Thursday, September 23, 1999 Published at 10:09 GMT 11:09 UK
Scary puts spice into fashion
Scary Spice Melanie G put on a frighteningly good performance as a catwalk model on the second full day at London Fashion Week. She stepped out to model the designs of her friend Julien MacDonald - known as the Welsh knitting wizard. Meanwhile, shows from Jasper Conran, Liberty and John Rocha also went down well.
Mel G steps out in support of friend MacDonald
Mel G with Julien MacDonald and supermodel Kate Moss
Jasper Conran is one of London's most respected, award-winning designers whose feminine tailoring has charmed women since he set out in 1978.
Conran called his new collection "wearable and sophisticated"
Some thought Conran's lack of colour was too conservative
Conran said he was interested in stark contrasts with the flesh
Some colour did creep in, although the cut remained classic
Lace was a strong feature of Conran's collection
Critics compared his classic cuts to Yves St-Laurent
Robert Cary-Williams shocks and amuses with moulded leather, military influences and destroyed or reconstructed garments - here modelled by Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss. His company began in 1998.
Cary-Williams enrolled the star quality of Naomi Campbell
Naomi was radiant in sunshine yellow
Kate Moss helped show off the collection to its full advantage
Liberty has been synonymous with London's fashionable since 1875. It celebrates the new millennium with its first runway collection.
Liberty clothes are reverred for the quality of their textiles ....
.... and colours
John Rocha has built an international name for himself since starting out in 1980. His reputation comes from immaculate tailoring, creative knitwear and hand-painted or embroidered pieces.
Rocha's fabrics are so light they are barely there
Hong Kong born Rocha is inspired by his cultural influences