Archive for March, 2016

Oxford ReFashion Event

March 3rd, 2016

imageThe award-winning ReFashion event takes place at Oxford Town Hall on Thursday 10th March 2016, 12pm-6pm.

There will be a catwalk show featuring students and charity shops, ‘swishing’, opportunities to transform garments into something new and give old items a new lease of life. There’ll also be a chance to buy upcycled textile crafts or take part in free upcycling or mending demonstrations. Refreshments will be provided by Donnington Doorstep.

Stallholders at this year’s event:
Sue Hazell Sewing School – mending and alterations
Daydream Days – soft furnishings and handcrafted gifts
Waterstones – craft and sewing books
Oxfam – secondhand and vintage clothes and items
Helen and Douglas House – second hand and vintage clothes and items
Orinoco – the Oxfordshire scrapstore demonstrating textile upcycling and reuse
Fusion Arts – community art projects and workshops
City of Oxford College – fashion students
Vintage Patch – unique iron on patches made from reclaimed materials
Mme B Boutique – bespoke vintage wedding accessories
The Nappy Shed – promoting the use of cotton nappies
Naomi Driscoll
Miss Foxglove – handmade accessories
Sew and Sew
Moo and Meow
Streets Revolution
Gardens in Time
Lucy Loves
Cassiopeia Knits – hand knitted and crocheted accessories
Westbrook Knits – recycling and reinventing woolly accessories
Shira Rachel Fisher
Trading for Development
Jessica Graham Millinery
May Tree Jewellery

ReFashion is part of Oxford Fashion Week.

For more information about ReFashion or to find out how to get involved email recycling@oxford.gov.uk.