Impress your friends! Delight your colleagues! Bore your loved ones!

Whether you’re chilling between London Fashion Week shows on the Strand or sitting in a meeting room trying to pretend that your online stream of the Peter Pilotto collection is an important conference call, this infographic provides a nice bit of context to the seven days of mayhem currently unfolding on our streets.

Did you know that the first #LFW in 1961 launched the Mod style? Or that an average of 240 bottles of Moët are necked at each New York Fashion Week after-party (80% of them by our Editor in Chief, Hannah?) You do now. You’re welcome.

The History of Fashion Week  

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