Friday, 3 February 2012

Facts About London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is an apparel trade show held in London, England twice each year, in February and September. It is one of the "Big Four" fashion weeks, along with New York Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week.

  • London Fashion Week first took place in 1984.
  • It's getting an official sponsorship from Mercedes-Benz, a worldwide known automobile brand and global hairdressing company Toni & Guy.
  • It is attended by over 5,000 press and buyers, and has estimated orders of £40m to £100m.
  • Canon is the principal sponsor for the eleventh consecutive season.
  • In spring 2010, London Fashion Week became the first major fashion week to fully embrace digital media when it offered all designers who were showing their collections on the catwalk at Somerset House the opportunity to broadcast their shows live on the Internet. The video stream can be seen on London Fashion Week's website.
  • The Model Health Enquiry, backed by London Assembly members and the Mayor's threat to withdraw funding, recommended vetting of models
  • The UK fashion industry is similar in size to the food/beverages services and telecommunications industries.
  • This year dates are: 17th - 21st Feb and 22nd February (menswear)

    Would you like to be a part of London Fashion Week? Get into modelling. Register with Candi Models!


    1. how can I get into it? like to model? I'M 5'9 should I go to an agency or to the designer directly? Can I volunteer to model? thank for your helps guys!xx

    2. london's status as hot fashion capital continues to rise with the news that Alexander McQueen's fashion-savvy McQ label is to stage a catwalk show and open a new flagship store in 2012

    3. london fashion, oh my god, this is amazing, i remember last time i dropped my ham and cheese sandwich in my coffee loool

    4. Great information i really what to go but i am only 5"4 am i tall enough.

    5. London fashion week is an appreciation of the latest designs by both established designer labels and the latest up coming designers. For anyone with interests in both fashion and fashion design this is a great opportunity for all-round appreciation of the designers and their designs.

    6. gr8 facts never knew these things!

    7. wow never knew there was so much money involved in fashion week.

    8. I did some research and I've finally got some answer from here. You need to be at least 5 foot 8 as a female to get into catwalk modeling or 6 foot as a male, hope that helps Denise

    9. Can't wait!!!!!


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