The second edition of London Collections: Men takes place on January 7-9, 2013, the British Fashion Council announced today, July 31. The BFC has also appointed Dylan Jones as on-going Chair of the menswear showcase. Initially engaged as Chair of the 2012 menswear committee to support the launch of the event, this new role sees Dylan working alongside the BFC to lead the charge on developing London Collections: Men as a biannual event; the appointment is initially for a fixed term of two years and will encompass four seasons. Each season he will re-focus the menswear committee, comprising industry professionals. Those joining the committee for the next event are Adrian Clark, ShortList; Anda Rowland, Anderson & Sheppard; Douglas Booth; Grant Pearce, GQ Asia Pacific; Paula Reed, Harvey Nichols; Robert Johnston, GQ; Tracey Emin and Tom Hiddleston.
US fashion designer Tom Ford has announced he will present his menswear autumn/winter 2013 collection during London Collections: Men in January. The event will take place at the design headquarters in London and the retail delivery will coincide with the opening of the debut Tom Ford flagship store on London's Sloane Street in the autumn. Tom Ford Menswear was established in 2006, and other current projects include dressing Daniel Craig in the upcoming James Bond Skyfall film, out later this year. London Collections: Men runs from January 7-9, 2013.