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8 Tips for Making a Successful Impression at Alternative Fashion Week

Discover how a website and social media can maximise your career prospects in fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010
All photography by Amelia Gregory.

Alternative Fashion Week is a wonderful thing, truly, but as I have written about it over the past week the one thing that has struck me time and time again is the lack of information surrounding the event and its participants. As I tried to research the designers it has, at times, felt a bit like I have adopted the mantle of a detective. I am truly flabbergasted at the lack of facts available to any interested parties wanting to chase up a fashion designer.

Quite often within the arts there seems to be huge support to launch a creative endeavour, and then zero ongoing relationship, including making it as easy as possible for someone to contact a designer or artist. The sheet that I received listing the designers showing at Alternative Fashion Week was almost impossible to read. Not only did it bear no relevance to who showed on what day (understandable - I am sure things changed around at the last minute) but the designers weren't even listed in… read more

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Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: more from Day 4

Part two of my run down of day four at Alternative Fashion Week finds talent emerging from the Brady Centre Collective, and fabulous designs by Elif Muzaffer and the Popovic sisters from Serbia.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory.
At the nearby Brady Centre in Tower Hamlets a team of designers have been beavering away under the name A Team Arts and for awhile it …