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LONDON FASHION WEEK S/S 2015

INFORMATION

London Fashion Week will take place from 12th – 16th September 2014.
                                        
CATWALK
The catwalk schedule is suitable for designers wishing to show their ready-to-wear collection on the ‘runway’ to an audience of 350+ with one specified time slot and no repeat shows/sittings.

PRESENTATION
More and more designers are choosing to show in an intimate style presentation or through a static installation. Designers wishing to show in this way are more relevant to the presentation schedule.

Presentations must run over a minimum of 2 hours or up to a full day so as not to clash directly with a catwalk show.  The presentation slots are interspersed with the catwalk slots on the official schedule. Please see the downloadable version of February's schedule here.

DIGITAL SCHEDULE

Designers who wish to show on the digital presentation schedule must showcase their collection alongside their film within a 2-4 hour film screening.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th April 2014

VENUES

Designers can choose to show in the official BFC Courtyard Show Space in Somerset House or in an outside venue which should be located within close proximity of Somerset House, WC2. 
 
BFC CATWALK SHOW SPACE - SOMERSET HOUSE 
Situated in the courtyard at Somerset House, the official BFC Courtyard Show Space can accommodate up to 815 seated guests plus an additional 70 standing guests. The Show Space spans the entire width of the structure, forming a ‘U’ shaped catwalk. The space can also be divided and used as a smaller space at a 380 capacity.

To find out more about what hire of this space includes, please see a copy of the production manual from last season below:

Full space

Half space

APPLICATION CRITERIA

Your collection should consist of women’s ready-to-wear.
You should have been in business for at least 3 years and have a minimum of 6 stockists - 1 of which must be a UK retailer. If you have been in business for less than 3 years, you should look at applying for NEWGEN support. Information on NEWGEN can be found at www.britishfashioncouncil.com/newgen

Applications will be reviewed by an advisory panel comprised of leading opinion formers, press and retail representatives.

GUIDANCE NOTES

You will be notified by email by the end of May if your application has been successful.

Any queries please contact Emma Campbell: emma.campbell@britishfashioncouncil.com


 * I have read and understood the terms of entry and guidance notes set out above.