London Celebrates London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week 2017 is fast approaching: from Friday 17th – Tuesday 21st February London will be dominated by everything fashion. Over 150 designers will showcase their diverse collections at venues located across central London. Even the most devoted fashionistas need to escape the crowds, photo-ops and the glamour of the runway once in while, which is why we have selected a few spots where they can do just that nearby to the London Fashion Week’s venues.
THE BEAUFORT BAR
Located within the most famous hotel in London, the Beaufort Bar at The Savoy is perfect for fashionistas who are looking for that extra bit of luxury. Its decor and creative cocktail menu make this bar one of the most attractive spaces to sip on the most delicious cocktails. A must-try is their new Coco Chanel Cocktail (£25.00) – Grey Goose infused with rose and jasmine, Lillet Blanc, Red Wine and Blackberry Reduction, Moët & Chandon 2004.
THE MAY FAIR x ROLAND MOURET: Stratton Street windows
To celebrate LFW, The May Fair Hotel – Official LFW Hotel Sponsor – has created an installation in its windows to showcase a piece of artwork designed by internationally renowned designer, Roland Mouret. This season, Roland Mouret returns to London to celebrate his 20th anniversary as a designer.
SUNGLASS HUT OFFICIAL LFW TOTE BAG: Stores nationwide
Friday 17th – Tuesday 21st February
Sunglass Hut is offering the official London Fashion Week tote bag, designed by Charlotte Olympia, free with every purchase in Sunglass Hut UK stores and online during LFW. They are also running exclusive competitions online for consumers to win more than 80 tickets to attend LFW.
MOLLY GODDARD ‘WHAT I LIKE’: NOW Gallery
On now – Wednesday 22nd February
NOW Gallery’s second fashion commission is by the bright star of the London fashion scene Molly Goddard. Goddard has created an interactive exhibition with oversized tulle dresses hung from the ceiling of NOW Gallery. Each dress is on a pulley and can be raised or lowered to a height at which visitors can sit and embroider directly onto the dresses. On the gallery wall are posters with graphic embroidery instructions of for all abilities to follow and interpret.
HAIR BY SAM MCKNIGHT: Somerset House
On now – Sunday 12th March
Over the last four decades hair stylist Sam McKnight has been instrumental in creating some of the most iconic images in contemporary culture, creating defining looks for Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton, Princess Diana, Chanel and Vivienne Westwood, amongst many others. Hair by Sam McKnight: Transforming Fashion’s Greatest Icons is a major exhibition which re-contextualises the role of hair in fashion, with photography, couture gowns, wigs, films and previously unseen memorabilia from Sam’s remarkable archive.
HUNTSMAN FAMILY FRIENDLY DAY: Savile Row store
Saturday 18th February
Huntsman welcome you to celebrate London Fashion Week by hosting a family friendly day with the renowned Sharky & George. Entertainment will be provided in their Savile Row store, where children will be cared for while adults are welcome to take a well-earned break over a glass of champagne.
Sharky and George will provide splendid games touching on the Huntsman style and heritage engaging; they’ll also be running a t-shirt decorating workshop and Huntsman tweed competition so for all you budding junior fashionistas out there, come and join them for some fun and games.
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