RA presents Niels Peeraer at London Fashion Week
February 17th - 21st RA are proud to present the Belgian designer Niels Peeraer as a part of the Showroom Belgium at Somerset House for London Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2012-13. On the occasion of the Olympic Games and the anniversary of London Fashion week in 2012, the British Fashion Council have invited selected countries including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Estonia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea and the USA to present their newest talents in the field of fashion. Belgium and Japan are the only two to be presented within the grounds of the historic Somerset House on the banks of the Thames River. As the Emerging Talents Ambassador of the BFC, Sarah Mower will present the International award to the country with the best Emerging Talents showcase. In association with the Flanders Fashion Institute, RA has selected Niels Peeraer as our candidate for a unique installation from February 17th - 21st in London. The FFI will present Cedric Jacquemyn, Alice Knackfuss, OMSK and Wolf by Sofie Claes. After graduating the Antwerp Academy with stellar honours (in particular the Delvaux leathergoods prize) in 2011, Niels Peeraer has established his own leather accessories label, and will present his first collection entitled "The lotus and the snake, the curse of the white fox" at the four-day exhibition.