Wednesday, 17 November 2010

The Liverpool design festival 2010.

Press Release 2010

I've just been passed this by the lovely people at the design festival. I managed to attend a hand full of the events last year and there simlpy isn't anything better in the city going on that help people get a head start in fashion. If that's the career you want to follow don't miss out!

Finishing School

Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th November 2010-11-17


The Liverpool Design Festival is pleased to announce details of this year’s Finishing School. Now in its second year, Finishing School offers fashion designers an expert range of continuing professional development workshops.
This is a unique opportunity for fashion designers at all career stages, and those working in related industries, to learn the secrets for success. Established designers and industry experts will share their experience and insights through talks and one-to-one sessions.
This comprehensive three day programme will also cover topics such as fashion marketing, what a fashion buyer looks for, fashion styling and trends with one-to-one sessions available with our industry experts
This year’s inspirational speakers include; Christopher Shannon who is one of the most exciting menswear designers  working in Britain today and David Longshaw,  a Womenswear designer who incorporates his  beautiful illustrations into his work and whose garments and accessories are currently featured in both UK and Italian Vogue.
There will also be sessions from Joanne Watkinson, Head Buyer at, Clare Buckley a stylist for The Guardian newspaper and Mike Shaw from Patent Trade Attorneys, Marks & Clerk.
TICKETS: £10 (£5 students) per day or £25 (£12.50 students) for the full three day
programme. One-to-one sessions are £5 bookable in advance
TO BOOK: Please email Julie Colligan: or ring 0151 709 1566

Finishing School is presented in association with Liverpool One.



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