The designers hosted parties at their respective boutiques to mark the start of the season.
Belgian designer Dries Van Noten will receive this year’s Superstar award at the Oct. 26 event at Cipriani Wall Street.
Yet to be sold is the Elizabeth Kennedy gown Dunham wore to the 2017 Met Gala.
The chill in the air didn’t stop art lovers from celebrating the new, hutlike structure on the front lawn of the Serpentine Galleries.
“When did the fashion industry become about celebrities?” said Kane, Friday night from the Farfetch pre Met dinner.
Simone Rocha, Craig Green, Alexander McQueen were among the British winners.
WWD highlights the key spring fashion trends from designers in New York, London and Milan.
The six-piece collection is set to debut on Oct. 20.
Guests included Roksanda Illincic, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Nicholas Kirkwood, David Koma, Erdem Moralioglu and Simona Rocha.
Retailers applauded the capital’s women’s wear lineups, pointing in particular to Burberry’s first in-season show, Roksanda, Erdem, Christopher Kane, J.W. Anderson and Simone Rocha.