London Fashion Week is officially kicking off tomorrow, and alongside anticipated shows from JW Anderson, Burberry, Roberta Einer, ASHISH and more, the whole city will also be celebrating with exhibitions, events and more. Fashion’s elite will be touching down in the British capital over the weekend, and you’ll also be able to take part in the five-day events.
Ahead of LFW, we’ve put together a selection of events that are open to the public during the days, ranging from exclusive exhibitions to pop-up spaces. Take a look at our list below, and make sure to keep checking back for all the latest London Fashion Week coverage.
In celebration of London Fashion Week, Virgil Abloh is taking his highly anticipated “MARKERAD” IKEA collaboration to London’s Covent Garden, where the full collection will be showcased alongside interactive events like temporary tattoos and more. Fans of Abloh and the collab will be able to see each piece that will be releasing at IKEA later this year for the first time, as a part of the “FITTING ROOMS” exhibition.
When: September 14-15, Covent Garden. Shorts Gardens, Seven Dials, WC2H 9AT.
London Fashion Week Shows – Alexa Chung, House of Holland and Self-Portrait
If you’re looking to attend catwalks and interesting panel talks during the week, there are a few events that are open to the public. Tickets for shows like Alexa Chung, House of Holland and Self-Portrait are available for purchase, and come with a packet that also includes a panel talk from industry insiders like Eva Chen and Alexa Chung herself.
Where: Take a look at the different ticket options over at the website.
UGG x ECKHAUS LATTA GLOBAL LAUNCH EVENT @ LN-CC
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To celebrate its latest collaboration with UGG, Eckhaus Latta is hosting a launch event with LN-CC during London Fashion Week. The collaboration includes a handful of new silhouettes ranging from heeled boots to classic designs, and will be available at the retailer following the event.
When: RSVP to the launch party here.
The Postbox Maze by Anya Hindmarch
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We’ve added a few more tickets for the PostboxMaze this weekend, but hurry – they won’t last long. The event will take place in Brewer Street Car Park, London from the 13th – 16th September during @londonfashionweek. As well as exploring the Postbox Maze – a unique tessellated design created by leading maze and puzzle designer Adrian Fisher – visitors will also discover artefacts from @thepostalmuseum, installations in collaboration with @letterslive and modern calligraphy workshops with @quilllondon. #AnyaHindmarch #LFW #AHmazing #PostboxMaze
Anya Hindmarch is no longer showing at London Fashion Week, but the designer has found new and innovative ways of displaying her collections. This season, a maze has been built in Brewer Street Car Park by Adrian Fisher, where visitors can explore the creation as well as artefacts from the Postal Museum. In addition, calligraphy workshops will also be running with Quill London.
When: 13-16 September at Brewer St. Car Park.
Next Gen Showcase at Browns South Molton Street
Throughout LFW, luxury retailer Browns will be hosting a handful of installations to showcase Next Gen designers and labels like Charles Jeffrey Loverboy and Paria Farzaneh. Kicking off on September 12, the collections will be on display and available for purchase at the Molton Street location.
Where: Browns, 24-27 South Molton St, Mayfair, W1K 5RD