Exeter Fashion & Beauty Week 

This September, the Exeter Fashion & Beauty Week sets to spark excitement by exploring and bringing together the worlds of fashion, beauty, visual art, music and city history by hosting a mix of events, presentations and collaborations.

Taking place from 17-21 September, the week-long programme of events will be hosted across the city centre, celebrating Exeter’s diverse retail offering with many independent shops and High Street brands showcasing seasonal trends and sustainable lines.

Events include:

EFBW: An Evening of Blogging & Social Media – Tuesday 17 September 5:30pm – 9pm

InExeter & fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger Style Petal present An Evening of Blogging and Social Media as the official launch event to Exeter’s eagerly anticipated Fashion and Beauty Week. Whether you’re a local business owner, blogger, aspiring blogger or are just keen to understand social media and how to make it work for you, this FREE event is sure to shed some light on these crucial parts of modern day marketing, breaking down and giving insight to the ‘power of the blogger’ and the accelerated word of mouth that comes with it.

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EFBW: The Vintage Fashion Show presented by Frocks in Swing Time – Thursday 19th September 7pm – 10pm

New for 2019 Exeter Fashion and Beauty week will include an incredible ‘Vintage Fashion Show.’ The event will include styles from the 20s, 40s and 50s with women’s fashion from Frocks in Swing Time and men’s fashion from The Real McCoy and Zebel Bespoke. With real models spanning the generations and a variety of body shapes and sizes the event will be inclusive and a great way for people keen to try out vintage styles.   Pop-up beauty, hair and styling advice and products will be on hand, with hair styling from The Den, fantastic bespoke headwear from milliner Rivka Jacobs and more. Nightingale Music will also be on hand to entertain with vocals from Terrie May McNulty to create a truly vintage experience.

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The Slow Fashion Show organised by Sancho’s – Saturday 21 September 6:30pm – 9pm

Back for a second year, is Exeter’s flagship fashion event, Slow Fashion, a champion event for the slow fashion movement will return on Saturday 21st September.  Organised by Sancho’s Shop this fashion forward event focuses on sustainable, environmentally conscious, innovative fashion.  Set beneath the gothic arches of Exeter’s Cathedral, the event will host a series talks and workshops and will welcome over 500 guests for an evening showcasing the very best of independent fashion available to buy in the city from the many Independent shop and designers.

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In store events include

Take a peek at the pop-ups

InExeter have planted (get it?) eighteen gorgeous flower wall installations in stores around the city centre, created by local artist Steve Carroll. Find them, snap a selfie and tag your location and InExeter #EFBW – the first person to find all eighteen installations will get their hands on a £50 Indie voucher to spend in Exeter’s brilliant independent stores.  Also curating special displays for EFBW are Loakes, Speccies and Saks Hair – keep your eyes peeled from Tuesday 17 September.

John Lewis

Join John Lewis & Partners during InExeter’s Exeter Fashion & Beauty Week this month for a whole host of in store events that will ensure you’re fabulously on trend for autumn / winter 2019. Daily events will occur throughout this fashion and beauty takeover between 17th – 22nd September, including style talks, beauty masterclasses and live transformations. The team from Dyson will be visiting John Lewis on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September and alongside attending each in-store style talk, they will also be offering free blow-drys between each style talk. Truly treat yourself by booking an appointment with a John Lewis & Partners stylist during Fashion & Beauty Week and you will receive an extra luxurious treat during your personal styling experience 

Tuesday 17th September –
FREE Style Talk (Theme: John Lewis & Partners exclusives) – women’s and men’s fashion with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – getting your styling must-know from our in house style specialists
1x talk at 11am 1x talk at 1pm

Wednesday 18th September –
FREE Style Talk (Theme: Styling Basic) – women’s and men’s fashion with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – getting your styling must-know from our in house style specialists
1x talk at 11am 1x talk at 1pm

Thursday 19th September –
FREE Style Talk (Theme: Office To Out Of Office) – women’s and men’s fashion with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – getting your styling must-know from our in house style specialists
1x talk at 11am 1x talk at 1pm

Friday 20th September –
FREE Style Makeovers with Live Models with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – From everyday to special occasion, the complete transformation- from skin care, make-up and fashion
11am – Brunch Look 1pm – Looks for lunch/shopping
3pm – Turning an everyday look into a going out outfit

Saturday 21st September –
FREE Style Makeovers with Live Models with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – From everyday to special occasion, the complete transformation- from skin care, make-up and fashion
11am – Brunch Look 1pm – Looks for lunch/shopping
3pm – Turning an everyday look into a going out outfit

Sunday 22nd September –
FREE Style Talk (Theme: Dress To Impress) – women’s and men’s fashion with a beauty brand talking through the make up – LIVE – getting your styling must-know from our in house style specialists
1x talk at 11am 1x talk at 1pm

Debenhams

Get yourself photo ready for the city trail competition by taking advantage of Debenham’s instore event ‘Selfie Ready Treatments’. Throughout the week, their counters will be offering various free treatments, including brow mapping from Benefit, lipsticks from Lancombe and Clarins will be running a prize offer for ‘Best Photo’ for customers who take a photo with the flower walls and photo frames city trail competition. Simply tag the Clarins Instagram in your photos to be in with a chance to win!

Caroline Charles

On Thursday 19 September, 11am – 3pm, join Caroline Charles in their Princesshay store to celebrate the launch of their Autumn/Winter Collection. This event will be an exclusive look at the designer’s new season fashions and is supporting the charity Farms for City Children. Guests will also be able to enjoy champagne, canapes and a prize draw. If you can attend please RSVP to: exeter@carolinecharles.co.uk

The White Company

On September 21 September style yourself into the weekend with The White Company. Alongside complimentary prosecco and soft drinks which will be available all day, you will experience the following in store: 1:2:1 with their daywear specialist, gift with purchase when you spend over £100, Hotel Chocolat goody bag and a Carluccio coffee voucher.

Amanda Marsden

On Wednesday 18 September Amanda Marsden in Exeter will be running complimentary Aveda Scalp Analysis Treatments in store. Guests can see and be advised on the condition of their scalp and hair to then make an informed decision on the best way to achieve luscious locks. This is pioneering equipment that has not been used in the South West at all! Amanda Marsden are offering bookable appointments for every 15 minutes from 10am-4:30pm and guests will receive a goody bag which include samples of thickening tonic inside.

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