I confess, day one was a bit of a Gaussian blur. Sure, I’d been out during fashionweeks in the past (you know, out for groceries, out to take the trash out… LFW Day 1: Pick up dry cleaning) but to be on the front line where the designers’ fabric children march out to meet the world was a brand new experience, such a privilege. It took me a while to digest the circus outside the show tents – by circus I mean a troupe of entertainers: “dressed” and well-dressed, trendy and trendless, exhilarating and at times, hilarious. Oh in the best sense possible of course. These photos do absolutely no justice to what a fun fair Somerset House is during the day, if you’re in London feel free to pop down and see it for yourself; if not, you could give me a digital slap and next time I’ll get a grip and take more photos.

Oh yes, bumped into loads of bloggers similarly milking the scene – Platform Princess Jackie, Daniella from The F Blog, Aindrea from Fashionista du Jour, Jennifer from the Style Crusader, and of course the bubbly Jill from Street Style London who was bouncing around frothing up the place. Great to have met you, comrades.

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  1. A bit of a Guassian blur.. I laughed :)
    A good selection of interesting photos here, I like
    It would be mine

  2. i love these photos, i feel like i was there..sort of!

  3. i love the photo of the guy with the spanish looking big black hat (i actually have no idea if it is spanish looking or not…?). great photos! i’ve got a few photos of you from day 1 that i’m going to stick up today. xx

  4. these photos are great!

  5. I love the girl with the crocheted hair piece and fuzzy sweater, everything about her look is awesome. The blue of the sweater and caramel colored gloves compliment each other really nicely.

  6. Fan of the same girl too! And that topshop cup is adorable! XD

  7. hey girl!! thanks for the comment
    i am LOVING your website, so sleek and professional. i have only one word for your photos and thats “AMAZING!”

    great to see you here online!
    x

  8. wow, so great inspiration !! :))

    how all those people look so cool!?

  9. Fabulous pictures !

  10. Shini, great pics! To which fashionshows are you going?? please keep us posted:)
    xx nati

  11. yOUR PICTURES ARE S BEAUTIFUL)) I like the scarf at the second picture))

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  12. Brilliant Pics! LOVE

  13. love the little color flashes in those shots…♥

  14. Love your blog!
    So glad i found it!
    great pictures, beautiful images!
    sounds like you had fun at LFW!

  15. Looks like a wonderful time…I’m jealous! Enjoy it!

  16. these shots are amazing!

    looks like loads of fun!

    xo
    bravegrrl.blogspot.com

  17. I love the picture of a girl with the crochet flower on her head….gorgeous!

    Kit x

  18. Mo

    you’re a really great photographer. seriously very awesome.

  19. So great photographs! Looks so great!

    juliet xxx

  20. Have you heard about the “Avenue Debut Grand Givaway” I just entered and you should too! I can’t wait to win the $1000 shopping spree from LVCMag.com I need a new spring wardrobe with all the ideas I get from this blog!

  21. Love the pictures!!! :)

    It looks like fun… did you get sent invitations through your blog?

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  22. ah these photos are stunning!

  23. Gawjus! Lovely photos :) LFW is so much fun.

    iliketweet.blogspot

    x

  24. ohh yes I did!

  25. Great shots! Did you take the yourself? Have fun @ LFW!

  26. I’m absolutely loving your photos from LFW
    I almost feel like I’m there!
    Hope you’re having an amazing time!
    xo

  27. Hot choc shop cups! Adorable.

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  28. Oh, Shini, I just saw this! Hilarious!! I’ve got to tell my husband about the ‘frothing up the place’ line. When we were first together, in NY, he used to call me ‘Evil Tinkerbell’ behind my back because I was always flitting around, causing mischief.

    You are just brilliant. I didn’t realise this was your first time seeing shows, too. You’re a very old soul. I feel EXACTLY the same as you about it, and keep encouraging people to just show up. All these years, I assumed it was some kind of elitist fashionista group that I had no interest in. Who knew: it’s just made up of mostly smart, funny, creative People Like Us ; )

    Let’s rest up & plan to meet again very soon.

    x0x

  29. Hi Shini,

    I’ve been reading your blog for yonks and have never thought to comment – silly me! I love this piece of internet heaven; your photographs are always fantastic and I can only dream of having your kind of style… *sigh* one day, one day…

    Keep blogging, I’ll be reading!
    Claire x
    slightlynoodles.blogspot

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