On Monday evening celebrities descended upon the Troubador White City Theatre for one of the most anticipated shows of London Fashion Week: Burberry.The catwalk was jam-packed with famous faces, most notably, Kendall Jenner, who made her first runway appearance of the spring/summer 2020 season.The 23-year-old, who had been absent from the catwalks at New York Fashion Week, was almost unrecognisable as she took to the runway with a dramatic new bleached blonde hairdo.Kendall was joined on the runway by sisters Bella Hadid, 22, and Gigi Hadid, 24, as well as Agyness Deyn and Irina Shayk.READ MORE: London Fashion Week September 2019: Best dressed celebritiesThe iconic British brand, helmed by Riccardo Tisci, also attracted quite the star-studded crowd for its newest collection debut.Model Naomi Campbell, actress Lily James and Korean singers Lucas Wong and Jisoo all sat front row.
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Last night, Christopher Bailey serenaded London Fashion Week with his swan song for Burberry after 17 years at the helm. “There has never been a more important time to say that in our diversity lies our strength and our creativity”, Bailey said. The epic, 85-look collection was perhaps Bailey’s most experimental and creative to date, incorporating all the brand’s hits over the years, from trenches, windbreakers and Harrington jackets to scarves, caps and capes.
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Christopher Bailey transformed Burberry in aesthetic and financial terms, but most of all he transformed it in tone. Christopher Bailey, who turned Burberry from an ailing rainwear label into a global luxury brand, is to check out of the company in 2018 after 17 years at the helm. Burberry shares fell 2% after the news that Bailey’s next Burberry show, which will be held in London in February, will be his last.
The chief creative officer and former chief executive of Burberry, Christopher Bailey, is leaving the company at the end of March next year, the British fashion house has announced. Mr Bailey, who joined Burberry in 2001 and became CEO and chief creative officer in May 2014, ushered the retailer through a period of significant transition during his leadership. "Burberry has undergone an incredible transformation since 2001 and Christopher has been instrumental to the company's success in that period,” said Mr Gobbetti.
Today, New York bids farewell to the fashion elite for another season.But before anyone has chance to so much as update their Instagram profile, it all kicks off again.Yes, tomorrow all eyes will be on London, as the capital steps up to host five days of fashion. And it’s sure to be a talking point with some major shake-ups scheduled.London Fashion Week has not only switched venues this season (the event will take place at The Store Studios) but is also welcoming a few new faces.Couture fashion house Ralph and Russo is set to showcase its debut ready-to-wear collection on day one before the Roundhouse in Camden will play host to Tommy Hilfiger’s debut London show.But with such a highly-anticipated line-up, there’s never been more pressure for the fash pack to nail their wardrobes.With street style paps on every corner, dressing for London Fashion Week is a sartorial conundrum. But as the event approaches, we have a pretty good idea of which items attendees are clambering to invest in.Check out the must-haves on every fashion girl’s shopping list this London Fashion Week from that Marks and Spencer’s trench to the Ganni t-shirt of the season…Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:All of the major designers showing at London Fashion Week September 20178 of the most iconic catwalk moments in historyThe London Fashion Week labels the Duchess of Cambridge supports