A peek into Summer: Tropical Hype

It’s that time of year again where (for us students) exams are upon us and the sun is just peeking out of the winter clouds, teasing us as we sit indoors revising and waiting for summer time to arrive. If thinking of donning a bikini and catching some rays is just too distracting, then we’ve … Continue reading

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Things of Pinterest: The Greatest show on Earth

Hello! Those of you who are long-time Winchester Fashion Week followers will find this week’s ‘things of pinterest’ clue an easy one. Join us in Winchester from the 9th-16th June and you could be experiencing first-hand our headline catwalk event inspired by the following: Follow our board on pinterest where all these photos and more … Continue reading

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Frock Friday #1

Welcome to our first Frock Friday post! We’ve been hunting high and low to find these beautiful dresses hiding in your wardrobe ready to be shown off and given their own virtual catwalk. Have a look at what our twitter followers and blog readers are wearing! 1. Name: Francesca Dress: Topshop ‘With the plain but … Continue reading

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Where & Wear – The Black Bottle

Good afternoon readers. Have you by now completely replaced all your exciting new spring fashion purchases with your previous woolly winter wardrobe? Yeah, me too. I have never been so grateful to my trusty Mac than I have been over the last few sodden weeks, not to mention my oversized umbrella. Despite the rain I … Continue reading

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Fabulously British! Tea Party Ingredients

As you will well know, Winchester Fashion Week is celebrating our Majesty’s Britannia with a Best of British theme. What better way than to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a summer tea party? We have put together our very own tea party, using Winchester home grown products, the cutest china and we even scoured … Continue reading

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Things to do in Winchester for free

1. Go to the top of the Westgate. It has a straight view down the High Street all the way to King Alfred, and there is a free museum which is certainly worth a look 2. Eat a free sample from Montezuma’s. 3. Go shopping, but don’t buy anything. Winchester has such great shops that … Continue reading

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Things of Pinterest: W/S article clue

Things have been getting very exciting (and extra busy!) at WFWHQ this week. The 50 day countdown to the official event launch has just passed and there’s still lots to be done! Because I am extra nice, we are giving you another clue to an upcoming W/S article (and this one’s a good’un)! Here’s the … Continue reading

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Where & Wear – The Railway

Good Afternoon Winchester! Have you all had a great week and did anyone pop by No 5 Bridge Street for a chilled out pub afternoon or evening? I hope you enjoyed it and had a good old relaxing rest. This week however, I thought I’d bring things up a gear. You’re probably really fed up … Continue reading

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Trend Report/ Gatsby Glamour

The 1920’s are such a huge era in the fashion world, so it’s not surprising the trend has hit the catwalk this season; from flapper dresses to full length gowns, fringing and embellishments, it is a truly elegant style to conquer. If you are not brave enough to go full out Great Gatsby, then a … Continue reading

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British inspired jewellery: ECB Designs

Here at WFW, we love to celebrate local creative talent, and this week I met with jewellery designer and maker Emma Clifton-Brown of ECB Designs, who is currently working on some pieces to be submitted to feature at one of WFW’s catwalk shows! Emma describes her work as a mix between contemporary costume jewellery with … Continue reading

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