The “Big 4”is the prominent fashion event of the world. It’s the nickname for the following four fashion weeks.
- Paris Fashion Week
- Milan Fashion Week
- London Fashion Week
- New York Fashion Week
In the previous blog we talked about the New York Fashion Week and it will turn into digital and social distant this year. As the second time London Fashion Week 2021 will be held in 12-14 June. Today we’re going to have a brief discussion about the London Fashion Week.
Origin of “Big 4”
London Fashion Week is part of the famous “Big 4” fashion weeks in the world. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan and ends in Paris. The timeline of each fashion week will help us to understand their position clearly.
Paris Fashion Week (French: Semaine de la mode de Paris) starts from 1910. Held by French Fashion Federation. It has spring/summer and autumn/winter events each year.
New York Fashion Week held twice each year. One time in February and the other time in September. Normally it will last 7-9 days. The first New York Fashion Week held in year 1943 after World War Ⅱ. Paris Fashion Week was hurt by the World War Ⅱseriously and the New York Fashion launched at that time.
Milan Fashion Week starts from 1967. We all know Italy is a country with long history of textile and garment manufacturing along with delicate design and marvelous sewing technique. Italy is considered to be the weather forecast of the world’s fashion designing.
Here comes the London Fashion Week. It is organized by the British Fashion Council which first took place in October 1983. London Fashion Week became the first one of the “Big 4”to broadcast designers’ show online in spring 2010. In 2021, there’re triple times of London Fashion Week. 19-23 Feb which already finished. 12-14 June will be the next and ends with 17-21 Sep show.
According to the COVID-19, the London Fashion Week is going to be digital same as the Feb. one. Digital is the better choice under today’s situation.
London Fashion Week 2021 Schedule
You may find the London Fashion Week Schedule here below and decide which show you want to watch online. If you miss it, don’t worry. You can replay it by stream on LFW official website at any time.