Fashion, Travel

London Fashion Week

September 22, 2015

I’m just back from the quickest trip of all time over to London to catch a day of London Fashion Week. I have never been to a fashion week before so I was extremely nervous and excited to go – I really didn’t know what to expect.

It was a jam-packed weekend, kicking off with some catch up drinks in Shoreditch with Erika on Friday night. As tired as I was after the week at work – I found a new lease of life once I landed in London. I just caught on to the energy of the city.

I finally got a chance to wear my French Connection Camel coat which I bought during the summer in New York. Along with this fab Culotte Jumpsuit which I picked up from Boohoo.com before I left. My shoes are Banana Republic – I’ve gotten so much wear out of them already, you can’t go wrong with black and white.

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Saturday was spent running around in the Madness that was LFW. Our first stop was the Orla Kiely show. I’ve never been to a fashion week show before, from photos I’ve seen I had an idea of what to expect – but god was I wrong! The whole venue was decorated to match the ‘Golf’ theme, and the collection was very sixties in style. I loved every second. It was such an experience, it made me very excited for the rest of the day.

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I was dressed head to toe in Boohoo.com. I love everything suede at the moment, so this midi skirt was just exactly what I wanted to wear. I matched it with a black cape blazer – which I’ve wanted for over a year now, I just love the style I think it really dresses up an outfit. The heels were also from Boohoo and I had so much fun wearing them (until 2 hours in when my feet started to hate me).  I love the fringe detail, it made my outfit a little bit different. You can shop all of my outfit details below:

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Saturday afternoon we headed for the main London Fashion Week area, in Soho. It was absolute madness – but the good kind. Everyone was dressed so fabulously. There was every type of person and style you could imagine, and a million photographers there to capture every moment. It was very surreal but I loved it.

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The Designer Showrooms were my next stop, where I spent most of my time lusting after Zoe Jordan‘s Collection – only to find when I left that she is doing a new collaboration with River Island – so looking forward to picking up a few pieces. Look at the marble leather dress below – in love! After this I took a quick trip backstage at the Holly Fulton show – which was the glamourous chaos you’d expect – so cool to see it all in action.  BeFunky Collage BeFunky Collage 2
We finished our fashionable day at the Boohoo Blogger area. It was so pretty and filled with amazing clothes (and a flower wall) – the perfect end to a busy day. It was time for a well earned glass of wine. I was so happy to have the time to catch up with some of my closest friends from home while I was over too. I met my friend Cat for wine in Covent Garden then later met my friend Eve for some birthday drinks and a dance in Raffles nightclub, where we saw some of the Made in Chelsea cast… when in London.

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I didn’t have much time to explore but every corner of London has something pretty to offer. I literally can’t wait to go back soon & just have time to wander around. Being there this weekend opened my eyes to what an easy & quick trip it can be from Dublin – I definitely plan on a few more trips over throughout the year. In the meantime I’ll be catching up on sleep!

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