"Rainbow" Is the Unofficial Dress Code at London Fashion Week
Somewhere between the Met Gala and Milan Fashion Week, the street style set descends on the UK to catch the lineup at London Fashion Week. While dressing in head-to-toe trends is rarely the case in the age of personal style, there are a few commonalities emerging with showgoers and fashion insiders who have all seemingly embraced bright, beautiful colorways as they dash around London.
For fall, when we're used to seeing neutrals — think leather and denim — it's a treat to see this stylish crew showing off high-octane hues, mixing and matching bright colors and prints to give us something new in the way of seasonal outfit inspiration, even if it's just punching up a look with the addition of some candy-colored accessories. Maybe it was all that time inside last year, but the dress code is decidedly upbeat — catch a few of the looks here for the proof, the happiest street style trend.
We love the fiery red on this easy knit set.
There are suits, and then there are apple-red suits.
This brilliant berry-hued dress is a statement all on its own.
Another stand-alone dress that's all about high-impact color.
The most vibrant tangerine color livens up a modest silhouette.
A bright coral top might work with jeans, but the look gets an upgrade with emerald trousers instead.
Caroline Issa gave us a whole color story with this two-tone brown and fuchsia look.
Pretty pink gets toughened up with a pair of brogues.
Bright fuchsia add-ons offset this gray suit.
The 2021 way to colorblock is on display here (at right).
Khakis and brights make a decidedly cool combo.
Easy knits in lemony-hue feel understated but unmissable, too.
Yellow on yellow makes this a sunny combo.
You could easily get someone's attention in citrus tones.
A cool mix of colors — from the green Ganni dress to the lemon-yellow bag — gives this sophisticated look a fresh spin.
An electric green button-down is an unexpected counter to a lace headpiece.
This bright green vest helps to transition a pretty LWD for fall.
This look is fully loaded with high-octane hues.
This bright green sheath looks even better with a hot pink bag and orange shades. Color on color on color.
The printed pants and Kelly-green Bottega bag play off the muted black separates perfectly.
It's the contrast with the white straps and bodice that really sets this green dress apart.
A minty overcoat makes this whole look sing.
The green additions here give a white button-down a whole new life.
Cobalt trousers make a splashy contrast to white and black.
We love the addition of the punchy robin's egg blue bag to punch up the faded denim and neutral jacket combo.
Finishing off denim with a saturated lavender puffer and an orange bag in tow really amps up the look, no?
Giving black trousers a little more life is easy with a colorblocked knit and a pop of pink on your bag.
Why choose one color when you can wear them all?
Rainbow-brights and a checked print team up to make this look quite the head-turner.