Dockers threw a footie party, Individualism buttoned up and Barnardo’s opened a superstore.
WHAT Dockers England v Italy event
WHERE The Bricklayer’s Arms, Charlotte Road, Shoreditch
US casualwear brand Dockers held a party to mark its sponsorship of the perimeter board at the edge of the pitch during the recent England versus Italy football friendly. The brand invited buyers from the industry to watch the match and enjoy drinks at The Bricklayer’s Arms.
The guests Pictured outside The Bricklayer’s Arms are (from left) Dockers’ Robin Bolton and Jamie Givens, House of Fraser’s Paul Hayes, Carsten Skovgaard from John Lewis, co-owner of indie Present Steve Davies, Lee Douros from My-Wardrobe and Dockers’ Gary Butt.
The drinks Lots of lager, wine and vodka tonics.
WHAT Individualism Buttoned Up Party
WHERE The Light Bar, Shoreditch
Men’s style blog Individualism threw a themed party called Buttoned Up to thank all its readers, followers and friends for their support and also to celebrate the blog’s fourth birthday. The party was sartorially themed and supported by menswear brand Hackett.
The entertainment Music was provided by DJ Cooks and DJ Basis, and the rooftop area was hosted by presenter and comedian Reuben Christian.
WHAT The opening of Barnardo’s first ever fashion superstore
WHERE Denton, Greater Manchester
Children’s charity Barnardo’s opened its first ever fashion superstore in Denton, Greater Manchester. The store is designed to be a fashion shop rather than a charity shop and is positioned alongside a New Look and a River Island on a major retail park just outside Manchester.
The opening Barnardo’s supporter and Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts (pictured) appeared at the store to celebrate the launch.
The labels Include River Island, Warehouse, Monsoon, Next and Ted Baker.
WHAT Lazy Oaf autumn 12 collection launch
WHERE Lazy Oaf store, Covent Garden, London
Young fashion brand Lazy Oaf held a party at its Covent Garden store to celebrate the launch of its autumn 12 collection. Guests queued down the street waiting for a chance to view the popular collection.
The guests The Lazy Oaf team was there to welcome partygoers.
The drinks Fruit cider.
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