herve leger, yasmin le bon

Yasmin Le Bon,


tara palmer-tomkinson, tamara beckwith, herve leger store opening, london fashion week

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Tamara Beckwith


david gandy, chloe pridham, herve leger, London fashion week

David Gandy


The first Herve Leger store in the UK opened its doors to a flurry of Brit beauties, on the eve of London Fashion Week.


A host of fashionistas turned up in force (and in Herve Leger of course) to celebrate the opening of the new two-floor store with a special VIP area in the basement and the start of LFW.

In between sipping rose champagne, nibbling on delicious canapés and listening to a mix of dance and electro tunes, InStyle caught up with some of the famous faces at the event for a quick chat.

‘This store is amazing what a great night' Yasmin Le Bon told InStyle. Despite feeling ‘quite tired' the model-turned-fashion-designer said: ‘I'm really excited about London Fashion Week this year, I'm looking forward to taking in some shows, especially Christopher Kane and Erdem, also Burberry is going to be good, I think.'

Yasmin looked gorgeous in a loose green dress with a darker green shrug (both her own designs) and amazing on-trend black patent thigh-high Gucci boots that she joked were the ‘most ridiculous things' she has ever bought. ‘I was going to get the plain ones, but I decided to get those in a shorter style, I love them but they are ridiculous.'


Yasmin wasn't the only one enjoying the evening; English socialites Tamara Beckwith (wearing Herve Leger) and Tara Palmer Tomkinson (in vintage YSL) were seen sipping Champers and joking with friends at the swanky do

Tamara told InStyle that she hasn't seen any shows in a while but is very excited about them especially as her daughter (Anouska) will be modeling on the catwalk this year. ‘I will be watching from a different perspective, but it will be nice.'

Brit male super-model and general heartthrob David Gandy also turned up to the launch, wearing a gorgeous D&G tweed jacket, eagerly awaiting LFW. ‘Usually it's quite quiet but this year there are a lot of shows, not many for men but lots for women, it's going to be very busy. Everyone seems to be excited about Burberry so I'm going to that,' he told InStyle.

With the new store - which has a VIP area downstairs - now open we are already saving up for one of the amazing bodycon bandage dresses seen on everyone from Rachel Bilson to Cate Blanchett.

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By Georgie Hindle