5 Fashion Events You Won't Want To Miss
With London Fashion Week kicking off in typical style, we round up five events open to all
1. International Fashion Showcase
Taking place over London Fashion Week (20th-24th February) in the Brewer Street Car Park in Soho, this annual exhibition provides a peek into the hottest new design talent from around the world, courtesy of the British
Council and the British Fashion Council.
2. eBay and British Fashion Council online collaboration
The BFC is set to open its second pop-up shop on eBay on the 20th, coinciding nicely with the start of LFW. There will be limited-edition accessories up for grabs, created by the designers partaking in the BFC Contemporary initiative.
20 February-11 March, eBay.co.uk
3. BFC and River Island Fashion Film Screening
For the first time ever, the British Fashion Council has opened its Fashion Film screening to the public. Gareth Pugh and Henry Holland will make starring appearances, and River Island will unveil its Design Forum collaboration with Jean-Pierre Braganza. The audience will be treated to an ultra-virtual viewing experience, thanks to Google’s new Cardboard app.
23 February, Somerset House, London. For a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org
4. London Fashion Weekend
You may not have tickets to the main event, but the four-day London Fashion Weekend ensures that everyone gets involved. The sartorial extravaganza combines catwalk shows, designer shopping, pop-up shops and fashion and beauty insider tips. 26 February-1 March, Somerset House, London. For tickets, visit londonfashionweekend.co.uk
5. London Fashion Week Live
No front-row tickets to the catwalk shows this week? Not a problem. Thanks to London Fashion Week Live, you’ll be able to enjoy a large helping of the fun in the comfort of your own home. 20-24 February