THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER, 2022 – The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce the schedule for A Celebration of London Fashion Week taking place from Thursday 6th to Thursday 13th October 2022. A curated programme of unique experiences, events and promotions, will celebrate creativity in London following a scaled back London Fashion Week (LFW) subsequent to the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Spearheaded by inclusivity and consciousness, our programme brings focus to London and moves the fashion conversation forward through industry wide participation and partnerships.
A Celebration of London Fashion Week presented by Clearpay will host exciting events including a party by BOSS. Richard Quinn will host a celebration of his SS23 collection in partnership with Clearpay, TikTok will host a celebration of BFC NEWGEN following the incredible collections showcased by this years cohort during LFW and TONI&GUY are relaunching their iconic label:m collection with an intimate cocktail party. The Institute of Positive Fashion will present an update to its Circular Fashion Ecosystem projects with panel discussions on City Level with Circle Economy, Empowering Citizens for Garment Longevity with Vanish and Solving Returns with DHL.
RAF SIMONS and ROKSANDA will present their seasonal collections, PRADA will celebrate the launch of its new feminine fragrance PARADOXE, Marc Jacobs opens a new store and AnOther Magazine will host a special evening for Björk powered by GUCCI.
A dynamic cultural hotspot and incubator of ideas and change, London will once again encourage participation and increase accessibility, inspiring diverse communities with evergreen content accessible online and in person. City Wide Celebration, open to the public, will offer over 450 events throughout the city in renowned shopping destinations including Chelsea (Cadogan Estate), Oxford Street (New West End Company), Covent Garden (CAPCO), and Regent Street (The Crown Estate). Activities include; designer Q&A sessions, workshops around Zero-Waste Craftsmanship and upcycling, live music performances and limited edition product drops in partnership with key retailers, cultural institutions and designer brands.
Caroline Rush, Chief Executive British Fashion Council, said “The incredible resilience and solidarity of our creative industries was spotlighted during Fashion Week, and we now look forward to celebrating our city during the exciting month of October. Our aim is to engage communities throughout London to get involved with fashion and to showcase the creativity, diversity and openness London is known for. This season will see a fantastic lineup of city-wide events and experiences on schedule driving footfall back into the capital, which will increase revenue opportunities for designer businesses” .
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, said “London is an international fashion capital, and the industry is playing a vital role in our economic recovery. The return of city-wide celebrations is a fantastic opportunity for people from all backgrounds to experience this dynamic industry that contributes so much to London’s economy. I encourage Londoners and visitors to take advantage of the unique activities and experiences on offer and celebrate our capital’s trail-blazing creativity.”
Nick Molnar, Co-Founder of Clearpay, said: “Our participation in London Fashion Week has always been to support British retailers and to make fashion accessible to our loyal customers. We’re thrilled that this season’s City Wide Celebration will allow us to do exactly this by giving back to the diverse communities within London and by providing an important economic boost to London’s retail and fashion industry.”
IBM iX is proud to support London Fashion Week’s City Wide Celebration by bringing to life the event digitally via www.londonfashionweek.co.uk
Please see below highlights of City Wide Celebration activations, a full schedule of activities taking place can be found on the official LFW website here.
240 Regent Street, London, W1B 3BR
6th October, 6pm – 9pm
AllSaints have created a special limited-edition London Fashion Week capsule collection made up of exclusive pieces and one-of-a-kind designs. On the 6th October they will be hosting a launch event at the Regent Street store from 6-9pm, where you can shop the edit (first come first serve), watch live music as part of our LA Sessions project and get 20% off all day on the main collection in store.
19-21 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TR
6th – 13th October
A sustainable fashion talk with a special panel of guests will be accompanied by food and drink, all sourced from sustainable brands. On day two a competition will be launched with the chance to win a £1000 voucher for a sustainable winter wardrobe. Weekend giveaways will follow, and customers will get the exciting chance to win prizes in store when spinning the sustainable fashion wheel.
6 Symons Street, London, SW3 2TJ
7th October, 10:30am – 1pm, 2pm – 4:30pm
Breathe a new lease of life to your old garments! A talented seamstress will be spending the day in the Brora London shops to show and teach how to stitch it… rather than ditch it, using her knowledge of colour and pattern to sensitively repair damaged clothing with unique darning that celebrates imperfections rather than hiding them.
39 Brook Street, W1K 4JE
6th – 13th October
In The Focus, Browns are spotlighting rising star of contemporary sculpture, Olivia Bax. The London-based artist presents ‘ensemble’, a selection of sculptures which showcase and complement Browns’ unrivalled London Fashion Week edit. Whilst in store, check out The Immersive Room, an ever-evolving space where artistic installations and sensory experiences take centre stage. Native At Browns will be serving up their award-winning menu in the restaurant, so book a table to experience ethical dining like no other.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, London SW3 4RY
8th October, 10am – 4pm
Chelsea will be hosting ‘Designers at Work’ at the Saatchi Gallery, a market showcasing sustainable food pioneers and activations from businesses across the neighbourhood including Allbirds, Brora, Peter Jones, Monica Vinader, Rixo and The Fashion School. Other highlights during the day include a ‘Stitch and Bitch’ session, a single-use plastic free Food Market featuring sustainable food pioneers at Duke of York Square and brand activations from over 20 neighbourhood shops and restaurants.
