The biannual showcase, London Collections Men kicked off the Autumn/Winter ’16 season on January 8th. This year it features 170 designers—from high street staple Topman to Savile Row tailors such as Richard James and E. Tautz. Editors from 42 different countries are attending the collections and a fourth day was added to accommodate the event’s growth. This year saw a 15 percent spike in attending buyers who will have easier access to collections as all Designer Showrooms are located across two floors of Victoria House.
Despite rainy weather, energy started out strong for the collections. Notable figures such as artist Tracey Emin attended various events on day one, setting an exciting tone for the weekend and illustrating the success of London Collections Men which has started a trend. Last July, New York debuted New York Fashion Week: Men’s
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Schedule and images courtesy of British Fashion Council
Figures courtesy of The New York Times