Fashion Undressed

Everything you ever needed to know about Asian fashion 

Posted: 16.05.16

Fashionistas and designers are in for a treat on Saturday 28th May as The Southbank Centre welcomes the first of its new Fashion Undressed With Mastercard events. The day long event (12-4pm), part of this year's Alchemy Festival celebrates fashion of the South Asian diaspora and consists of a catwalk show, workshops and talks covering all aspects of the world of asian fashion. Some sessions are drop-in, while others can be booked in advance. Prepare to be dazzled by original, cutting-edge design, learn the art of block-printing and embroidery, get tips on how to style a turban and headscarf . What's more you can also take the opportunity to visit exhibitions at Alchemy and tuck into a feast at the KERB food market, featuring the best in global cuisine. The perfect Bank Holiday weekend date.  

Fashion Undressed with Mastercard at Alchemy Sat 28th May:


· Style my Headscarf: Sheuli Nessa (Level 3 Function Room, 11-12)
· Men, Fashion and Turbans: Pardeep Sing Bahra (Level 3 Function Room, 14.30 - 15.30)
· Fashion & Religion: Mariah Idrissi (Level 3 Function Room, 13.15 - 14.00)
· How to Style a Sari: Daniel Franklin (Level 2 Foyer Space, 12.00 - 16.00)
· Embroidery in Design: Tanvi Kant (Level 2 Foyer Space, 12.00 - 16.00)
· Block Printing: Tasleema Alan (Level 2 Foyer Space, 12.00 - 16.00)

Fashion Talks: 

· The journey of your jumper from threat to wardrobe: Remona Aly, Sarah Klymkiw, Daniel Franklin, Bandana Tewari (Level 4 Green bar, 15.45 - 16.30)
· Where is the South Asian Model: Remona Aly, Mariah Idrissi, Pardeep Singh Bahra, Hana Tajima (Level 4 Green Bar, 12.30 - 13.15)
· My Big Fat Asian Wedding, why the hype?: Hardeep Singh Kholi, Raj Somaiya, Anisha Vasani, Adnan Ansari (Clore Ballroom, 13.00 - 13.45)
· The History of the Sari: Rani Moorthy (Clore Ballroom, 11.00 - 11.45)
· Young Asian and Breaking the Mould: Gemma Cainey, Dhillan Bhardwaj, Ruqsana Begum, Harnaam Kaur (Clore Ballroom, 12.00 - 12.45)

Catwalk Shows:

· Auntie J!: Nor Back, Nor White (Clore Ballroom, 15.30 - 16.00)
· Showcase: House of Kamiar Rokni, Mariam Seddiq, Nor Black Nor White (Clore Ballroom, 14.30 – 15.00)

Find out more about Fashion Undressed with Mastercard on May 28th at Alchemy here. 

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