From smart fabrics and 3D printing to Instagram-cast catwalks, technology has given the rarefied world of fashion a big old shake-up over the past few decades. Digital Disturbances, the latest exhibition to hit Fashion Space Gallery, explores how digital concepts and tools have influenced all facets of the fashion industry, from how are clothes are produced and distributed to how they are analysed and discussed online.Read more
Discover the inspiration behind Louis Vuitton’s autumn/winter collection at this bold, beautiful and slightly baffling ‘experimental’ exhibition. The venerable fashion house will be taking over 13 rooms and three floors of Brutalist concrete space 180 Strand, and visitors can witness every stage of artistic director Nicolas Ghesquiere’s creative process – from first inspiration to catwalk show. Don’t go along expecting a couple of sketchbooks and some fancy leather goods: LV has come over all conceptual to produce a fully ‘immersive’ experience, with exhibits including a massive LED trunk, 3D-printed mannequins and an on-site atelier. We’re intrigued.Read more
Invitation to the Burberry show lost in the post? London Fashion Weekend offers us mere mortals the chance to traverse the cobbles of Somerset House. The four-day event promises to give an insider’s perspective on the fashion industry, with trend-led catwalk shows from big name designers. There’s also the opportunity for some serious shopping – expect a carefully curated edit of pieces from big names and rising stars, all at discounted rates.
Grab £14 tickets to London Fashion Weekend with Time Out