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Burnley Fashion Week

WELCOME to Burnley Fashion Week 2017.
A week of events and activities celebrating fashion and style in Burnley town centre.

 

Burnley College Show Off 2017
On 7 June Burnley College will host their annual Show Off event showcasing the best work of the creative arts division including fashion, media and performing arts. Invitation only, for more information contact Burnley College 01282 733373 / www.burnley.ac.uk

Burnley College Fashion Show On 9 June Burnley College will host a Fashion Show, showcasing the work of the College’s
Fashion Students. Invitation only, for more information contact Burnley College 01282 733373 / www.burnley.ac.uk Pop Up Exhibition

Burnley College will be holding their End of Year Art Exhibition at Burnley Mechanics 5 – 9 June. The exhibition includes fashion students’ work.

Pop Up Style
Market Square will play host to two Pop-Up barbering sessions
• John Guy, from Burnley Markets, 1pm on Friday
• Harry’s Chop Shop, from Standish St

Pop Up Personal Styling
Burnley College Fashion Students will be providing personal styling sessions in the following stores, 8- 10th June:
• Marks & Spencer, Curzon St
• River Island, Market Square
• New Look, Market Square
• Via Roma, Brown St

In store styling:

 

Thursday 8th June

 

Marks & Spencer River Island New Look Via Roma
10 am to 1pm

 

Ayman Zafar

& Philippa Bradshaw

& Waol Wonthong

 

Gabi Kayley &

Kate Heaton

Eden Bunting & Megan Hayes Ethan Connolly & Morgan Wooller

 

 

Saturday 10th June

 

Marks & Spencer River Island New Look Via Roma
 

 

Gabi Kayley

1pm to 4pm

Philippa Bradshaw

12pm to 5pm

Ayman Zafar

9am to 12pm

 

Gabi Kayley

10am to 12pm

Schools Competition
Burnley College have invited Burnley Primary Schools to enter a ‘Design a t-shirt’ competition. Entries will be displayed in the Pop Up Fashion Shop and in other town centre venues during the week. Judging the best design will be store managers from Boots & River Island.

Market Makeover
Burnley Markets are working with 2BR to makeover a 2BR presenter on Wednesday 7 June. The lucky presenter will be treated to a full
hair, beauty and style makeover courtesy of the salons and clothing retailers of Burnley Markets.

Fashion Flash Mob
10 June – 12:30pm. Unique Dance & Fitness, St James’s Row will perform exciting routines and showcase clothes from town centre fashion stores including Peacocks, Marks & Spencer, River Island. Hosted by 2BR.

 

Pop Up Fashion Shop
Visit our Pop Up Fashion Shop in Market Square during the week, where you’ll find a programme of workshops, talks and activities relating to all things fashion. From learning to sew, to finding out how fashion students have turned their skills into successful businesses.

Pop up Shop:

 

 

Monday 5th

 

Tuesday 6th Wednesday 7th Thursday 8th Friday 9th
Morning session
11am to 1pm

Display of t-shirts competition Entries.

 

 

10am to 12pm

Creative Sewing Techniques: How to use a sewing machine to embellish fabrics.

 

 

TBC 10am to 12pm

Sewing machine Skills: How to use a domestic sewing machine to fix, repair or create fashion garments.

10am to 12pm

Creative Sewing Techniques: How to use a sewing machine to embellish fabrics.

 

 

10am to 12pm

and

1pm to 4pm

 

How to set up your own fashion business.

 

Burnley based fashion designer and company owner of ‘Dandy’s Gate’ children’s wear, Kimberley Weir, will showcase her latest designs, garments and advice you how to set up your own clothing based.

 

 

Afternoon session
2pm to 4pm

How to get into fashion. Come and chat about careers options and preview fashion portfolios.

 

 

TBC TBC TBC

Look out for special in-store events
across the town centre to celebrate
Burnley Fashion Week too!