Fashion and Craft Workshops 2012

Business of PR & Styling – Fashion/Craft

Lauren Martin is a Director of Blow PR, one of the UK’s leading fashion PR companies.  She has vast expertise on how traditional promotion and the fashion industry itself is evolving in the UK and internationally, she also has great experience of working with and nurturing a wide range of designers.

Reemé Idris stages catwalk shows, is a well-regarded stylist and a trends researcher.

Invitation to attend an Autumn/Winter 13/14 Trend Workshop

Anne Ritchie and Anne Ferguson delivered a trend and colour workshop, designed specifically for design, textile and fashion companies.  The trend presentations for Autumn/Winter 2013/14 by Anne Ritchie discussed interior, retail and lifestyle trends as well as colour, design and product trends for textiles, fashion and accessories.

Following a networking lunch, Anne Ferguson held a colour workshop.  There was hands-on adventurous exploration of colour with a specific focus on colour ranges featured in the trends presentation and how the trends can be best applied to your individual company needs.

Anne Ritchie was available for 1-2-1 consultations during the afternoon.  The event was FREE of charge to companies in the HIE area.

Crochte – Highland Contemporary Arts/Crafts Showcase 2012

Hung Gallery were looking for high-end, original Highland artist/makers to take part in pop up gallery showcase, Crochte. Cutting edge designer-makers were given the opportunity to sell their work directly to the public over a two week period within the gallery’s dedicated space in the Eastgate Shopping Centre, Inverness.

The Highlands are split into regions, each region had 2 weeks within the gallery to promote themselves and their region.  The gallery was fully staffed, the artist/makers paid a fee to exhibit but keep 100% of sales. The fee covered rent, rates, service charge, marketing, electricity, staffing etc.