63 New Bond Street, London, W1S 1RQ
10th October, 6pm – 8pm
How Does Fashion Get The Next 10 Years Right? With people all over the world demanding social, environmental, and economic change how should the fashion industry evolve? How can we use the huge challenges of sustainability as a catalyst for creativity and innovation? From climate justice and conscious consumerism, to diversity, visibility and body positivity. Our Host: Lucy Siegle is a journalist, broadcaster and eco-expert. She spent 14 years as the Observer and Guardian’s Ethical Living columnist. The Panelists: Phoebe English, Designer and Founder of PHOEBE ENGLISH Aja Barber, Writer, Stylist and Consultant Kenya Hunt, Editor in Chief of Elle UK and Writer Haeni Kim, Founder of KITRI Studios
247 Regent Street, London, W1B 2EN
12th October, 7pm – 9pm
Join Free People at their flagship Regent Street store with a special guest panel to celebrate their new season collection. Discussion points will cover 2022 trends, layering and styling tips and how to boost your confidence through fashion and outfitting. Each £15 ticket will include a goody bag, two glasses of wine, snacks and private shopping with a GWP after the panel talk.
Unit 3 Kinetica Building 10 Tyssen Street, E8 2FE
6th October, 6pm – 8pm
Enjoy an evil eye t-shirt making (Hand sewing & safety pin decoration) workshop. Discover the Harem story and their sustainable brand ethics in East London over a Turkish coffee. Create your own Harem T shirt and enjoy 30 % off on sweatshirt, t shirts, rose cap, and socks when you purchase from the studio on the day.
PUMA x ASOS Teveris Nitro Launch
Gallery Different, 14 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1DR
10th October, 12pm – 6:30pm, 11th October, 11am – 6pm
Join PUMA and ASOS at London Fashion Week to celebrate the launch of: Teveris Nitro. We have tasked 10 fashion students from universities across the country to design the perfect Modern Luxe fit to wear alongside the new staple sneaker. We will be holding a showcase on Monday 10th October and Tuesday 11th October for the public to come along and vote for their favourite look. One lucky student will be in with the chance of winning a cash prize.
RÆBURN, 2 Marshall St, Carnaby, London, W1F 9BA
8th October, 1pm and 4pm
Discover the inspiration and innovation behind RÆBURN’s AW22 collection, hosted by Creative Director, Christopher Raeburn, alongside Head Designer, Randolph Turpin, at RÆBURN Marshall St, Carnaby. As part of the BFC city-wide celebration, you will get a private introduction to the latest collection, and gain an in-depth understanding of our design process. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the experiential retail space and engage in a Q&A session with Christopher and our retail team. As well as enjoying RÆBURN Beer, produced in collaboration with Hackney-based Deviant & Dandy, and have the chance to shop the latest RÆBURN wares with an exclusive attendee discount.
207-213 Oxford St, London W1D 2LF
8th – 9th October, 12pm – 6pm
For London Fashion Week September ‘22, we’re pressing play on creativity: shining a light on the craftsmanship that makes London, and bringing our RI community along for the ride. We’re a London brand through and through, with our entire design team based in West London, so we know better than most that unique creativity that makes London design amazing. We’ll encourage our community to step inside London’s creativity, to find joy through fashion, craft and self-expression. By partnering with local crafts experts; Print Club London for an immersive in-store workshop, we’ll create a space for our community – with the opportunity to print and personalise tote bags and T-shirts in-store.
The Fashion School
Duke of York Square, SW3 4LY
6th – 13th October
The Fashion School will be offering free trial classes for children, teenagers and adults during weekly sewing classes. Learn how to use a sewing machine, get sewing practice and meet exciting students and tutors. Must be booked in advance
The Handbag Clinic
The Handbag Clinic, 382 King’s Rd, London SW3 5UZ
8th October, 11am – 4pm
The UK’s leading luxury handbag restoration and preowned designer resale retailer, The Handbag Clinic, invites guests to its flagship store on the King’s Road in Chelsea on Saturday 17th September, to be immersed in the sustainable world of handbag restoration. The lead Artisan will be demonstrating the magic behind leather restoration and revealing the secrets of expanding the life of treasured handbags with trade tips and techniques. Attendees can also take advantage of an exclusive one-day promotion for a 50% discount on cleaning and protection treatments and a 20% discount on leather restoration treatments.
38 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7DX
The official hotel of London Fashion Week 2022, from design details to works of art, the fashion motif has found many expressions at The Londoner. Intimate and eclectic experiences come to life across all 16 storeys of the hotel. This Fashion Week, guests will receive 10% off stays at The Londoner, with access to The Retreat and The Residence – three beautifully designed spaces for residents only.
