1. The catwalk line-up is unrivalled
Season after season, the BFC puts on a stunner of a line-up that’s dazzling in its breadth. London’s show schedule boasts super brands like Burberry (and, for this season, Versace), iconoclastic grande dames like Vivienne Westwood and Zandra Rhodes, rule-breakers like Gareth Pugh and Ryan Lo and it-crowd favourites like House of Holland and J.W. Anderson. Phew. It’s also one of the few fashion weeks that you can sort-of afford to shop from, with high street brands like Topshop and Whistles regularly making catwalk appearances.
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