In Pictures: Frills and leopard print on show as London Fashion Week kicks off

An audience of thousands made up of buyers, media, designers and models from 50 countries and all five continents have descended on London for five days of catwalk shows and presentations, which kicked off on Friday.

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>A masked model on the catwalk during the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
A masked model on the catwalk during the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Unusual headgear at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
Unusual headgear at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Ellie Winstone modelled for Pam Hogg (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
Ellie Winstone modelled for Pam Hogg (Ian West/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>A leopard print look on the Nicopanda catwalk (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
A leopard print look on the Nicopanda catwalk (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>High fashion shades on the Nicopanda catwalk (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
High fashion shades on the Nicopanda catwalk (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>A medieval theme at the Ryan Lo show (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
A medieval theme at the Ryan Lo show (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Plus size model Felicity Hayward was at the Marta Jakubowski show (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
Plus size model Felicity Hayward was at the Marta Jakubowski show (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Fashion model Daisy Lowe attended the Marta Jakubowski show (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
Fashion model Daisy Lowe attended the Marta Jakubowski show (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Fashion blogger Zlatina Jekova, from Bulgaria, wore a Bershka jumpsuit and Lola Boutique shoes (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
Fashion blogger Zlatina Jekova, from Bulgaria, wore a Bershka jumpsuit and Lola Boutique shoes (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Matching hat and boots at the Ryan Lo show (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
Matching hat and boots at the Ryan Lo show (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Last-minute make-up backstage during the Nicopanda show (Isabel Infantes/PA)</figcaption>
Last-minute make-up backstage during the Nicopanda show (Isabel Infantes/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Nick Rhodes was at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
Nick Rhodes was at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Ray Winstone wore a double breasted suit to attend the show (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
Ray Winstone wore a double breasted suit to attend the show (Ian West/PA)

<figcaption class='imgFCap'>Striking headgear at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)</figcaption>
Striking headgear at the Pam Hogg show (Ian West/PA)

- Press Association

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