LIVEFRIDAY: DRESS UP

30 AUG 2013 - ACTIVITIES WE ENJOYED ON THE NIGHT

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In association with Oxford Fashion Week
Friday 30th August 2013, 7.00 – 10.30pm

We invited visitors to put on their finery and explore summer chic through the ages. Receiving a passport on arrival, visitors set off around the world in style on an alluring voyage through the museum featuring live photo shoots, runway shows, express fashion sketching and more.

 

Dress-Up Piney Gir lock-in gig
Kansas born, London-based art school graduate and sassy, indie pop scenester Piney Gir stroke a pose as part of the Dress Up LiveFriday brining her summery style and sunny disposition to the stage in Ashmolean’s vaulted café.

MUSIC

  • OCM Fashion-Infused Soundscape
  • Echo Boomer
  • The Busketeers
  • The April Maze
     

ABOUT THE NIGHT

Dress-Up LiveFriday was organised in association with Oxford Fashion Week and co-curated by Cultural Events Coordination & Communication Consultant, Sarah Mayhew Craddock, and Director of Oxford Fashion Week Carl Anglim. www.oxfordfashionweek.co.uk

WORKSHOPS:

  • Live Fashion Sketching with Dee Andrews
  • Fashion Design Inspired by East and West with the Oxford Asian Textile Group
     

ACTIVITIES:

  • Vogue! Concept Fashion Designs
  • Phoenix Magazine Fashion Shoot
  • Clare Farrell from TRAID transforms fabrics and old garments into new garments
  • Get a Head, Get a Hat with Louise Pocock
  • Advice & Aspiration: Getting Dressed with Women’s Magazines by Rae Ritchie
  • Window Installation by Exclusive Roots and Indigo
  • Mannequins, photography by Rory Carnegie
  • Clothes and Textiles recycling with Bag It Up
  • The Peace Tent by Textiles for All
  • A Shirty Pair of Knickers by Maria Skoyles of Make Do Mend
  • The Goddess Dress – Classical Style and the Bias Cut by Julia Mallaby
  • Pinworks present the No–Sew Drape Dress
  • A display of classic tailoring from Clements & Church
  • A display of sartorial elegance Pimpernel Clothing
  • Fashion Portfolios from Oxford and Cherwell Valley College
  • Accessorise with Shop at the Old Fire Station
  • Catwalk Show
     

TALKS:

  • Ethical Fashion Symposium
  • The Ultimate in Fashion and Luxury – The Kashmir Shawl in the Nineteenth Century by Sue Stanton
  • Democracy and Dancing: Dressing Up in the Twentieth Century by Rae Ritchie
  • Best Dressed – presented by fashion bloggers
  • Smocks and Drawers presented by Barbara Allison
  • What’s Hot? Presented by fashion bloggers
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