Vive La Vogue
The Vogue Festival returns for two days of fashion and debate to celebrate the magazine's 100th anniversary
This weekend sees the return of the Vogue Festival in partnership with Harrods for two days of masterclasses, talks and activities all devoted to fashion’s biggest glossy magazine. Now in its fifth year, the party returns to the Royal Geographic Society, as well as new venue East Albert Lawn in Kensington Gardens that will host a themed Vogue World pop-up.
An extensive range of industry insider discussions will be held at the festival headed by an impressive line-up of guest speakers including make-up genius Charlotte Tilbury, fashion designer Isabel Marant and former Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington. We’ve rounded up some of festival's highlights.
Vogue’s contributing editor and all round girl-next-door Alexa Chung will join Vanity Fair Editor Derek Blasberg and co-founder of Moda Operandi, Lauren Santo Domingo, as they examine the way we dress and live in the 21st century. Notebooks at the ready. Saturday, 3.30pm, RGS.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will chat to Vogue editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman about how their vast fashion empire has been built from their iconic haute thrift shop aesthetic. They will also talk about their new Alta Moda line and how they plan to shake up the couture runway. Sunday, 2pm, RGS.
Vogue’s fashion editors and contributing editors Laura Bailey and Sabrina Cannon, who heads the personal shopping team at Harrods, share their secrets of how to curate your wardrobe offering plenty of style tips and tricks. Any excuse for a shopping trip. Sunday, 4.45pm, Vogue World.
Ever fancied becoming a vlogger? Now you can learn the tricks of the trade from Condé Nast Director of Video Content Danielle Bennison Brown who will guide you through how to translate a story from page to screen and the technical know-how that you need to become a Youtube sensation. Sunday, 10.30am, RGS.
Tickets can be bought from vogue.co.uk