Tuesday, 13 June 2017


Mens Fashion Week or London Fashion Week Mens, formally that of 
London Collections Men, is now in its 5th year and at the most recent
round where its latest home is, 180 The Strand, the world's fashion 
media, stylist, buyers, journalist, photographers and fans of menswear 
gathered to get a taste of what was on offer to us all for the spring and 
summer of 2018. 

What was on offer on the catwalk, in its many presentations and shows?
Well as usual a mixture of traditional the contemporary and the avant-garde.
Reds, Yellow, blues and stripes seemed to have a calling to the designers.
The big surprise was the return of the bum bag. We'll dispense with 
using the americanised name of the popular 90s body accessory. 

And so to the real excitement. The real catwalk of fashion captured  
on the streets around the various show venues.
Though things started off slowly, they soon heated up and when the 
sun really kicked in and not only smiled but laughed its butt off. 
We're talking literally here. 

Day three of street style gave us a glimpse of a little more than what 
we or anyone else could have possibly expected.
Hundreds of totally naked cyclist passing by. We're still desperately 
trying to shake the image of the guy on the unicycle. Don't ask. 
I guess in the moment and situation of London being in the grips
of fashion frenzy, it was a case of The Emperors New Clothes.

The point is that only a week ago London was in trouble, suffering 
a terrible attack bring it to a dark moment, yet days later London 
shone as bright as could be with its random eccentricity we all love
well intact and much welcomed with a cheeky smile.

Here are the street style image offerings we were able to capture.
 Don't you just love her smile? Don't be fooled though. She's hard hitting.
This is the super cool model and tattoo artist Pia Kristine Bilaporter who 
also goes under the name of Cruz from Birmingham, wearing a top by 
Bones, sunglasses by Ted Baker, a thrift shop bag and Vans skate shoes.
 Here's a quick accessories fix headed with the now legendary must have 
IT bag the Dionysus bag by Gucci.
 A tiny embellished box of big pleasures from Dolce & Gabbana.
 Ooh Betty!
Finally ending this post with the amazing model and Co Funder of 
Moy Atelier Betty Bachz, arriving at a show

All images featured in this blog belong to and are shot by 
Pat Lyttle  of  JSTREETSTYLE

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