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Norwich Fashion Week 2012 Programme of Events

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Thursday March 8

Norwich Fashion Week Launch: Independent Retailers Show
At: Fusion in The Forum.
Time: Preview show 6pm.
Main show: 7.30pm for 8pm start.
Tickets: £6 for the preview show. £12 for the main show (includes drink on arrival). Tickets available from The Forum Shop call 01603 727922.
See the latest collections from the independent retailers in Norwich. Showcases by womenswear retailers Vanilla, Jarrold, Pure, Nola, Ego, Walkers of Pottergate, Love Couture and Ginger; and menswear from Jonathan Trumbull, Jarrold, Hatters and Claxtons. Dipple and Conway will be showcasing the latest eye wear and accessories. Supported by City College Norwich.
The winners of the Face of Norwich Fashion Week 2012 and the Retail Skills Academy’s Window Display competition winner will be announced.
More information: Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24

Launch Show After Show Party
At: Tao Club and Lounge, Prince of Wales Road.
Time: 9.30pm until 2pm.
Tickets: Strictly invitation only.
Celebrate the start of Norwich Fashion Week 2012 in style with a VIP after-party to mark the beginning of a week of fashion in Norwich. Entry is by invitation only.

Friday March 9

Norwich Lanes Fashion Night Out
At: Norwich Lanes.
Time: 6pm until 9pm.
A co-ordinated schedule of events and shows in Norwich Lanes including fashion shows, live music, art exhibitions and shopping. There will also be a Made in Norwich fashion market in St Gregory’s Church and special goody bags available with purchases.
FREE EVENT
More information: Norwich Lanes Fashion Night Out on Facebook and Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24

Personal styling and fashion at Jarrold.
At: Womenswear on the first floor and menswear on the ground floor.
Time: 11am–3pm.
FREE EVENT
Join the personal stylists in Jarrold for a glass of fizz and advice on the new season fashion trends.
Style workshops for women with Judy Chapman at 12pm and 2pm, including the launch of fashion brand LK Bennett in store.
Style workshops for men with Tim Benns at 12pm and 1.30pm.
Lingerie workshop with Corinne Bell in the Lingerie department at 12.30pm.
Hobbs and NW3 new season preview on the first floor.
Meet the Laura Mercier team in the Skin Spa for free beauty and make-up advice between 11am and 3pm.
For more information: www.jarrold.co.uk.

Style Me Friday
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 10am–6pm. FREE EVENT
Norwich Fashion Week catwalks stylist Louise Lace and her team will be on hand to create a new look for you. Get 10pc off all purchases when you produce a NFW12 launch show ticket.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

Makeover day at Pure
At: Pure, Guildhall Hill.
Time: Midday until 7pm.
Get a new look for spring with style, hair and make-up advice. FREE EVENT.

Odd Molly day
At: Nola on Timberhill.
Time 10am-5.30pm.
See the new Odd Molly collection and shop VIP style with a glass of bubbly and in-store discounts. FREE EVENT

Saturday March 10

Jarrold Fashion Saturday
At: Jarrolds beauty and womenswear departments.
Time: 11am–3pm.
FREE EVENT
Celebrate the new season collections with live music from Dominic of Sweet Soulful Sound, competitions, a free prize draw and free gifts with selected purchases.
Meet the Benefit beauty team for free make-up and skin care advice.
For more information: www.jarrold.co.uk.

Vanilla Fashion Day
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 10am–6pm.
FREE EVENT
Meet the winner of the Face of NFW12, watch a re-run of the NFW12 launch show and get style advice from the Vanilla stylists. You will also get a free spring/summer scarf worth £20 with all purchases over £50.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

John Lewis fashion and beauty event
At: Women’s fashion department, beauty department and haberdashery department.
Time: 11am–3pm.
FREE EVENT
Find out how you can wear the latest looks from the catwalk in three fashion workshops taking place throughout the day in the women’s fashion department with the fashion experts at John Lewis. Fashion workshops take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
Find out how to create the latest make-up looks with beauty demonstrations in the beauty department at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm.
Learn how to make your own fashion accessories in the Haberdashery department.
For more information: Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24.

Sunday March 11

Dress like a Queen vintage day.
At: The Library Restaurant on Guildhall Hill in conjunction with Blue Skies Vintage Events and sponsored by Moutard champagne.
Time: 11am- 4pm.
Tickets: £10 which includes a goody bag and a glass of champagne on arrival. Tickets available from The Library Restaurant call 01603 616606.
Immerse yourself in vintage fashion with vintage fashion shows, a vintage fair, vintage inspired makeup demonstrations by Benefit London and vintage inspired hair demonstrations by Hooloovoo. Brunch and tea menu available.
For more information: Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24.

