Weekly fashion agenda: London Fashion Week goes public
Friday 18 February 2011
Participate in the British capital's extravaganza with more designers livestreaming their presentations than ever before. Plus: screens all over town will bring you the best of the shows.
London Fashion Week
Following New York's Fashion Week, London's event brings together the best in London-based design including Matthew Williamson, Issa, Mulberry, and Burberry, while US designer Tom Ford will stage an intimate presentation of his new womenswear line. London Fashion Week will showcase both women's and men's collections.
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Almost 40 shows will be live streamed, 27 from the BFC show venue at Somerset House, nine courtesy of Topshop from their official venue at Old Billingsgate Market, and Burberry - whose presentation on February 21 will be shown live on the screens at Piccadilly Circus in a a fashion first - will broadcast their show online to more than 150 countries and directly to big screens at 40 live events across the globe.
In addition, daily fashion week highlights will be shown on the screens of the London Underground, and a big outdoor screen in the courtyard of Somerset House will allow the public to watch livestreams of the shows.
For all information on Burberry's broadcast, visit http://www.burberry.com
Milan Fashion Week
February 23 - March 1
Maestros Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, and Ferragamo will showcase their collections alongside Italy's first fashion ladies Versace, Prada, and Frida Giannini for Gucci at Milan's fashion week. The Italian fashion council, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, will also livestream some of the shows.
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Paris Fashion Week
The queen of all fashion weeks will conclude ready-to-wear show season with only the biggest names in fashion such as Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Lanvin or Balenciaga.
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