London is renowned as being one of the four major fashion capitals in the world. Each year, London Fashion Week brings thousands of tourists into the city. This year’s second event will be held in September, offering fashion lovers from around the globe the perfect opportunity to visit the city.
Here is everything you need to know about this September’s event and how to make the most out of your visit to the UK’s capital.
When is London Fashion Week?
This year’s Autumn London Fashion Week runs from September 13th to September 17th. Like every year, there will be shows hosted by some of the biggest fashion designers in the globe. These include Amanda Wakeley, Nensi Dojaka, Victoria Beckham and Simone Rocha. Along with catwalk shows, there will be numerous presentations and events hosted throughout the week.
While most shows do require a ticket, there are some free public events being hosted too. The public is also able to buy tickets into the catwalk shows and events throughout the weeklong fashion celebration.
Top things to do away from the event
While you’re in the capital for London Fashion Week, there’s plenty of other attractions and activities you can partake in. For example, London is considered one of the top cities in the world to shop in 2019. Whether you love checking out independent brands, or whether you’re looking to shop at major department stores, there’s something to match your preferences in the city.
You’ll also want to visit the Victoria & Albert Museum, which is home to a fantastic permanent fashion collection. You’ll find well-preserved collections from designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Christian Dior and Coco Chanel. Fashion colleges in the city also frequently host events, talks and workshops you can visit.
Enjoy a luxury stay
If you want to get the most out of your fashion trip to the capital, why not book yourself into luxury accommodation? As well as luxury hotels, London has fantastic luxury apartments you can book. You can stay in Kensington serviced apartments, for example, providing you with luxury and privacy throughout your stay.
Overall, if you’re a fashion lover, London is the perfect city to visit. For the ultimate fashion experience, head to the capital during London Fashion Week. As well as getting to see top class catwalk shows, you’ll also get to rub shoulders with celebs.