London Men's Week Talk Series
Friday 10th – Monday 13th June 2016
The Century Club, 61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LQ
The British Fashion Council (BFC) talk series will run daily through LCM and feature thought-provoking and inspiring speakers from the industry offering insights from the global fashion community to fashion interested consumers.
The BFC has helped curate #PunkLondon: a year long series of events, gigs, films, talks and exhibitions to celebrate forty years of punk heritage in London.
Celebrating Forty Years of Punk with Paul Smith and Derek Ridgers
Friday 10th – Monday 13th June 2016
9 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BL
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of punk, Paul Smith will host an exhibition of the work of acclaimed British photographer, Derek Ridgers. The exhibition will take place in the gallery space at the Paul Smith Albemarle Street store and be free of charge. To coincide with the exhibition Paul Smith will be releasing an exclusive run of limited edition t-shirts featuring Ridgers’ seminal photographs. Prints of the artwork and signed copies of Derek Ridgers’ new book Punk London 1977 will also be on sale. British fashion photographer and director of SHOWstudio, Nick Knight, will host an interview with Ridgers that will explore Ridgers’ documentation of subcultures and early punks. The interview will be available to watch at the exhibition and also online at showstudio.com
Anarchy in the UK
Monday 11th April – Friday 24th June 2016
Richard Young Gallery, 4 Holland Street, London W8 4LT
An exhibition of punk rock photography featuring both famously classic and never-before-seen images selected from Richard Young’s archive. For more information click here.
Punk 1976 - 78
Friday 13th May – Sunday 2nd October 2016
British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB
Starting with the impact of the Sex Pistols in 1976, this exhibition will explore punk’s early days in the capital and reveal how its remarkable influence spread across music, fashion, print and graphic styles nationwide. Showcasing a range of fanzines, flyers, recordings and record sleeves. For more information click here.
From King’s Road to King’s Cross: The Story of Punk Clothing
Tuesday 31st May – Saturday 11th June 2016
6 – 8 Stable Street, London N1C 4AB
This exhibition is a partnership between King’s Cross and Central Saint Martins and showcases fashion from the King’s Road to King’s Cross, giving an insight into Punk’s influence across London’s communities and landscape. For more information click here.
Punk at the Museum of London
Wednesday 1st June – Sunday 31st July 2016
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
During June 2016 the Museum of London will exhibit objects relating to punk. Focusing on clothes of the ‘ordinary’, rather than the celebrity London punk, the display will also include ephemera such as flyers and fanzines, photographs and oral history. Early in 2016 the museum worked with Central Saint Martins students to find surviving punk objects to add to the museum’s existing collection which will be featured in the display. For more information click here.
The Class of 76
Friday 10th June – Wednesday 15th June 2016
GALLERY DIFFERENT, 14 Percy Street, London W1T 1DR
PunkArt have put together 'The Class of '76', a mixed media exhibition of collage and prints featuring the first wave of bands that created what we now recognise as the last rebellion, where music and fashion youth culture collided. For more information click here.
Jermyn Street Catwalk Show
St James’s hosts Jermyn Street Catwalk Show to celebrate London Collections Men
Saturday 11th June 2016
Jermyn Street, London W1J
Jermyn Street will be transformed into an open air catwalk for the second time, as St James’s hosts a series of men’s fashion shows for the public, to celebrate the most important date on the menswear calendar, London Collections Men (LCM). Londoners are invited to share the front row of a catwalk show with global fashion leaders, media and celebrities. There will be four shows on Jermyn St throughout the day with over 2,000 people expected to visit this specially constructed catwalk. Brands participating will include heritage names such as John Lobb, John Smedley, New & Lingwood and Turnbull & Asser as well as contemporary, newly arrived names including Barbour International, La Martina, Sunspel and Tiger of Sweden. For more information click here.
Soho Create Festival
SohoCreate runs from the Monday 6th – Friday 10th June and brings together top creative minds for a week of talks, workshops open houses, pop-ups, parties and more, all in the heart of Soho: a powerhouse with the highest concentration of creative professionals in London.
The Business of Fashion
Wednesday 8th June 2016, 6pm – 7.15pm
The Dome, Soho Square, London W1D
Henry Holland and Patrick Grant talk about their businesses in the Fashion industry. Both have grown their hugely successful brands in very different ways, but what do they share, and what can we learn from their mistakes and successes? Each designer fashion icon will also discuss what is next for them and how this fits into the greater industry. For more information and to buy tickets click here.
Friday 10th – Sunday 12th June 2016
The Old Truman Brewery (Ely’s yard), Dray Walk, London, E1 6QR
Formerly known as Showcase Cities, Illustrated delivers creative events, linking artists with professional opportunities. Illustrated returns once again bringing together some of the brightest visionaries in contemporary illustration and street art. Coupled with a vibrant programme of live art, music, seminars & workshops it’s set to be an exciting few days. For more information click here.
Arde Architecture and Design Event
Wednesday 8th – Sunday 12th June 2016
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
A new event aiming to unite the disciplines of architecture, art, design, development and technology will take place at Somerset House. The exhibition is curated by architects Matha Schwartz Partners, showcasing a programme of interactive installations and events. Exploring ground breaking developments within the cities architecture and design worlds. For more information click here.
For press enquiries regarding London Collections Men, please contact:
Will Iron, British Fashion Council
+44 (0) 20 7759 1968