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Off the record, February 2 2013

The UKFT relaunched its awards during rush hour in London as the party continued in Berlin.

What The House of Vans

Where Vans store, Alte Schönhauser Strasse, Berlin

Ray Barbee

Ray Barbee

Footwear brand Vans hosted three nights of music, photography, skate culture and street fashion while Bread & Butter was taking place in the German capital. Wednesday evening saw record crowds snaking around the block in freezing temperatures to get into the party.

The partygoers More than 2,000 fashion industry people and guests from all over the city.

The entertainment DJ and live sets from the likes of Hercules and Love Affair, Modeselektor, Tortoise and Ray Barbee.

What The UK Fashion and Textile Awards 2013

Where The Wine Pantry, King’s Cross, London

The UK Fashion and Textile Awards 2013

The UK Fashion and Textile Awards 2013

The UKFT held a flash-fashion show at St Pancras International station to relaunch its annual awards, which will take place on May 23. Emerging young designers including Charlotte Taylor and The House of Nines featured in the show, surprising many a commuter making their way home.

The drink English sparkling wine by The Wine Pantry.

Pictured Models taking part in the flash-fashion show.

Happening Live burlesque show

Where WildAbout Flowers, London

Wildabout Flowers

Wildabout Flowers

Florist WildAbout Flowers livened up one January lunchtime with some live burlesque (care of one of Proud Cabaret’s performers) to celebrate a partnership with lingerie brand Dirty Pretty Things. They have created limited-edition Valentine’s bouquet and lingerie sets, priced £60 to £100.

The product The pieces created for the collaboration have been produced to complement the flowers, and come in pink and floral designs.

What Scotch & Soda and Maison Scotch autumn 13 preview

Where Columbiahalle, Berlin

Scotch and Soda

Scotch and Soda

Dutch brands Scotch & Soda and Maison Scotch presented their autumn 13 collections in the same week as the Bread & Butter, Bright, Capsule and Panorama shows.

The event featured a fashion show and was followed by a party.

Pictured Models getting their final polish before hitting the stage.

Which top female British designer headed home early from a swanky fashion event for her preferred supper
of beans on toast?

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