Not got an invite to a show? No worries! Hanging out in the courtyard of Somerset House you’ll come across a whole array of fashion elite, from bloggers to top editors, to A-list celebs, making for just as much fun fashion viewing as being front row (well, almost!). Make sure you wear your Fashion Week best as you may well be street-style snapped by the sea of photographers in attendance.
Find out more here: www.somersethouse.org.uk
Recently opened in the bustling heart of the West End, The London Edition Hotel is the only hotel to be seen at this Fashion Week. Tables at its contemporary British restaurant ‘Berner’s Tavern’ are hard to come by, so unless you’ve managed to get in there early it’s unlikely you’ll be able to get yourself a table, but it’s definitely worth stopping by for a drink at the very least.
Find out more here: edition-hotels.marriott.com
Rumour is celebrity watering hole Bungalow 8 is making a return to the party scene with a pop-up club at Whisky Mist’s sister club, Rusty Nail this LFW. Popular with celebrities such as Mark Ronson, Emma Watson and the ‘Primrose Hill’ set, Bungalow 8 saw its doors close back in 2011, so we imagine invites to the pop-up version will be much sought after over London Fashion Week.
Find out more here: www.rustynailclub.com
Kill two birds with one stone whilst you’re at Somerset House and pop in for a quick visit to the ‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore’ exhibition, showcasing the late Fashion Editor’s wardrobe in all its splendour and glory. The collection, bought by close friend Daphne Guinness to prevent it being auctioned, is an eclectic mix of Isabella’s most outrageous outfits from flamboyant headpieces to bespoke designer pieces. A great insight in to the life of one of fashion’s most influential designers, the exhibition is open to the public from November 20th – March 2nd.
Find out more here: www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/isabella-blow-fashion-galore
A stone’s throw away from the hive of LFW activity that is Somerset House, Radio Rooftop Bar at ME Hotel offers views of London rivalled by very few. It’s cocktails are both delicious and reasonably priced and definitely worth a visit if you’re close by.
Find out more here: www.melia.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/london/me-london/radio-rooftop-bar.html