THE MINISTER OF BUSINESS AND KNOWLEDGE, ÀNGELS CHACÓN, WILL OPEN THE 080 BARCELONA FASHION 22ND EDITION

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22 Jun 2018 - 00:00

All set for the 22nd edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion. Next Monday June 25th at 3.30 p.m. the Catalan minister of Business and Knowledge, Àngels Chacón, will open the event at the Sant Pau Modernist Enclosure, which until Friday 29th will host the 28 fashion shows of designers and brands to present their new collections.
 
The official opening will also be attended by the general secretary of Business and Knowledge, Marta Felip; the general manager of Trade, Muntsa Vilalta; the manager of the Trade, Crafts and Fashion Consortium (CCAM) and director of 080, Miquel Rodríguez, along with designers and representatives of the sponsors. All of them, prior to the opening, will visit the hall that will host the shows as well as the Open Area.
 
Besides the new 080 Barcelona Fashion Beach runway, set at the Club Patí Vela Barcelona-Red Fish that will kick off the 22nd edition on Monday morning with swimwear fashion shows, this edition also presents another important novelty: the presence of André Leon Talley as the international guest. The former editor of Vogue USA will come to present the fashion documentary “The Gospel According to Andrñe” on Thursday 28th within the program of parallel activities. The screening will be followed by a talk with André Leon Talley and a fashion expert.
 
Other activities will boost the economic side of the event. The 080 Barcelona Fashion Showroom will be back with its 6th edition on June 27 and 28 with a strong presence of North-American buyers. This edition will also be home to the 4th 080 Investor Day on June 26th to promote synergies between fashion start-ups and investors. The 080 will also be home to another edition of Texmeeting by TEXFOR, the professional encounter of the fashion industry to debate on the upcoming challenges of the sector. And the youngest talent will also be present with a new edition of the Neo2 Photoshoot Contest with students of design and photography taking part.
 
Regarding the casting of the 22nd edition, the Catalan runway will welcome again well-known models like Gerard Sabé, Juan Betancourt, Óscar Kindelan, Piero Méndez and Xavi Serrano, among the male casting. As for the female one, some of the highlights are Nuria Rotshchid, Afrofita Dorado, Rocío Crusset and Irina Kravchenko.
 
From next Monday, the 22nd edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion will fill with the best fashion the spectacular Sant Pau Modernist Enclosure. It will be possible thanks to the support of the sponsors and collaborating brands. In this summer 2018 edition, the event has a sponsors Redken (official hairdresser), NYX Professional Makeup (official make-up), Mistinguett (official cava), Hyundai (automotive partner), Movistar (official connectivity) and La Roca Village. As collaborating brands, we find Seagram’s, Sunbites, Red Bull, Fujifilm, Barcelona Beer Company, Siovann, CND Beauty (official manicurist), Rowenta (ironing and haircare) BCN Brand (official uniforms) and Raffel Pages (hairdresser partner).