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Alternative Fashion Week in London is a must

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Alternative Fashion Week in London is a must
Me and clothes aren't the best of friends, really. I mean, I understand that they're a necessity but I always go for practicality and comfort over style and appearance. To be honest, who cares what you look like when you're busy tramping up a mountainside anyway? That said, I respect the choices of other people and understand that fashion has its place - I can even see the beauty in some of the clothes that hit the catwalks and I do like it when my girlfriend dresses up right nice. This is why I've decided to blog about Alternative Fashion Week, the perfect event for all aficionados of sartorialism who happen to be chilling their beans in London hostels next month.

It's being put on in Spitalfields by Alternative Arts between the 19th and 23rd of April and those who attend - an audience of at least 10,000 is expected - will be able to check out live fashion shows every day at 13:15 GMT, as well as the work of over 70 designers who have come from all over the world to display their creative talents. What's more, if you're a bigger fan of music than you are of clothes, your tastes will be catered for too as some contemporary jazz will be playing at the same time as the catwalk events. Yay!

Perhaps best of all - and all those who have done a bit of travelling and who know just how tight money can be will know what I'm talking about - this event is free, which means that you'll be able to enjoy it with a clear conscience. Unless, of course, you see a jacket that you absolutely have to have and end up blowing your holiday budget in one quick swipe of a card.

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