Vamp Up Your Wardrobe At The Fashion District Festival In Stratford This September

Antonia Van Dunem Antonia Van Dunem

Westfield Fashion District Festival

Fashion fanatics will fall in love with this five-day festival!

Fashion District is hosting a five-day celebration of fashion, sustainability and innovation this week and it sounds incredible. From 22-26 September, shoppers, start-ups and emerging talent can delight in a variety of exciting events, inspired by four pillars: Shop, Make, Watch and Grow. Vamp up your wardrobe with styling sessions, grab a pre-loved treasure at the vintage market and repair your clothes at one of the workshops available. Or get clued up on the fashion world with plenty of talks and panels to explore. The icing on the cake? Discover a tremendous Pop-Up-Shop in Westfield Stratford City (open until 29 September) where you can shop till you drop at an exciting array of pop-up stores, featuring up-and-coming independent designers!

Westfield Fashion District FestivalAnd guess what? With the festival split over five close-knit destinations, all in Stratford, you’ll be just a hop, skip and a jump away from one event to another. Fancy hearing more about Westfield Stratford City’s Pop-Up Shop and Market where you can discover the latest independent brands and incredible vintage items? Read on!

Westfield Fashion District FestivalThe Pop-Up Shop

In the heart of the festival, you’ll find Westfield Stratford City’s Pop-Up-Shop. The perfect destination for sustainable fashion, rental pieces, new designers, innovative start-up brands and clever ways to update your wardrobe. Get your wardrobe Autumn-ready, with a guilt-free haul at an array of independent, sustainable brands, all selling ethical garb! Enjoy everything from linen co-ords at Fanfare to cosy knits at Timna Weber and vibrant prints at Klements. Or shop beautiful shirts at The Array and epic sweats at Omniss.

And there’s more! Fashion lovers will also be able to indulge in new trendsetting styles with Lone Design Club, who supply clothes and accessories made by emerging brands. Meet the likes of Cinta The Label, Aggi and more as you find your new style.

Westfield Fashion District FestivalYou’ll even be able to hire luxury clothing and accessories from top-notch London labels with the app, By Rotation. Got a birthday, wedding or party coming up? Don’t fear, Westfield Stratford City’s Pop-Up-Shop has you covered, sustainably! And if there are any little ones lurking about, why not explore an exclusive selection of children’s clothes, all provided by resale marketplace Dotte? So you can join the circular fashion movement with your mini-me! 

And with plenty of incredible workshops on offer, you can reconnect with long lost items in your wardrobe! Head to Save Your Wardrobe to extend the life cycle of get-ups you’ve chucked to the back of your closet. Or hit up John Lewis Styling Sessions and get inspired by professional stylists, dishing out the details on how to get the most out of your clobber. Or if you’re from ages 9-15, why not head to a ‘Denim Revamp With The Fashion School’ where you can add a pretty, personal touch to your jeans with an interactive workshop. 

Discover the full schedule of workshops and masterclasses here!


The Market

Fashionistas are also invited to shop local, independent, vintage, and pre-loved items, at over twenty fashionable treasure troves at the Fashion District Market. Head over to the second floor of Westfield Festival Pop-Up this weekend to find a unique collection of clothing and accessories. And with each seller hand-picked by Waltham Forest Fashion, you’re bound to find a second-hand steal. From beautiful arm candy at The Nines Vintage to fabulous 1950’s items at Black Pearl Vintage and many more incredible brands, we’re sure you’ll snap up a timeless staple.

Don’t miss the Fashion District Festival taking place from 22-29 September. Check out the full schedule of events here!

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