sarah Mills

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