London Fashion Week may be an exclusive event, but London Fashion Week Festival is open to the public and has been ever since its launch in 1998 – but is it still running in 2023?
Those who love fashion are able to join in the fun by buying tickets to the festival and enjoying catwalk shows, industry talks and much more.
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Here, we explain what has happened to the event and whether it’s still running.
Is London Fashion Week Festival still running?
The last time London Fashion Week took place was February 2020.
Previously known as London Fashion Weekend, London Fashion Week festival usually offers two ticketed runway shows, which last year cost £135 for standard entry and £245 for a spot in the front row.
The festival sees a city-wide celebration of fashion and takes place over the period of ten days twice a year in February and September at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.
Will London Fashion Week take place in 2022?
It doesn’t look like LFW Festival will be taking place in 2023. The former website for the event has been closed down, with no information available suggesting it’s happening.
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When is London Fashion Week?
The next London Fashion Week will occur from 17th – 21st February 2023. It will be another hybrid digital and physical event. It will showcase menswear, womenswear and gender-neutral from the Fall Winter 2024 collections.
LFW will continue with additional shows on 10th – 12th June and for the Spring Summer 2024 collection on the 15th – 19th of September.
No schedule has been announced yet, but you can expect amazing catwalk shows, innovative presentations, and exciting events happening throughout London.
We’ll be keeping you up-to-date on LFW news. Please check back later for more information.
Can I buy tickets to LFW?
No, unless you work in the fashion industry or press. The only way you can get tickets to watch LFW is to get invited by a designer or apply for a ticket yourself if you’re an industry leader.
If you want to book a ticket, you must do it in advance. All you need to do is go to the London Fashion Week website, find the contact details of the PR team of a designer and email them directly, explaining why you should attend.
How can I watch London Fashion Week 2023?
Unfortunately, LFW is not open to the public and is invite-only. Luckily, with their hybrid set-up, you can get the chance to watch fashion week from the comfort of your own home.
You can watch LFW on londonfashionweek.co.uk.