The menswear designers that will be showcasing in the Designer Showrooms at London Collections Men (LCM), 10th - 13th June 2016. The BFC Show Space, BFC Presentation Space and the Designer Showrooms will all be located at one central hub at 180 Strand.
New Accessories brands in the Designer Showrooms for the first time include Ettinger London - a heritage leather brand founded in 1934; Gladstone London - a modern leather brand which fuses contemporary aesthetics and functionality; INSTRMNT - a Glasgow based company which makes minimalist, high quality watches; Mr. Hare - founded by Marc Hare and specialises in high quality footwear; Mr. Hare was one of the brands that created a fashion film as part of last season’s Fashion Film initiative; and Taylor Morris - an eyewear brand founded by Hugo Taylor and Charlie Morris.
Multi-Label Showrooms will also host a number of brands at 180 Strand. Concrete Studio will show brands including Christopher Shannon, Côte et Ciel, DUFA, Natural Selection and No. 288. Heavy London will feature emerging Portuguese brands including Estelita Mendonça, Hugo Costa and Klar.
New Ready-to-Wear designers this season include CONSISTENCE - a London-based label which focuses on clean, minimal tailoring; LU+MEI - which focuses on luxury outerwear; Niuhans - Tokyo based brand which uses carefully selected natural materials and unique Japanese techniques; Orange Culture - a Nigerian menswear brand which celebrates African heritage with rich fabrics and prints; Sørensen - established around six core archetype pieces each relating to a specific identity; and Timur Kim - will show its second season of menswear; Timur Kim’s womenswear has won the esteemed Chloe award and the Pringle award twice.
Brands returning to the Designer Showrooms after successful past seasons include: Alan Crocetti - the jewellery brand which has shown with Fashion East and collaborated with Bobby Abley; CSB London - which fuses sportswear technology with innovative and bold tailoring; Harry Stedman - a family brand inspired by tales of transatlantic adventures on cruise liners and cargo ships; Michiko Koshino - the latest eponymous venture from iconic 90s designer; and Qasimi - which uses architectural influences and silhouettes.
This season Kiko Kostadinov, Phoebe English Man and Wales Bonner join the NEWGEN MEN recipients. The NEWGEN MEN scheme helps the recipients with showcasing opportunities through a show, presentation or installation. The designers’ latest collections will also be showcased in the dedicated NEWGEN MEN Pop-Up Showroom in the Designer Showrooms.
For more information on the designers showing in the Designer Showrooms please click here.
NEWGEN MEN POP-UP SHOWROOM SCHEDULE
Friday 10th June
16.00 - 19.00 - Phoebe English Man
Saturday 11th June
10.00 - 14.00 - Craig Green
15.00 - 19.00 - Bobby Abley
Sunday 12th June
11.00 - 15.00 - Alex Mullins
16.00 - 19.00 - Pieter
Monday 13th June
10.00 - 13.00 - Wales Bonner
14.00 - 17.00 - Cottweiler
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