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The Style Traveller London Fashion Week Round Up

Bonnie Rakhit London Fashion Week round up

The Style Traveller London Fashion Week Round Up

Where? London Fashion Week

Exactly? 180 The Strand which is the LFW HQ, but shows and events are spread out all over the city

Why?  Twice a year in February and September the world’s fashion industry descends upon the capital to indulge in 5 days of pure, unadulterated FASHION! From some of the world’s top designer catwalk shows, presentations, mind blowing parties to fun events dotted all over the city, London is taken over by style.

This season was no exception. Having been to fashion weeks for over 10 years I’m an old hat at how to do the shows, but I have to say every year it just gets better. This season with the aid of my very own Mercedes Benz G-Wagon (thank you so so much for that Mercedes!!!) I managed to whizz around town in record speed popping into shows, dinners, debates, presentations and parties!

As you know I attend London Fashion Week and various other fashions weeks across the globe every season, but my favourite is in my home town, London.

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Special thanks to? This year I did a collaboration with Rotary Watches who gave me a gorgeous selection of time pieces to accessorise my outfits with every day! And also thanks to Mercedes Benz UK for giving me the G-Wagon for the duration of the shows. Huge thanks to my driver Lee for being a legend and getting me to the shows on time!

Keep scrolling to see what me, the girls and the G-Wagon got up to this week and my highlights from London Fashion Week…

Me and the squad pose for our close up in the Mercedes Benz G-wagons. From left to right: Lorna Luxe, Lissy Roddy, Maya Malnar, Me and Rosa Crespo.

Rotary watches at London Fashion week

On route to the Fyodor Golan show. Bonnie wears the beautiful blue glitter face Kensington Midnight Sky watch by Rotary, bag by Louis Vuitton.

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Above and below: Bonnie wears blue and white Lovers + Friends top at Revolve, white pencil skirt by La Mania, silver boots by Silk Fred, bag by Louis Vuitton and watch by Rotary.

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I loved being in the G-Wagon, here’s me on day one being papped by the street style photographers as I get out of the car! :)

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On the frow

First show of the season was a gorgeous burst of candy colours and acid brights by designer duo Fyodor Golan (pictured below).

Above Bonnie on the FROW (Front row) wearing Studio by Preen at Debenhams coatHenley Green Stainless Steel Quartz watch by Rotary and Bag by Louis Vuitton.

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Charlie and me at the London Fashion Week opening party. Bonnie wears white dress by Silk Fred, pale blue bag by Louis Vuitton.

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Day 2

Another day another outfit Bonnie wears white dress by Silk Fred, blue coat by Amanda Wakeley, Cambridge Chronograph watch by Rotary and bag by Louis Vuitton.

Yahoo style lounge panel discussion

My highlight of day 2 was being invited by Yahoo Style to take part in an official LFW panel debate at Somerset House about the changing digital landscape and the future of the fashion industry.

I was thrilled to be speaking along side some of the industries key movers and shakers including uber vlogger and influencer Victoria from ‘In The Frow’ as well Julia Robson, formerly fashion director at The Telegraph newspaper!

Yahoo style lounge panel discussion debate

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Bonnie wears white dress by Silk Fred, blue coat by Amanda Wakeley, Cambridge Chronograph watch by Rotary, boots by Zara and Twist bag by Louis Vuitton.

Henry holland london fashion week show

The afternoon was filled with more shows, such as Henry Holland, pictured above and a wonderful afternoon tea at The Mondrian Hotel hosted by designer Lulu Guinness.

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Day 3 and 4

The next two days were filled with back to back shows, prestations and doing street style shoots in and around London.

Above and below: Bonnie wears Studio by Preen at Debenhams outfit, Henley Green Stainless Steel Quartz watch by Rotary, silver boots by Silk Fred and Bag by Louis Vuitton.

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Above at the Preen show wearing Henley green dial watch by Rotary.

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Above: The Topshop show – next season I will mainly be wearing the blue, diaphanous, sheer gown above!

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Above: Bonnie wears coat by Studio by Preen at Debenhams, pink velvet skirt by Tularosa at Revolve, shirt by Kitri, Henley Green Stainless Steel Quartz watch by Rotary, silver boots by Silk Fred and Bag by Louis Vuitton.

Preen london fashion week show

One of my favourite shows of the week was Preen by Thornton Bragazzi pictured above.

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My favourite party of the week was the Emporio Armani party where A-Ha, Ellie Goulding and Disclosure all performed. 

Rotary louis vuitton bag and watch

Day 5

Feeling a little dazed after the Armani party, I was lagging a bit by day 5! But I still managed to squeeze in a couple of shows and presentations.

Bonnie wears red jumpsuit by Silk Fred, jacket by Jack Wills, shoes by Silk Fred, bags by Louis Vuitton and Henley Green Stainless Steel Quartz watch by Rotary.

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Tommy Hilfiger Gigi hadid rock circusLondon Fashion Week London

And on the last evening as the perfect grand finale, Tommy Hilfiger brought his ‘Tommy Now – Rock Circus show and party, featuring his new line with Gigi Hadid to town, to bring London Fashion Week to a spectacular end.

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I’m dead!!! Only kidding. Here’s a drone shot of me on top of the Mercedes G-wagon! Film to be arriving shortly over on my brand new You Tube channel Bonnie Rakhit. To keep up with my travels across the globe and to see the video version of this pic please follow me on Instagram @bonnierakhit

Huge thank you to Mercedes Benz Uk for THE most awesome set of wheels to be driven around fashion week in!

And a another HUGE THANK YOU to Rotary Watches for keeping my wrists looking pretty through out the week and making sure I was on time for the shows! xx

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For more from last seasons London Fashion Week or New York Fashion Week click here.

Next stop a Rolls Royce Adventure.

Bon Voyage xx

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