The cream of Bath fashion hits the catwalk
Students at the Univ tommy hilfiger uk ersity of Bath are working with local businesses to stage a spring Fashion Show for charity on Wednesday 17 March at the city’s Assembly Rooms.
The catwalk event will feature spring and summer collections from local shops and designers, including Republic, Guess, Amour Fou, Via Appia, Phase 8, Enamore Lingerie and more.
The evening is in aid of a village project in Malawi run by the Bristol branch of Sue Ryder Care. Amber Andrews, Fundraising Manager, will speak at the event about the project.
The Fashion Show is sponsored by indepe tommy hilfiger uk ndent designer Arshaan Gafoor.
This is the fifth annual fashion show organised by RAG, the Student Union’s fundraising group. Last year’s event hosted more than 400 guests and raised over 2,500 for charity.
The event will include performances by student dance society BodySoc and the Bath Uni Breakers breakdancing group.
Up to 50 students are helping to organise and run the event, choreograph the show and model on the night. They will be professionally styled by Artizan hair salon tommy hilfiger uk and Benefit make up.
Leighton de Burca, fashion consultant and fashion show producer who has run the Bath Fashion Show in previous years, is mentoring the students.
Anna Wickes, volunteer Event Manager, said: “The evening is set to be fantastic fun and a great showcase for fashion in Bath. We’ve all worked really hard to make it a success and local businesses have really got behind us to support the event and help to create a glamorous, glitzy event that will hopefully raise lots of money for a very good cause.”
Amber Andrews, from Sue Ryder Care, said: “Bath Rag has been phenomenal in supporting Sue Ryder Care and in particular our village sponsorship project in Malawi which they have pledged over 3,000 to. I really hope people will come along and support thi tommy hilfiger uk s fantastic event and help us raise vital funds. It promises to be a really memorable evening.”
The Fashion Show starts at 7.30pm in Bath Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 17 March. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are priced at 12 for students, 20 standard with VIP tickets available at 35 for a front row seat and welcome drink, plus entry to the after show party at Opa Bar. All tickets include a goody bag packed with gifts from local businesses. Tickets can be purchased online at the event website.