It’s that time of year again when the world’s top fashion editors, stylists, photographers and bloggers descend upon the capital for a week-long celebration of London style.
From 17th to 21st Feb, the fash pack will be flocking to the front row for one of the biggest dates in the calendar but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the action.
If you’re an avid fashion fan, being in the know is key to making the most of London Fashion Week – When are the shows? How can you watch them? Find out here.
In 2015, the British Fashion Council moved London Fashion Week from Somerset House to a new home at Brewer Street Car Park. But, they’re mixing things up again.
This year, the main venue will be The Store Studios, 180 Strand but there are a few other hubs of action.
BFC SHOW SPACE - The Store Studios, 180 Strand, London, WC2R 1EA
BFC PRESENTATION SPACE - The Store Studios, 180 Strand, London, WC2R 1EA
TOPSHOP SHOW SPACE - Tate Modern Turbine Hall, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
THE PAINTING ROOMS PRESENTATIONS - Hosted by The Royal Society of Arts, Durham House Street, London WC2H 6HG
ON | OFF - Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 9PH
The biggest shows
As expected, the London line-up is absolutely brimming with talent both old and new. You can check out the full schedule at londonfashionweek.co.uk but, these are the shows we’ll be keeping an eye on.
Friday 17th February
15:00 Bora Asku
17:00 Ashley Williams
20:00 Central Saint Martins MA
Saturday 18th February
10:00 Ryan Lo
11:00 Fashion East
16:00 J.W. Anderson
18:00 Simone Rocha
20:00 Gareth Pugh
21:00 Versus Versace
Sunday 19th February
11:00 Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
14:00 Topshop Unique
19:00 Mary Katrantzou
Monday 20th February
15:00 Christopher Kane
Ones to watch
Fashion East has been supporting young London-based designers for 17 years now with progeny that includes the likes of Gareth Pugh, Katie Eary, Simone Rocha and J.W. Anderson.
This season the line-up, which showcases on Saturday 18th at 11am,includes four new names – Matty Bovan, Mimi Wade, Ta Asai and Supriya Lele.
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