Mathew Williams Featuring Prince
London fashion week brought several highlights including an unexpected performance by Prince. The American pop singer performed a surprise performance during the Mathew Williams showing. Prince, who had snuck into a front row seat, wearing a jet black suit and dark glasses in an attempt to remain incognito, broke into song as his dancers, The Twinz, danced on the catwalk in "Purple Rain" thigh skimmers cinched with silver belts, from the new Williamson spring/summer 2008 collection. Prince began singing from his seat before joining the two dancers for his performance on the catwalk.
Fashion Fringe, an organisation aiming at ‘reviving and invigorating’ the UK's wealth of design talent, had an all too impressive judging panel including Tom Ford, Natalie Massenet and Colin McDowell. Design label Aminaka Wilmont received the prestigious trophy for their futuristic collection.
Antoni And Alison
Nicole Kidman made her appearance at London Fashion week in a film by Antoni Burakowski and Alison Roberts to mark the 20th Anniversary of their label, Antoni and Alison. The 10 min movie featured Kidman modelling their entire spring collection.
Stella McCartney for Addidas
Stella McCartney brought London Fashion Week to a close on Thursday with the first catwalk show of her sportswear collection, Stella McCartney for Addidas. Models were playing tennis, jogging, golfing or just basking in the lights of the west London fitness centre. The centre was transformed into a golfing wonderland. Her designs were suitable for every sporty occasion. Tennis dresses were fun and sporty; tops were tight and casual and swimsuits were cutaway. Stella’s second collection will show in two weeks at Paris Fashion Week.