Shoe designer Manolo Blahnik
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LFW: Manolo Blahnik on fashion helping the recession

13 September 2013 Last updated at 15:23 BST

London Fashion Week has begun in style at Somerset House. The five day event is a showcase for British talent.

The BBC's Victoria Fritz spoke with shoe designer Manolo Blahnik who showed off his matador pumps and spoke about how fashion is helping the UK economy.