A-Z OF LCM
Full of next season's trends, the world's most stylish men and lots (and lots) of parties, London Collections Men is, quite simply, the most important event in the menswear calendar. Topman is heavily involved. We support the MAN initiative to champion emerging talent and we show our Topman Design collection twice yearly. We also go there to have a good time, so whether you're a first-timer or a veteran, check out our guide to everything you need to know about LCM.
Loved Astrid Andersen's exclusive Topman collection awhile back worn by ASAP Ferg? Then you’re going to dig the streetwear maestro’s latest line.
The revolutionary Scottish beer kings will be supplying their craft beverages at our show. Who wants champagne when you can have a Punk IPA?
The colour of 2015 has crossed over into the New Year, continuing to crop up in coats, knitwear and accessories.
Get familiar with fashion slang. FROW = front row. You totes feels my flow bae? Keep your eyes peeled on the day for Topman’s favourite and most stylish radio host, Nick Grimshaw.
Jeremy Clarkson’s reign on this classic look is over and is properly cool again, so stack your denim with jackets, shirts and jeans.
Don’t have a ticket? Wear something outrageous with a pair of sunglasses, suck your cheeks in, look down seriously at your phone, and chances are you’ll stroll right in. No promises though.
All booze and no food. Sounds fun, but if you’re not Keith Richards or Shane MacGowan, 4 days of it is hard work that makes your mouth feel like carpet.
Share your LCM outfit or simply follow all the frontrow and behind the scenes action on Instagram using the hashtag #TopmanLCM.
Topman’s Creative Director and the brains behind our LCM collection. He’ll be there on the big day trying to get the models to walk on time like a farmer herding very fashionable sheep.
With a constant onslaught of show invites, press releases and business cards, you need to carry your LCM swag in style. This is where the event's bag of choice - the man clutch - comes into its own.
We’re predicting that khaki and other earthy shades of green will be a prominent colour at January’s LCM, particularly in military style shirts, jackets and trousers.
With all that walking round, tight trousers and jeans can make your thighs look like salmons. Wear elasticated smart joggers instead as a sartorial solution to your chaffed woes.
The Topman sponsored Newgen show showcases the finest in up-and-coming British talent. This year’s designers include Astrid Andersen, Agi & Sam and lots more.
Can’t be there in person to watch the show? We’ll be streaming the show live on Topman.com, so you can catch all the action in your pyjamas.
Right, we cheated a bit on this one, but this designer produces East London grime influenced streetwear so cool we think you’ll let us off.
Make sure to get to shows on time to avoid queuing. It may be fashionable to be late, but it ain’t fashionable to be waiting outside in tears because you didn’t get to see our show.
We’ve had rain fall from the roof on our models, Oliver Spencer has had samba dancers. What will this season bring to the runways?
Once the day is done, it’s time to drink whatever’s free and eat small food before stumbling home on the night bus. We'll be suiting up for the Edward Crutchley event hosted by Kim Jones. Plus whatever we can sneak in.
The name of our unique label that shows and opens the weekend at London Collections Men, the first highstreet brand to do so. Just saying…
It’s London. It’s January. It’s going to rain. You’re going to want to protect your suit from the downpour, so invest in an umbrella.
It isn’t just about the shows, some people just turn up to look good and watch those that look good. From three piece suits to neon playsuits, London’s weird and wonderful showcase the next big trends and classic style.
The British Fashion Council’s showspace that’s hosting cutting edge designers such as Nasir Mazhar, Agi & Sam and lots more.
The designer who we’re expecting big things from this year. She’ll be showing at the MAN show, an initiative that started the careers of JW Anderson, James Long and more.
Reconstructing classical forms and blurring gender stereotypes, Zhou has been pushing menswear boundaries since LCM’s inception in 2012, and will continue to do so this season.
Can't make it on the big day? Don't fret, we'll be uploading the video of our show onto our Youtube channel, Topman TV, straight after the event!
Bloomsbury Street's Raddison Blu will be the official hotel for LCM. This is where you'll find us fuelling up with coffee in the morning and crawling at the end of the night.
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