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|“Fashion fades, style is eternal” said Yves St Laurent and it holds even truer today, in these days of fast and disposable fashion.
Looking and feeling your best has nothing to do with current fashion trends – discover how to make the most of your wardrobe by dressing to your strengths, thinking outside of the square and not breaking the budget.
A hands on workshop which teaches you techniques to repair the clothes you love, and alter the ones you don’t love, giving your garments new life. Topics covered: Fabric and textiles – identification and restoration. When to keep and when to bin. Love it but it doesn’t fit? Simple alterations to resize garments. Update to […]
A focused look at the fashion of any period illustrated with authentic fashion of the time – examples include 20th century ladieswear, World War 2 or the 1960s. My most popular talk is fashion from the ‘20s to the ‘60s. Topics covered: Style and design elements Fabric, garment construction and manufacturing techniques Social and cultural […]