Lucy Morris | Fashion and Beauty Editor | Friday, 17 February 2017

Topshop Unique’s Frow Through the Ages

Topshop Unique’s Frow Through the Ages

The Debrief: Take a walk through the front rows of LFW past

London Fashion Week is well under way and like every year Topshop Unique is the hot ticket to have. Each season the catwalk is a walking payday wishlist clad on the top models of the day. There is only one thing that’s as remarkable as the clothes: the front row. Every show a new crop of celebrities, peacocks and influencers get nestled in between stalwart editors on the front row. Some people, like Alexa Chung, have had seat A-1 since the beginning, but other’s come and go. Take a look at these vintage snaps from Topshop Unique’s catwalk debut until now to remember who’s had frow-access from the get-go and who’s been demoted to second row. 

Spring/Summer 2006

Donna Air, Sara Cox and Zoe Ball

Sir Philip Green, Chloe Green, Kate Moss, uncredited man (probably Moss' BFF hairdresser James Brown)  and Annabel Nielson 

Autumn/Winter 2007

Daisy Lowe and old flame Will Cameron

Autumn/Winter 2009

Old friends Daisy Lowe and Pixie Geldof

Spring/Summer 2010

Alexa Chung and Olivia Palermo

Autumn/Winter 2010

Sir Philip Green, Kate Moss and Chloe Green – a veritable Green sandwich

Pixie Geldof, Remi Nicole, Alexa Chung (in an ultra-twee cardi)

Spring/Summer 2011

Olly Murs and Joe McElderry

Autumn/Winter 2011

Phillip Green, Anna Wintour and a very un-fashion week paper cup

Pixie Geldof and Alexa Chung (minus Remi Nicole)

Autumn/Winter 2012

Olivia Palermo, Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof, Poppy Delevigne, Laura Carmichael, Nicola Roberts

(Someone called) Geordon Nicol scored a seat with Leigh Lezark, Azealia Banks and Olivia Palermo

Spring/Summer 2013

Elle Fanning and Laura Carmichael

Autumn/Winter 2013

Angela Scanlon, Victoria Pendelton and (a distracted) Olivia Palermo

In the couple’s corner: Michael Polish, Kate Bosworth and Louis Tomlison, Eleanor Calder plus Pixie Geldof  

Spring/Summer 2014

Ellie Goulding, Pixie Geldof, Daisy Lowe, Samantha Barks, Suki Waterhouse (in a gigantic floppy hat) and Kaya Scodelario

Anna Wintour, Sir Philip Green and Kate Moss

Autumn/Winter 2014

Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor, Harley Viera-Newton, Ashley Madekew, Kendall Jenner, Anna Wintour, Sir Philip Green, Kate Moss, Lottie Moss, Natalie Massenet and Poppy Delevingne  

Spring/Summer 2016

Anais Gallagher, Ellie Bamber, Harriet Verney and Phoebe Collings-James

Chloe Green, Ciara, Sir Philip Green, Anna Wintour, Suki Waterhouse and Cressida Bonas

Spring/Summer 2017-02-16 

Kate Foley, Leomie Anderson, Jessica Hart (and The Debrief’s Editor Rebecca Holman in the background)

Lady Kitty Spencer, Lottie Moss, Ellie Goulding, Hikari Yokoyama, Erin O’Connor, Arizona Muse, Neelam Gill and Serayah McNeill

Ella Eyre, Anais Gallagher, Tigerlily Taylor, Amber Le Bon, Clara Paget and Chelsea Leyland

 

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Tags: Nostalgia, London Fashion Week, Fashion Week