FHFW Events 20-25 September
Friday 20 September 6pm-9pm
Continuing their themed after-hours events for adult visitors, Fashion Late is part of Forest Hill’s Fashion Week. The evening will feature live catwalk shows, a fashion market, makeovers, masterclasses, talks, demonstrations, music, cocktails, bars and food.
Saturday 21 September 10am-1pm
Learn the techniques involved in making a necklace out of ribbons, beads and lace and then make a beautiful confection of your own, with Jane Gardner of Tattered Stones.
Saturday 21 September 11am-1pm
Bring along some of your jewellery to improve it or make something totally new and exciting using our Jewellery Bank. A workshop with a fantastic jewellery designer and an intro to our jewellery making course starting soon.
Saturday 21 September 11.30am-1pm
Saturday 21 September Midday-6pm
We are excited to offer every female a personal styling session, so if you want some new ideas, inspiration or simply some general styling advice feel free to come down. You can even bring with you that outfit you’ve been wanting to wear but still unsure of how to work it.
Saturday 21 September 2pm-3.30pm
Saturday 21 September 4pm-6pm
Bring along a garment and add your own personal touch using handstitch. Come and play with stitches, threads and trims in this 2 hour workshop with Rowena Ardern, expert designer/maker and embroidery teacher.
Saturday 21 September 4.30pm-6pm
Covering the basic aspects of fabric design and printing, this workshop demonstrates how layout can make or break a pattern. Come along to discover the difference between half-brick and half-drop, and the chance to design your own basic repeat.
Sunday 22 September 11.30am-1.30pm
Bunka is bringing the nail art phenomenon to Forest Hill, ladies. Pop in and relax as our artiste turns your nails into a work of art. Come with unpolished nails, leave with a design of your choice.
Sunday 22 September Midday-1pm
Learn how to make a simple and stylish leather cuff of your own, courtesy of the genius behind N’Damus Bags.
Sunday 22 September Midday-1pm
Learn how to upcycle an old top with structured frills to give it that VaVaVoom. This great fashion detailing can be used in so many ways!
Sunday 22 September Midday-2pm
Join us at Stag & Bow for a very special Forest Hill Fashion Week workshop, showing you how to work drab old ties into something special… SE23 will be ringing with the cries of – “Oh no! I haven’t seen your ties in ages dear!”
Sunday 22 September 2pm-5pm
Take something old and turn it into something completely different, with the help of the upcycling genius of your host Paulina. Bring your own project or get experimental with our abundance of preloved clothes.
Sunday 22 September 4pm-5pm
This is a bra-fitting workshop for fuller-busted females who struggle with ill-fitting bras. A correctly-fitted bra can make you look pounds lighter and boost your body confidence. Join us for our demonstration of the world of a well-fitted bra, then ask questions and share your bra-fitting problems.
Sunday 22 September 4pm-6pm
A children’s jewellery-making workshop. Upcycle everyday objects to create something unusual.
Sunday 22 September 5pm-6pm
Bra straps can be the bane of the stylishly-inclined, especially for the most well-endowed amongst us. Come and discover ways to disguise, replace or remove them altogether, beautifully! Bring your problem bra and/or top to explore solutions.
Sunday 22 September 7pm-8pm
Are you bored with your clothes? Do you own things you don’t wear? Do you fancy something new and exciting? Bring along 3 pieces of artsy, colourful, exciting clothes & accessories that you would be proud to pass onto a fellow Swapper. Take home 3 new items.
Tuesday 24 September 7pm-8.30pm
Expanded anatomy of fashion trends – a fun workshop combined with some examples of seasonal trends for 2013 and 2014, during which we will discuss whether we need fashion trends.
Wednesday 25 September 8pm-11pm
Where better to celebrate the end of FHFW in style than at our established friendly, trendy and central Forest Hill favourite The Sylvan Post, who have created a special FHFW cocktail in honour of the event with a 2-4-1 offer on it all night!!