Allsop Gallery - Bridport Arts Centre
Saturday 24 June 2017 – Saturday 22 July 2017
Image Credit: Plymouth College of Art
Thursday 22 June 2017
1 - 4 pm
Admission Fee: £0-10
This is an unmissable opportunity for fashion industry networking in the South West. With insider tips on running your own fashion brand and manufacturing in the UK, you'll hear from some of the UK's most influential fashion insiders - see below for more information on the speakers. Tickets are selling fast so book now to secure your place; they are free of charge for students and £10 for businesses.
The three hour seminar will see Jenny Holloway, CEO of FashionCapital talking openly and honestly about the real industry, drawing on her experiences as a Senior Buyer for M&S and the Arcadia Group, owning her own label for 10 years and today running an ethical UK Factory producing over 8,000 units a week for leading retailers.
Joining Jenny will be former Buying Director of Topshop, Brand Director of ASOS and most recently Brand Director of Finery Caren Downie, who has long been an ambassador for young British design talent in the UK, as well as design consultant Gabrielle Shiner-Hill, former Fabric Technologist for Marks & Spencer, Deborah Shulton.
Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.
Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network