London Fashion Week kicks off on a solemn note

Given the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, this season’s London Fashion Week will undoubtedly be on a sober tone. In fact, things are already rocking due to the mourning period following her death and the funeral scheduled to take place on Monday.

In a notable change, royal warrant holder Burberry has opted to cancel Saturday’s show and reschedule it for the 26th. was respectfully canceled.

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The British Fashion Council has made an announcement that while London Fashion Week will not be canceled (except Monday, which is the day of the funeral), “non-essential events” such as story openings, parties and diners should be cancelled. stressed or postponed.

It should also be noted that the British Fashion Council has asked brands and the media to postpone their presentations and dissemination of images from their shows at London Fashion Week. Brands and outlets were asked to release them after a 10-day national mourning period that began September 9.

For more information on the official announcement click here.

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