Over 60 menswear designers will be featured in the Designer Showrooms at London Collections Men (LCM) AW16, 08th – 11th January 2016. Running alongside an exciting schedule of catwalk shows, presentations and events, all of this year’s Designer Showrooms will be located under one roof, spanning two floors of Victoria House. This expansion aims to improve the experience of press and buyers. Victoria House will include Ready-to-Wear and Accessories designers, as well as continuing to house a BFC Show Space.
Victoria House will host 29 brands in the Ready-to-Wear showroom, and 12 brands in the Multi-Label Showroom housing Lewis & Leigh and Touba London and 16 brands in the Accessories Showroom. The showrooms will also feature an exciting installation by NEWGEN MEN recipient Diego Vanassibara and the NEWGEN MEN Pop-Up Showroom.
New designers coming to the showrooms this season include Boy London, who are celebrating its 40th anniversary, Scandinavian denim brand Wåven and watchmakers Larsson and Jennings. Returning brands include Lou Dalton, who will bring its collection to the showrooms straight after its Saturday catwalk show, Natural Selection, Passavant & Lee and Qasimi and LCM Menswear ambassador David Gandy’s footwear brand David Preston London will also be making their showroom debut.
DESIGNER SHOWROOMS EVENTS
The LCM Private View will kick off the season at 12.30 on the 8th of January, giving key press and buyers first sight of the showrooms. The Open Houses will continue to be held every day at 17.00 across the Ready-to-Wear and Accessories Designer Showrooms at Victoria House, with drinks provided by Rocktails and Warsteiner. This year’s NEWGEN MEN showcases will take place across LCM in the dedicated NEWGEN MEN Pop-Up Showroom:
Nazir Mazhar - 08th Jan 15:00-19:00
Cottweiler – 09th Jan 10:30-12:30
Astrid Andersen – 09th Jan 16:00-19:00
Alex Mullins – 09th Jan 13:00 – 15:30
Craig Green – 10th Jan 10:00-12:20
Agi&Sam – 10th Jan 16:00-19:00
Pieter – 11th Jan 10:00-17:00
The British Fashion Council will work with WeAr Select London in order to facilitate the experience of buyers visiting London this January. Buyers who present their business card and pass for WeAr Select London will gain entry to the LCM Designer Showrooms at Victoria House, and vice versa.
Find full details at www.londoncollections.co.uk/events.
For a full list of designers in this year’s Designer Showrooms please click here.
For press enquiries regarding the Designer Showrooms, please contact:
Joanna Thompson, British Fashion Council
+44 (0) 20 7759 1950