Published On: Fri, Jun 19th, 2015

The 080 will be a large scale fashion festival at the Olympic stadium

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fashionThe upcoming fashion show, 080 Barcelona Fashion, is on from 29 June to 3 July and sees a big fashion festival take place at the Olympic stadium. The event includes 36 fashion parades by companies and designers, shops, music, business meetings and conferences.

This sixteenth edition also includes the first 080 Fashion Investor Day, which aims to support start-ups which develop smart projects related to fashion, as explained by the director of the event, Miquel Rodríguez.

Another feature this year will be the appearance in Barcelona, age permitting, of 93 year old Iris Apfel, the decorator and designer who has decorated the White House for various US presidents. Apfel continues to be a design legend and essential New York personality and will explain her experiences.

This year over 1,000 people will attend each brand’s fashion parade and between 12,000 and 15,000 people are expected to attend the event in total. The catwalk which models will use will be located on the athletics track, which will be covered with platforms over a metre high.

Jorge Cebrián

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