Food and Beverage
The Windmill Soho
The Windmill Soho, 17-19 Great Windmill Street, W1D 7JZ
7th October, 9pm – 2am, 8th October, 9pm
On 7th October to Celebrate 10 years of BANG LONDON The infamous designer is showcasing their work on the iconic Windmill stage – creating custom pieces for the entire cast for the Autumn show run. On 8th October after Lighting the stage of Windmill Soho with his ‘Fire dress’, for the opening of LFW 2021 with Naomi Campbell. Sam Macer will be showcasing his latest work, recently worn by Julia Fox, on the Windmill stage once again.
Restaurant Ours, 265 Brompton Road, SW3 2AS
6th, 7th, 9th October, 6pm – 1am
On Sunday 9th October, London’s iconic drag brunch ‘Pleasure Gardens’ returns for one afternoon only, a delicious LFW queen extravangaza! Three courses, cocktails flowing and more drag shows than you can shake your wig at. On the 7th and 9th October enjoy Half Price drinks in the Living room, where you can overlook the live entertainment from the mezzanine. If you book for brunch or dinner during LFW Celebration you get a complimentary cocktail and signature dish to enjoy.
The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz London
The Ritz London, 150 Piccadilly London, W1J 9BR
6th – 13th October, 12pm – 10pm
Inspired by the catwalks of London Fashion Week, and paying tribute to The Long Gallery which runs the length of The Ritz from the hotel’s entrance to Green Park, The Rivoli Bar has created The Rivoli Catwalk cocktail that deliciously integrates both the stylish art-déco design of the bar with the history of fashion. Ideal for sharing, the cocktail is served in a glass shoe in celebration of the American actress Tallulah Bankhead who once famously sipped champagne for her shoe at The Ritz
With thanks to:
Adidas, Alex Eagle, All Birds, All Saints, Anabela Chan, Anciela, Anya Hindmarch, Aubaine, Bad Habits London, Baglioni Hotel London, BANTOF, Baukjen, Bav Tailor, Benefit, Beyond Retro, Blanc, Bluebird Chelsea, Bobbi Brown, BOSS, Bottletop, Brora, Browns, Bucherer, Bulgari Hotel, Burberry, By Far, Cadogan, Caffe Concerto, Calzedonia, CAPCO, Casio, CleanCo, Coach, Cos, Design Museum, Dilly Grey, Dinny Hall, Dover Street Market, DUMEBI, Dune, Dunno Curated, Edeline Lee, Elizabeth Scarlett, Emilia Wickstead, Emily Carter, Fenwick, Flesh and Buns, Fiorucci, For Arts Sake, Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, Frame, Free People, French Commection, Freya Rose London, Ganni, Gant, Gavin Bond, GeeGee Collection, Georgio Armani, Gerard Darel, Hackett, Halo & Co, Hamiltons Gallery, Harem London, Harvey Nichols, Hayley Menzies, Helen Anthony, Hobbs, Home of HaiIntimissimi, Intimissimi Uomo, JD Sports, Jenny Packham, Jessie Western, Jimmy Choo, John Bell and Croyden, John Lewis, Joseph Cheaney & Sons, Karl Lagerfeld, Kick Game, La Goccia Restaurant & Bar, Lacoste, Lampoo, Leticia Credidio, Lilly’s Cafe, Lisou, LK Bennett, LVFD London, Mackage, Maje, Maria Grachvogel, Marina Rinaldi, Mazinyi, Metier London, Michael Kors, Miista, Miro Mayfair, Misa Harada, Monica Vinader, Moss Bros, Mulberry, NARS, MZ Skin, Nike, Noirgaze, Nok Nok London, Nu, Oliver Peoples, Olivia Burton, Olubiyi Thomas, OMNES, Osman, Pantechnicon, Paradise Row London, Peggy Porschen, Penhaligans, People Tree, Peter Jones and Partners, Phase Eight, Phoebe English, Pink City Prints, Poetry Fashion, Puma x Asos, Qasimi, Raeburn, Rae Feather, Raffles, Restaurant Ours, Really Wild Clothing, Rejina Pyo, Richard Quinn, Rigby and Peller, River Island, Rixo, Roksanda, Salome, Selfridges, Seraphina, Sette & Nolita Social, SEVDA London, Shaku, Sisterhood, Sloane Place, Strathberry, Swarovski, Tateossian, The Alkemistry, The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel, London, The Cadogan Arms, The Fashion School, The Handbag Clinic, The Laslett, The Little Scarlett Door, The Londoner, Theory, The Organic Pharmacy, The Outnet, Radley, The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz London, The Windmill Soho, Tokyo James, Tom Davies, Uniqlo, Unhidden, Urban MBA, Urban Outfitters, Vanassibara, Van Cleef Arpels, Vinti Andrews, Vivienne Westwood, Whistles, Wulf and Lamb, Yolke.
The generosity and commitment of our partners is more vital than ever. Please help us by acknowledging their support for London Fashion Week. Principal Partner: Clearpay. Official Partners: Diet Coke, JD.COM, INC, The Londoner and TONI&GUY. Official Suppliers: DHL, Fora, Getty Images. Official Supporters: Department for International Trade, European Regional Development Fund and Mayor of London.