This month we’re highlighting fashion including textile, contour, footwear design.
Exhibitions and events will be online via social media and in the real world through our on street gallery.
Wed Mar 31st, 7.30-8.30pm Make T-Shirt Yarn from the WHOLE T-Shirt! Online workshop. Get tickets via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/145448714019
For fashion revolution week this year we’ll be hosting a number of events including
Thu Apr 22nd 10am-12pm: Rethinking Fashion Design Entrepreneurship: Fostering Sustainable Practices. This research investigated creative practice in design-led fashion micro and small enterprises (MSEs) as a potential driver for change towards a more sustainable future for the fashion industry. Prof Claudia Eckert and Dr Philippa Crommentuijn-Marsh of the Open University will be talking about this research and will be sharing some of the findings. Free. Find out more and register via eventbrite
Sun Apr 25th 2pm – Altered Couture: Upcycle with Embroidery Learn how to customise and upcycle your clothes by stitching new life into them. With Alison Carpenter-Hughes. £20 Find out more and register via eventbrite
May 7th 12pm Clothing Durability Dozen: toolkit launch, Join NTU to learn about their new toolkit, a resource designed to enable clothing companies to recognise, map out and celebrate what they are already doing to make quality clothes that last for longer, and build on these to develop innovative approaches to clothing durability that are tailored to each company’s requirements. Find out more and register here
Exhibition see more at #fashion on Instagram
*banner image credit Mariah Esa
Street Gallery- If you’re in Leicester you can see some of the work in our gallery windows and across the road at our partners Manhattan 34
See the artist profiles below for how to get in touch and if their work is available to buy, unless stated otherwise/ Not For Sale
Ana Catarina Feliciano Barata
Cassie Quinn – CQ Studio
Charlie Monique Gower
Claire Shell – Pin Curls Vintage Services
Emma Constantine – also check out Emma’s workshop above!
Macy Jeanne Rogers
Milena Mota Barros
Nima Madadi Varzaghani
Shyla A Rose & Ella Johnson – Narcissa Studio
Studio Kühü by Mariana Leyva