In Pictures: Backstage at London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, as the world's biggest designers and global brands descended on the capital to show off their upcoming spring 2016 collections across five venues in London. This year's even is hosted by British Fashion Council and sponsored by Sunglass Hut.

Originally held at Somerset House, this year's central venue was moved to Brewer Street Car Park in Soho, and sows are also being held across five other venues: The Institute of Contemporary Arts, Golden Square, Lights of Soho and Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design.

In Pictures: Backstage at London Fashion Week |