London - Arab Today
Political engagement, a fondness for parties past and the love of a good frill were just some of the highlights of this season's London Fashion Week.
- Speak up -
From Brexit to Donald Trump, the febrile political mood extended to the catwalks of London, just as it did in New York.
Gareth Pugh painted a vision of a dystopia in a dark, concrete basement, with black-clad, dead-eyed models walking to a disturbing soundtrack of samples including US President Trump promising to "build that wall".
Bora Aksu took as his inspiration the Suffragette who fought for women's right to vote in the early 20th century, and embroidered words such as "Freedom", "Hope" and "Love" onto tights and collars.
Meanwhile the white bandana signifying the #TiedTogether campaign for inclusiveness and unity, which was launched in the United States, was…