2011 trends, London and Portobello Rd.

This years PURE fashion trade show for the spring/summer and autumn/winter trends was as eventful as ever.  Here’s a little look at some of the highlights…..

GMTV's Mark Heyes, talking us through some key looks for S/S11

A/W11 Trends
The legendary Zandra Rhodes celebrates 50 years in the business with her new collection.

the original Pink Lady
Katie Price makes an appearance to launch her new fashion label!

Here’s a sneak preview of The Stellar Boutique’s Spring Summer Collection by ‘Maggie+Me’ on it’s way for May.

Topshop at Oxford Circus,  displaying my favourite trend of the moment – Aztec Tribal.

No visit to London could ever be complete without a trip down the Portobello Road, Notting Hill, to visit old haunts and good friends at the  eclectic & eccentric vintage clothing/flea Market.  Picking up a few vintage treasures along the way!

Local legendary graffiti artist, Banksy, decorates the streets of Portobello….

SS11 Catwalk trends

Here’s a round up of some of the key looks set to big this summer.

Colour blocking in vivid hues of purple, tangarine, green and magenta…..

Louise Vuitton
Louis Vuitton

Diane Von Furstenberg

Soft feminine shades in nudes and neutrals are still big this season, with the new length of skirt at mid calf….

J. Crew

The Seventies revival is in full flow with floaty halterneck dresses, wide leg & high waisted trousers, bold prints, bright colour, crochet and tassels.  Bringing back the glamour of Studio 54 mixed with a hint of flower power hippie….

Paul & Joe
Tracy Reese
Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli
Derek Lam
Marc Jacobs

Bold, playful carnival inspired prints make an appearance…..

Stella McCartney

Denim is still a firm favourite….

Derek Lam

Animal prints are still very much in Vogue….


as are ditsy florals and lace….


and the rock chick look is still going strong at Balmain….