Pop Up Runway @ The White Lion
On Sunday the 30th of November, The White Lion in Streatham is hosting its first ever Pop Up Runway, featuring emerging UK based designers, models, make-up artists and hair stylists.
A number of industry specialists will be lending their expertise on the night so this is an amazing opportunity for aspiring models, make-up artists and hair stylists to network and get up close and personal with people that have made their mark in the media and fashion industries.
This fantastic event will also help raise awareness about Sickle Cell disease amongst the local community. The funds raised on the door will help a nominated Sickle Cell centre to continue to provide information, advice, parent/ patient support, raise awareness, assist with research, patient education seminars, training and so much more.
There will also be goodie bags and complimentary drinks, for the first 20 guests who arrive early! Guests will also receive a 15% discount on all food orders.
See:Saw Clothing is a vibrant and innovative urban Menswear brand which has grown and developed into an inspiring brand, working hard to push the boundaries of the Menswear industry.
With graphic art inspired prints and embroidery all designed by Simone. The careful selection of the fabric used complements each and every design. Each piece shows the highest attention to detail.
All Thingz Nice specializes in beautifully designed culturally inspired diamante clothing. Inspired by pride, heritage and symbols we combine images representative of countries from around the globe with contemporary fashion trends, fusing them to create a unique clothing brand.
“All Thingz Nice offers something for everyone; if you like t-shirts, if you like casual wear, if you are proud of your heritage or country, if you want to show support for a country, if you want to show an affiliation to a country and so on. Understated, easy to wear, stylish and trendy these garments are simple yet make a strong statement”.
Instagram: All Thingz Nice
OUNCE is a London based brand which
specializes in Street Wear/Lifestyle Clothing.
Mayamada is a story-based clothing brand inspired by anime and manga. Set in a fantasy television world with an all animal cast, the company was founded in London by Nigel Twumasi and Lao K whose passion for creating stories and illustrative garments led them to fuse both into a world filled with character and limitless imagination.
STRIP: A near fatal incident inspired Junior Oppong to create a fashion label associated with where he was from. After being stabbed in his area and saved by a local woman who found him bleeding outside her home, Junior decided to gather his ideas and create a casual clothing line which has become popular with the East London underground movement. STRIP is a reference to where you hustle to make ends meet or where you and your friends hang out. Junior wanted to highlight and promote the fact that there are actually a lot of good things happening in his area. STRIP is also a social enterprise that teaches entrepreneurship to young people with bright ideas.
Katie Jane Spencer – Former high profile model turned Hat Designer, Katie will be assisting with preparing models for the catwalk.
Allan Henry – Allan is a top hair stylist.
Sandra Redican – Sandra has been involved in fashion shows in the past and has previously modelled.
Jenny Marquis professional photographer and “Sasha” a professional make-up artist are on board also!
“The White Lion is a Community Arts and Music Hub located in the heart of South London. With a menu of live music, DJ’s and scrummy food there is always something on offer 7 days per week”. www.whitelion.org.uk
Getting there: Conveniently located on Streatham High Road within a 5 minute walk from both Streatham and Streatham Hill stations. Trains run every few minutes to Central London and the journey time to London Victoria is 10-15min. There are also a large number of bus routes running directly outside the venue, including those all important night buses.
The White Lion provides a relaxed ambience making it the perfect setting for an evening filled with fashion, good food, cocktails, music and live entertainment.
Event: Pop Up Runway #PopUpRunway
Date: 30th November 2014
Address: 234 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 1BB
Start time: 4:30pm
For more information please contact: 020 8677 3341
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