Scottish Fashion Festival 2023 Gala Opening Night by SRD
1 Riverside Esplanade, Dundee DD1 4EZ, UK
Social enterprise Scotland Re:Design announces the Scottish Fashion Festival 2023 Opening Night Gala at V&A Dundee, the iconic Scottish home of Design.
Step into the world of intimate elegance and timeless craftsmanship as we hark back to the days of quiet, smaller shows, with multiple happenings throughout the stellar venue. Join us on November 17th at the V&A Dundee for an exclusive and in-depth look at the artistry of exceptional designers, presenting meticulously crafted looks from their collections. This year's event promises a more intimate and immersive experience. Get ready to delve deep into the heart and soul of these designers' creations, as they take you on a journey through their inspirations, skills, and influences.
This year we are also offering the opportunity to step into the future of fashion with Scotland Re:Design's bold collaboration in the Tay Cities Deal Tay5G project, led by Dundee City Council. We're not just supporting; we're setting the style standard. The gala opening will be the launch of our brand new project 'Hidden Floors' which will see a whole digital exhibition, fashion show and collections created in collaboration with Fashion Interrupted, Applied Arts Scotland, Lateral North, V&A Dundee, and Dundee designers. We are embracing the power of 5G as we transform industries, showcase innovation, and redefine what's possible, having connected the venue and businesses to 5G until 2024.
The project had an open call for Dundee based designers, the successful applicants were:
Showcasing the best of Scottish fashion, the annual, essential hot ticket event, with tickets *FROZEN at 2021 PRICES* for you from £22.50, we are absorbing Booking Fees & Charges, for this major fundraiser for the sector, which marks the opening to the industry’s renowned annual Scottish Fashion Festival, with a packed programme, which has taken place across Scotland, the UK and internationally since 2005.
Join us for an evening of the best of Scottish fashion with music by international touring DJ Natasha Kitty Kat, in a unique night at V&A Dundee. Hosted and produced by social enterprise Scotland Re:Design (SRD) with Kay McIntyre and McIntyre's Hair Salons, & brilliant Make-Up Teams curated by Annie Voigt. A whole host of Scotland's top brands and designers will showcase in a night to remember supported by Vision, Sound & Lighting, Shelter Scotland, UNESCO City of Design Dundee, Scotland 5G Centre, and Dundee City Council.
This years Fashion Salon show will include the following designers:
The shelter competition winnersIsla GibbJayne StephenKatrina LindsayLauren MalcolmRory HoulihanSolenn AlvarezSamantha CampbellVevar
The evening is the opening night for Scotland’s annual Fashion Festival, returning from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th November to support Scottish makers, designers, and workers in Fashion. Celebrating Equality, Sustainability & Technology in Fashion, come along to support and meet your community and enjoy discovering your new Scottish clothing.
There are two ticket types avaliable
A networking/standing ticket - which admits the holder to move freely around both floors of the Museum throughout the evening gala including to watch the fashion salon show & awards
A seated ticket - which admits the holder to the evening gala with a RESERVED SEAT for the Fashion Salon Show, Talk & Awards. These tickets are priced a higher to cover the cost of Seat & kit hire.
There will be a cash bar operating on the night.
Dress Code: Fashion's Big Night Out
Over 12s Only
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Seated ticket for Fashion Salon Show