Bristol City Centre BID
22/09/2022 10:00 am

Re-fresher Your Style

Park Street and Queens Road

We're celebrating the UK's first Sustainable Fashion Week with a Sustainable Student Shopping Day and Sustainable Student Fashion Panel Discussion and Live Styling.

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Sustainable Student Shopping Day

Welcome to Bristol, students. It’s freshers week, Sustainable Fashion Week and Second-Hand September all at once, so we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled the best sustainable student shopping offers so you can discover Bristol, slow down your shopping and have a fashionably great week. Join us for discounts, in-store entertainment, and more.

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Sustainable Student Fashion Panel Discussion and Live Styling

Finish the day at The Vintage Thrift Store, where sustainable fashion gurus and stylists will be discussing the Gen-Z slow fashion movement and taking your questions, alongside live styling from industry experts and free food and drink courtesy of Bristol Folk House and Pizzarova. Find out more below, or click the button to register.

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Amelia Twine, Founder of Sustainable Fashion Week

Founder of Sustainable Fashion Week. Amelia will be talking about creative ways to repair your clothing. Coming from the perspective of a novice, Amelia will focus on tips for beginners on how to start building your confidence in clothing repair. Don't be put off by rips or stains, this is an opportunity to put your own touch on your wardrobe.

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Meg Cox, Clothemod

Sustainable fashion stylist and founder of outfit rental business, Clothemod. Meg brings her knowledge of vintage and second hand clothing to the panel. She will be talking about the future of fashion embracing the circular economy and how you can adopt a more sustainable wardrobe. During the evening, Meg will be doing a live styling session to demonstrate colour theory and how to create a full outfit using only second hand clothing.

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Jess Strain, Ovrbloom

Designer for sustainable accessory brand, Ovrbloom. Jess will be talking about the fabric sourcing journey she went on to find the organic cotton that she now uses in her products, as well as sharing the barriers that small fashion brands face and discussing how she got into running a small business from graduating in the middle of the pandemic.

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Maria Loria, Wear My Wardrobe Out

Founder of Sustainable Fashion as-a-Service brand WearMyWardrobeOut. Maria will discuss the concept behind WearMyWardrobeOut and will be doing a live styling session.

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Sustainable student fashion panel discussion and live styling. 6:30-8pm, The Vintage Thrift Store.

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Student Offers


20% student discount. B Corp™ certified since 2018, Finisterre offers consciously produced adventure essentials.

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Mountain Warehouse

15% student discount. Mountain Warehouse is committed to using sustainable materials and packaging whilst minimising waste.

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10% student discount. 89% of products are made with sustainable materials and produced under safe and legal working conditions.

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The Vintage Thrift Store

Tag @thriftbristol in your best-thrifted fits to be in with a chance of winning a £40 voucher. Vintage pre-loved clothing.

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Loot Vintage

Free £5 joining reward when you sign up in-store. Every £1 spent = 1 point towards another voucher! One-off vintage items for you to express your very essence perfectly.

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Penny Brohn UK

10% Discount on all donated clothing & accessories when you use code PBUK💜SFW. More than a charity shop, they also offer a range of well-being therapies.

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10% discount when you sign up in-store. Refillable makeup and product ranges. 100% of bottles are made from 100% of recycled plastic.

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Pure Spa

50% off My Roo vegan, cruelty free and plastic free skincare products. 3-for-2 on all vegan and natural PURE products (cheapest item free), 20% off individual sales, 20% off all treatments, £10 gift voucher to use on treatments with any PURE product purchases.

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The Body Shop

10% student discount when you show your student card. The Body Shop has been a leader in social and environmental justice for over 40 years.

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15% student discount and 241 student deals. All paper products are made from FSC-certified or sustainable sources.

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10% student discount. Working with Carbon Trust to reduce emissions, Ryman offers a range of recycled and sustainable printer paper, storage, filing and stationery.

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Bird & Blend Tea Co

10% student discount. All consumer packaging is recyclable or compostable including plastic-free tea bags.

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10% student discount when you make a student account in-store plus a little arty treat to anyone spending over £10.

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