London has a huge cachet that can be attributed to its unique culture and venues. The city is a vibrant global space. Business and the fashion industry cannot help but feel inspired and motivated in London. To that end, the city hosts several high-end fashion shows, some of which are discussed below.
Caftan Du Maroc
The first Caftan Du Maroc edition fashion show will be held in London on 29th October. The event is organized by Dar Al kaftan. The show is a majestic occasion that will highlight Moroccan fashion in the city. Moroccan and European Caftan designers will showcase their famous pieces. The pieces are set to represent London’s rich and complex cultural heritage. Singer artists Abderrahim Souiri and Hafid Douzi will be performing at the show. The guest list will include a number of European and Moroccan international fashion personalities and celebrities. Doors will be open at 17:30 with welcoming canapés and cocktails served to guests.
London Textile Fair
LTF is a major event in London for designers, distributors, and buyers. Attendees and participants have the chance to view a wide range of textiles from Europe’s most prestigious textile mills all at a single venue. The event is held at the Business Design Centre, Islington.
TLTF attracts product developers, buyers, and designers who attend to maintain existing relationships as well as work at sourcing and developing exciting new products. The fact that the fair is held in London is sufficient reason for customers to have a great opportunity to find directional, relevant, and inspirational collections.
TLTF is the premier platform for clothing accessories and fashion fabrics. The fair provides manufacturers and their agents the opportunity to display their products to Europe’s influential fashion designers and buyers.
Texfusion is the London World Textile Fair to be held at the Business Design Centre. The event will run from the 19th to the 20th of October, 2016. There will be two extra halls: technical textiles and home textiles. The show will display a high quality, carefully-selected group of international manufacturers of fabrics and accessories.
Texfusion is UK’s leading fair for international manufacturers that specialize in Lycra, Synthetic, Silk, Wool, Cotton and Blends, Jacquard, Eco-friendly Fabrics Embroidery & Lace, Denim, Fake fur, Knitted fabrics, Functional & Sportswear, prints, Linen, Trims and Accessories.
Africa Fashion Week
The African Fashion Week was held on the 9th and 10th of September at the London Olympia West Hall. Hyness and Black Marble showcased their latest collections. The event was larger than it had been in previous years with a great line-up of designers that showcased the best of African inspired pieces.
Black Marble is a brand whose inspiration is all things African, textures, and prints. The clothing label is in the high-end of the fashion industry and does formal and casual ready-to-wear garments. It caters to fashion-forward men and women who like to experiment with fashion.
Hyness is a women’s wear label that utilizes delicate embroidery and fabrics that aim to make women feel feminine and beautiful. Hyness designs and creates beautiful one-off pieces that are unique for individual customers.
The London African Fashion Week was started in 2011 and has had 4 catwalks. The event has showcased more than 300 designers and hosted over 45,000 industry professionals, retailers, and buyers.
London Fashion week
The London Fashion Week is undoubtedly the greatest fashion event held in the capital. The designer showroom, masterpieces of David Collins Studio, is home to more than 150 designers. The designers showcase their diverse and exclusive ready-to-wear selections of clothing, footwear, accessories, and bags.
The showroom’s international element illustrates that London’s doors are truly open. With exhibiting designers from countries such as Egypt, Taiwan and others, it is undeniable that London has a magnetic pull on a global scale. The UK continues to be a fertile and attractive home for a wide array of designer businesses from many countries. This year’s exhibition is testament of the same.
These are just a few of the fashion events that are hosted in London. When visiting the UK, make sure you attend at least one of the fashion events to truly experience the world of design, creativity, and beauty.