London Fashion Week: The Ultimate Glossary Of Fashion Week Terms You Need To Know

18/09/2015 10:52 BST | Updated 13/09/2017 17:53 BST

If you'll be hitting up your first ever Fashion Week this September then read on.

Fashion folk can get carried away with their big words and, ultimately, end up speaking in their own language. Meanwhile the rest of us mere mortals are left scratching our heads thinking "WTF are they on about?".

From yokes to knife pleats to D'Orsay shoes, to help ease you into the swing of things here's a breakdown of some of the fashion-related lingo you need to know for fashion weeks to come.

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