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30+ Daring Style Snaps Straight From London

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    Don't let the first episode of season three of Downton Abbey fool you (What? You haven't seen it yet?). While tradition is very much a part of London's DNA, it hasn't been the driving force of style since the mods, punks, and glam rockers messed the whole thing up.

    Starting with those disrupters, the quintessential London look has been as much about leather jackets and ripped stockings as it has been about hunting jackets and boiled wool. Need further proof? We stalked the streets during last week's London Fashion Week for the best in local fashion fare — there's not a naff one in the bunch!

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