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Define Designer Clothes

What are designer clothes?

All clothes are designed by someone - so why are only some called designer clothing?

Design clothing bears the name or signature of one designer. Some designers have their own style which makes their clothing instantly recognisable.

Established designer labels include:

Alberta Ferretti, Alexander McQueen , Anna Molinari, Burberry, Nutler and Wilson, Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Louboutin, Collette Dinnigan, Dolce & Gabbana, Elspeth Gibson, Gina, Giorgio Armarni, Gucci, Hermes, J&M Davidson, Jane Brown, Joseph, Liza Bruce, Louis Vitton, Manola Blahnik, MArni, Miu MIu, Mulberry, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Sergio Rossi, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint Lauren.

There are many up and coming designers from teh UK who are making a name for themself in UK fashion.

Fashion Design is taught in several universities and colleges across the UK.

The London College of Fashion runs lots of courses -
Accessories
Beauty Science and Beauty Therapy
Business and Management
Buying and Merchandising
Culture and Communication
Cosmetic Science
Costume
Curation
Design and Technology
Fashion Design
Footwear
Journalism
Make up and Hair Styling
Marketing
Media
Menswear
Millinery
Photography
Promotion
Styling
Tailoring and Garment Production
Technical Effects
Textiles for Fashion
Womenswear


Register of Apparel and Textile Designers - practical help to British exporters and to overseas buyers, agents and press.
5 Portland Place
London
W1B 1PW
Tel: 020 7636 5577

Design Council - all aspects of design
34 Bow Street
London
WC2E 7DL
Tel: 020 7420 5200

Chartered Society of Designers - membership is only awarded to qualified designers who must also prove their professional capability during an admission assessment.
Bermondsey Exchange
179-181 Bermondsey Street
London
SE1 3UW
Tel: 020 7357 8088

 

Fashion Exhibitions in the UK

Moda-UK list fashion exhibitions

BETA International, NEC, Birmingham (Country/ridingwear) - the world’s leading equestrian, country clothing and pet Trade Fair.
19-21 February 2006
BETA International Tel: +44 (0)1937 582111 Fax: +44 (0)1937 582778

British Bridal Exhibition, Harrogate - British Bridal Exhibitions Harrogate are the world's premier TRADE bridal events for the industry
12-14 March & September 2006
Inside Communications Tel: + 44 (0)1423 537341 Fax: + 44 (0)1423 528686

Contemporary Crafts Event -Britain's largest crafts gallery, hosts a continuous programme of major craft exhibitions
Somerset House, London
3-8 & 10-15 October 2006
Crafts Council Tel: +44 (0)20 7278 7700 Fax: +44 (0)20 7837 6891

Eye 2 Eye, (accessories, shoes, womenswear) -London’s high level fashion footwear and accessories trade show
London 18-20 September 2005 (cancelled) & mid-Feb 2006
Dates and venue tbc. Tel: +44 (0)20 7494 2146

OUTDOOR Preview, Harrogate (Performancewear)
4-6 July 2006
COLA Tel: +44 (0)20 8842 1292 Fax: +44 (0)20 8842 1121

Harrogate Lingerie & Swimwear Exhibition, (includes Sun & Swimwear Exhibition)
26-28 Feb 2006 & August 2006
Brintex Tel: +44 (0)20 7973 6401 Fax: +44 (0)20 7233 5054

International Fairs, NEC, Birmingham (Giftware, homeware)
Spring 5-9 February 2006 and Autumn Sept 2006
TPS Fairs Tel: +44 (0)20 8277 5844 Fax: +44 (0)20 8277 5887

Intimate London Body & Beach, (Swimwear, bodywear), Earls Court 2, London
July 30-August 2006. Once a year from July 2006 - no February event.
Oyster Fashion Events Tel: +44 (0)20 7729 3664 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7729 3701

LondonEdge (club/street) LondonCentral & Front Cover (streetwear, high fashion)
*New Venues
Feb 5-7 2006 at Olympia 2, London W14
Tel: +44 (0)1162 898249 Fax: +44 (0)1162 825202
Email: info@londonedge.com

London Fashion Week (Designer womenswear & Accessories)
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD
15-19 February and September 2006 & Sept 2005
British Fashion Council Tel: +44 (0)20 7636 7788 Fax: +44 (0)20 7636 7515

On | Off (Designer womens off-shedule catwalks & exhibition)
Royal Academy of Arts, 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3EX
15-19 Feb and September 2006
Tel: +44 (0)20 7432 7664 Fax: +44 (0)20 7434 9293

MarginLondon, (M & W clothing & accessories - casual/high fashion)
New Venue
Royal Horticultural Halls, London SW1
12/13 Feb and August 2006
Tel: +44 (0)77 1033 0805 Fax: +44 (0)87 0126 5830

Moda UK, Moda Modern, Moda Bride (Womens & accessories)
Moda Menswear (Mens & accessories) NEC, Birmingham
19-21 Feb & August 2006
ITE Moda Ltd Tel: + 44 (0)1484 846069 Fax: +44 (0)1484 846232

Premier Kids, Birmingham NEC
29-31 January & August 2006
EMAP Fashion Tel: +44 (0)20 7391 3378 Fax: +44 (0)20 7391 3370

Pulse (Lifestyle, accessories), Earls Court
21-24 May 2006 and Top Drawer (gifts & accessories)
15-17 Jan 2006 & 10-12 Sept 2006
Clarion Events Tel: +44 (0)1293 690645 Fax: +44 (0)20 7370 8235

Pure (Branded & designer womenswear & accessories), Olympia, London
12-14 Feb 2005 & August 2006
EMAP Retail Tel: +44 (0)20 7391 3300 Fax: +44 (0)20 7391 3360

The Prince's Trust Graduate Fashion Week, (graduate collections), Battersea Park, London
4-7 June 2006
Graduate Fashion Week Tel: +44 (0)20 7580 4911 Fax: +44 (0)20 7580 4901

Textile Forum, (Exclusive fashion fabrics) The Music Room, South Molton Lane, W1
15-16 March & October 2006
Laderman PR Tel: +44 (0)20 7436 6676 Fax: +44 (0)207580 0555
Email: info@textileforum.co.uk

To be Confirmed (TBC) & Profile, (Womenswear/menswear & new designers)
Tobacco Dock, Pennington Street, London E1 2SF
12-13 Feb & August 2006
Brand Progression Tel: 020 7247 7642

Upfront, (Sport & streetwear crossover brands)
Venue Old Billingsgate, London EC3
12-13 February and July 2006
Elgin Events Tel: +44 (0)20 7289 3114

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