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International designers to explore 'fashion utopia' during LFW

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AFP-Relaxnews
Published
Feb 9, 2016

London Fashion Week will be shining the spotlight on international designers this month with an exhibition titled "Fashion Utopias."


Korea - Hankim - Muka Lee - ©British Fashion Council
The show will see emerging fashion designers from 24 countries create fashion installations at the city's Somerset House. The building's west wing w


Highlights are set to include Guatemala's installation, where each designer will create miniature versions of their designs as traditional worry dolls, and Indonesia, where each designer will represent an essential element -- earth, fire, water and wind. Each designer from Lebanon will create a customized piece for IFS in the unifying shade of blue, while Lagos Fashion and Design Week will curate an installation of Nigerian menswear and womenswear that imagines the creative energy of designers as a cosmic bang.

Fashion Utopias will run February 19 - 23. A winning Country and Designer, as well as a "Curator Award" sponsored by mannequin creator Bonaveri, will be announced on February 21 during London Fashion Week.
 

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