London’s fashion scene isn’t just about London Fashion Week. This city is a hub of creative designers, models and retailers all year round. And just as every fashion line is unique, every fashion show should be too.
For a fashion show venue, you need the space for a showstopping catwalk, but also somewhere that gets the creative juices flowing, to spark people’s imagination and inspire. You might be looking for a warehouse or blank canvas venue for example, to let the clothes do the talking or to take advantage of its versatility by dressing it up in your own way.
There are plenty of hidden gems around but here’s where to host a top fashion show in London:
Location: Oxford Circus
Capacity: 390 standing
Check it out here: Bond City
Just off Oxford Street, Bond City is another corker of an events space. You’ll find it beneath a ten storey car park with rooftop city views. This vast industrial space is ideal for all sorts of events, particularly for fashion events or catwalks wanting an urban feel and atmosphere. Did someone say London Fashion Week?
Capacity: 500 standing
Check it out here: Soho East
Fantastic location and fantastic look, this is Soho East. This vast dry hire venue is found in the heart of Soho. Set over six storeys, the venue offers full flexibility to you and your fashion event. Whether you choose to leave it bare or decorate the space, this hidden gem will look the part.
Capacity: 300 standing
Check it out here: Factory 45
Factory 45 is an event space made for music, art, fashion. This warehouse has 500 square metres of space, complete with a quirky bar and photo studio too. It’s a fantastic space for a fashion show, catwalk and networking event. See more about Factory 45 right here!
Location: White City
Capacity: 370 standing
Check it out here: Elephant West
Elephant West was once a petrol station, but is now a super cool arts project space designed by Liddicoat & Goldhill. Found in White City, Elephant West has seen many installations, panel discussions, workshops and fashion events.
Capacity: 150 standing, 120 seated
Check it out here: The Flowerpot Hoxton
This bright and beautiful loft space near Haggerston and Hoxton is a great option for a fashion show or catwalk event. With its hanging plants, living walls and flowerbeds, it’s no surprise that it’s a popular venue. And it’s no surprise why it’s called The Flowerpot either…
Capacity: 2500 standing, 1200 seated
Check it out here: Old Billingsgate
Just a short walk from London Bridge, OId Billingsgate has the capacity to host a fashion show of any size. With a huge main room and other spaces available, this historic venue is incredibly versatile and definitely a showstopper. Find out more about what they’ve got on offer.
Capacity: 580 standing, 250 seated
Check it out here: Motel
If you’re looking to host a fashion show in East London, Motel is a great option. It’s a popular event space for a reason, with over 6,000 square foot of space for you to play around with. Motel is a diverse venue and has seen a whole host of events between its walls! Check them out right here.
Location: Ladbroke Grove
Capacity: 230 standing, 230 seated
Check it out here: Sunbeam Studios
Sunbeam Studios is a stunning grade two-listed building that blends old and new with its contemporary interior and period features. You’ll find two large studios, as well as a private garden area. The spaces are absolutely ideal for glam product launches and fashion shows, as you can see.
Capacity: 250 standing, 250 seated
Check it out here: Core Clapton
This former Edwardian parish hall re-launched in August 2017. It’s the definition of a blank canvas space, and has has plenty of natural light. You’ve got lots of freedom when it comes to custom styling, or leaving it all white to let the clothes take centre stage.
Capacity: 100 standing, 60 seated
Check it out here: Noho Studios
Noho Studios is one of the newest exhibition spaces in the West End. Their shop window space and brandable frontage allow for full customisation. A blank canvas space with high arches and lots of different spaces on offer.
Location: Bethnal Green
Capacity: 100 standing, 60 seated
Check it out here: Oval Space
This beaut warehouse-style events space is Oval Space. It’s the perfect blank canvas venue, with two terraces and a BBQ garden complete with a striking view. It offers 5,000 square foot of unobstructed event space for you to play around with. Find out more and book Oval Space right here!