Drapers highlights the names to know, key highlights and new-season developments taking place across this season’s London Fashion Week and Designer Showrooms (15-19 September).
In just over two weeks’ time, London Fashion Week will take over the capital’s Store Studios on Strand and at venues across the city, as a host of home-grown talents and international names unveil their latest womenswear collections to buyers, press and the public on 15-19 September.
In typical London fashion style, the new season of LFW will offer of combination of what we do best – there will new names to watch, while others graduate from small presentations to full catwalk shows and rub shoulders with the city’s designer stars and household names. September will also welcome big international brands to the city, as Tommy Hilfiger and Giorgio Armani move their catwalk shows to London for the first time.
The Designer Showrooms within LFW’s Store Studio location run throughout the five days. Well worth a visit, they have also had a shake-up this season with the introduction of specialist curated zones for trends such as athleisure. They continue to curate a mix of new, emerging and established brands in an environment that encourages buyers to touch the clothes and meet the designers away from the hubbub of the catwalk shows. Drapers will see you there.
Find out more from LFW organiser and CEO of the British Fashion Council Caroline Rush.