“Bath is Different ….as regional fashion weeks go, Bath in Fashion is in a league of its own” Claudia Croft, Sunday Style Times Magazine
Bath has long been a fashionable destination, a place to see and be seen. In 2015 the city continues to flex its stylish credentials and attract the international fashion pack who are lined up to share their style secrets and make this year’s Bath In Fashion event another jam-packed affair.
Now in its sixth year, the latest programme for Bath In Fashion 2015 (21st-29th March) showcases an eclectic mix of celebrated designers, influential editors, opinionated fashion writers and style pundits alongside behind-the-scenes creatives who will discuss and debate, celebrate and champion the ever-changing, all-encompassing world of fashion. Bath in Fashion welcomes a host of front row guests including acclaimed New York designer Anna Sui, renowned Style.com fashion critic Tim Blanks, super-blogger Susie Lau and London Fashion Week's latest catwalk sensation, Ed Marler.
Here are some of the highlights of the programme for 2015:
~ A series of talks “Jaeger in Conversation talks“ involving top designers and fashion journalists:
~ Sunday Times Style Magazine Head of Fashion, Claudia Croft talks to designer Roksanda illinicic
~ Designer Holly Fulton in conversation with Vogue’s Jessica Bumpus
~ A talk with designer Anna Sui about her work and inspiration
~ Savage Beauty: Susannah Frankel from Grazia and Tim Blanks of Style.com discuss the life and work of Alexander McQueen to co-incide with the V&A exhibition
~ Iain R Webb discusses his new book “Invitation Strictly Personal” with Lou Stoppard of Show Studio
~ World Famous Fashion Blogger Susie Lau in conversation with Lulu Kennedy of Fashion East and fashion designer Ed Marler
~ Jaeger Reinvented; Shelia McKain –Wade, Jaeger’s Creative Director talks about new directions for the brand with Amy de la Haye
~Bohemian Chic: 70’s Fashion by Thea Porter
~Venetia Porter talks about her mother’s work with editor Laura McLaws Helms to co-incide with the exhibition about Thea Porter’s work at London’s Fashion & Textile Museum
~ Body art; the world's most famous tattoo artist Mo Coppoletta shares his take on embellishment and creating a 21st century art form
~ The making of a fashion book; “Dress of the Year” chronicles 50 years of this very special award by Bath’s Fashion Museum – the collection of Dress of the Year exhibited at the Fashion Museum
~ Dr Susan Kay Williams, Chief Executive, Royal School of Needlework talks about the craft behind fashion
~ RSN hands on workshops and pop up exhibition in –store at Anthropologie “Making beautiful buttons”
~ Fashion Heritage; Archive expert discusses the fascinating history of headline sponsor Jolly's, one of Europe’s first ever department stores
~ Nautical Chic – a talk by expert Amber Jane Butchart
~ Workshops with Brandon Mably of the Kaffe Fassett School and local designer-maker Emma Leith
~ Mark Winstanley, creative Director of The White Company joins the conversation with Greg Ingham, Chair of Creative Bath
~ Fashion Your Future signposts careers in fashion chaired by Louise Pickles Head of fashion Design at Bath Spa University
~ A talk by Rosemary Harden, Manager of the Fashion Museum on embroidery in the Museum’s collection
~ Selvedge Fashion Fair at the American Museum
~ Make up magic with AOFM – the official make-up artists for Bath in Fashion
~ Vintage Sunday brings the Bath VA Vintage Fashion Fair plus Hollywood glamour hair by Artizan - and talks on Vintage Fashion Complete with Nicky Albrechsten and William Blanks-Blaney 25 Dresses - a history of 20th Century fashion from the collection of William Vintage
~ Bath in Fashion on Film at the Little Theatre Cinema
And shopping,styling and more shopping…….
Watch out for the full 2015 line up - tickets on sale from 2nd February 2015 visit bathinfashion.co.uk
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