Wgsn February 2003
Second edition of Margin London expands in size and scope
Apparel, February 9-10, London
Showcasing upscale streetwear, the second edition of Margin London has grown in size and scope. The February 2003 edition will preview clothing and accessories ranges for men and women by 35 unique labels, including many new design start-ups.The new Margin London venue, located in the Music Rooms in South Molton Lane, close to central shopping streets Oxford Street and Bond Street, provides a relaxed space to view collections.
Labels exhibiting include, Accidental Genius, Beth Graham, Blue Camper Van, Block Headwear, Bond International, Broke Bitter N Twisted, Cast Off, Electricity, Electronic Sheep, Emma Levine, Exact Science, Gama-Go, Loaf, Michael Keller, OK47, Reprezent, Shoplifters, Terratag, The Invisibles, U-ACT, Rainbow Knitwear, Upper Playground, Wanted Clothing and Wildlife Distribution.The first edition of Margin London took place in August 2002 in the function space at The Light Bar, London, E1. Buyers and press from key stores and magazines in France, Ireland, Italy, Japan and the UK attended over two days to preview spring/summer 2003 collections from nine British and Japanese labels. Margin London was established to give new labels an affordable platform to reach a wider buying and press audience.
Margin runs concurrently with To Be Confirmed London now in its fourth season, which is held at Old Billingsgate Market, Lower Thames Street, London. Both shows along with new show FAO (February 16-17) will be battling to fill the void left by the now defunct long-running London streetwear show 40 Degrees.