Maybe it’s all the talk and tweets about who has the biggest nuclear button between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un? For one overriding trend in London Fashion Week Men's (LFWM) this season was Survivalist Chic.
To Sunday lunch with David Beckham and his happening label Kent & Curwen, which unveiled a series of great tribes of London images shot by the noted photographer Perry Ogden beside its new flagship in Covent Garden.
Think of this coming weekend in London as a Double Hitter Twelfth Night. Both to celebrate the epiphany and kick off London Fashion Week Men’s, a four-day feast of some 50 events - shows; presentations; and lock-ins.
The Shop at Bluebird will open a lifestyle concept store on Floral Street in Covent Garden early next year, boosting the area's luxury credentials and widening its exposure to London's huge tourist traffic.
Plenty of major names have skipped out of New York Fashion Week; Tommy Hilfiger is off to London for his show. Nonetheless, there still will be plenty of action in New York Fashion Week, opening on Wednesday, Sept 6.