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Can the Public Go to London Fashion Week?

Is this your chance to watch it?

Last Updated on June 29, 2023

It’s a dream for many to be able to attend London Fashion Week, but it might not be as difficult as you might first think.

Typically held twice a year, LFW showcases the works of over 100 of the world’s most renowned designers to industry professionals. It will next take place in September this year.

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It’s regarded as one of the ‘big four’ Fashion Week events worldwide, along with those in Paris, Milan, and New York.

The prestigious events have always been exclusive, with attendees being invited by each designer’s press team, but this changed during the pandemic as the event became digital first.

So how can you get in? Here’s what you need to know.

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Can the public go to London Fashion Week?

LFW is invite only, but if you don’t manage to secure an invite, you can watch the event online from the comfort of your own home.

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How to get tickets to London Fashion Week

You can’t buy tickets to the shows, but there are still a couple of ways to get in. 

The first is to get an invitation directly from the team of the designer whose show you want to catch.

The other is to get accredited by the British Fashion Council if you work in fashion as a buyer, photographer, journalist, influencer, blogger or many other roles in the industry.

Those who want to apply for accreditation can do so through the London Fashion Week website.

When is London Fashion Week?

The next LFW is scheduled to take place from September 15th to 19th, 2023, when designers will showcase their Spring/Summer 2024 (SS24) collections.

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What to expect from London Fashion Week

September’s event will feature both womenswear, menswear and gender-neutral collections. While the schedule is to be announced, last season saw designers Christopher Kane, ERDEM, JW Anderson, Molly Goddard, ROKSANDA and Simone Rocha presenting their collections.

Stay ahead of the game with the latest news on London Fashion Week! Even though the specific schedule hasn’t been released yet, you can stay informed by signing up for the LFW newsletter.

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