Fortras Pre-London Fashion Week Show & Party at Fortnum’s and Mason

The fashion ‘season’ is almost upon us and what better way to start London Fashion Week than with a glamorous bash at the historic Fortnum and Mason. Media partners Ikon London Magazine attended the soiree and fashion show earlier this week that kicked-off the LFW with a bang.

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Models Monika Zelin and Tamar Orlova Alvarez

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Models

Several luxury brands, united under one roof by brand management company Fortras, showcasing their designs to the discerning attendees of the event.

Monica Zelin, Tamara Orlova Alvarez

VIP guests included Ikon London Magazine Editor in Chief Joe Alvarez, Fashion Editor Tamara Orlova-Alvarez, actor Christian Vit, Vikings series actors Jack McEvoy and Elijah Rowen, This Morning fertility doctor Larisa Corda, Adam Ziff, champagne De Watere house owner Martin Konorza and parter Jessica Pecat, Britain’s Top Model contestant Victoria Clay, fashion entrepreneur Laura Adrianna Romanin, fashion designer Catriona Hanly, photographer Erica Bergsmeds,  and luxury property investor Olesea Luchian among others. 

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion Show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion Show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion Show

Jessica Pecat, Martin Konorza, De-Watere champagne

Jack McEvoy, Marie Louise Smith, Elijah Rowen

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason

Molly Thislewaite, Catriona Hanly

Victoria Clay

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason

Guests were treated to exquisite champagne courtesy of De Watere and sumptuous canapes

prepared by Fortnum & Mason famous for its gourmet selection of delicatessen.

Lizzie Cundy, Rhea Elliott Jones

Altogether, six designers’ collections showed: BSS by Safiyya Babayeva, V-nine, Couture Galery by Khatira Baharova, Irada by Irada Gurbanova, SA by Aysel Azizova, Lulu Liu London, Azure Jewellery London. Hand-finished evening frocks follow the mantra ‘more is more’. Combining different textures and media – sequins, lace, beading, and embroidery – the dresses are a perfect choice for the red carpet season.

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Fashion show

Guests were dancing into the late hours of the evening before heading to the after party at Tramp.

Christian Vit Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Christian Vit

This Morning Dr Larisa Corda Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

This Morning Dr Larisa Corda

This Morning Dr Larisa Corda Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

This Morning Dr Larisa Corda

Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Guests

Jack McEvory, Elijah Rowen with guests Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

(L-R) Jack McEvory, Elijah Rowen with guests

Erica Bergsmeds (R) with guests Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Erica Bergsmeds (R) with guests

Erica Bergsmeds (R) with guests Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Erica Bergsmeds (R) with guests

Designer Samira Ebrahimi Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Designer Samira Ebrahimi

Ghizlane Ennil, Tamara Orlova-Alvarez, Debora Ramos Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Ghizlane Ennil, Tamara Orlova-Alvarez, Debora Ramos

Joe Alvarez, Dipak Darbari, Olesea Luchian, Adam Ziff Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Joe Alvarez, Dipak Darbari, Olesea Luchian, Adam Ziff

Laura Adrianna Romanin Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Laura Adrianna Romanin (R) with guests

Guests

Julia Demchenko, Darren Charman, Catriona Hanly Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Julia Demchenko, Darren Charman, Catriona Hanly

Dipak Darbari, Olesea Luchian Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Dipak Darbari, Olesea Luchian

lex and Aygun Parviz and founder of Fortras Aga Rasulov Fortras fashion showcase at Fortnum and Mason. © Joe Alvarez

Alex and Aygun Parviz and founder of Fortras Aga Rasulov

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