Nice Things Day
At: Nola on Timberhill.
Time: 10am-5.30pm.
See the new collection from Nice Things and get 10 per cent off purchases. FREE EVENT

Jeans event
At: Pure on Guildhall Hill.
Time: 10am until close
Discover the hype surrounding the new collection of figure enhancing Salsa Jeans. FREE EVENT

Monday March 12

Focus on colour
At: The Gallery Haircutters on Waterloo Road.
Time: 9.30am-3pm
FREE EVENT
Find out what tones suit you as colour experts at The Gallery use the latest techniques to help you look and feel great. Places are limited to this event so please book to confirm your free place on 01603 787248.
For more information: Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24.

Moda in Pelle Monday
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 10am–6pm.
FREE EVENT.
Come in to see the new Moda SS12 collection, plus when you purchase a pair of Moda shoes or boots you can enter a prize draw to win an amazing leather clutch bag worth £70.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

J Shoes Day
At: Nola on Timberhill.
Time: 10am-5.30pm.
Try on the latest shoe collection and be in with a chance of winning a pair of J shoes. FREE EVENT.

Tuesday March 13

The Designers Show
At: Project Nightclub.
Time: Preview show 2pm and Main show 7pm.
Tickets: £10 adults and £5 under 18s. Tickets available from Poppy Valentine in the Royal Arcade call 01603 928802.
Fashion and textile students from City College Norwich will be launching their first collection from their fashion label Cocoon at Norwich Fashion Week alongside some of Norfolk’s top fashion designers.
Designers showcasing include: Cocoon, Poppy Valentine, Marilyn Thomas, Peggy’s Collection, Monkey Mash, Jane Kenning, Alice Bodgener and Marian Eve Williams.
The shows will be followed by a pop-up shop giving you the chance to buy some of the latest locally produced fashion. Designers in the pop-up shop include Annette Rolston, Elizabeth Radford, Lisa Bliss, Jemima Pine, Mamphii and Jane Pennington.
For more information: Norwich Fashion Week on Evening News 24.

Personal styling and fashion at Jarrold
At: Womenswear and lingerie on the first floor and menswear on the ground floor.
Time: 11am–3pm.
FREE EVENT
Join the personal stylists in Jarrold for a glass of fizz and advice on the new season fashion trends.
Style workshops for women with Judy Chapman at 12pm and 2pm, including the launch of fashion brand LK Bennett in store.
Style workshops for men with Tim Benns at 12pm and 1.30pm.
Lingerie workshop with Corinne Bell in the Lingerie department at 12.30pm.
Fashion shows for men and women will also take place in the store between 12pm and 3pm.
For more information: www.jarrold.co.uk.

Lunch at The Library with Crème de la Mer
At: The Library Restaurant on Guildhall Hill.
Time: 12.30–2pm.
Tickets: £18 which include a two-course lunch. Available from The Library Restaurant 01603 616606.
Bathe in beauty as you sip Proscecco while Head Chef at The Library Restaurant and star of ITV’s No Taste Like Home guide you through a 20 minute cookery demonstration. Then sit back and enjoy a two-course lunch while Crème de la Mer specialists from Jarrold takes you through the new beauty products from the brand.
Guest will receive a 10pc discount and an invitation for a personal skin care consultation with Crème de la Mer in Jarrold’s exclusive beauty room The Retreat.
For more information: www.jarrold.co.uk.

Danish Tuesday
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 10am–6pm.
FREE EVENT
Join the Vanilla team for coffee and Danish pastry and view the new Danish collections St Tropez, In Wear, Part Two and Hultquist. Plus when you make a purchase you can enter a prize draw to win an amazing leather handbag.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

Hair Trends with The Hairdresser
At: The Hairdresser, Wensum Street.
Time: 5.30pm-8pm.
FREE EVENT
Find out what will be the hair trends for spring and summer and how you can recreate the looks at home. Special offers, discounts and refreshments will be available on the night. There are also goody bags up for grabs for the first 50 people through the door.
For more information call 01603 611699.

