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Keep up with London Fashion Week in pictures.



Ready To Wear: Christopher Kane is the hot ticket this Fashion Week

London Fashion Week, famed for its youthful talent, has launched the careers of everyone from Rifat Ozbek to John Galliano and from Hussein Chalayan to Alexander McQueen.

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Tweed, tartan and classic reds rule at Fashion Week

From front rows to No 10, London has a fashion moment

The style set gathered at Somerset House yesterday for London Fashion Week's opening speeches and the first of more than 60 autumn/winter 2011 shows that will take place in the capital over the next six days.

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27 years of London Fashion Week - in pictures

London Fashion Week returns on Friday for the twenty-seventh year running.

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Katie Hillier to launch high-end jeweller

Victoria Beckham's handbag designer, Katie Hillier, is to launch her own high-end jeweller tomorrow to coincide with London Fashion Week and St Valentine's Day.

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Supermodel's husband suspected of rape

The husband of the supermodel Heidi Mount has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman during London Fashion Week, it has emerged. Shawn Mount, a 30-year-old hair stylist, was held by Scotland Yard detectives after the woman told police he sexually assaulted her in a central London hotel in the early hours of 20 September.

Somewhere between fashion and art

An online affordable art business is hosting a one-off fashion inspired art event next week to celebrate “the merging boundaries between fashion and fine art.”

Last Night's TV: Seven Days/Channel 4<br />Britain's Youngest Boarders/BBC2<br />Michael Wood's Story of England/BBC4

I hope no one sees me in here," said Sam, diving into a Soho sex shop in a hunt for a French maid's outfit. Channel 4, on the other hand, will be very much hoping that millions of people see Sam in the sex shop, and Channel 4 is far more likely to have its hopes fulfilled, since the sequence was part of their heavily promoted new reality series, Seven Days, which follows the lives of various Notting Hill residents over the course of a week, hastily guts the footage for the best bits and then puts it on screen to stimulate our gossip receptors. "Their lives are unfolding now," reads the title card at the beginning of the programme. "Tell them what you think they should do next." Given Sam's ingenuous remark it's possible that she hasn't yet fully grasped the implications of the contract she signed, but, unless they're doing a lot of heavy-obscenity filtering on the website, which allows viewers to prod the participants, I imagine it's beginning to dawn on her by now.

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