London calling: Theatrics on the Fashion Week runway

Feb. 21, 2012 at 12:04 PM ET

London Fashion Week was quite the spectator sport, with everyone from Issa (a Duchess Kate favorite) to Alexander McQueen showcasing dramatic ensembles and wild, fun pops of color. Take a look at some of our recent runway favorites:

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A model spreads her wings during the Fyodor Golan show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter on Feb. 17.
Take us to your leader: A green-covered model looks quite the comic-book villain at the the Fyodor Golan show on Feb. 17.
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Severe weather in Europe was even demonstrated in the Burberry Prorsum show on Feb. 20.
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A dramatic moment is captured at the McQ Alexander McQueen London 2012 show on Feb. 20.
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A hair-raising 'do from the Louise Gray show on Feb.19.
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A favorite of Duchess Kate, Issa opted for villager-chic head scarves during its London Fashion Week show on Feb. 18.
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Alien chic? A bold makeup look from the Pam Hogg 2012 Autumn/Winter collection show on Feb. 19.
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Designer Pam Hogg walks down the catwalk with her models after the presentation of the Pam Hogg 2012 Autumn/Winter collection during London Fashion Week on Feb. 19.
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Wild, Nicki Minaj-inspired color on display at the Meadham Kirchhoff fashion show on Feb. 21.
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Designer Inbar Spector sent her models down the runway in exotic, colorful face masks on Feb. 20

 Rina Raphael is a editor whose most avant-garde outfit is a bright blue Snuggie.

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