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Winchester Fashion Week

Winchester School of Art is pleased to announce its own FASHION WEEK, running alongside Winchester Fashion Week on the 11-18 July 2021

A schedule packed with fashion events, it has been designed for anyone interested in fashion and for all aspiring creatives. Book and join us at a fashion workshop, attend a talk to learn about fashion careers or sustainability in fashion, or secure a seat at our annual runway show!

Places are limited on workshops, talks and runway shows- so book early to avoid disappointment.  

Schedule of Events

Tuesday 13 July

Fashion display

Sustainability in Fashion

Sustainability is one of the buzz words in fashion right now, but what does it really mean, and how is the fashion industry tackling this critical issue? Join three industry speakers working to change the fashion landscape, as they discuss these questions and more.

11:00 – 12:00

Virtual Event

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Introduction to Knit Workshop

An introduction to hand and machine knit in a creative and fun environment, no experience needed - just bring your enthusiasm and creativity! 

13:00 – 16:00

Eastside Building, Winchester School of Art

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Wednesday 14 July

Careers in Fashion

If you are interested in a career in fashion, then you will not want to miss these talks from three fantastic speakers who work in great roles across the fashion industry. As graduates from the BA Fashion Marketing with Management programme, these industry professionals will present what their roles involve, and their top tips for securing your dream job and how to succeed.

12:00 – 13:00

Winchester School of Art

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Fashion Styling Illustration Workshop

Draw live models styled in creative, eclectic, colourful outfits, and join in with the styling/dressing up if you wish! 

13:00 – 16:00

Fashion Studio 1, Winchester School of Art

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Create your own Sustainable Fashion Tote Bag

Create a tote bag using sustainable and recycled materials, applying hand stitching, applique and embroidery techniques.

13:00 – 16:00

Fashion Studio 2, Winchester School of Art

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Thursday 15 July

Fashion display

Introduction to Ridged Heddle Weaving Workshop

An introduction to weaving on our rigid heddle looms, a chance to explore what is possible on these simple yet inspiring looms.  No experience needed, just bring your enthusiasm and creativity! 

10:00 – 13:00

Weave Studio, Winchester School of Art

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Introduction to Heat Pressed Textiles Workshop

To introduce you to some of our facilities in printed textiles we will use some exciting and innovative ways of printing fabric from paper using combinations of digital printed sublimation and a painted reactive dye process. No experience needed, just bring your imagination.

10:00 – 13:00

Print Workshop, Winchester School of Art

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WSA BA Fashion Show x WFW 

The WSA BA Fashion Show is a wonderful showcase of Fashion Design and Knitwear students’ graduate collections. Created during a challenging year, we are delighted to present a live runway show to introduce the class of 2021. The collections show off the array of styles, identities, and skills the students possess and are mostly produced from recycled or sustainably sources fabrics and materials. 

Winchester School of Art

Afternoon show - book your tickets

Evening show - book your tickets

Exhibitions and Pop-up Shops


Railing of clothing

Exhibition – ReBurberry x Night Shelter x WSA

11 – 18 July, 11:00 – 17:30

The Gallery, Winchester School of Art, Park Avenue

Exhibition – FEAST YO EYES

11-18 July, 11:00-17:30

Westside Foyer, Westside Building, Park Avenue

Fashion Films: featuring work from BA Fashion Design & MA Textile Design

11-18 July

Available to view on the Winchester Fashion Week website and on-screen at WSA, Westside Building

Pop-up Shop – Recycle/Reuse in collaboration with Salvation Army and WSA

11-17 July, 10:00 – 16:00

Visitor Information Centre, High Street, Winchester

Pop-up Shop - Fashion & Textile Design and Vintage Clothing & Accessories Concept Store

11-17 July, 11:00 – 16:00

Winchester School of Art, Park Avenue

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Weaving fabric

To find out more about the undergraduate Fashion and Textiles courses here at WSA, visit the links below.

BA Fashion Marketing with Management

BA Fashion Design

BA Textile Design

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