Wednesday September 16th: a date to put in your diary! Because that’s when we’ll be setting up shop at cool east London street food haunt Dinerama, and you really don’t want to miss it. Join us for amazing food, signature cocktails, nail art, hair braiding, music and loads more. Here’s what’s on offer fashion-wise on the night and why you (and your wardrobe) should be REALLY excited about it…
Folk Clothing Sample Sale
Yep, if you buy a ticket to InStylerama, you also bag yourself entry to an exclusive his and hers sample sale (so it’s worth bringing your boyf along too). Folk’s amazing clobber is to die for; be prepared to fall in love with their prints, beautiful details like mismatched buttons and contrast colour stitching, and the best T-shirts in town.
Blitz Vintage Extravaganza
Get ready to rummage
The brilliant vintage store will be bringing loads of fabulous stuff and InStyle’s fashion editor Amy Bannerman will be doing an edit of her favourite pieces. She’ll be on hand all evening for you to ask style advice and to help you with your vintage shopping. Be sure to pick her brains about denim; she’s the expert when it comes to jeans.
Amy Hall Knitwear Classes
Click, click, click
Uber cool east London knitwear designer Amy will be selling starter kits at amazing prices so you can make your own beanie. She’ll be able to start you off and show you the basics, and then you can finish it at home (because let’s face it, after a couple of cocktails your ability to knit one, purl one might start to fade!). And then that’s your Christmas presents sorted for, like, ever. Head to Amy’s website to check out her gorgeous hand-knitted collection with stuff more complicated than she has time to teach you on the day!
Paint Your Pumps With Victoria Plimsolls
Mindfulness and shoes
Is there anything more chic than a classic white plimsoll? Victoria Plimsolls have been making theirs for 100 years, so they know what they’re doing. Buy a pair with a 20% discount on the night and if you fancy it, you can customise them too. InStyle’s fashion features editor, flat shoe blogger and illustrator Hannah Rochell (AKA En Brogue) will be there to help you get creative with the paintbrushes and fabric paint. Here’s a pair she made earlier.
Sew Yeah! Love Those Pompoms!
Time to get crafty
InStyle’s craft columnist and Sew Yeah blogger Christine Leech is a total genius. She’ll be helping you lovely lot make fluffy or silky bag charm pompoms (as seen on the catwalk) and it’s totally free to do!
Sticker ‘Em Up With Skinny Dip London
When EVERYONE has the same phone, you’ve got to make yours look different or you might end up picking up the wrong one off the table when you leave the pub at the end of the evening. NIGHTMARE. So head over to Skinny Dip London, where you can customise your phone with cool stickers.
Tickets are £15 each and include two drinks as well as free fashion and beauty experiences. Hurry hurry hurry! You don’t want to miss out! Click here to buy tickets.