Unique Industry Event: Insight into Fashion and Bespoke Tailoring
The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation in Partnership with Fashion Enter is providing a unique experience into the world of bespoke tailoring with the Brand Director of Kilgour.
Taking place at Fashion Enter’s Factory and Fashion Technology Academy in Haringey, North London, the event will welcome Alex Lamb from Kilgour Savile Row to provide an exclusive insight into how master tailors really work. This will include how to canvas a coat by hand along with an inspirational glimpse at Fashion Enter’s Level 5 Bespoke Tailoring apprenticeship demonstrating the need for precise, high-end skills with tailoring’s next generation.
The event will also be supported by guest speakers Lord Young of Norwood Green, Simon Platts, Sourcing Director at ASOS.com and Sarah Ebanja, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, Chief Executive. If you live in the area then you also have the chance to meet Cllr Barbara Blake.
Taking place on Thursday 11th October 10.30am – 12.30pm invited attendees will:
- Meet the Brand Director of Kilgour.
- Review FREE courses in Stitching and Pattern Cutting.
- Discuss apprenticeship jobs available.
- Those with previous machining experience can take part in a trial for a job with an immediate start.
- Undertake a tour of Fashion Enter’s ethical Factory and see the production process in action.
Jenny Holloway, CEO of Fashion Enter comments: “We love breaking new ground and this unique event is enabling the unemployed of Haringey to understand the wide cross section of apprenticeships available in fashion today. Alex Lamb will be demonstrating the stages that occur in canvasing a coat by hand – Savile Row Bespoke style!
“Having the support from industry with ASOS’s Sourcing Director is such a result too. Grateful thanks to Tottenham Hotspur Foundation who have been inspirational in their support and we are proud to have Sarah Ebanja, Chief Executive of the Foundation attend. This is one event not to be missed!”