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The Business of Fashion

8 June 2015
The Business of Fashion
Calling all fashionistas! On Thursday 11th June 2015, Leodis Lager and Lambert's Yard are teaming up to bring the people of Leeds, The Leodis Forum – The Business of Fashion. An interesting and insightful event concentrating solely on the British independent fashion industry, The Leodis Forum needs to be scheduled into your diary asap, as this is a one-off evening not to be missed.

Leeds is home to many independent retailers and with more and more people lusting after unique and eccentric garments, the popularity of the independent fashion industry in Britain is on the rise. Focusing on this industry, The Leodis Forum is the perfect networking event to find out everything you need to know about independent fashion from the highly talented industry insiders themselves.

Located on Lower Briggate at independent concept store, Lambert's Yard, the evening will kick off at 6.30pm when you will be greeted with a complimentary Leodis Lager and a selection of delicious canapés will be available all evening. Free drink and nibbles? Sounds perfect! As well as having access to Lambert's Yard’s professional personal shoppers, when you arrive, both Britain's newest independent designers and established brands will be exhibiting their latest pieces for you to check out exclusively! A fashion lover’s dream? I think so.

With a long list of independent retailers including Accent Clothing, Bridge and Stitch, Cabba Clothing, Bo Carter Boutique, Hirsch Tailoring, Beaumont Organic, Humble Kind Clothing, Tomoto and of course, Lambert's Yard at the event, you will be able to find out everything you want to know about each individual brand, as well as discovering those up and coming ones you've never even come across before. Revealing insider industry knowledge, people not only from behind the brands but also representatives across the whole supply chain including everyone from editors to lecturers to designers to marketing managers, will tell you what it's really like to work in the industry.

Do you have crucial questions you've been dying to ask someone in the fashion industry? This is your chance to tick them off as the evening will also contain an exciting Q and A and discussion session with a panel of professionals who will happily answer all your burning questions.

So whether you're an independent fashion fanatic and want to meet the people behind your beloved brands, you're looking to delve into an exciting career in the fashion industry or you're thinking about starting your very own independent business, then get down to Lambert's Yard on the 11th June for a whole load of insider info that you won't get elsewhere. With tickets just £4 for adults and £3 for students, how can you say no?

For more information and to book tickets please see: The Leodis Forum

Hannah is head of Retail Therapy and Health and Beauty at Leeds Living. She is an English Language Graduate with a penchant for all things fashion and beauty.