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19 December 2012
Manolo Blahnik LFW collaboration

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today unveiled the London Fashion Week creative for AW13. In a collaboration with Manolo Blahnik CBE, the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement at this year’s British Fashion Awards, he has created the exclusive imagery for the campaign and on site marketing material for February 2013 showcase. The imagery will be used all across all print, marketing, digital and social media platforms for LFW AW 13.
 
Manolo Blahnik was provided with an open brief and a blank canvas to bring the concept and creative from his world to be the backdrop of London Fashion Week. Inspired by his personal career, the illustration sets the scene of Manolo with key industry figures who have been a special influence in his life and career.
 
Caroline Rush, Chief Executive British Fashion Council commented “We are so pleased to be collaborating with Manolo Blahnik, our BFA Outstanding Achievement winner for 2012 in this capacity. Manolo’s sketches are world famous and it will be both great fun and inspirational to see these displayed across London Fashion Week  in February 2013.“

“English women and their style inspire me tremendously. This series of drawings represents some of the figures I adore and who have influenced my life and work. I like extreme girls and the combination of the poise, the grandeur and the beauty of English women.” - Manolo Blahnik, CBE
www.londonfashionweek.co.uk
 
For press enquiries regarding the BFC and London Fashion Week please contact:
Ellie Wilson
ellie.wilson@britishfashioncouncil.com
tel: +44 (0) 20 7759 1986
 
For press enquiries For Manolo Blahnik please contact:

Karolina Borowska
karolina@manoloblahnik.com
tel: +44 (0) 20 7352 8622 ext. 201