London's most prestigious fashion event, the bi-annual London Fashion Week, is again just around the corner.
With all the top names in fashion out to impress at the fashion shows, front rows, backstage and parties, London Fashion Week spring/summer 2012 is set to be more glamorous and cutting edge than ever before.
However, for those who love fashion but are not involved in the fashion industry, London Fashion Week still holds some peripheral public events so that everyone can have a slice of the action.
Karaoke at Source Below, Soho – Monday 13 Feb, from 6-11pm (free but register online) – special fashion-themed karaoke.
Upstyler Barnabus Bazaar at the House of St Barnabus, Greek Street, Soho–
Friday 17 February, from noon till 7pm (£5 donation on entry) – a ‘high end vintage shopping experience’.
The Good Fashion Show at London House, Mecklenburg Square, WC1 – Saturday 18 February – a focus on ethical fashion, browse exhibitions and the market during the day (£5 entry) or attend the evening show, complete with live performance and eco-friendly apparel (£30).
London Fashion Weekend at Somerset House - 23-26 February – ‘London’s premium designer shopping event’, various ticket prices available.
Fusion @ London, at the Limehouse Troxy – 25-26 Feburary – (tickets from £10) - Inter-university fashion show, a mix of fashion, music and dance from emerging talent, hosted by the Made in Chelsea cast.