W/S Preview: Theo Williams / Photographer

Our Fashion Week magazine Winchester/Style (W/S) will be available for pre-order soon and will be being sold throughout WFW 9th-16th June. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the work of one of our very talented young photographers, Theo Williams, who will be featured in our magazine: W/S: What is the concept behind the ‘RUSH’ … Continue reading

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Calling all Photographers and Illustrators!

We are looking for submissions of your fashion-related photographs or illustrations for an exhibition at The Theatre Royal  as part of Winchester Fashion Week 2012 (9th-16th June)! If you are a local photographer or illustrator, please send us some examples of your work ASAP to Alix Rothnie on alix.rothnie@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from … Continue reading

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WFW TICKETS NOW ON SALE!!!

We have a whole host of fabulously fashionable events happening around Winchester for Winchester Fashion Week from the 9th-16th June, and TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets here: http://www.winchesterfashionweek.com/tickets !!! For a full list of the events, take a look here: http://www.winchesterfashionweek.com/events-list. There are some unmissable highlights to this year’s … Continue reading

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Picnic weather – but, where & wear?

Hooray! The summer has arrived and there’s no half measures here, blistering sunshine, clear skies and balmy evenings are what Winchester was made for. As you walk down the high street the shop windows have come alive with their previously ignored glorious summer offerings and everywhere you look maxi-dresses, brightly painted toes and washes of … Continue reading

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Fashion and Sport: An interview with Martin Polley

Martin Polley is a Sports Historian and Senior Lecturer in Sport at the University of Southampton. He is the author of The British Olympics: Britain’s Olympic Heritage 1612-2012 and lives in Winchester. http://www.martinpolley.co.uk WFW: The new team GB kit was launched recently, and opinions seem to be split on whether designer Stella McCartney has done … Continue reading

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We’ve reached 50 posts!!!

Hello there! This is our 50th post! Where has the time gone? I really do hope you have enjoyed reading our posts so far! Don’t forget to keep checking back in the big run up to fashion week (9th-16th June!) for some more fabulous posts and teasers for some events you can expect! We’ll also … Continue reading

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Very British Events

All we may be talking about at the moment is the Diamond Jubilee (look out for our post on this coming soon!), the Olympics and (ofcourse) Winchester Fashion Week, but don’t forget all those other classically British events we have to look forward to! 1. Wimbledon Get your fix of Strawberries and Cream for the … Continue reading

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Charming Magpies will charm your socks off!

Winchester is not only known for the Cathedral and its dramatic history; it is also famous as a haven of unique shops tucked away in the pretty side streets. Even so, walking down Parchment Street, you do not expect to turn a corner into a small cobbled yard and come upon a treasure trove of … Continue reading

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Winchester’s Newest Treasure Trove

Fab Vintage has recently joined the ranks as one of Winchester’s totally unique stores. Alan Christopher opened the shop on January 7th, providing a wide range of vintage clothes, accessories and nick knacks. With everything from 1960s mirrors to lace gloves, this shop holds many unique items with which to express yourself. This is the … Continue reading

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Girl’s Night Out… in style!

It never fails to amaze me how many events are thrown which I never even hear about… until it is too late. But this time I was on the ball, checking the events that Winchester and Basingstoke discovery centres were holding, and came across a gem. The ‘Girl’s Night Out’ was advertised as an evening … Continue reading

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