- Words Isabelle Cassidy
As another London Fashion Week gets into full swing, we've rounded up some events you won't need an exclusive invite for this weekend.
The season is upon us. As fashionistas and celebs from across the globe jet into the capital for the last of the ‘Big Four’ fashion weeks, often the scheduling can feel hard to get involved in without an invite. Don’t worry, we’ve rounded ways to get involved in the coming days that won’t have you begging security for a view of a runway.
Friday 17th February
Vogue x Snapchat: Redefining the Body Event
Curated by none other than Edward Enninful himself, this collaboration between Vogue and Snapchat aims to show how augmented reality can advance the realm of physical fashion. The immersive augmented reality experience features six of the world’s leading fashion brands and designers: Dior, Kenneth Ize, Richard Quinn, Stella McCartney, Thebe Magugu and Versace. The immersive experience is free available to book now here.
Time: Friday 17th – Tuesday 21st February 11am – 6pm
Party at Footlocker
Footlocker might not be the first brand that comes to mind when you think of Fashion Week, but the store are hosting a party celebrating LFW in their Marble Arch store. Promising a DJ, barbers, tooth gem station, drinks and food – it sounds worth checking out.
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Bleaq Fashion Showcase
Alt-collective Bleaq are taking over the old French Connection store in Covent Garden, showcasing the best new talent. Contact them ([email protected]) to attend their launch.
Saturday 18th February
London College of Fashion Exhibition
London College of Fashion (LCF), UAL, is hosting an exhibition that promises to immerse the visitor in displays of design, film, photography, VR and more from LCF’s boundary-breaking postgraduate students. Entry is free.
Location: The Truman Brewery, 83 Brick Lane, E1 6QL
Date: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February
Time: 11am – 8pm
Museum of the Home Sustainability Workshops
Date: Saturday 18th February
Time: 10am – 5pm
Visit the World’s Smallest Department Store
Opening today, Anya Hindmarch’s ‘The Village’ in Chelsea has welcomed a new storefront, The World’s Smallest Department Store. The new permanent concept harks back to the heyday of the traditional British department store, curating a series of capsule collections.
Time: Mon – Sat, 10am-6pm | Sun, 12pm -5pm
Sunday 19th February
The Creatives Runway Showcase
This season ‘the creatives’ will be showcasing very talented emerging designers with their AW/23 collections at a runway showcase during London Fashion Week, at a venue in in the heart of Chelsea. Tickets can be found here.
Urban Outfitters X LFW City Wide Celebration 2023
Date: Friday 16th – Tuesday 21st February
Time: 10am – 9pm (12pm – 6pm, Sunday)