080 Barcelona Fashion
Milan, Paris, London and New York...you are probably tired of hearing about ordinary fashion capitals by now. Barcelona 080 held its 16th season June 29th-July 3rd this year.
Talking to the locals they mentioned that the 080 gained its reputation for innovation and creativity rather than being another of Mercedes-Benz customised fashion weeks. The event was originally launched in 2007 as a platform for Catalan independent fashion designers and brands. It became the celebration of the local talent, however, included the major fast-fashion Spanish brands such as Mango, Disigual and Custo Barcelona.
This SS16 season was held at the Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium nd according to the statistics had over 40,000 guests including names of the major international Media, bloggers. It had 36 catwalk shows with the TOP50 models.com list. Iris Apfel made it to the show as well, following her life-documentary projection. She linked style and fashion to "playing the piece of jazz. It is all about improvisation."