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How to Succeed In Fashion

How to Succeed In Fashion
22nd June 2017 - 22nd June 2017
Ocean Studios Events Space

How to Succeed in Fashion Today

 

 

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FashionCapital will host its second 'How to Succeed in Fashion Today' UK Trunk Show, at Plymouth’s Ocean Studios, with FREE tickets for students.

‘How to Succeed in Fashion Today’ is a no holds barred seminar lifting the lid on the real UK garment industry, led by Jenny Holloway, with Caren Downie, Gabrielle Shiner-Hill and Deborah Shulton. Tickets are FREE for students or £10 plus booking fee for businesses.

The three-hour seminar will see Jenny Holloway, CEO Fashion Enter and 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.

Jenny said: “Our factory operates totally transparently and ethically, proving you can make garment manufacturing successful in the UK today. Being on home soil means that clients can pop in on production at any time and this is the kind of transparency we need to move the fashion industry forward in a positive direction.”

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.

In addition, design consultant Gabrielle Shiner-Hill, a highly skilled textile and fashion designer and product developer who has worked in the manufacturing industry for over fifteen years, will offer advice on the design process and product development and former Fabric Technologist for Marks & Spencer, Deborah Shulton will provide an essential guide to understanding fabric covering influences on cost, lead time and quality.

Caren Downie said: “I have always been passionate about supporting the designer talent in the UK. I honestly believe we have some of the most inspiring and innovative designers in the world today. This is why I'm right to support the FashionCapital Trunk show to provide real advice and support for the next generation of designer talent. I look forward to meeting the next generation of designers based in the South West.”