LONDON COLLECTIONS: MEN - THE HOME OF MENSWEAR

London Collections: Men (LC:M) will showcase the best of British SS15 menswear from the 15th-17th June 2014. The New additions to the LC:M schedule this season include DKNY, Moschino, Joseph, Maharishi, Ede & Ravenscroft, Turnbull and Asser, Hentsch Man and Nicholas Kirkwood.

Sixty-eight designers will participate in shows and presentations and the Designer Showrooms will exhibit collections by 71 designers. Three official venues will be used for London Collections: Men: The Hospital Club, The Old Sorting Office and Victoria House.

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Just in case you're wandering about why the men's collections are SO important, recent figures from Mintel show that the UK menswear market grew by 18% between 2008 and 2013 to reach £12.9 billion. Sales have grown almost 5% in the last year as clothing retailers have increasingly turned their attention to menswear. Mintel forecasts that the men’s fashion market will grow by 27% between 2013 and 2018 to reach £16.4 billion!

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Within the 71 designers there are still designers who will remain firm FAVOURITES: Christopher Raeburn, Kit Neale, KTZ, James Long, Duchamp - their collections will NO DOUBT be setting London on fire, creatively.

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All images Chloe Crewe Reed