Newport International Group Runway: The Born Cultural Centre, catwalk for the 2014 edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion Weeks

Barcelona (ACN). -The Born Cultural Centre has been selected as the venue to host the latest edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion Weeks, from the 27th until the 31st of January where the newest collections for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 will be showcased. In the show’s 13thedition, more than thirty designers and brands are ready to participate from Albéniz to Zazo & Brull to already established names such as Custo Barcelona, Desigual, Mango, Sita Murt, TCN or Punto Blanco. The fashion show will take over different spaces inside the Born Cultural Centre leading to the closure of the cultural and historical centre which has closed its doors to the public from the 25th to the 1st of February 2014.

The decision to select the Born Cultural Centre is down to 080 Barcelona Fashion Week’s policy of choosing characteristic spots in the city and in different districts. This year the venue is located in the Ribera neighbourhood, which is bustling with fashion boutiques, art and trends.

An international platform for Catalan fashion

The Catalan Ministry of Business and Employment, via the Catalonia’s Consortium for Retail, Craftmanship and Fashion (CCAM), have opted for the 080 Barcelona Fashion as an international platform to expand Catalonian fashion and as a strategic instrument for the relocation of textile production and creation of synergies between designers and companies of that sector. According to the Ministry, after twelve editions the fashion show has earned itself a spot as a reference in the fashion world internationally, followed by thousands of professionals and the media from all over the world.

The catwalk includes the participation of up and coming designers and of consolidated Catalonian brands of international quality as well as of companies from the Catalan Fashion and Textile Cluster (ACTM).

In this thirteenth edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion Week, over thirty designers and brands have been confirmed their participation: Albéniz, Aldomartins, Bóboli, Brain & Beast, Celia Vela, Cóndor, Custo Barcelona, Desigual, Escorpion, Georgina Vendrell, Josep Abril, Justicia Ruano, Krizia Robustella, Lebor Gabala, Mango, Manuel Bolaño, Manuel Cruzcastillo, Martinez Lierah, Miriam Ponsa, Natalie Capell, Naulover, Selim de Somavilla, OSCARLEON, Sita Murt, Sico and Paul, Slazenger, TCN, Torras, Txell Miras, Punto Blanco, Yerse, Zazo & Brull.

The Barcelona Fashion Week Summit, the 29th January

As with previous editions, the 080 Barcelona Fashion Week will dispose of the Open Area, a space open to the public, which will host the commercial room for the fashion contest, with around fifty popup stores, shoes and accessories. The second edition of the Barcelona Fashion Week Summit will also take place during the week on the 29th January 2014 at the Llotja de Mar de Barcelona.

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