LFWM Day 1: Mayor of London hosts official opening

Published: 06 January 2017 | by Pippa Mann
LFWM Day 1: Mayor of London hosts official opening
Xander Zhou - Photos supplied
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, Dylan Jones OBE, Chair of London Fashion Week Men's (LFWM) and Caroline Rush CBE, Chief Executive British Fashion Council (BFC) hosted the official opening of LFWM at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.

The inaugural event of its name, London Fashion Week Men's is the tenth edition of the London menswear showcase. Since its inception as a one day display of menswear at the end of London Fashion Week, LFWM has grown to be recognised as one of the most exciting platforms for menswear in the world.

Previously known as London Collections Men, the event was renamed London Fashion Week Men's to recognise its equal importance to womenswear and better engage with a consumer audience.

Some of the collections on show included Barbour International, a stand alone brand from J Barbour & Sons Ltd. The show celebrated a long and rich motorcycling heritage. The International jacket, with its distinctive diagonal chest pocket originally designed to hold a map, remains in manufacture and has been picked up by classic bike aficionados and fashionistas alike.   


Barbour International - photo by catwalking.com


Bobby Abley is known for his unique charm, wit and humour, blending nostalgic and playful imagery with a contemporary menswear design. He launched his namesake label in 2012 and received a place on the prestigious MAN catwalk for the inaugural London Collections: Men.


Bobby Abley - photo supplied


Phoebe English is a luxury Womenswear label creating garments with an attention to precision and beauty. They introduced an exclusive capsule collection for Men along with the Core Collection.


Phoebe English Man - photo supplied


Topman Design is an in-house designed premium collection from Topman, showcased during London Fashion Week Men's.  Previously on the runway alongside other designers at MAN – the ground breaking menswear event that was started 9 years ago by Topman and Lulu Kennedy of Fashion East - now lauded as having kick-started the Menswear revolution that has lead to the birth of London Fashion Week Men's.


Topman Design - photo supplied


Xander Zhou was the first menswear fashion designer from China to be part of London Fashion Week Men's, and his label is now available in London, New York, Tokyo, Seoul and many other places.


Xander Zhou - photo supplied


For more information:
http://www.londonfashionweekmens.com/Highlights
- londonfashionweekmens.com
Tags: LFWM, BFC, fashion,

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