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There are many aspects of London Fashion Week that makes the whole event so colourful – the shows, the street style, the celebrities… but many seem to forget about the treasure hidden in Somerset House.

In some sense it’s perfect that I’m ending this season’s blogging with this post because the amount of talent in this exhibition should not go un-missed.

Today I made it my mission to go through all the rooms and bring you close-ups of the gems. Here is my edit of most inspiring pieces:

• Beautiful low-slung backpack by J. JS Lee

London Fashion Week AW'11

• Wedge-stilettos by David Koma
• Velvet Dream by Michael Van Der Ham

London Fashion Week AW'11

• Finger puppet gloves by Yang Du
• Classic trench coat revamped by Christopher Raeburn

London Fashion Week AW'11

• Simply amazing by Mary Katrantzou
• Tights Embellished by Bebaroque

London Fashion Week AW'11

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Last day of Fashion Week! Really sad to be parting with everyone I became friends with over the past few days, but the best thing about this crowd is that it never fails to gather twice a year. On looking…

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The last few days of London Fashion Week AW’11 saw the arrival of some super-stylish A-List celebrities such as Kate Moss and Anna Wintour. When Burberry Prorsum is showcasing their latest collection in town you know it is going to be wall-to-wall fashionable…

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1. Bright colours The London Fashion Week crowd is normally a sea of black but this year was an exception. Bright statement colours popped up all over Somerset House and it was the most refreshing trend I noticed. Whether it…

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After four days at London Fashion Week, ones body is exhausted and head slightly loose. Early mornings, late nights, plus a lack of food and water is enough to make anyone feel slightly loopy. So today, for the final day…

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One of the biggest trends for this season is mixed prints. When I put this outfit together it felt so horribly wrong that it was almost right. Cat print shorts and a polka dot jumper? Surely it’s something you ought…

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Let’s face it: everyone who comes to Fashion Week – any Fashion Week, anywhere on the planet – is a star. But there are stars, and then there are celebrities, who are kind of a species unto themselves. I met…

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Since last season the general length of skirts has grown past our knees, but who’d have thought it’d still be like that for next season! On the catwalks and on the streets we’re seeing a lot of knee-length skirts, or…

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