London Fashion Week: Spring 2013

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London is having a moment and its 2013 Spring Fashion Week ended a spectacular run in the city that began with the Olympic Summer Games.

Over the past few years the focus at Fashion Week has shifted to include the exciting offerings on the streets. Some of this week’s styles made an easy transition from the runway to the streets, and can be found in the designs of this year’s eyewear.


Trend: Burgundy


The runway


Burberry Prorsum included silky fabrics in rich burgundy hues during their Spring 2013 runway show in London.

The street


Garments featuring similar deep burgundy hues were also incorporated into fashion forward street style.

The glasses

Love L741 Raspberry
This trend has similarly translated into eyewear styles in burgundy hues as seen with these Love glasses.


Trend: Pink Ombre


The runway

Model Charlotte Free was able to show her individuality with pink ombre hair while walking on the runway for Felder Felder.

The street

A passer-by was captured on the street showing the wearability of ombre hair, and showed her adventurous style with a chunky necklace, leather skirt and Chanel purse and leopard print shoes.

The glasses

Love L705 Peach Fade
Whether you want your eyewear to compliment your ombré hair, or you want to incorporate the trend in your own way, these Love L705 Peach Fade glasses breathe new life into the Retro-Wingtip trend.


Trend: Cut Out Accents


The runway

At Willow’s presentation, a haltered shirt was updated with a twist with daring cut outs.

The street

Demonstrating that cut outs can be incorporated in a more modest way, street photographers captured unique cut outs paired with a high top-knot and long dress.

The glasses

Joseph Marc 4014 Coffee

Joseph Marc 4014 Coffee glasses combine razor cut semi-rimless and laser etching cut outs.


Trend: Crisp White


The runway

Showing a collection that “was something of an engineering marvel,” according to Style.com, Dion Lee showed that all white can be stylish and practical.

The street

With a relaxed take on the suit, street style photographers captured this fashion lover in all white after Labour Day, showing yet again that old rules no longer apply. The outfits only colour was introduced through a clutch, gold shoes and semi-rimless frames.

The glasses

Derek Cardigan 7004 Ice

Translucent acetate gives a modern twist to eyewear, and provides an ideal complement to the all-white look as seen with these Derek Cardigan glasses.

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