Headonism at the Exhibition
Milliners showing with the Headonism initiative at The Exhibition at Somerset House - Charlie Le Mindu, J. Smith Esquire, Noel Stewart, Piers Atkinson and William Chambers - were celebrated on Friday 17th February. Headonism is a British Fashion Council initiative curated by Stephen Jones, recognising the new wave of emerging London milliners. It is supported by Royal Ascot.
Green Cut Launch
On Thursday 13th September, The Green Carpet Challenge co-founders Livia Firth and Lucy Siegle in collaboration with American Express, launched Green Cut. Green Cut is a unique initiative which pairs eight seminal fashion designers with eight iconic British films to raise awareness of a sustainable approach to fashion design. Designers including Antonio Berardi, Jonathan Saunders and Roksanda Ilincic, created bespoke pieces which offered a contemporary take on a classic film. The collection is on show for the duration of London Fashion Week as part of The Exhibition, 14th - 18th September.
Fashion Through The Ages
A historical showcase of British fashion from the early 1980s to the present.
With special thanks to the designers' PR companies.
Fashion Forward Womenswear 2013
Three womenswear designers have been awarded Fashion Forward sponsorship for 2013, supporting them to show at London Fashion Week and develop their businesses through access to a range of advisors. The scheme is sponsored by eBay Fashion and supported by the Mayor of London.
Fashion For Relief
Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief™, a spectacular charity fashion show and auction, was back for 2010, taking centre stage at the British Fashion Council’s official London Fashion Week show venue, at Somerset House, on 18th February.
Fash/On Film SS13 Launch
BFC Fash/On Film sponsored by River Island launched on Friday 14th September with a film screening and champagne reception at Somerset House. After speeches from Fash/On Film panel members Josie Roscop, Laura Bailey and Stephen Whelan, 9 films were screened including ‘It will not always be summer’ by Ryan Hope for River Island Design Forum by William Tempest and ‘TRACES’ by Abbie Stephens for Emilio de la Morena. This film was commissioned by River Island and the British Fashion Council for the Fash/On Film Mentoring Scheme.
Fash/On Film Screening
As part of this season's Fash/On Film showcase, TEST Presents hosted a special screening of the London preview of the Diana Vreeland documentary 'The Eye Has To Travel' on Saturday February 18th. Author and director Lisa Immordino Vreeland introduced the film and participated in a post-screening Q&A session with the audience.
Fash/On Film Launch, February 2012
Caroline Rush, CEO of the British Fashion Council, Farida Kaikobad, Brand Director of River Island and the panel of Fash/On Film hosted a champagne reception to launch the BFC's new fashion film initiative sponsored by River Island on Friday 17th February.
Events at London Fashion Week SS14
See images from events that took place during London Fashion Week including at a dinner hosted by HRH Princess Beatrice of York, the W Magazine September Issue Launch Party, the Rock Vault Champagne Reception & the Harper's Bazaar London Fashion Week Closing Party.
Events at London Fashion Week AW13
See images from events that took place during London Fashion Week including the launch at 10 Downing Street hosted by Samantha Cameron and Natalie Massenet MBE, Dazed and Confused party, the launch of Rihanna for River Island, Tom Ford drinks reception and Harper's Bazaar Closing Party.