10 Reasons It's London Fashion Week

While calmer in terms of schedule (the shows run on the hour, every hour rather than at random time slots as they do in New York), London’s fashion is far from tame. Generally considered the most forward-thinking of the four fashion weeks, the city serves up plenty of awesome shows and outrageous, ogle-worthy street style. Herewith, your cheatsheet for the week.

Street Style Backdrop:

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Stockholm Street Style

Grey clouds, red buses.

Insider Factoid

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Stockholm Streetstyle

It doesn’t actually last for a full 7 days (only 5). No rest for the wicked!

Hopeful Celebrity Cameo:

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OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

The Royals – well at least, Kate. OK, we’d settle for Pippa.

Uniform:

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Stockholm Street Style / REX USA/Christopher Briggs/Rex

The loudest items you own (think: neon prints and bold patterns).

Your Instagram Feed Will Be Flooded With:

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David M. Benett/Getty Images for Burberry

Harry Styles sitting front row. Cara Delevingne doing her cross-eyed bit for the camera. American editors posing with the Queen’s Guard.

Hot Venue:

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Nick Harvey/WireImage

Anywhere that sounds like an estate from Downton Abbey (ahem, Somerset House).

Most Anticipated Collections:

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Catwalking/Getty Images

Tom Ford, Burberry Prorsum

(Burberry Prorsum S/S 14 pictured at left).

Soundtrack You'll Need:

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Foc Kan/WireImage

Clean Bandit – Rather Be Featuring Jess Glynne 

Buzz Words:

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BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

Hiya! Central St Martins, Are these scones gluten-free?

Surprise Model Closer:

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Courtesy of Storm Models

Lottie Moss (a.k.a. Kate’s half-sister)

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