… a word from the Editor & Blogger

January is almost over, making way for February. Soon it’ll be Valentine’s Day, shortly followed by every fashionista’s favourite time of the month. Yes, London Fashion Week is just around the corner, and the line-up is looking exciting.

Here’s all you need to know:

When is London Fashion Week 2018?

This year, the London fashion event is taking place between Friday February 16 and Tuesday February 20.

The full Fashion Week dates are as follows:

  • New York – February 8-16
  • London – February 16-20
  • Milan – February 21-27
  • Paris – February 27-March 7

Where is London Fashion Week being held?

A number of the events already listed on the schedule are down to take place at BFC Show Space, found at The Store Studios, 180 Strand, London WC2R 1EA. Other venues will be revealed as invitations go out.

How to get tickets for London Fashion Week?

Many of the events are invite-only for buyers and industry fashionistas, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out entirely. A number will be available to watch online on YouTube. The February 2017 event was live-streamed from the catwalk over the video-sharing site, so thousands could experience the fashion without a ticket.

What is the London Fashion Week Festival? How can you get tickets?

Following London Fashion Week, a four-day festival will kick off, giving shoppers the chance to buy designer collections at show-exclusive prices – and everyone can get tickets.

There will be further catwalk shows by some of the London Fashion Week designers and talks by industry leaders. You can book your ticket for London Fashion Week Festival, taking place during February 22-25 from the website.

Tickets costs £20 for the standard entry, £45 for a silver package including a catwalk show, or £60 for gold entry that includes a catwalk show and a limited edition tote bag.

I’m going to be in the Balearics that week, but Zips It Up will have it all covered for you.

Onto this week’s instalment and we bring some starry, starry light into your life with swimwear trends for 2018, also going back to your roots – literally – and ASOS flies the flag for normal girls everywhere.