Scotland Re:DesignedPosted by Jo on Tuesday 14th October 2014
Scotland Re:Designed -
Now in its 3rd successful year Scotland Re:Designed (SR:D) is returning to Glasgow for its annual showcase taking place on November 20th at contemporary arts venue, SWG3. A programme of workshops running from the 19th to the 21st of November will offer guidance and support to Scottish fashion and interior businesses, as well as being free to members of the public. Last month Sarah Curran MBE, luxury director of multi brand digital retailer, Shop Direct was announced as a member of the panel. Since Sarah's commitment to the project the additional panel members now include leading fashion business advisor David Watts, the founder and editor-in-chief of fashioneditoratlarge.com, Melanie Rickey, Simon Carter, the founder and owner of Simon Carter Ltd and Sarah Murray, owner of Scottish luxury boutique Jane Davidson.
The SR:D platform, which supports and nurtures Scottish fashion design talent and is supported by Creative Scotland has had a record number of applications to be part of its showcase on the 20th. The panel will deliberate and the selected Exhibitors will be announced after the 17th of October. The programme of workshops surrounding the showcase is as follows:
Wednesday, November 19th
That Don't Impress Me Much - What Are The Do's and Don'ts When Approaching Buyers
Sarah Murray, Buyer and Owner of luxury Scottish boutique Jane Davidson, offers her tips for designers to make the best approach to buyers.
"We are bound by the law, so that we may be free" Marcus Tullius Cicero - Legal Basics You Should Know
Loretta Maxfield, of Thorntons Law LLP IP, IT and Media Team, presents a valuable overview of what you should know when starting, or growing your business.
Collaboration - Are Two Heads Better Than One?
Kestin Hare of Common People will present to you his experience of collaborating with another designer on a limited edition range, has it enhanced, or diluted his brand, what are the potential pit-falls and does he anticipate commercial success?
Friday, November 21st
Are You Simply Trendy, Or Are You Creating Trends For A Newgeneration?
Melanie Rickey, one of the founding editors of Grazia, and an Editor and panellist for British Fashion Council NEWGEN initiative, interprets trends daily for both businesses and her website www.fashioneditoratlarge.com, however in her role with NEWGEN she is often confronted with designers who follow others rather than walk their own path.
There are further 3 workshops covering topics as business economics, advice on starting a business and developing your business. These will be announced shortly.
Tickets for the workshops are free and available at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/scotland-redesigned-7566838673?s=29976953