Get more involved with fashion at Bristol with our handy guide.
1.Go to Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair
Lou Lou’s offers an amazing range of quirky and cheap vintage treasures, it’s a great opportunity to scour the stalls for great bargains and fill your wardrobes with unusual and one of a kind pieces.
-11th March, 11-5pm
-The Passenger Shed
-80 stalls of vintage jewellery, clothes, shoes and homeware.
2.Try out Bristol Sewing School
This is a fun way to get actively involved in fashion, create your own patterns for clothes, start knitting and upcycle old clothes that need some TLC. Classes range from beginners sewing skills to more competent classes if you want to get crocheting.
-Knitting and Crochet classes
-Sewing and dressmaking,
prices start from £15 and tickets include tea, coffee and biscuits. Also offer basic sewing skills if you are starting off.
Midland Road Business Park,
- Attend the Sustainability Month Upcycling Workshop
Come along to the SU to explore all things upcyling, this is about recycling and brightening up your clothes on a student budget. It’s a free event that will feature many Bristol societies and events so roll up your sleeves and try something that’s good for your bank balance and the planet.
-Saturday 18th February, 12-5pm
-Carpenter and Stevenson Rooms, Student Union
-Arts and crafts afternoon focussed on sustainability, societies and knitting.
- Join Bristol University’s Fashion Federation
This is one of Bristol’s largest societies for fashionistas. Get involved with like-minded guys and gals who love creativity and fashion as much as you do. They offer..
-Weekly stitch session
-Textiles and tea classes
-Only £10 for one year membership
- Join Her Campus Bristol Society
This is a fusion of arts, culture, fashion and feminism, that regular focuses on topical issues in their online magazine and events on campus. Get involved by joining their society or checking out their website.
-Hosting a Galentines Day social with live music, pub quiz and a pudding party.
-Check out their website hercampus.com/Bristol with regular posts from protest songs against Trump, Whats On in Bristol and Pink Week coverage.
- Try the Knitting Society
Knit your own gloves, hat, scarf, blanket…anything that takes your fancy to warm up in this February. Get your (free) needles out and let the creativity flow.
-Beginners are welcome and committee keen to teach basics
-£3 membership included ball of wool and needles
-Meet every Monday 5.30-7.30pm, Balloon Bar at the Student Union.