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London Fashion Week 2018: Dates, fashion show schedule and top events you don’t want to missWe show you how to watch all the catwalk action and front row antics from home, plus top events set to take place at The London Fashion Week FestivalByDanielle StaceyMagazine Online Content Editor09:05, 14 FEB 2018(Image: Rex/Splash) Get Money Deals updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailFor avid fashion fans across the UK, one of the biggest dates in the calendar is the bi annual London Fashion week .Despite many of us never getting anywhere near the celebrity adorned front rows of designer shows, the event provides some insight about what we will be wearing next season and more importantly what to invest in now.The British Fashion Council (BFC), who organise the event, announced a shake up of events last year, moving the official show space of LFW and London Collections (the men’s equivalent) to its new home at The Store Studios, in central London.The London Fashion Week Festival , formerly London Fashion Weekend, has also changed and will give the public an opportunity to celebrate fashion.Queen calls on ‘style savvy’ Kate Middleton to host London Fashion week extravaganza at Buckingham PalaceThe city wide events will allow shoppers direct access to designers, industry insiders and influencers.The main focus of the festival is a ticketed event , hosted at The Store Studios, 180 Strand, in central London, where designers and their teams host curated pop up shops, from over 150 international and British brands.The shake up marks a change in tides in recent years, with more high end designers and high street retailers offering innovative ways to get shoppers more involved.Brands like Topshop, Marks Spencer and Burberry have all adopted the runway to retail approach , introducing ‘buy now’ business models to their collections.Shrimps 12:30pm What events can I go to?From 22 25 February 2018, the BFC will host The London Fashion Week Festival a series of Fashion Week events open to the public.Taking place at the Store Studios, 180 Strand, it gives you a chance to check out the latest SS18 collections from trend led catwalk shows and update your wardrobe with shopping from over 150 designer brands.Plus there will also be a variety of talks, including Q and panel discussions with industry experts.Can I get tickets? Yes you can. Book tickets to selected events here from Ticketmaster or via the official website . The tiered tickets are priced from to depending on how much you want to see and do.For full details visit The London Fashion Week Festival .Which designers will be showing? Big names such as Burberry, House of Holland, Mary Kantrantzou and Erdem will have celebs flocking to their front rows, but there will be debuts from some up and coming designers.Emerging talent including Richard Malone, , Halpern and Sadie Williams will show their collections during LFW AW18..