London Fashion Week kicks off in style

Models on the catwalk during the Sass & Bide catwalk show.
Models on the catwalk during the Sass & Bide catwalk show. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

London Fashion Week kicked off with celebrities, extravagantly dressed observers and models wearing new designs in London on Friday.

The event, which runs until Tuesday, will showcase autumn/winter 2013 designs.

Here's a selection of picture highlights from day one of the show:

A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage during the autumn/ winter 2013 catwalk show.
A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage during the autumn/ winter 2013 catwalk show. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
Donatella Versace arrives at a 10 Downing Street London Fashion Week reception.
Donatella Versace arrives at a 10 Downing Street London Fashion Week reception. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Models on the catwalk during the Jean Pierre Braganza catwalk.
Models on the catwalk during the Jean Pierre Braganza catwalk. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images
A Fashionista seen outside Somerset House, where the event is being held.
A Fashionista seen outside Somerset House, where the event is being held. Credit: Sophie Duval/EMPICS Entertainment
Sancho Hemelsoen on day one of London Fashion Week.
Sancho Hemelsoen on day one of London Fashion Week. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images
A model wears a design by PPQ.
A model wears a design by PPQ. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage.
A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage during the autumn/winter 2013 catwalk show.
A model wears a design by Belle Sauvage during the autumn/winter 2013 catwalk show. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
A model on the catwalk during the Jean Pierre Braganza catwalk show.
A model on the catwalk during the Jean Pierre Braganza catwalk show. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Designers Annette (left) and Daniela Felder after the Felder Felder Autumn/Winter 2013 catwalk show.
Designers Annette (left) and Daniela Felder after the Felder Felder Autumn/Winter 2013 catwalk show. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images
A model wears a design by PPQ.
A model wears a design by PPQ. Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment
Models on the catwalk during the PPQ Autumn/Winter 2013.
Models on the catwalk during the PPQ Autumn/Winter 2013. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Models on the catwalk during the PPQ Autumn/Winter 2013 catwalk show.
Models on the catwalk during the PPQ Autumn/Winter 2013 catwalk show. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Models on the catwalk during rehearsals for the Sass & Bide catwalk show.
Models on the catwalk during rehearsals for the Sass & Bide catwalk show. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images