Spring into Style at Canary Wharf’s Fashion Fix
As fashionistas descend on the capital for this February’s London Fashion Week, Canary Wharf showcases its impressive style credentials at Fashion Fix (17 – 20 February 2011). This exclusive event offers the style-savvy a one-stop fashion shop.
Throughout the four-day event Canary Wharf’s Jubilee Place becomes a hub of chic sophistication. A superb Handbag & Shoe Gallery showcases the latest collections from some of Canary Wharf’s leading brands including Aspinal of London, Jaeger London, Kurt Geiger and L.K. Bennett.
Meanwhile an exclusive Style Lounge offers expert consultations for those looking to brighten up dark winter days with a wardrobe revamp. Whether it’s chunky knitwear, floaty florals or cutting-edge accessories, style professionals will be offering free colour and style consultations to help recreate the season’s trends. Those looking to freshen up their look should turn to the make-up professionals who will be on hand throughout the event, offering free consultations and demonstrations.
The Canary Wharf Fashion Weekend also caters for the modern man, with Aquascutum, Hackett and Hugo Boss and others offering some of the best seasonal menswear.
After a day of strenuous shopping, visitors can re-fuel at one of the many bars, café and restaurants in Canary Wharf. With a string of impressive recent openings including Canteen, the parlour, Plateau, ROKA, Jamie’s Italian and Rocket Bar & Restaurant, Canary Wharf is fast becoming a gastronomy hot-spot – the perfect antidote for any hungry shopper.
Those looking to celebrate purchases over a glass of bubbly should pay a visit to the parlour’s sleek cocktail lounge or enjoy an evening of Manhattan glamour at Plateau overlooking the Canary Wharf Ice Rink, backed by Canary Wharf’s iconic skyline.
Make your foray into fashion this February and visit the iconic Canary Wharf for a weekend of exclusive events, expertise advice and astounding offers.
About Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG)
Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) has achieved one of the greatest feats of civic transformation – an iconic urban regeneration, designing and constructing over 15 million square feet of office and retail space across its 97 acre East London Estate.
There are more than 200 shops, bars and restaurants at Canary Wharf. Recent fashion openings include Tiffany & Co., Jaeger and Hackett. Seven new bars and restaurants have opened in the past 18 months to critical acclaim, creating over 400 jobs.
Canary Wharf’s world-class Arts & Events programme includes over 100 events each year and more than 60 art works by 45 artists and designers is found throughout the Estate. Temporary art exhibitions run throughout the year, with recent exhibitors including Peter Randall-Page, Phillip King and Phyllida Barlow.
CWG won the Christie’s Award for Best Corporate Art Collection and Programme at the International Art and Work Awards in November 2010, beating entries from around the world.
20% of the Estate is landscaped parks, plazas and walkways with over 1,000 trees, 88 floral species and each year 70,000 seasonal plants are planted.
Canary Wharf also has one of Britain’s highest concentrations of ‘green’ roofs, reducing energy use and encouraging biodiversity. CWG has been named one of the Sunday Times Best Green Companies in Britain for the past three years.
Over 90,000 people work at Canary Wharf, with the population projected to double by 2025. Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) is an integrated property development, investment and management group of companies.
Canary Wharf’s Fashion Fix
Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf
Dates & Times:
Thursday 17 February, 11am – 7pm
Friday 18 February, 11am – 7pm
Saturday 19 February, 10am – 6pm
Sunday 20 February, 12noon – 6pm
Location: Jubilee Place Shopping Mall, Canary Wharf, London E14.www.mycanarywharf.com www.canarywharf.com For further information, please contact: Hamish McDougall
Canary Wharf Group plc
T: 020 7418 2326
M: 07779 888 075
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The Communication Group
T: 020 7630 1411