Now in its 17th year. Since its inception in 2002, Lee Lapthorne's On|Off has showcased many of the most exciting emerging international fashion designers of their time. On|Off has an international reputation for professionalism and exciting eclectic talent to discover new creative visions and collections of innovation & quality. On|Off is a talent support programme and catwalk showcasing for emerging designers on the official London Fashion Week schedule.
Business support and mentoring is offered via networking and introductions to key industry experts. Support in business set up, links to production and manufacturing, marketing advice and access to business professionals and mentors. On|Off provides consultancy for new start up, PR and communication, brand development, sales strategies and independent international showcasing opportunities for sales.
Current 2018 on schedule designers supported by On|Off have collectively been presented over 36 awards including:
Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, BFA (Christopher Kane, JW Anderson)
Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, BFA (JW Anderson)
Businesswoman of the Year, Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Awards (Roksanda)
Menswear Designer of the Year Award, BFA (JW Anderson)
British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund (Peter Pilotto, Christopher Kane and Mother of Pearl)
Previous On|Off Presents… designers include JW Anderson, Louise Gray, Yang Du, Mark Fast, Timothy Bouyez Forge and Jack Irving whilst On|Off has also supported international fashion designers such as Gareth Pugh, Peter Pilotto, Bernhard Willhelm, Osman, Zandra Rhodes and Roksanda Ilincic to name a few into their present, highly acclaimed careers.
S/S19 designers: LongshawWard, Colin Horgan, Daniel Pascal Tanner, IA London and Chocolab
On|Off Presents… will announce their designers for showcasing A/W19 in December 2018