Archive for the ‘Education and schools’ Category

‘Uni Year 2…Am I really doing this?’

After a very fast & full summer, I was back at uni but… in our new flouse (our name for our flat/house, hence ‘flouse’) … so feeling even more excited than before! I was back and this time as a second year student … (oooooo!)… and ready to get back into everything. We had been […]

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Emily Johnston at Cheltenham Fashion Week 2013

Blogger Emily Johnston, aka author of Fashion Fois Gras inspired students with a talk at Cheltenham Fashion Week Students from Gloucestershire College and the University of Gloucestershire, who were also joined by fashion lovers from across the county, were given the opportunity to spend the morning with fabulous fashion blogger Emily Johnston. Kicking off the […]

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Cheltenham Fashion Week 2013 – Student Education Show

Gloucestershire College hosts the Education Show for Cheltenham Fashion Week 2013 This year’s Cheltenham Fashion Week is particularly focussed on education and the community. The highly anticipated Education Show hosted by Gloucestershire College showcased the work of students from the age of seven, with a passion for designing, creating and wearing unique clothing. The primary […]

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Selina Blow – Fashion Designer at Cheltenham Fashion Week

“Get out there and do something curious” Selina Blow. Walking in to the college with my beautiful boss & friend Ali Chapman on our way to the presentation room, I noticed a quirky ‘fashionable’ lady sitting on the sofa. “That has to be Selina, that’s her,” I pointed out to Ali. Admittedly I had done […]

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William Steggle – Wardrobe Master at Cheltenham Fashion Week

A respected Hollywood wardrobe master who for many years has had an ‘11 year old boss’. Knowing that I was attending the talk by William Steggle for Cheltenham Fashion Week (CFW) I thought I had better do a little research into what a ‘wardrobe master’ actually is and to read up on William himself, I mean […]

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Selina Blow at Cheltenham Fashion Week

“Believe in what you do” Theses were the wise words from Fashion Designer Selina Blow, who wowed the audience with her inspirational talk for Cheltenham Fashion Week at Gloucestershire College. In her introduction she said that, “the nice thing about fashion is that everyone can have a go,” which engaged the audience and got them feeling […]

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Cheltenham Fashion Week’s First ‘Pop-Up Model School’

We recently launched our first ‘Pop-Up Model School’ at Gloucestershire College, which was set up as an investment in the careers of the young models that work for Cheltenham Fashion Week throughout the year. After realising that so many of the Cheltenham Fashion Week young models from last year had dreams of becoming the ‘next top […]

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‘Co-ords’: the matching trend

The best trends in fashion are those that creep back onto catwalks the world over time and time again.  This Autumn/Winter sees the return of the skirt suit along with modern manifestations of the prim and proper. But where did it all start? Well, back in the 1920s, a certain Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel revolutionised women’s […]

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Counting the pennies this winter?

Counting the pennies this winter? Swapping high street shopping for ebay bidding could be the answer. If like so many of us fashion-loving girlies you’re feeling the pinch this winter but are in dire need of a new wardrobe: maybe some new jeans, one of those gorgeous faux fur headbands and perhaps even a pair […]

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‘Uni Year 1…Should I be Doing This?’

First day of Uni was a bag of mixed emotions. Nervousness – as not knowing what was going to happen and not really knowing many people. Excitement – as this was a new beginning and challenge. However, I had made my way in with the group of ladies and Laura that I had met a […]

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