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In pictures: London Fashion Week

Catwalk model at London Fasthion Week February 2009

A colourful circus-themed catwalk show, from designer Ashish Gupta, livened up a low-key start to London Fashion Week.

VV Brown and model at London Fashion Week February 2009

Singer VV Brown provided the music for the fashion show at the Hippodrome, Leicester Square.

Catwalk models at London Fasthion Week February 2009

London Fashion Week is showcasing the designers' autumn/winter collections for 2009.

Catwalk model at London Fasthion Week February 2009

Irish designer Paul Costelloe, who admitted he is seen as a "safe bet" in fashion circles, raised the stakes with some flamboyant collars.

Catwalk models at London Fasthion Week February 2009

Costelloe's models also showed off his collection of flared dresses and coats.

Catwalk bride at London Fasthion Week February 2009

There were also shows from Caroline Charles, Noir/Bllack Noir, Eun Jeong and estethica, the world's leading showcase of ethical fashion.

Catwalk models at London Fasthion Week February 2009

London Fashion Week is celebrating its 25th year and the British Fashion Council has announced it will be its last at its current base - the Natural History Museum.

Catwalk model at London Fasthion Week February 2009

Instead, designers will be showing off their spring/summer 2010 collections at Somerset House, central London.

Catwalk models at London Fasthion Week February 2009

Saturday is likely to offer some more surprises when Vivienne Westwood struts her collection.



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