Travelling from China, Hermès presents Festival des Métiers at Saatchi Gallery in London. Allowing visitors to get up close to the production processes behind some of their most iconic goods, “Festival des Métiers unlocks the poetic and unique crafts that are the essence of the house of Hermès.” A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the construction of handbags, watches, fine-jewellery as well the opportunity to see their legendary scarves printed on-site.
Free admission 21 May – 27 May 2013, 10am – 6pm Daily. Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4RY.
Brooks Brothers are currently displaying an array of costumes from the upcoming Great Gatsby film in its Regent’s Street store. The menswear brand have collaborated with the film’s costume designer on the exhibit which will run until Friday 31st May.
Harrods have collaborated with Dior on an expansive store takeover which includes a café, exhibition, window display and pop-up shop. 18 months in the making, the event is to celebrate Dior’s long-term relationship with the famed London store.
The winner of this year’s BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund is Nicholas Kirkwood. The Award, which is now in its fourth year, was established to further enhance the reputation of London’s rising stars and assist in the development of their businesses. It is comprised of £200,000 and access to key senior level mentors across the UK fashion industry.
The evening saw fourteen awards presented to the leading figures in fashion, recognizing
creative talent and design across all areas of the industry. Hosted by Gemma Arterton and Nick Grimshaw at The Savoy Hotel, The British Fashion Awards were attended by industry leaders, retailers, models, celebrities and media supporting both the winners and nominees.
London’s second edition of London Collections Men has announced its dates for 2013!
The event will showcase and celebrate a variety of British menswear designers from heritage brands to international names and emerging talent.
This AW13 schedule welcomes over 50 designers to show in London from 7th- 9th January 2013.
In addition, The Fashion Forward sponsorship has awarded four menswear designers, who will receive access to business support provided by the BFC as well as a cash prize to assist in showing their AW13 collections.
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he British Fashion Council has announced the Newgen winners for 2013 sponsored by Topman. Eight of London’s emerging menswear designers will receive support to exhibit and show at London Collections: Men January 2012.
[dropcap]R[/dropcap]enowned photographer Tim Walker will showcase over 175 of his most inspirational work in a new exhibition at Somerset House later this October. Entitled “Story Teller”, the display which is supported by Mulberry will gives fans a chance to see some of his original imagery up close.
[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ritish handbag designer Sophie Hulme is launching a new collaboration with British luggage brand Globe-Trotter- who have previously collaborated with the likes of Erdem and Jonathan Saunders.