It was a mercilessly hot and humid day when the Lovechild 1979 Spring 2019 collection was set to debut, but that didn't stop the horde of fashionistas from making the long trip up the winding stairway to get to the venue for the show. And for this act of fashion fortitude, the fashionistas were rewarded with a breathtakingly beautiful collection packed with light-as-air-florals, crisp cottons, and sumptuous silks. 

Full run of show images below, click on any image to launch light box mode for best viewing.

All images: Cynthia Anderson/ Rex Features