London Fashion Week Men's 2019 S/S 2020 Dates and Schedule
The 14th edition of London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) Spring-Summer 2020 season begins from Saturday 8th June – Monday 10th June 2019. Since its commencement, LFWM has hosted more than 430 designer brands, who have been part of over 750 catwalk shows, exhibitions, concerts, and events.
This June, over 40 UK and international designers will exhibit their creative collections. LFWM aims to shine a spotlight on the creative community in London and celebrate the talent and diversity across art, design, and music that has made the city an international hub for menswear.
London Fashion Week Men's June 2019
7th - 10th June 2019
The hub of LFWM will return to the Truman Brewery, in the heart of London’s East End, located close to the home of many of the British designer businesses from the 8-10 June. Saturday and Sunday’s shows will be located around the East End with Monday’s schedule focused around central London.
The home of LFWM features the official BFC Show Space, a curated showroom of menswear brands and experiences, the NEWGEN Pop-Up Showroom and the DiscoveryLAB. The hub is a creative space hosting a unique mix of catwalk shows, presentations, experiential thinking and events which will shine a light on the breadth and depth of our creative industry.
The menswear industry maintains the growth, according to the British Fashion Council based on the Mintel insight
The estimated UK menswear market to be worth £17.9 billion in 2020, up 15.4 % from £15.0 billion in 2017. In the next five years, it is forecasted that sales of menswear will grow 15.4% to £17.9 billion by 2023.
This season the LFWM schedule will continue to pay homage to the ever-expanding creativity of the capital through a packed schedule of shows, presentations, installations, and events.
CRAIG GREEN, three-time winner of British Designer of the Year Menswear at The Fashion Awards 2018, will present a catwalk show on Monday while Alexander McQueen returns to the LFWM schedule with a presentation on Sunday afternoon.
NEWGEN graduate KIKO KOSTADINOV will present the weekend with an intimate catwalk show on Friday and ART SCHOOL will be initiating the BFC Show Space on Saturday with their first on schedule catwalk as part of the BFC’s NEWGEN initiative.
Other NEWGEN designers exhibiting at LFWM June 2019 include A-COLD-WALL, Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY, Paria /FARZANEH, Per Götesson, and Stefan Cooke who will host catwalk shows, while Bethany Williams and Nicholas Daley will host presentations. AHLUWALIA STUDIO and Bianca Saunders will be in the discovery lab and NEWGEN One to Watch, Roker will have a space in the NEWGEN Pop-Up Showroom.
The few International brands presenting in London in June 2019 include C2H4, ICEBERG, John Lawrence Sullivan, Munn presented by Seoul Fashion Week, HLA presented by JD.com, 8ON8 Presented by 智族GQ and Xander Zhou.
This season we will see Returning to the schedule with catwalk shows are Chalayan, E.Tautz, Edward Crutchley, Fashion East, FENG CHEN WANG, Liam Hodges, Martine Rose Oliver Spencer, Qasimi, St James’s, University of Westminster MA, while Band of Outsiders, Belstaff, Michiko Koshino and Wood Wood will host presentations.
Eastwood Danso, Lou Dalton and T-Sehne will feature in the DiscoveryLAB and new to the LFWM agenda this season Munn, JORDAN LUCA, and Studio ALCH will bring their first catwalk shows while 1X1 Studio and St-Henri will be hosting presentations for the first time.
LFW Education program
Education is a key pillar of the British Fashion Council’s (BFC) strategy and is led by Pillar Presidents Sarah Mower and Meribeth Parker, with the aim of drawing the best talent to the industry by giving students a clear understanding of how to study and train for a plethora of industry roles.
The BFC’s education initiatives inspire youth looking to expand fashion industry consciousness and insight through National Fashion & Business Saturday Clubs which provide opportunities for teenagers aged 14-16 to study in the creative industries.
On Saturday 8th June at LFWM, Angelo Mitakos, Junior Style Editor from British GQ will run a styling masterclass for a selection of Saturday Club students at the Truman Brewery following which the students will attend an on-schedule catwalk show.
Music & Art at LFWM
The BFC endeavors to spotlight the creative industries throughout LFWM. As such, it will thrust a piece of music and fashion content series that pairs emerging musicians and designers in conversation about London, creativity, and innovation showcasing how the world of fashion and music co-exist and highlighting the inherent creative vibrancy of London.
During LFWM three videos will be launched featuring Yungblud x Per Götesson, Celeste x Paria Farzaneh and Becky Hill x Roberta Einer this series will continue throughout the year.
Also please do not miss BFC to welcome Unit London to the Truman Brewery to present ‘Unit London x LFWM’, a diverse showcase of ten artists. The exhibition brings together some of the most exciting contemporary artists working today, exemplifying a range of mediums and approaches.
From the mesmerizing portal-like sculptures of Anthony James to the rich painterly works of Jacky Tsai, Jake Wood-Evans and Philip Colbert. ‘Unit London x LFWM’ reflects the dynamic and forward-thinking nature of LFWM, showcasing a wide overview of artistic practices and approaches, during a moment that champions the best in design and menswear talent.
Source: LONDON MEN'S FASHION WEEK