This post is going to be photo heavy.....but well worth it!!
When I saw Benefit were running a Twitter competition to win tickets to Matthew Williamson's Show and a Benefit goodie bag I immediately retweeted the tweet.
A few weeks ago I was having a really bad day. Finished off by splitting my skirt. When I checked my twitter Benefit had tweeted me saying I was the lucky winner. I was completely over the moon. I was so excited. I've been wanting to go to London Fashion Week for a while. I thought it would be really exciting.
Of course I immediately text L to invite her along with me. She rang me as soon as she finished work to discuss plans. We decided to make a weekend of it and booked travel and somewhere to stay.
The show was on Sunday and was a great way to end the weekend. Before the show we met up with some of the lovely ladies from Benefit, they kindly gave us both a goodie bag with some great goodies in.
After a quick drink we went to the Royal Opera House, which was an absolutely beautiful location. It has the most amazing ceiling to the building and was perfect location for the show.
There were obviously lots of celebs....here's a few snaps of my paparazzi style photography!
Above is Twiggy having an interview...
Here's Olivia Palermo surrounded by photographers.
A whole host of other front rowers including Mary Charteris in the pink and my new idol for being so beautiful is Vanessa Kirby in the pale green dress.
Daisy Lowe was also in attendance...
and quickly made her way over to Yasmin Le Bon and Olivia.
Then the lights went down.....and the show began!
Matthew's show was amazing with some gorgeous pieces. The colours were amazing and the attention to detail was stunning. Some of the detailing and beading on the pieces was so pretty.
The show featured some gorgeous colours from sky blues to navy with turquoise and some beautiful orange and purple combinations. There were also some beautiful pleated skirts which were similar to last years fashion with frills being added to the bottom for a more feminine touch
One of my favourite things was the lighting panel at the back of the runway. The theme was based around Northern Lights and the panel reflected this perfectly!
L's current favourite colour is coral, and this dress was everything she wants in her wardrobe!
Personally for me the stand out piece was the stunning sky blue dress. This was skater style with mid length sleeves. What really caught my attention was the way silver glitter was added to the skirt in almost an ombre style. I'd absolutely love the dress. Of course I'm sure the price tag will mean that won't happen.
L also loved the orange coat and matching skirt with gold sequins. The structure and style were perfect!
Cara Delevigne was also in attendance strutting her stuff down the runway with fabulous brows as usual.
There were some gorgeous floor length gowns with lovely colours merging. One of the floor length dresses had the same colours as the invitation. The greens merged into orange and blues was stunning.
For the finale the ceiling began to snow!
It looked beautiful with the models being lightly dusted with flakes and the lighting setting it all off beautifully.
The man himself! Taking a very well deserved bow at the end of the show.
And as we were leaving who should we see but Cara Delevigne!
The poor girl must have been blinded with the amount of flashes going on but she still seemed to enjoy it.
It was an AMAZING experience and we would have loved to do it again and again!
No doubt you'll be hearing from us soon with regards to the Benefit goodie bag!
Thanks again to Benefit for putting on the competition.
What would have been your favourite dress?? Which designer would you have loved to have seen at LFW?
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