LFW ended Tuesday and while the big name labels were the focus, the event also helped smaller brands gain valuable exposure and make the kind of buyer and press contacts that are the lifeblood of early-stage businesses.
Fashionistas can expect soft feminine looks for their wardrobes next spring, with labels Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Roland Mouret showing plenty of ruffles and lace at their London Fashion Week shows on Sunday.
We caught up with Phair this weekend in London to discuss her plans for the BFC; her take on the future of fashion; how Brexit might impact London designers and British brands; and the BFC’s new plans with Google.
As London Fashion Week gets under way, the British Fashion Council (BFC) has unveiled new industry statistics highlighting how important the sector is to Britain while also warning about the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
The British Fashion Council has teamed up with creative innovation agency Holition, Google, Condé Nast and Pulsar to illustrate how social media and news outlets react to 12 major fashion topics over London Fashion Week.
Rarely has any fashion week felt like its success was riding on one brand. Yet that’s very much the mood entering the next edition of London Fashion Week, when all eyes will be on Riccardo Tisci's debut at Burberry.