Thursday, 17 February 2011

London Fashion Week

See 'Bright Young Things' at Selfridges. Jessica Dance is hosting a tea, cake and set-design event in-store tomorrow (Feb 18th!) as part of the launch of LFW. It's a free event  from 16.00-18.00. On Saturday 19th they are running a free sustainable jewellery workshop with Little Glass Clementine from 14.00-16.00. All of the free events work on a first come, first served basis - so make sure you get there early! If you can't make it up for the event be sure to check out the windows and have a look at some of the designers being showcased. 

Clerkenwell are hosting a vintage fashion fair on Sunday 20th that's set to be packed full of fabrics, clothes and accessories from 1800s-1980s.

Fallon and Draw in Light have colloborated for a special screening which will be showcased on Sunday 20th at somerset house. It will be shown on loop from 10.00-19.00. Have a look at their blog for some peeks into their studio, and more!

Vivienne Westwood has got a pop up shop  at Westfields for the week. Entry is free and there will be limited edition T-shirts on sale for £40 each - money from the t-shirts is going to the Fashion For Relief appeal.

Fred in Vyner St are hosting an exhibition entitled 'Fred Loves Fashion' over LFW. Eight designers have been invited to install work in the gallery for this exciting showcase! These include: A Child of the Jago, Bernstock Speirs, Boudicca, Andrea Cammarosano, Sian Hoffman, Kenny Campbell with Nelson Santos, Factoria Rent Me and Omar Kashoura.

These are just a handful of events and exhibitions taking place throughout the week. There is also the official LFW exhibition which takes place at Somerset House from 18th-22nd February. Also if you can't be at the catwalk why not watch the daily updates on LFWTV - which brings you up to date coverage of whats happening on the catwalk throughout the week.


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