Category: Fashion

 

London Fashion Week 2020 has come to a close, leaving the team reflecting on previous years’ fashion-related antics.

In 2019 Halpern Studio chose One Great George Street to showcase their Spring/Summer 2020 ready to wear collection. Fabulous fashions deserve a fabulous venue, and the opulent glamour of The Great Hall provided just that. The picture above shows how the chandeliers were lowered to floor level to create a unique runway, and soft atmospheric lighting was used to create an alluring ambience.

The show was highly successful, with the cream of the fashion industry in attendance, and coverage from ‘the’ ultimate fashion magazine – Vogue (click below for full article).

 

 

 

Photography by Thomas De Cruz Media Ltd

It was last autumn when I met the ex-Location Manager of Downton Abbey. I say ex because filming had ended after 6 years and the last series was aired over the winter. He came to One Great George Street looking for a location to shoot something else.

I was a fan of Downton from the beginning as I was of Upstairs Downstairs which I watched as a child in the 1970s. There was a new pilot series of Upstairs Downstairs shown in 2012 which excited me greatly but I think it got swamped by the huge success of the much grander Downton Abbey.

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