London Fashion Week 2019: Inside Burberry LFW fashion show - Gigi Hadid walks runway
LONDON FASHION WEEK FEBRUARY 2019 is well underway, with Burberry hosting their LFW fashion show at 5pm today. What has the show, influenced by Chief Creative Officer, Riccardo Tisci, revealed about the brand’s latest direction?
Sunday February 17, 2019: 5:34pm
With the show drawing to a close, viewers rushed to share their thoughts on Twitter.
"Burberry was interesting," penned one person.
Another wrote: "Amazing #Burberryshow #LFW."
With Gigi Hadid walking at London Fashion Week 2019 in the Burberry show, fans soon reacted online.
"Gigi Hadid just walked for Burberry and that’s a thing guys," insisted an admirer.
Sunday February 17, 2019: 5:23pm
The focus switches to a different section of the catwalk, which sees attendees sitting in curved lines around the catwalk.
In the background, scaffolding stands - which a number of the Burberry fashion show dancers can be seen climbing.
Signature Burberry tones - such as pale brown and dark green - are a recurring theme.
Sunday February 17, 2019: 5:16pm
With guests having taken their seats, the show kicks off - just over 15 minutes later than expected.
Models begin walking to an announcement, before fast-paced music kicks in.
Soon, a mellow track begins to play.
Sunday February 17, 2019: 5:03pm
As the live stream kicks off, fans eagerly await the beginning of the fashion show.
Riccardo Tisci has taken to Instagram to dedicate the event to "the youth of today".
"I dedicate this show to the youth of today, to them having the courage to scream for what they believe in, for them to find the beauty in expressing their voice.
"I will be forever grateful to London for being the city that opened my eyes and mind and gave me the freedom when I was young to discover who I truly am. #tempest @burberry," he told his 2.4 million followers.
Sunday February 17, 2019: 4:30pm
As the countdown for the fashion show continues, Burberry have released some information on the models who will be walking the runway.
Beside a series of headshots, the newcomers to the fashion house's catwalk were introduced.
Naming the new female models, one post read: "Mammina, Kacie, Caroline, Eleonore, Claire. New to the #Burberry family."
The second upload introduced male models Bassam, Finn, Afure, Azim.
Sunday February 17, 2019: 3.14pm
The Burberry London Fashion Week 2019 will begin at 5pm today.
The event will stream on the brand’s website.
Express.co.uk is also set to share some of the best looks seen on the runway.
It is Burberry’s second London Fashion Week show since Chief Creative Officer, Riccardo Tisci, took over from Christopher Bailey.
The fashion guru, from Lombardy, Italy, has previously worked at Givenchy.
Riccardo is passionate about celebrating individuality and providing a platform for social debate.
Earlier today, Gigi Hadid was spotted leaving her London hotel, ahead of appearing in the fashion show.