Digital- Focused London Summer Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is returning on Saturday, 12 June to Monday, 14 June to give us a digital-first event that is accessible to everyone, alongside a few, more exclusive physical fashion shows and activations that will follow COVID-safe guidelines. Devoted to all things fashion, the June edition of London Fashion Week 2021 is usually full of gender neutral designs, events, shows and tips. As with last year’s event, the summer edition of London Fashion Week becomes a digital-focused event in 2021. So expect talks, podcasts, webinars and more online events, which give businesses and creatives a platform to express their stories and latest designs. Read more

Bridelux Atelier The Savoy London 4th & 5th June 2021

With eight years in the making, The Bridelux Atelier is widely recognised as the leading global luxury wedding show. Our 2021 London edition is hosted at the iconic Savoy Hotel and features the very finest brands catering for the most discerning of wedding couples.
If you’re looking for THE dress then we have Vivienne Westwood, Oscar De La Renta, The Couture Gallery, Suzie Turner, Shimmering Ivory, and many more. Fragrance and beauty is by Dior and Glow and Dry. Photography and video are represented by David Christopher, Bloomsbury Films, and Stuart Wood. Floral Designers include Farima Perry and Calisto Flowers who will be creating breathtaking installations just made for instagramming. And there is a lot more to spend your day in the stunning surroundings of London’s iconic Savoy Hotel.

For more information: https://bridelux.com/event/savoy-atelier-2021/

Top fashion trends from Spring/Summer 2021

While it’s been a quiet year for the fashion world, this season has unveiled seriously bold and stylish designs. Large and in-charge blazers, bold blue bags, and sleek face masks dominated Fashion World. This year, some of the most influential decades have played a huge role in this season’s looks. We’re loving every single one of them, and you can see why. From Paris to Milan, find serious style inspiration with the top fashion trends spotted at SS21 Fashion Weeks. Read more

Louis Vuitton closed first audience-free Paris fashion week in Louvre

Catwalk setting for luxury brand is in intimate Michelangelo sculpture galleries. Paris fashion show will go down in fashion history not for a trend or a hemline, but for being the first to take place entirely without live audiences.

Louis Vuitton, which began as a luggage brand and is steeped in the glamour of jet-set travel, has a vested interest in the reopening of international borders. But the ban on audience did have a silver lining for Nicolas Ghesquière, who has the luxury of staging his catwalk in the Louvre each season, Louis Vuitton being one of the museum’s most generous donors.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM MILAN FASHION WEEK

Milan fashion week’s  featured many pioneering moments, stunning looks, and vibrant runways. The city welcomed over 50 brands to its fashion week and saw few physical catwalks but plenty of digital presentations. From Versace’s under the sea inspired collection to Valentino’s Levi’s collaboration Full of optimism and dream catchers ready to build a brighter future, here’s t hot takes from Milan Fashion Week. Read more

London Fashion Week 17th-22nd September 2020

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce the provisional schedule for London Fashion Week (LFW) September 2020. The gender neutral showcase will run from Thursday 17th to Tuesday 22nd September 2020 and include both digital activations and physical events, adhering to Government guidelines on social distancing. The schedule will host over 80 designers including 40 womenswear, 15 menswear, 20 menswear & womenswear and 5 accessories brands. There will be a total of 50 digital only activations, 21 physical and digital, 7 physical only and 3 designers who will activate through a physical evening event only. Read more

BFC FOUNDATION FASHION FUND FOR THE COVID CRISIS REOPENS APPLICATIONS

British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce that following the initial £1,000,000 made available for the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, the organisation raised an additional £500,000, allowing applications to reopen for a second round. The BFC Foundation Fashion Fund was established in March, to support creative fashion businesses and individuals to survive the Covid-19 crisis. In May 2020, the BFC gave financial support and mentoring to 37 British designer businesses, with grants taken from the £1,000,000 emergency fund allocated to viable businesses depending on their urgency and capability to come through and thrive post crisis. A portion of funds was allocated to students, underpinning the future generation of creative talent. Read more

Diversity and Change in the Fashion Industry – Fashion Forum Podcast

The first fully digital London Fashion Week isn’t over: Kenya Hunt, Fashion Director of Grazia UK, talks to Bethann Hardison, the pioneering fashion advocate, former model and agent best known for her work creating change within the fashion industry as it relates to diversity. As well as recalling stories from Bethann’s own experience as a black model, they discuss how fashion brands are responding to the current political climate, and the positive steps many of them are taking towards change.

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Sustainable Fashion from Mulberry-Quintessential British brand

Quintessential British brand, Mulberry is renowned for its timeless designs and traditional quality. For more than forty years they have been designing and manufacturing contemporary and iconic accessories, and now they have launched their first ever fully sustainable leather bag. Their Responsibility Approach is called Mulberry Green, a title that reflects both the brand’s signature colour and our respect for the natural world. It is based on the principle that Mulberry will make a positive difference to its people, the environment and the community in which it works and is focused around materials, manufacturing, product and people.  Read more

Upcoming London Fashion week-Positive Fashion

London Fashion Week visitors have access to many more designers through presentations, multi-brand and individual showrooms. London Fashion Week is one of the highest profile fashion events in the world and one of the big four international catwalk influencers. In addition to the official and off schedule events LFW has become a focus for a broader base of fashion linked activities with international designers, media and other high profile brands choosing to host their own events during the weeks. The BFC will devise a dynamic Positive Fashion focused schedule of events and activations in partnership with key retailers, cultural institutions and businesses to engage with new audiences and communities. Read more