A series of events is set to take place city-wide as part of this season’s London Fashion Week, which kicks off this Friday across a multitude of locations in the Capital. Below is a list of all digital engagements and events which are also open to the public.
LONDON FASHION WEEK FESTIVAL
The Store Studios, 180 Strand
Thursday 21st – Sunday 24th September
London Fashion Week Festival welcomes 14,000 people across four-days offering the ultimate fashion experience to consumers; with curated shopping galleries from over 150 international and British brands, catwalk shows, industry talks and style presentations. The event allows consumers to experience the atmosphere of London Fashion Week in its official venue and gain an insight into the fashion industry.
This season London Fashion Week designers Bora Aksu, Edeline Lee, Fyodor Golan and Galvan will showcase their a/w 17 collections on the catwalk at LFWF. The BFC has also curated a series of educational and exclusive talks from industry insiders hosted by stylist and fashion expert Martha Ward. Speakers include catwalk designers ASHISH, Alice Temperley and Fyodor Golan; a careers in fashion talk from some top fashion editors; curators from the V&A discussing their Balenciaga exhibit, a Maybelline New York masterclass and a hair trends tutorial from Toni & Guy x Label.M.
LONDON FASHION WEEK LIVESTREAMING WITH YAHOO SYLE
Friday 15th September
As London Fashion Week’s Official Live Partner, Yahoo Style will be livestreaming every show in the BFC Show Space on 15th September. Zara Martin will also be hosting a livestream throughout LFW’s official venue for the whole day, covering everything from the Designer Showrooms to the best street style. The livestream can be viewed on their dedicated LFW site.
Watch them online at www.yahoo.com/style or www.londonfashionweek.com
BURBERRY PRESENTS ‘HERE WE ARE’
Old Sessions House, 22 Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0NA
Monday 18th September – Sunday 1st October
Introducing a new exhibition of British photography to celebrate the September 2017 collection. Curated by Christopher Bailey and Lucy Moore, co-curated by Alasdair McLellan. A series of workshops will also run within the venue.
TOMMY HILFIGER PRESENTS TOMMYNOW
Tuesday 19th September
Tommy Hilfiger will reveal its most recent collaboration with Gigi Hadid, amongst other collections, at a see-now buy-now show in London next week. Consumers are able to win tickets to the show by entering any UK store and completing a Hilfiger Club form. They can also win tickets from a variety of Tommy’s partners including ASOS, THE BFC, Fenwick and Flannels (T’s and C’s apply). Consumers who are unsuccessful in winning tickets are able to watch a live stream of the show in Tommy’s Regent Street store along with a DJ, drinks and competitions.
NEW LOOK BRINGS LFW TO ITS CUSTOMERS
London, Birmingham & Manchester
Saturday 16th – Thursday 21st September
As part of its first season as an Official Partner with the British Fashion Council and London Fashion Week, New Look will be giving customers an insider’s look at LFW through exclusive behind the scenes content. New Look will be hosting in-store customer events across the weekend at its Oxford Circus store on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th. The following week, on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st, New Look will host store events in Birmingham and Manchester in partnership with the BFC, taking LFW outside of the capital.
Follow @newlookfashion or visit newlook.com for further details.
OCEAN OUTDOOR SCREENS: Nationwide
Thursday 14th – Wednesday 20th September
The BFC will be taking London Fashion Week content nationwide, screening highlights to outdoor screens across Birmingham, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle.
THE MAY FAIR x EMILIA WICKSTEAD
Stratton Street windows, The May Fair Hotel
To celebrate LFW, The May Fair Hotel – Official LFW Hotel Sponsor – has created an installation in its windows to showcase a piece of artwork designed by internationally renowned British designer Emilia Wickstead.
Fashion Space Gallery, LCF, 20 John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ
Friday 8th September – Saturday 13th January
Fashion Together spotlights collaborations by Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy, Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness, Shaun Leane and Alexander McQueen, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Gareth Pugh and Ruth Hogben, and Thom Browne and Stephen Jones. Never-before-seen photographs and sketches sit alongside garments, films, photo prints and recordings of the pairs in conversation with the curator, Lou Stoppard. The show focuses on the process and output of the duos, and showcases the work of individuals from a broad range of roles within the fashion industry.