As the rain came down over the fashionista’s loitering around Somerset House, Miss LF took to the LFW queues with her Marc Jacobs umbrella in tow – from the simplistic cuts at Eudon Choi to the decadent red carpet gowns at Kilian Kerner, we give you a run-down of what to expect come Spring/Summer ’14.

Going back to his roots, Korean native Eudon Choi took inspiration from the ‘nature and exotic flora of Asia’ taking florals for Spring in a different direction with prints worked into oversized tailoring alongside structured dresses and outerwear. We also spotted experimental kimono sleeves in a subtle new structure and fabric while graceful shift dresses gained a fresh new attitude teamed with biker jackets.

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Jean Pierre Braganza’s inspiration stirred from the controlled nonchalance of his daughter’s school uniform and the ‘contradiction of femininity’ wherein lies loose skater silhouettes, drop crotch shorts and trousers, bringing back the hipster waistline in an updated mute form. Tomboy shapes in pastel colours make for a disjointed look, held only for the women who mean business. A splash of black and red also make a healthy appearance next to the candy colours to prevent a slip in the saccharine.

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Orla Kiely transported us to the African plains for Spring. Amongst the safari backdrop, models dressed in berets and knee high socks with printed short suits, belted trenches and A-line skirts. Impractical for the explorer, but stylish for the Orla Kiely girl. A palette of burnt oranges and pinks through to khaki held the conception of schoolgirl brownies yet a 60’s vibe was seen throughout the presentation.

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LFW newbie and German born Kilian Kerner debuted his glamourously feminine collection at the Waldorf Hilton where models struck a pose in the decadent Palm Court Room accompanied by a Jazz pianist. This red carpet worthy collection showcased the epitome of sophistication and elegance with sumptuous floor length gowns while still leaving room for girlish fun with intricate golden embroidery.

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That’s it for now, look out for Miss LF’s trend watch part II coming soon.

– Sufiyeh Hadian

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With these hot summer days drawing in, it’s hard to know what to wear during office hours which will take you through to evening cocktails.

Miss LF is currently a little bit obsessed with the SS13 white trend which is rocking up in our boutique, taken as the ultimate day-to-night chic colour – just as long as you don’t spill your Wasabi lunch down it.

Take a look at our top five picks of the white on white trend;

MiH Jeans in Nougat Cape

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These classic leg-lengthening jeans from MiH are an elegant alternative to skinny jeans. Pair with open toe heels for an understated and cool look.

YOLKE Silk Stretch Tee White

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This sophisticated wardrobe stable lends it’s pull-on easy fit to a gorgeous loose fit silk number, ideal for daytime office wear then tucked into a high waisted skirt for the evening.

Safor White Box Clutch

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This sleek clutch design from Safor uses embossed white and gold calves leather, simplicity in practicality never looked so good.

LA DiOSA White Asteria Ring

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The goddess of the stars, Asteria inspired this collection of naturally formed white Druzy Agate stones, adding instance elegance to those well-polished fingers.

Hayley Menzies Jessica Cream Scarf

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This luxury cashmere scarf with recycled rabbit fur trim can be styled in a number of different ways, wear around your neck for an effortlessly cool daytime style or draped over your shoulders for those cooler summer evenings.

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