Henry Holland, Mollie King, Kimberley Walsh & Vogue Williams lead the way for UK’s biggest fashion festival
British Style Collective in association with Alcatel unveils 2017 line-up
A star-studded line-up including Mollie King, Kimberley Walsh, Vogue Williams and Henry Holland will descend upon Liverpool this July for the UK’s most anticipated fashion festival: British Style Collective presented by The Clothes Show in association with Alcatel.
The inaugural event will welcome three days of non-stop action across the city from 7-9 July, featuring trend-led catwalks, pop-up stores, exclusive Q&As, panel discussions and music performances hosted by some of the nation’s favourite celebrities, designers, bloggers, vloggers and fashion industry folk. Visitors can get their fix from unmissable shopping and celeb-spotting opportunities, teamed with inspiring presentations and an insight into the hottest looks on the high-street this summer.
Kick-starting the action in Liverpool’s Echo Arena, the Alcatel Fashion Arena in association with Glamour and Capital will reach new heights this summer as the 8,000-strong audience take to their seats for a fashion-meets-music performance like no other. Capital Liverpool’s Anton Powers and the Capital Liverpool Breakfast Show’s Adam, Gemma & Dylan will warm up the crowds before welcoming Capital’s Ant Payne to present the main catwalk showcase. Joining Ant Payne on stage will be sought-after style icons Vogue Williams on Friday 7th July, Kimberley Walsh on Saturday 8th July and Mollie King on Sunday 9th July.
The freshest young musical talent will join models and dancers on stage to ‘Rock The Runway’ of the Alcatel Fashion Arena, with new artist Stealth set to raise the roof with his biggest performance to date. Adding to the musical buzz will be internationally renowned violinist and modern rock sensation Analiza Ching, who’s also appeared on Britain’s Got Talent; as well as drummer Alex Todd, who got his first taste of arena performances at The Clothes Show in 2016.
The Concert Room of St George’s Hall will play home to exclusive Q&As and sofa sessions as presenter Antonia O’Brien gets up close and personal with leading names from across the fashion, beauty and entertainment industry. The likes of Henry Holland will delve deeper into How He Built House of Holland, while Glamour magazine’s Editor Jo Elvin, InStyle’s Fashion and Celebrity Director Josh Newis-Smith and Sheerluxe’s Fashion Features Writer, Charlotte Collins, will be offering tips and tricks of the trade along with the inside scoop of being a journalist. A range of industry insider will also take part in a series of panel discussions on topics such as Breaking into Blogging, Summer Style Masterclass, and Women Now Dress for Success.
Visitors can fuel their passion for incredible British design as high-end collections from David Ferreira, Sorapol and Philip Armstrong take to the catwalk of St George’s Hall. Hilary Alexander OBE will lead interviews with the creative masterminds behind each collection, offering fashion enthusiasts in the audience a bespoke runway presentation and a glimpse into the world of couture.
Adding to the fashion and beauty mix will be some of the UK’s most prized bloggers and vloggers, including Olivia Purvis of What Olivia Did, Megan Ellaby of Pages By Megan, Helen Canning Ford of Coco Mama Style and Sarah Ashcroft of That Pommie Girl. The stylish starlets will share insights on how to make it in the world of blogging, as well as answering some of the most frequently asked questions from their devoted fans and followers.
The Expert Stage in Exhibition Centre Liverpool will be hosted by model and Heart Club Classics presenter, Annaliese Dayes, welcoming industry experts who will present live demonstrations and Q&As, blogger talks as well as interviews with top celebrities working in the fashion and beauty industry.
Capturing all the backstage action across the three days will be tanning, grooming and all-round beauty expert Jules Von Hep, whose deliciously probing questions for the talent are sure to squeeze out the juiciest of gossip, exclusively for the British Style Collective YouTube channel.
With all this and more to be announced, British Style Collective in association with Alcatel is not to be missed from your calendar this summer!
Tickets are currently on sale from just £20 plus a single booking fee per transaction. For more information, please visit www.britishstylecollective.com.