Fashion Season

4 April 2022

fashion | textiles | footwear | contour

LCB Depot, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, free
Our Fashion exhibition will run across LCB Depot from April 4th – 29th with exhibitions in real life and via our social media gallery online at @lcbdepot

The programme will contain work from invited Leicester/shire based artists and designers as well as an open call for other professionals based (or studying) in Leicester/shire or inter/nationally.

Also featured will be the work of DMU Masters graduates from the school of Fashion and textiles, Including the Textiles Design, Technology and Innovation MSc, Contour Fashion Innovation MA and Fashion and Textiles MA.


Fri 1st, 6-8pm. Launch event

Fri 8th, 6.30-7.30pm. Where did all the older women go – challenging ageism in the fashion industry. With Cathi Rae. Free tickets here

Sat 9th, 12-4pm. Cultural Quarter Earlies family day. Design and make your own costumes, Brainart, minecraft and more across the CQ for FREE! Tell us you’re coming here

Mon 18th – Sun 24th. Fashion Revolution Week is an annual campaign bringing together the world’s largest fashion activism movement for seven days of action. This year we will collectively reimagine a just and equitable fashion system for people and the planet. Find out more and how you can get involved here

Sat 23rd, 11am-12.30pm. What is a Milliner? The secret life of hats and how they are made, with Giulia Mio. Free tickets here

Sat 23rd, 2-4pm. The toile review ‘designing from waste’ – a conversation/live podcast with Navneet Virk & Mariah Esa in the Courtyard Room at LCB Depot. Free tickets here

Sun 24th, 11am-3.30pm, 27/28 Charter Street, Leicester LE1 3UD.
Tapestry Workshop with Mariah Esa. Turning waste into art workshop. Join Mariah in this workshop, where you will work together to create a wall tapestry. You will learn the essential skills needed to stitch each fabric together – resulting in a beautiful mural made from fast fashion waste. Tickets £15, here

Fri 29th, 5-10pm. Last Friday Street food night, featuring catwalk and pop up shop from Mode Collective (as well as regular, food, drink, comedy, DJs). Tickets here


Featured designers

Azzouzi Accessories
Emily Joy Rickard
Megan Cornhill
Emma Richardson
Noelle Ltd.
Gwen Jones
Nayaab Mahomed
Melanie Petch and Devika Bahadur
Christina Wigmore
Emily Davis
TEXTINCTION – a collaborative project by Buddy Penfold, Sam Thornton, Pasqualina Iarrobino, Coleen Glover, Chloe Smith, Marnie Walker, Beth Whiteley, Nick Rodgers, Taiwo Sofowora
Julia Sariego
Milena Barros
Liv Rennie
Emily Jackson
Loan Nguyen and Jo Dimmock
Feya key
Nadia Girach
Tianna Mangham
Maria K Paver
Amelia Perryman
Sarah Holgate
Thrushna Nallapati
shubham patil
Katie Scholefield
Catherine Waghorne
Taylor Parr
Ella Hornby
Georgia Howarth
Niamh Payne
Tiffanni Trench
Sarah King
Opal22 Arts and Edutainment
Saloni bhavsar
Pin Curls Vintage Inspired
Kira Jean
Boy Wonder
Emma Clare
Holly Porter
Poppy Wiseman

image: Navneet Virk