CS Shares… Fashion
Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 19:00 to 22:00
The Doodle Bar
33 Parkgate Road
SW11 4NP London
CS Shares is a brand new series of talks where Creative Social will be curating expert speakers within the creative industries.
In the second night of the series on Tuesday 19th May we look at the changing world of fashion and how fashion entrepreneurs turned their passions and creativity into a business.
Henry Holland, House of Holland
Henry Holland is the founder of global fashion label, House of Holland. He’s an expert in High Street and High end and he will talk about his unconventional journey into the industry and how he got to be a designer.
Alex Noble, Alex Noble Studio
Artist and Designer, Alex Noble will talk about his latest project EMG (Everything Must Go). He is a Founder and Director of the initiative which collects designer leftovers and creates new and unique pieces which are sold off to raise funds and awareness for a variety of charities.
Salvage Ts is the first phase of the initiative with proceeds going to TRAID and Childhope, also one of the charities supported by CS Shares. The pieces will be available to buy from a special pop-up shop for 10 days from July 25. Visit www.emginitiative.com for further information.
Ligaya Salazar, Fashion Space Gallery
Ligaya Salazar is the Director of the Fashion Space Gallery. Her work as a curator and commissioner focuses on contemporary design, fashion and graphics. Ligaya was a Curator of Contemporary Programmes at the V&A from 2005-2013 where she curated the contemporary exhibitions Memory Palace in 2013, Yohji Yamamoto in 2011 and Fashion V Sport in 2008 for which she also edited the accompanying publications.She devised the V&A Friday Late programme from 2008 –2010 and a series of fashion-related V&A Friday Late events at Wanderlust in Paris in 2012. She has also curated numerous Friday Late events including No Strings in 2011, British Fashion and Pen-Paper-Scissors in 2009 and Crafting Couture in 2007. She also co-curated two exhibitions that took place at the Fashion Space Gallery, Yohji Yamamoto at work in 2011 and Go Figure: New Fashion Illustration in 2012.
Working as an independent curator and advisor, she continues to curate the East London Comics and Arts Festival and was on the judging panel for the AOI Illustration Awards 2013. She writes regularly on contemporary design and fashion and is Contributing Editor to Varoom magazine. http://www.fashionspacegallery.com/
If you have an interest in fashion, have a little idea that you want to grow, work in a creative sector that would benefit inspiration from leading fashion entrepreneurs or simply would enjoy an evening with fellow creatives then this is the event for you.
We are proud to be working with ChildHope and Speakeasy charities (personally chosen by our speakers, Henry Holland and Alex Noble) and all profits from ticket sales will go to them.
These intimate nights will have a maximum of 70 guests so get your tickets quick.
Speakers for the rest of the series will be announced soon so save the dates:
16th June – Film
21st July – Art & Design
18th August – Architecture
15th September – Music
Interesting talks for interested people!
For more details or any questions please email [email protected]