Polka Dots. There was a smattering of polka dots on cotton, silk and organza with a surprise combination of polka dots and stripes ala Christopher Bailey over at Burberry Prorsum.
|From L-R: Margaret Howell, Topshop Unique, Mathew Williamson, Burberry Prorsum and Meadham Kirchhoff|
Pleats. Pleats have been bursting out on many runways and fast becoming one of the trends to watch out for come spring 2014.
|From L-R: Roksanda Illincic, Holly Fulton, Todd Lynn, Osman and Barbara Casasola|
Wide Leg Trousers. The boy meets girl trend noticeable from New York made a stop over on the catwalks of London fashion week.
|From L-R: Topshop Unique, Mulberry, Paul Smith, DAKS and Todd Lynn|
Stripes. This nautical trend proves its staying power yet again for many designers and their collections.
|From L-R: Ashish, Bora Aksu, Jasper Conran, Emilia Wickstead and Emilio de Morena|
Wide Sleeves. London runways had a running theme of stiff wide arms/sleeves going on in half their collections for spring 2014.
|From L-R: DAKS, J JS Lee, Barbara Casasola, KTZ and Osman|
Full Skirts. Billowing out from the waist to the floor, full skirts flared out from waists for the most gorgeous of gowns.
|From L-R: Emilia Wickstead, Temperley London, Fyodor Golan, John Rocha and Holly Fulton|
Sweaters. Soft and light knits in pastel shades made great toppers for pencil skirts, shorts and dresses for those chilly summers.
|From -R: Christopher Kane, Preen, Topshop Unique, Burberry Prorsum and Markus Lupfer|
Slip Dressing. Plain and printed slip dresses hang from the tiniest or straps layered or not, slips are going to be outer wear for spring 2014.
|From L-R: House Of Holland, Christopher Kane, Meadham Kirchhoff, Topshop Unique and Preen|
High-Low Hemlines. A noticeable change compared to New York Fashion Week, hem lines were more definitive with high – low edges.
|From L-R: DAKS, Antonio Berardi, Emilia Wickstead, Maria Grachvogel and PPQ|
Shorts. Spring 2014 will definitely be for leg baring because the shorts and short suits were very much popular on most runways.
|From L-R: Paul Smith, Fyodor Golan, Jasper Conran, DAKS and Osman|