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5 Unexpectedly Delightful Moments From London Fashion Week

Gender inclusion, the bag of the season and star sightings top our list

LFW has wrapped and now showgoers must process all the sights they’ve seen. Some were better than the rest, and we’re running them down for your viewing pleasure (and shopping lists). Here are five of the most unexpected London Fashion Week moments that caught our eye:

All in

Photography by Ben Broomfield

Tis the season for gender inclusivity. Men walked the runways for designers Molly Goddard and Richard Quinn—a first for both brands, which are known for outrageously proportioned and exquisitely detailed dresses.

Cool collabs

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Photography by Tara Juno Rowse

Rixo made a print-lover’s ideal match thanks to its union with Christian LaCroix, which is now available for purchase. And maximal label Halpern teamed up with J Brand for a denim capsule collection.

Photograph courtesy of Halpern

Dynamic debut

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Glam-focused emerging label 16Arlington made the crowd clap extra loudly when it sent Lena Dunham down its catwalk; the Girls creator rocked a flounced mini-dress with aplomb.

Grand gesture

Photography courtesy of Burberry

Is the tyranny of the tiny bag drawing to an end? If Burberry’s covetable outsized totes are any indication, we say RIP to ridiculously small satchels.

Super scene

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Photograph courtesy of Tommy Hilfiger

At Tommy Hilfiger’s celeb-studded show at the Tate Modern, no catwalker drew more excited gasps than when Naomi Campbell appeared to open the show. The English supermodel wore sporty separates and a silk scarf, looking the most casual we’ve ever seen her.

Want more London Fashion Week moments? See our edit of the best street style looks here.

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