Friday, August 08, 2014

HAPPENINGS: AUGUST







Oh hey! Here some fashiony things to do this month in Edmonton.

Make Something Monday: Fashioning the Future 
Monday, August 11 / 7:30am / Startup Edmonton, 3rd Floor, 10359 104 St. NW
Join Janis Galloway of Dress Me Dearly as she hosts Make Something Edmonton's new breakfast series. We'll be talking about the future of Edmonton's fashion scene with local designers and industry pros including Caroline Gault of Fashion Magazine and Poppy Barley; jewelry designer Amor Carandang of Hunt Amor; couture designer Kathleen Todoruk; and Nicole Campre founder of Workhall Boutique. Registration is free!

August 11 / 2pm/  20B O’Brien Drive
It's your last chance to buy clothes from Serendipity’s Alberta studio! Get your hands on this designer's sweet and feminine designs from 50%-75% off. 

August 14 / 11am-8pm / 8206 104 street
Bamboo Ballroom is holding a one-day outdoor sale to celebrate the launch of its new Love Local campaign! Shop your favourite local designers all in one place. 

Saturday, August 16 / 8:30am/ Startup Edmonton, 3rd Floor, 10359 104 St. NW
Dress Me Dearly is proud to work with PARK, a non-profit based in Calgary that works to support and mentor emerging designers and artists in Alberta. We've collaborated to bring this event to Edmonton for the first time! This one-day conference brings together the city's best and brightest creatives for a day of discussion and exploration into the business side of being a fashion and arts entrepreneur in Alberta. Topics include pitching your brand to media, marketing, effective sales models and building your business from scratch. Tickets are going super fast for this one at only $40 (includes breakfast and lunch!), so get 'em fast! Check out the impressive lineup of speakers here>

August 25 & 30 / 1-4pm 
Uppercase Press (formerly A Piece of Paper Press) is an Edmonton-based letterpress studio we had the pleasure of interviewing back in February. Now, owner Lu Mascaro is giving you a unique opportunity to learn letterpress printing in a 3-hour workshop! 

Every Friday / 2-7pm / 10113 104 Street, The Birks Building Suite #215
If there's one thing we love, its a chance to visit a designer's studio. Luxx Ready-To-Wear is now hosting a pop-up sale every Friday right in studio where you can meet the designer and shop his collections in sizes 2-16.


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