This season the Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week will showcase over 150 brands. Set within Somerset House the AW14 collections will be exhibited to press and buyers over the course of London Fashion Week and will be open daily from 9.30am-7pm. Designers include Cleo, Esk, Georgia Hardinge, Mawi, Olivia Von Hale, Piers Atkinson and Rayne.
The Designer Showrooms welcomes 56 new designers and has been zoned into ready-to-wear on the first floor including emerging talent, contemporary, luxe, tailoring, street wear and knitwear. Additionally, this season the Designer Showrooms welcomes catwalk collections by Christopher Raeburn, Fyodor Golan, Nasir Mazhar and Palmer//Harding. The West Wing of the ground floor will house the Samsung GALAXY press and buyers’ lounge and collections by the NEWGEN designers sponsored by TOPSHOP. The following NEWGEN designers will take turns to occupy the pop-up showroom, listed alphabetically:
1205 Sunday 16th 10am – 2pm
Claire Barrow Saturday 15th 10am – 5.30pm
Danielle Romeril Friday 14th 10am – 7pm
Lucas Nascimento Sunday 16th 3pm – 7pm
Marques’Almeida Tuesday 18th 2pm - 6pm
Ryan Lo Monday 17th 2pm – 6pm
The BFC’s millinery initiative Headonism and its fine jewellery initiative, Rock Vault will be exhibited in the East Wing of Somerset House.
A Headonism drinks reception will take place at 5-7pm on Saturday 15th and includes designers Aurora Ozma, Emma Yeo, Keely Hunter, Moody & Farrell and William Chambers. A Rock Vault drinks reception will take place at the same time and includes designers Alice Cicolini, Fernando Jorge, Imogen Belfield, Jacqueline Cullen, Jo Hayes Ward, Melanie Georgacopoulos, Ornella Iannuzzi, Tomasz Donocik and Yunus & Eliza.
For press enquiries please contact:
Sophie McElligott, British Fashion Council
+44 (0) 20 7759 1986
London Fashion Week SS14 runs from 14 - 18 February 2014. For more information please visit www.londonfashionweek.co.uk
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