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BEFORE AND AFTER LONDON FASHION WEEK

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY
10 February, 19.00-21.00
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ
Britta Burger’s fashion photography sheds light on the conflict between journalism and commercialism.
RSVP Vanessa Fewster: office@acflondon.org


PRIVATE VIEW: STYLE SHARING
16 February, 18:30-20:30
Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW
Private view of Style Sharing, an exhibition exploring the symbiotic
relationship with Korean and British style.
RSVP: Jeyun Moon jy.moon@kccuk.org.uk

ANOTHER AUSTRIA: NARRATIVE THREADS
17 February, 19.00-21.00
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ
Live reading combined with a fashion performance of the exhibition texts, featuring
some of the designers and writers.
RSVP Vanessa Fewster office@acflondon.org

PRIVATE VIEW: CRASH POP
18 February, 18:30-20:30
Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
Japan’s hottest designers come crashing into London – find out what inspires
them in contemporary Japan at the private view.
Invite only. For queries please contact: info@ld.mofa.go.jp

TORY TURK IN CONVERSATION WITH ROK HWANG
19 March, 19.00
Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW
Rok Hwang - the designer behind the freshly launched rokh label - talks to ‘Style Sharing’ exhibition curator Tory Turk about living, and setting up a
fashion label, in London, in a film made by British filmmaker Eoin Glaister.

DURING LONDON FASHION WEEK

19 FEBRUARY


CH TALENTS: VISIONARIES: PRIVATE VIEW
18:30-20:30
Display Gallery, 26 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2AQ
Join us for the inauguration of the CH talents: Visionaries Exhibition. The garments designed by students from HEAD Genève and the Institute of Fashion Design, Basel will be presented on live models throughout the run of the exhibition.
RSVP: lon.events@eda.admin.ch

20 FEBRUARY


TANZANIA PRIVATE VIEW: SERENGETI SIRENS
13:00-15:00
3 Stratford Place, London W1C 1AS
A reception to celebrate Serengeti Sirens the Tanzanian International Fashion
Showcase putting spotlight on the designers and sponsors, and meeting the
press. A talk from the Patron Mrs Joyce Kallaghe (spouse of the Tanzanian High
Commissioner).
Invite only.

ART FASHION - RECONSTRUCTION 2 - THE ACADEMY’S LABYRINTHS
15.30 - 17.30
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
A presentation introducing the Georgian exhibition Art Fashion – Reconstruction
2 – Academy’s labyrinths. The talk will explore the concept behind the exhibition,
the Reconstruction of the historic building - Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, an architectural monument of cultural heritage for Georgia. Open to the public,
RSVP essential.
RSVP: maya.kipiani@art.edu.ge

PRIVATE VIEW: IN THE FOLD
18:30-20:30
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
Launch event for Ireland’s International Fashion Showcase entry presented by
Irish Design 2015 in collaboration with fashion exhibition partner Kildare Village.
Invite Only
RSVP: ifs2015@irishdesign2015.ie

PRIVATE VIEW: UNTAMED SKIN: THE ROMANIAN BLOUSE
19:30-21:30
Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave
Square, London. SW1X 8PH.
Exhibition Launch party
RSVP: Gabriela Mocan gabriela.mocan@icr-london.co.uk

21 FEBRUARY


REFASHIONING ARCHIVES
13.00-14.00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street,
London. W1F 0LA
A panel discussion exploring what the archive means in contemporary fashion
both as an inspiration for designers and as a way for museums to connect with the industry today.
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THE ART OF CRAFT WORKSHOP
14:00-16:00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London. W1F 0LA
Create your own accessory with Czech designers. No prior experience is needed
and all materials and guidance will be provided. Open to the public, booking
required.
RSVP: info@czechcentre.org.uk

GIVING LIGHT: MEET THE DESIGNERS
16:00-17:00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
An opportunity to meet the Bilbao International Art & Fashion designers
showcased in Spain’s exhibition ‘Giving Light’ and learn about their work and
Bilbao as a creative city.
RSVP: Aina Pomar - colaboradores.apc@maec.es or Rocío Sánchez -bilbaoartandfashion@bilboost.com by 17 February

ONCE UPON A TIME:PRIVATE VIEW
18:30-20:30
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London. W1F 0LA
A Private View in the presence of all participating designers, featuring a live
music performance by Stepan Ruzicka and his band. With cocktails, Czech beer and
refreshments.
RSVP: info@czechcentre.org.uk

23 FEBRUARY


FASHION WITHOUT BOUNDARIES
23 February, 17.00 - 18.00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street,
London W1F 0LA
London fashion thrives on the convergence of cultures, this panel discussion will
celebrate the influence of international fashion on the capital and explores how the city can continue to welcome international emerging talents.
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PRIVATE VIEW: FRAMEWORK
23 February, 19:00-21:00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
Private view of the Colombian International Fashion Showcase ‘Framework’.
To register your interest email: events@colombianembassy.co.uk

24 FEBRUARY

HIJAB STYLING WORKSHOP WITH DIAN PELANGI
14:00-15:00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA
Indonesian fashion designer Dian Pelangi will host a Hijab Styling Workshop
showing her unique style for this traditional headwear.
Book tickets on the LCF website here.

FASHION IN RESIDENCE
17:00-18:00
Brewer Street Car Park, Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA

Holly Jayne Smith, the winner of the British Council’s inaugural Graduate Fashion Week International Residency Award, will present her capsule collection, inspired her month-long residency at the Casa Moda Academy in Morocco. Holly will discuss her experience working overseas, her perceptions of the Moroccan fashion scene and the importance of cultural exchange in design in conversation with Martyn Roberts, Director of Graduate Fashion Week.

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CANADA HOUSE PRESENTS THOMAS TAIT
18:00 – 20:00
Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London. WC2N 5NJ
Winner of the first LVMH Young Designers Prize in 2014, Montreal-born Thomas Tait on structure, fluidity and his unique readyto-wear collection.
RSVP: Attendance strictly by invitation only. To register your interest email
programmes.london@international.gc.ca