London Fashion Week kicks off in monochrome and metallics

Models await instructions before a rehearsal for the Fyodor Golan Autumn/Winter 2013 collection presentation during London Fashion WeekLONDON (Reuters) – Monochrome dresses inspired by Italian architecture and mirrored skyscrapers kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday as designers showcased elegant and minimalist creations for Autumn/Winter 2013. British designer Zoe Jordan opened the London leg of the international fashion circuit with grey corseted dresses and flowing skirts, spiced up with splashes of bright amber and dashes of fur. An architect by training, Jordan said Italian cathedrals and the urban skyline of Hong Kong inspired the sharp silhouettes and metallic finishes of her designs. …