Fashion Reimagined

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Fashion Reimagined

Fashion Reimagined follows fashion designer Amy Powney of cult label Mother of Pearl, who embarks on a three-year journey to create a sustainable clothing collection from field to finished garment, and transform the way we engage with fashion. Raised off-the-grid in rural England by activist parents, Amy has always felt uneasy about the devastating environmental impact of her industry. When she wins the coveted Vogue award for the Best Young Designer of the Year, Amy decides to use the prize money to create a sustainable collection and transform her entire business.

Fashion Reimagined explores Amy’s journey from outsider in the fashion world, to industry leader as she examines the complexities and waste of the global supply chain, whilst her own personal revolution becomes the precursor of a much bigger societal change. 

Beautiful, informative, shocking and inspiring…. Amy Powney is a heroine‘ Lisa Armstrong, The Daily Telegraph

A film that every fashion lover – and every fashion brand – needs to see
Anna Murphy, The Times

This film will shock you, inspire you – and charm you. A must-watch not just for the fashion industry but for everyone who wears clothes
Jess Cartner-Morley, Associate Editor (Fashion), The Guardian

This is an advance screening of Fashion Reimagined which is on general release in cinemas across the UK and Ireland 3 March 2023.

Repair Café Sew & Swap in the Renaissance Room

Why not stop by after the screening to join our friends at Fylde Repair Cafe and give your old clothes a new lease of life.

Need to repair a beloved item of clothing, but don’t know where to start?

Want to give your glad rags a new look? 

Repair café
In this informal sewing session, you can learn how to repair or repurpose your clothing. We’ll have talented volunteers on hand to help and guide you through the process.

We have:
● Sewing machines
● Hand-sewing kit
● Fabric & thread
● Haberdashery and embellishments. If you want to use your own kit or fabric, then feel free to bring that along too

Clothes Swap
How does it work?
● Bring along 1-3 items of clean clothing, you’ll then receive tokens which you can exchange for items of your choice
● We accept all shapes and sizes including children’s clothing
● Please no PJs, swimwear, underpants or anything you wouldn’t want to take home yourself!
● Drop off time: You can drop and swap all afternoon (from 1pm until 3:30pm)
● Where’s the venue? We’re holding this workshop in the Renaissance Room of Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Anything else?
● Drop-in anytime between 1:30pm and 5pm, no tickets required
● This is a family friendly event
● You don’t need any experience of sewing

This is your chance to reduce textile waste by reusing and recycling your old clothing, what a stylish way to help tackle climate change!

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