For nearly two decades Il Bottaccio has been hosting several fashion shows such as De Beers and La Perla, Gucci, Katherine Hamnett, Miki Fukai, Reiss, Luis Vuitton, Yve Saint Laurent and co-producing shows in the London Fashion Week with designers such as: Charles Anastase, Arutyunov Sergienko and Hass Idriss. The British Fashion Council and top London Fashion Week Designers are also regular clients, this season features Sass & Baid, Kinder Aggugini and Vivienne Westwood & Chivas dinner-party.
The Great Hall provide a stunning photographic background with high ceilings that allow professional lighting installations. The capacity for fashion shows is 600 seated guests. The main room has a recess at the far end, which is ideal as a raised area to hold press and photographers. There is a private entrance which can be reserved for use of the media.
The Bottaccio Fashion department has recently joined the â€˜Fashion Business Clubâ€™, members of whom include home-grown and internationals, well-known and aspiring designers, art directors, journalists, photographers, stylists, buyers, brand managers, make-up artists, graphic designers, copywriters, retailers, creative directors, PRs and more.
The magnificent building, with its long history, can be used for great scenes, including medieval palaces and historical shoots.
Our Venues have previously hosted Press launches for Vogue UK, Louis Vuitton, Harrods, Marks and Spencer and Hermes.
Major brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Vanity Fair, Elle Magazine and many more, have utilised our Galleries for their Photo shoots, as well as having featured on the Vogue cover multiple times.
Il Bottaccio is a versatile and private venue ideal for castings.
Located in the City is easily reachable from Moorgate, Bank as well as Liverpool Street Stations.
Models can be greeted by our receptionist and accommodated in the waiting lounge. There is good natural light for pictures and big walking space. We can also arrange cloth rails for fittings if needed or offer a wide selection of food from our experienced chef.