House Of Holland & self-portrait to Stage Public-Facing Shows at London Fashion Week
Updated: Nov 25, 2019
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to announce that House Of Holland and self-portrait will be taking part in the new London Fashion Week format that sees the internationally recognised event open its doors to the public from September 2019.
House Of Holland and self-portrait will host public-facing shows on Sunday 15th September to present their current AW19 collection to London Fashion Week ticket holders at three different time slots; 10am, 12.30pm and 3pm.
Earlier in July, the BFC announced that the London Fashion Week schedule will facilitate two audiences. The trade audience will attend on schedule catwalk shows and presentations routinely across the 5 days of London Fashion Week from 13th – 17th September 2019. The public audience is able to purchase tickets to an immersive London Fashion Week experience taking place at the official London Fashion Week Hub; Standard tickets are priced at £135 and Front Row tickets at £245 and can be purchased here. The experience includes catwalk shows, on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019; creative installations, industry-led talk panels from experts offering unparalleled insights to the fashion industry, the DiscoveryLAB, an experiential space where fashion meets art, technology and music and a newly relaunched Designer Exhibition, which will fully embrace #PositiveFashion, the BFC’s initiative designed to celebrate industry best practice and encourage future business decisions to create positive change. The Designer Exhibition will be open to both the trade and public audience and will be the place where guests discover new creative brands and progressive designers, explore compelling stories and learn about how the fashion industry can be used as a force for change.
The full line-up of catwalk shows, talks and designers taking part in the Designer Exhibition will be announced in the next few weeks.
House Of Holland is Henry Holland’s eponymous brand. Henry designs with a London girl aesthetic in mind and is continually inspired by the variety of attitudes, cultures and mindsets that exist throughout the UK and the capital. The House Of Holland girl is cool, confident and savvy and wears labels without letting them wear her. House Of Holland was launched in February 2008 to critical acclaim. Now in the brand's 11th year, House Of Holland is firmly established in the international fashion arena with a cult following and an impressive roster of premium stockists. House Of Holland will also host a catwalk show to trade professionals on Saturday 14th September.
Launched in 2013 by London-based Malaysian-born Han Chong, self-portrait is a contemporary womenswear brand, designing luxury fashion with an accessible price point. self-portrait has enjoyed unprecedented success, cornering the market in occasion dressing with its signature styles include feminine silhouettes, experimentally textured pieces, and high quality fabrics such as lace. Chong’s aim is to offer great design and quality, at an honest price point, to a wider audience. Popular with celebrities including Michelle Obama, the Duchess of Sussex, Beyoncé and Zendaya. self-portrait is currently stocked online and in stores globally. Self-portrait will also host a catwalk show to trade professionals as part of New York Fashion Week on Saturday 7th September.
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