Bold Souls presents
Sat 26 Nov 2011 | 12 noon - 5.30pm | £3
Pop up fashion collective Bold Souls come to the Arches, Glasgow for another dose of their styling and fashion event.
Buy independent fashion pieces, get styled up, and mingle with others in the fashion community, including new and Bold resident fashion designers, accessory designers, milliners, jewellers, illustrators, vintage sellers, MUAs, nail technicians…
Also, not only will you be able to buy original fashion one-offs straight from their creators, you’ll also be able to bring along your unwanted clothes, shoes and accessories with the intention of swapping them for more desirable fashion free of charge in the brand new Swap It Shop. Come down and help the fashion community – and your own wardrobe – with some recycling and restyling.
Oh, don’t forget to get glammed up for your Saturday night out for free with the help of the awesome Rainbow Room International hairstyling team.
Keep your eyes on the Bold Souls Facebook page for new fashion names, promotions and more more surprises.
// Are you a designer, jeweller, milliner, photographer or new face wanting to get involved? Then get in touch! Drop us a detailed e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we promise to get back to you in real time! //
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“Where can you see tomorrow’s work today? The answer is The Arches.”
Producing and presenting risk-taking work from local and international artists and companies, the building has boasted performances over the past two years from Derevo, The TEAM and Taylor Mac, hosted the National Review of Live Art and New Territories festivals and seen blistering performances from boundary-pushing artists and companies such as John Moran, Adrian Howells, Ontroerend Goed and Quarantine as part of 2010’s BEHAVIOUR festival, our annual celebration of the live experience.
The Arches is also Scotland’s leading provider of support for emergent artists and performance practitioners, providing a year-long programme of opportunities including Artist in Residence programmes and our two annual awards, Platform 18: New Directions and the Brick Award, as well as showcasing raw work from homegrown talent such as Nic Green and Rob Drummond in Arches LIVE, our annual festival of brave new work.
Our dedicated Creative Learning programme offers even further-reaching opportunities for development across a broad range of social groups, with events ranging from urban music production course Tigerstyle and the newly launched Arches Community Choir, to mentoring schemes, professional development projects and off-site performance work with diverse social groups.
Words from Jackie Wylie, The Arches’ Artistic Director, following the tragic death of Adrian Howells:
“All at The Arches are devastated by the loss of Adrian Howells this week. He was our Artist in Residence and The Arches was his creative home. But more than that, he was a dear friend and companion in life to many of us here.
So many would say that there truly was no one like him, who personified love, generosity and the deepest type of empathy and desire to understand those lucky enough to have met him. With great humour he was able to create an instant connection with anyone he encountered. He was able to translate this desire to nurture and connect into his performance practice and in doing so leaves behind not only an incredible and influential body of work but a multitude of audience members across the world who have in some way been transformed by these encounters.
He supported, encouraged and was at the heart of an entire community of artists in Glasgow who will miss him terribly.”