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LFW open for business post-Brexit vote

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 01:07

London Fashion Week opens for the first time since the UK voted to leave Europe and participants say it could change the fashion business. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A rainy London kicked off five days of catwalk shows on Friday (September 17), with questions over what consequences Brexit may have on the Britain's fashionistas. Picking up the runway calendar baton from New York, London hosts its first fashion week since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a mix of luxury and high street labels unveiling their spring/summer 2017 offerings to buyers and magazine editors from around the world. While the September shows have usually been associated with predominantly womenswear, labels like Burberry will present collections both for women and men this week for the first time. Some 83 designers are set to showcase their lines in London this week.

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LFW open for business post-Brexit vote

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 01:07