Fashion » How to Do London Fashion Week Like an It Girl
February 20, 2016 - fall Denim
As co-Editor-in-Chiefs of System Magazine Editor-in-Chiefs, Alexia Niedzielski and Elizabeth Von Guttman have garnered a repute for meaningful things first–from how exactly Nicolas Ghesquière left Balenciaga in 2013, or what Raf Simons has been doing post-Dior. Naturally, a London-based It girls also know all a best stores, hotspots, and parties function this weekend during London Fashion Week.
Describe your character in 3 words:
Alexia: Experimental, business-minded, and bohemian! we never know how to report my style. we consider it changes according to my mood, yet I’m never fearful to try something new. we usually need to feel assured – possibly dressed in an Equipment blouse or a Charlotte Olympia trip dress.
Elizabeth: Classic with twist. (I hatred that phrase, though!)
Winter habit must-have:
Alexia: It would possibly be my new Sonia Rykiel patchwork brownish-red and tan fur coat, or my Prada “horny bunny” pajamas that somehow conduct to work in each conditions – from a stylish cooking celebration to a prolonged flight!
Elizabeth: A blue and purple fur headband we bought from my favorite fur company, Hockley London.
Alexia: Rellik Vintage in Notting Hill
Elizabeth: Dover Street Market or Alex Eagle on Walton St. The owners has good ambience and also runs The Store during a BFC VIP lounge
Favorite boots of a season:
Alexia: My dried boots that Fabrizio Viti designed for Louis Vuitton. They are my favorite boots and we can’t live yet them!
Elizabeth: we have been vital in a span of flats from Christopher Kane that are over gentle and go with everything. Also, we have this good span of heels from Tabitha Simons that we wear during a evening.
Alexia: we designed a denim pouchette with Elizabeth for a code Bara Boux that binds a Morphie phone horse – it’s a ideal bag for a entrance month. If I’m not carrying that, it will be a bag by Elena Ghisellini.
Elizabeth: The new white Proenza Schouler bag or a M2Malletier.
Always in your bag:
Alexia: My iPhone
Elizabeth: My iPhone and lipstick. Right now I’m regulating Dior Lip Glow yet we usually detected Charlotte Tillbury’s line that is fab!
Alexia: we haven’t had many time to review this month – instead we keep a mini iPad so we can watch Netflix documentaries. I’m also failing to start a OJ Simpson TV show.
Elizabeth: The Art of Joy by Goliarda Sapienza
Getting prepared song:
Alexia: we adore electro when we get ready. Anything from Guy Gerber to Seth Troxler.
Fashion Week presence secret:
Alexia: Almost each night we conduct to a Chiltern Firehouse for drinks! Since it non-stop 3 years ago it’s been one of a best bars in London.
Elizabeth: Coming home between shows to give a lick to my baby!
Fashion Week must-have:
Alexia: My iPad mini – it’s a usually approach we can keep lane of my packaged schedule. In London, it’s correct to always take an powerful too.
Elizabeth: An umbrella! Even yet we always finish adult losing it.
Most expected conform show:
Alexia: Barbara Casasola – I’m Brazilian so we adore to support Brazilian designers. But Charlotte Olympia’s initial catwalk show will really be a many exciting! And we always demeanour brazen to Anya Hindmarch.
Elizabeth: I’m always vehement to see Jonathan Anderson – he’s so impossibly talented.
Most expected after-party:
Alexia: Natalia Vodianova’s celebration benefitting a Naked Heart Foundation.
Elizabeth: Jefferson Hack always throws a fun party…
Designer we many wish to have a splash with:
Alexia: There are so many it’s tough to choose! Definitely Charlotte Olympia during her post-show dinner, and Isa Arfen during a Matches.com dinner.
Elizabeth: Isa Arfen when she throws her cooking with Matchesfashion.com
Favorite between-shows lunch spot:
Alexia: Casa Cruz Restaurant is a coolest place in London right now, so we will really be streamer there this season. For fish we conduct to Sexy Fish – a name is super suitable when it comes to a interior. If we wish low-key vegan food we conduct to NamaFoods in Notting Hill.
Elizabeth: Daylesford, or a Monocle Café, a tiny café with clever Scandinavian and Japanese influences. Amazing coffee, matcha tea cakes to die for and normal Japanese breakfast if we fancy.
Favorite post-fashion uncover haunt:
Alexia: The South Kensington Club, that is my health bar in London. After a Russian baths we do a ‘Dance of Leaves Treatment.’ Then we make certain to stop by a grill there – it’s a best Sicilian food I’ve tried.
Elizabeth: Chiltern Firehouse – everybody always ends adult there, so we can always count on carrying a good time.
Front quarrel companion
Alexia: Elizabeth von Guttman, a.k.a. PONG.