Plato first said that necessity is the mother of invention, and he wasn't wrong.

We still are staying home, staying safe. Not sure when we'll get back into an office. Still virtually trying on things, thankful for the sun.  We all agree that what keeps us happy, makes us cheerful and fosters our dreams is in fact the act of celebrating desirable things made by creative people – objects we could happily treasure – and sharing the manifestations of ideas that become reality.

Fantasy Wardrobes, shot at home and with a little digital magic, has layered on some of our favourite pieces we've found online, things we'd normally want to try on in the dressing room. So with a bit of invention and a lot of necessity, we hope to show that the online world is our oyster and do Plato proud.

Caroline Issa, Editor-In-Chief
I've always loved Nicholas Daley's shows and presentations and more importantly, his clothes. I like getting traditional menswear and twisting it - belting it up or pairing with a layer of a floaty dress - this poncho top for example is perfect for the city or the country, a shield from wind and rain but belt it up over a dress and it's a great alternative to a tailored jacket. Will miss his physical, incredibly powerful presentations this London Fashion Week digital moment, but look forward to what he puts out next to make us reflect.

Carmen Bellot, Junior Fashion Editor
After recently interviewing Priya Ahluwalia, I’ve learned that her designs' colourful palette is just as radiant as her personality is. Inspired by her Indian-Nigerian heritage, she encapsulates the beauty that can come from a multi-cultural society through her designs, and all the more fantastically in this blazer. This season, she’s using LFW as a platform to host a 3D exhibition of her next book, Jalebi, and is donating all the profits from the book sales to The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Foundation and Southall Black Sisters. Having only launched her label two years ago, she's already got numerous accolades under her belt, including the coveted LVMH prize, and I can't wait to see what else the future holds for her. 

Nasreen Osman, Project Co-Ordinator
I've always loved that Marques'Almeida have taken their signature style of deconstruction and seamlessly reiterated it in elegant and edgy designs, creating collections that bring out a subtle rebellious desire in us all. While this lace top is more on the tame side, it combines the philosophies of Portuguese designers, Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida with street style and classic silhouettes working in harmony. The digital scope of LFW this year only furthers to bolster the brand. They will show a documentary on how their latest collection, reM'Ade, is made from exclusively deadstock and recycled fabrics, all made in Portuguese factories. A bold move - but I would expect no less from them. 

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