The 15 Looks We Loved Most From London

...On to the next one! Our fashion friends in London are known for two, contrasting tendencies. On the one hand, no one does that traditional tweed-'n'-tartan like the Brits. But then again, their new guard of experimental designers create a manic-mix of color, references, and future-forward shapes. The expert execution (and periodic combination) of these two design schools is one of the many reasons we love sitting down to a good glance at London Fashion Week. Check out the 15 looks we loved most and the designers who absolutely killed it on the runway.
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Acne — The shapes at Acne were a little challenging this season, but we love the look of this structured strapless dress worn over a thick sweater.
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Erdem — No one does florals like Erdem, and their mix of English lace and Chinese-style floral embroidering is a real botanical lesson.
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Christopher Kane — This dress practically glows.
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Dion Lee — We can't help but think of YSL when we look at this Dion Lee – but only if Saint Laurent went on a date with Lisbeth Salander before creating it. It's Le Smoking for the next generation!
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Belstaff — We predict mirrored-skirt mania after seeing this look from Belstaff.
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Burberry Prorsum — Burberry's fall line skewed younger than usual, but this skirted puffer jacket is positively sweet.
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Giles Deacon — Yes, those are burn spots on that Giles Deacon dress. It's a new take on tiered lace that feels a little sinister (in a good way!)
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Joseph — Skirts over pants! This look by Joseph is the last push we needed to try out this trend ourselves.
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Louise Gray — The QR codes made for a hilarious and oddly beautiful print, but it's the patchworked jacket that really won us over.
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Jonathan SaundersDownton Abbey mania had us really hankering for buttoned-up whites and crisp tweeds. This look from Jonathan Saunders would look just right on a modern-day Mary.
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Peter Pilotto — No one that does prints like Pilotto, and while this ensemble might be hard to wear head-to-toe, we'd kill for each individual piece.
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Matthew Williamson — We haven't thought so much about a pair of gold pants since the heyday of MC Hammer. These are much more up our alley.
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Topshop Unique — Topshop demonstrates how an oversized vest, a turtleneck, and a mid-calf-length skirt can look devastatingly sexy.
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Mary Karantzou — We're always so appreciate of Mary Karantzou's 3D paper doll shapes, and this dress is pretty spectacular. Though, there's really no raising your arms in this one...
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