Thought London Collections Men was all about the runway? Think again…
The global fashion calendar kicks off this month with the best London has to offer by way of menswear. Whether you’re sitting on the FROW or just want to mingle with the glitterati, add these five to your to-do list
No ticket, no problem. Just head to Bloomsbury Square’s Victoria House and be greeted with a drink at the door and the work of over 60 menswear designers - both new and established fashion talent – to peruse at your leisure. While you’re there, keep an eye out for an exciting installation by NEWGEN Men award recipient Diego Vanassibara.
8-10 January, 5-7pm
This year sees LCM launch a Talk Series with a roster of innovative industry speakers sharing their unique perspective of the global fashion community with consumers. Topics will include the changing menswear design landscape and its impact on print media as well as a talk with the founder of skate label Palace, Lev Tanju.. Tickets are free of charge so get there early to get a seat.
Fashion Space Gallery will delve into youth culture for their latest exhibition titled Mad About The Boy. Curated by SHOWstudio's Editor Lou Stoppard, the exhibition will explore the way teenage boys are represented through they eyes of fashion. Collections from designers such as Raf Simons, Meadham Kirchhoff and JW Anderson will be on display as well as a whole host of nostalgic images harking back to the 80’s and 90’s.
8 January – 2 April 2016
Get your hair shaped up at the new TONI&GUY Shoreditch barbershop salon. The session team will be hard at work here in between shows creating catwalk ready looks.
Stop off for a tipple or two at LCM’s inaugural venue The Hospital Club. Relax with the signature H-Lover Club cocktail, tantalizing a mix of Tanqueray Gin shaken with pomegranate juice, grenadine and fresh lemon juice. You may even catch a glimpse of one of the club’s celebrity members - Jude Law being a frequent regular.
10-11 January, 10am-6pm
Those who are looking to extend their stay can head to one of Radisson Blu’s Edwardian hotels, the official hotel sponsor for LCM, where guests can enjoy 20% off of their stay and a very fashionable complimentary room upgrade. Rooms fuse luxurious style and comfort, and make the perfect pit stop after a day of back-to-back shows.