Oct 2 – 7, 2008
PARIS, Sep 28, 2008 / FW/ — See many of London’s most exciting design talents at the British Fashion Council’s London Rock’s showroom in Paris this October. Located at 40 Rue Richelieu in the 1er Arrondisement, it is within walking distance to Paris’s catwalk venues, the “Louvre”, the trade show venue “Les Tulleries” and the city’s luxury retail scene.
This unique design collective includes representatives from British Fashion Council emerging design talent support scheme New Generation and Business Fashion Forward emerging talent incubator Fashion East, plus guest designers Todd Lynn, Linda Farrow and Les Chiffoniers.
This pop-up showroom is a core element of the British Fashion Council’s support and mentoring scheme for rising London-based designer businesses. It aims to brand and promote London design internationally and to generate new export business contacts for London designers in Paris.
The showroom will kick off with an invitation only opening brunch on Thursday 2nd October between 11am and 2pm. The showroom will then be open daily until 7th October from 10am to 7pm (except the 7th will close at 2pm).
London’s Rocks headliners include:
HOUSE OF HOLLAND
EMILIO DE LA MORENA