Wednesday March 14

Cinema City and Vintage Norwich presents...Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
At: Cinema City, St Andrew's Street.
Time: Film starts at 8.30pm.
Tickets: £8.50 or £6.50 for Cinema City members and concessions. Call 08719025724 or visit www.picturehouses.co.uk.
Dress to impress in black tie and diamonds for this celebrated musical comedy, starring Marilyn’s Monroe’s archetypal dumb blonde and Jane Russell’s showgirl - decamping for Paris to ensnare rich husbands, with a classic soundtrack including Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.
Enjoy a glamorous glass of fizz, browse Vintage Norwich’s 50s memorabilia and enjoy vintage tunes. You can even get your hair styled vintage style in Flamingo Amy’s Pop-Up Hair Salon and get vintage make-up lessons from The Historical Sauces ‘Flicks and Lips’.
There is also an exclusive Vintage Norwich goodie bag and Cinema City Membership for the best dressed visitor.
For more information: www.picturehouses.co.uk or www.vintagenorwich.co.uk

Love What You Wear style event with Claire Bunton – The Image Consultant
At: Café Benjamin in Jarrold, London Street.
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm.
Tickets: £12.50 available from Jarrold Customer Services 01603 660661 www.jarrold.co.uk or from Claire Bunton info@clairebunton.co.uk 01692 538947.
Learn how to feel confident in what you are wearing by coming along to this style workshop with Norfolk image consultant Claire Bunton. Find out what colours and shapes flatter your figure, plus discover the colours that can make you look younger, taller, shorter and slimmer.
There are make-up demonstrations from MAC and hair care demonstrations from Aveda, plus guests will receive a discount voucher for a one-to-one consultation with Claire and the chance to win a image consultation worth £250. Light refreshments are included.
For more information: www.jarrold.co.uk.

Work Your Wardrobe Wednesday
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 10am – 6pm.
FREE EVENT
Stock up on all the basics a girl needs to add spring colours to her wardrobe. Buy a Northland coloured vest for £35 and you can buy a pair of non sag or bag leggings for half price.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

Spring Style event
At: Pavilion Lifestyle on Upper St Giles.
Time: 11am-8pm.
Find out what colour and styles suit you with a free workshop from Colour Me Beautiful image consultant Jo Allen. Plus 10 per cent discount on fashions in store.

Thursday March 15

ego Fashion Auction
At: The Library Restaurant on Guildhall Hill.
Time: Midday for lunch. Auction starts at midday.
Tickets: £12 available from The Library Restaurant 01603 616606.
Enjoy a two-course lunch at The Library Restaurant before battling it out to bag those designer pieces at a fashion auction organised by City College Norwich’s fashion shop ego. The lots will be auctioned by ex-Sotherby’s auctioneerChris Hann who specialises in fashion and textiles. You can view the lots throughout Norwich Fashion Week at the ego shop in Chapelfield and at the Independent Retailers Show which launches Norwich Fashion Week 2012.
For more information: ego on Facebook.

Norwich University College of the Arts fashion shows sponsored by House of Fraser
At: House of Fraser, Chapelfield.
Time: Shows at 6pm and 7pm
FREE EVENT
Showcasing up and coming fashion designers from the fashion degree course at the Norwich University of the Arts. The shows are 20 minutes long and are followed by fashion and shopping events in store.

Vanilla Fashion Show
At: Vanilla, Ipswich Road.
Time: 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Tickets: £8, available at Vanilla on Ipswich Road 01603 452305.
See the new collections from independent retailer Vanilla at the in-store catwalk show styled by Vanilla stylist Louise Lace. Vanilla are running a ‘Best Dressed Customer’ competition throughout Norwich Fashion Week where you can win a £100 Vanilla voucher. Just call into the Ipswich Road store to have your picture taken and the winner will be announced at the in-store catwalk show.
For more information: Vanilla Norwich on Facebook.

Other events taking place all week

The Hairdresser on Wensum Street will be offering free wash and blow dries throughout Norwich Fashion Week. To book your appointment call 01603 611699.

The Retail Skills Academy Norwich Fashion Week Window Display Competition. For more information contact contact Alex Hill at the Retail Skills Academy, retail@ccn.ac.uk or call 01603 667668.

Norwich University College of the Arts Fashion Degree students' fashion installation at House of Fraser in the Chapelfield shopping centre takes place in the store from March 8–15.

Vanilla’s Best Dressed Vanilla Customer competition. Win £100 of Vanilla clothing, just call in to Vanilla during NFW and we will take a photo of you in your finery, winner announced 15th March 2012.

Vanilla’s Win your Perfect Jean prize draw. From March 8-15 call in and the Vanilla team will find the perfect shape for you. Leave your details and you will be entered for a prize draw to win your perfect pair of jeans. Jeans priced £75 to £125.

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