One of the most eagerly awaited dates for professionals and fans of fashion are the summer editions of The Brandery trade fair and the 080 Barcelona Fashion show. Both events complement each other and turn Barcelona into the European fashion capital for a week. The Brandery specialises in urban fashion and the latest trends whereas 080 is the catwalk show whose job it is to show off the designs for the 2013 summer season. The first is organised in the Fira de Barcelona, next to plaça Espanya, and has a section that is open to the public with the display of new creations and a programme of concerts. This year the stars of the show are Britain’s The Human League.
Address: Fira de Barcelona. Av. Reina Maria Cristina. Palau no 8.
Metro: L1, L3 and FGC Espanya.
Opening hours: From 13th to 15th of July. Industry trade fair exclusively for trade professionals except activities in Brandtown.
Prices: Check website.
More information: www.thebrandery.com