Strut yourself on the catwalk

The fashion industry is always busy, holding catwalk and trade shows, it provides the world with a full calendar of events. Some shows are better than others so which ones are the industry’s cream of the crop?

 Bread and Butter

Bread and Butter is a strangely named event that takes place in Berlin and it is one of the industry’s most innovative trade shows of contemporary street style. Top brands such as G-Star International BV, Diesel and Adidas, are showcased here along with more than 600 other brands. Starting in 2001, this trade show is filled with concerts and art installations. Bread & Butter is a very uniquely Berlin affair and is the most important event for urban and street fashion wear.has become one of the top fashion events in Berlin and is held twice a year. This is the perfect event to pick up a beautiful new pair of Womens designer jeans. For more information, visit

New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is the highlight of American Fashion and events are organized to celebrate the event all week long. The exclusive runway shows are the stage of great fashion inside the famous tents of Bryant Park, as well as outside the tents. The shows attract fashion industry legends as well as Hollywood stars, famous fashion bloggers, and photographers from all around the world. Designers like Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and Vera Wang showcase their collections during Fashion Week.

 London Fashion Week

The first fashion week took place in 1984. It is known as one of the big four alongside New York, Paris and Milan. With designers including  Burberry Prorsum, Nicholas Kirkwood, Mulberry and Tom Ford, London Fashion Week has definitely earned its place on the ‘Big Four’ list. London Fashion week not only showcases amazing designers, it is also known for being innovative and original. Back in 2010, the London Fashion Week became the first major fashion week to offer designers, who were showing their collections, the opportunity to broadcast their shows live on the Internet. 2012 saw the first men’s collections being shown.

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Haute Couture Fashion Week

This is where fashion gets outlandish and crazy as when it comes to the fashion world, Haute Couture Fashion Week is the epitome of creativity, aspiration and inspiration. This event is one of the fashion calendar’s biggest hits. A select group of designers team up with the finest crafters in Paris to produce one of a kind outfits that are unaffordable and unattainable for most. It’s more of an opportunity to show off the design talents and skill of the designers.

Paris Fashion Week Ready to Wear

The Ready to Wear or prêt-à-porter shows of Paris Fashion week are what fashion dreams are made of.  During this event the most elaborate set of designers showcase their prêt-à-porter collections to the world. Names include Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Issey Miyake and Valentino to name just a few. It is definitely the event of the year as the top names reveal their collections.