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Fashion Events

IGTV Fashion Lookbook Callout

  • Submission Deadline: Tuesday 14th July

  • Description: 20 second video submission of you modelling your favourite traditional South Asian clothes. Must be happy for the video to be shared across South Asian Heritage Month social media platforms. Alongside this is the South Asian Fashion Photo Competition, see details below.

Submission contact: ryasmxn

  • Website of partner(s) for information:fashion-photo-gallery 

  • Social media handles of partner and collaboration: Instagram

Panel Discussion – Are South Asian designs inherently embedded within British textile designs?

  • Date: 5th July,

  • Time: 2pm

  • Platform: Zoom

Description: This will be a panel discussion with South Asian & British textile design experts to discuss the extent of how the South Asian design is embedded within and shaped aspects of British textile design. Panel Members. Val Jackson, UK based Textile Artist, specialising in South Asian & British textile Design. Hosted by Taslima Ahmad, Textiles & Fashion Designer and Founder/Creative Director, Creative Design & Manufacture UK.

An audience with Deep Kailey

  • Date: Tuesday 28th July,

  • Time: 6pm

  • Platform:  TBC

  • Description: Why does it matter? Fashion culture and self belief. Deep Kailey is London based cultural entrepreneur & creative director.

  • Website of partner(s) for information: 

  • Social media handles of partner and collaboration: iamdeepkailey

Panel Discussion on Fashion

  • Date: Monday 17th August

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Description: TBC

Golden Tones Workshop

  • Date: 1st August,

  • Time: 12pm,

  • Platform:  Pre- recorded session

  • Description: An hour workshop with Pakistani make-up artist Bina Khan unpacking myths around colour tones & tips on how to celebrate South Asian skin

  • Website of partner(s) for information: 

  • Social media handles of partner and collaboration: 

  • Registration:

Everyday Drapes

Street Culture and the Sari

  • Date: Wednesday 5th August

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  • Platform: Zoom

  • Description: Join journalist and influencer Simran Randhawa and Emilia Bergmans of VegnonVeg, India’s leading sneaker shop as they discuss self expression, street culture and the sari. Moderated by Malika Verma Kayshap, Founder of Border&Fall.

  • Website of partner(s) for more information: https://www.vegnonveg.com/

Social media handles for partners and collaborators:

Registration info: Tickets via Eventbrite:

Panel Discussion - Cultural Appropriation VS Cultural Appreciation

  • Date: 7th August,

  • Time: 7PM

  • Platform: Zoom

  • Description: Cultural appropriation can be defined as ‘cherry picking’ aspects of an individuals culture and ignoring the significant elements for the purpose of belittling it as a trend. This is most common through fashion, where cultural clothing/accessories are claimed and taken for their own personal interest. Our panellists- Shamima & Alicya (Co-founders, Electric Bazaar) and Sabriyah Saeed (former Vice President, The Oxford Union) will be discussing examples of appropriation and what Electric Bazaar does to encourage cultural appreciation. Hosted by Nazma Noor (Award Nominated Blogger).

  • Website of partner(s) for information: electric-bazaar.com 

  • Social media handles of partner and collaboration: @electric_bazaar Instagram

  • Registration info: Tickets via Eventbrite and Zoom: eventbrite.com Zoom

The fashion industry loves South Asian until it’s time to hire

  • Date: 17th August

  • Time: 7pm

  • Description: Fabrics, motifs, embroidery, design, colours, prints from South Asian have inspired countless fashion house across the world. Yet South Asian are one of the least represented in the fashion industry. South Asian fashion entrepreneurs have begun creating their own platforms and it’s working. Panellists include Namal Lanka, Ash Allbhai, Rahemur Rahman, Sahani Gunasekara, Ruby Bukhari and Neesha Champaneria – might not make it

  • Website of partner(s) for more information: Ruthlessmagazine.co.uk

  • Social media handles for partners and collaborators: @rahemurrahman @Ruthlessbukhari @aashionista @kanyalonson @namallanka

The fashion industry loves South Asian until it’s time to hire

  • Date: 17 August 2020

  • Time: 7pm

  • Platform:

  • Description: Fabrics, motifs, embroidery, design, colours, prints from South Asian have inspired countless fashion house across the world. Yet South Asian are one of the least represented in the fashion industry. South Asian fashion entrepreneurs have begun creating their own platforms and it’s working. Panellists include Namal Lanka, Ash Allbhai, Rahemur Rahman, Sahani Gunasekara, Ruby Bukhari and Neesha Champaneria – might not make it · Website of partner(s) for more information: Ruthlessmagazine.co.uk

  • Social media handles for partners and collaborators: @rahemurrahman @Ruthlessbukhari @aashionista @kanyalonson @namallanka

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