23 Feb LFW 2015
Fashion Week is always an exciting time in London, with shows going on across the city at some of London’s most iconic and edgy venues. London Fashion Week has become a city-wide celebration, and with more ways than ever for the public enjoy the festivities. There really is no excuse not to join in the fun and get behind creative Britain, so we’ve put together a list of all the best Fashion event’s happening this week:
BFC Fashion Film: Gareth Pugh, House of Holland and Jean-Pierre Braganza will screen their films funded by the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Film initiative, sponsored by River Island. In a virtual first, River Island and Jean-Pierre Braganza have collaborated with Google to create a film with Google Cardboard, a new virtual reality headset. From 10.00 to 11.00 the screenings which will be free admission and open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis. The films will be available to watch online: www.britishfashioncouncil.com/fashionfilm
Date: 23 February, 10am-11am
Address: Somerset House Courtyard, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
International Fashion Showcase: The British Council and the British Fashion Council will present 130 emerging designers from 30 countries. Over the course of the exhibition there will be a programme of talks open to the public. For more information please visit: design.britishcouncil.org/projects/IFS/
Date: 20 – 24 February, 10am-11am
Address: Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
Live Streaming: Last season over 90% of London Fashion Week catwalk shows were live streamed and watched from 190 countries worldwide. This season the British Fashion Council will be live streaming the shows again, to watch please visit: londonfashionweek.co.uk/live and click here for the show schedule:londonfashionweek.co.uk/schedule.
Vodafone London Fashion Weekend: Vodafone London Fashion Weekend is your chance to experience first-hand insider knowledge and style advice from London Fashion Week’s most famous British brands. London’s biggest pop-up: expect designer shopping, catwalk shows, pop-up shops, hair, beauty and educational panels from leading industry experts.
Date: 26 February – 1st March
Address: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA