Calling all fashionistas! The Brandery Winter Edition 2013 in Barcelona is set to take the Catalan capital by storm from January 25– 27 2013! This year sees the 4th edition of the winter installment of this contemporary urban fashion show which has quickly become one of the most influential launch pads for many designers and top stores around Europe. But that’s not all; this Barcelona event is a great place to enjoy live concerts, some fantastic cocktails and see just what’s coming up in the world of fashion this year.
The Brandery is also revered as a great platform for new businesses and artists. So, to put it simply, it’s an all-round affair, sure to offer something for everyone, from the fashion-conscious to the street-rocker!
So Much More than Fashion
The Brandery Winter Edition 2013 will see the very best professionals in the fashion industry from all corners of the world make their way to the Fira de Barcelona for this much anticipated event. The success of this fair was seen last year as more than 100 top brands and 9,700 professionals attended the event and it continues to grow in popularity, with more people expected to experience the Brandery Winter this year.
- The Fashion Show: This is where you can catch the latest designs from the urban contemporary to the sleek and stylish creations of Ruiz Prada and Calvin Klein!
- Brandtown: This is the place to be if you consider yourself a fashion fanatic! Home to everything from catwalk shows displaying some of the top brands around, to live concerts from the likes of Buenavista and The Zombie Kids, to a chic bar where you can sip a cocktail and take in the buzzing atmosphere. And for those looking to break into the fashion world, workshops and working sessions are also on offer.
- The Trade Show: Consider this the very heart of Brandery. This is the think tank of the fair, featuring presentations, conferences and discussion panels.
- The City: The City is an all-round culmination of exhibits with various sectors covering just about every fashion genre. Catch the latest creative clothing by designers with their own labels at The Cathedral, check out distinctive styles at The Loft, take a look at all things denim at The Warehouse, or pick up the latest gear at The Stadium, focused on the world of street culture and fashionable sport styles!
Still Craving More? 080 Barcelona Fashion, Winter 2013
If your craving for fashion is still left unsatisfied, rest assured, the 080 Barcelona Fashion Winter Edition is sure to give you a lift. Unlike the Brandery, this event opens the doors to independent fashion designers, granting them an opportunity to display their collections at this exciting expo held at the Disseny Hub in Barcelona from January 28 – 31. These hopeful designers vie for the prize of best collection which is awarded by an international jury. The highlights for this fabulous event include presentations by big names like Custo Barcelona, Mango and Desigual.
And that’s not all; a brand new aspect has been added to this Barcelona fashion event: The Barcelona Fashion Summit, which focuses attention on the importance of commercial side of fashion. This first edition, Fashion 2020: Horizons of Fast Fashion Business, will take place on January 31st at the Disseny Hub Barcelona and will feature various speakers from industry leaders including executives from chains such as Adolfo Dominguez and Inditex.
So, whether you consider yourself a trendsetter or just like to see the latest designs causing a stir around the world, Barcelona is the place to be for fashion know-how this year. Whether you choose to attend the Brandery Winter Edition 2013 or the 080 Barcelona Fashion show, you’re sure enjoy your time in the city as you gather insights as to what’s in store in the world of fashion this year.
Ready to book your accommodation? We recommend renting one of the many central Barcelona apartments where you can stay close to all of the fashion action and have some of the hottest stores in the city right on your doorstep.