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The Independent

London Trend Week to go forward with ‘moments of respect’ for the Queen

Organisers say London Trend Week will go forward whereas observing “royal protocol” and together with “our personal moments of respect”, following the dying of the Queen.

The occasion, generally known as LFW and which runs from September 16-20, shall be a possibility for the business to rejoice the monarch’s “legacy and dedication to creativity and design”, organisers mentioned.

All union flags will fly at half mast throughout the occasion and a minute’s silence shall be held at 8pm on Sunday.

There shall be no reveals or occasions on Monday September 19, the day of the Queen’s state funeral at Westminster Hall, in central London.

It comes as high-fashion manufacturers together with Burberry and Raf Simons introduced they might be cancelling their reveals at LFW following the historic information.

In a press release on-line and shared on social media, organisers mentioned: “As a business-to-business occasion London Trend Week will proceed whereas observing Royal Protocol and the occasion shall be devoted to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with our personal moments of respect.

“Having spoken to designers and business members, we as an business wish to unite as a inventive and enterprise neighborhood to rejoice Her Majesty’s legacy and dedication to creativity and design.

“The British Trend Council wish to thank our companions, designers, inventive groups, manufacturers, media, retailers, patrons and broader stakeholder neighborhood.”

It added that the Newgen venue at Selfridges Resort may have an area for business members to jot down tributes.

An up to date occasions schedule was additionally posted to the LFW web site.

The Queen was identified to be a long-time supporter of British style, launching the QEII Award for British Design at LFW in 2018 and presenting Richard Quinn with the inaugural award.

Following the information of her dying, LFW mentioned in a press release that her reign could be marked as “certainly one of empathy, energy and charm”.

“Her Majesty’s easy fashion, appeal and sense of enjoyable was evident and her ardour in supporting younger creatives will proceed to encourage the following technology,” the assertion learn.

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