Stylist Live launched in London back in 2015 and has since been bringing inspirational and influential women together for the past three years.
Now twice the size, they’re bigger and better than ever before and, for the first time, they’re on the move.
This year they are hosting the first ever Manchester event at intu Trafford Centre giving their northern Stylist readers, the opportunity to get a taste of their biggest-ever reader event. And….Stylist Live Manchester is free to attend.
The event will take place on Saturday 8 September from 9am-9pm and Sunday 9 September 12pm- 6pm.
You do not need to book your ticket in advance, however, it is recommended that you arrive with plenty of time to be able to bag yourself a seat for the catwalk shows and guest talks.
Stylist Live Manchester will be hosting a catwalk with a difference, right in the middle of the main dome at Intu Trafford Centre. The Stylist Catwalk will take place on the escalators within the main dome at the following times:
SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER
12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER
1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
The Stylist Stage
Across the weekend there will be talks from a whole host of influencers taking to the Stylist stage covering topics from fashion to mental health.
The talks will take place in The Orient on the main stage. There are no reserved seating so if you want to listen to the likes of Manchester’s very own Michelle Keegan, or Dame Kelly Holmes you will need to get there early!!
The timings and more information about each of the talks are listed below:
2pm: Michelle Keegan: A Reinvention
Since her 2008 screen debut in Coronation Street, Michelle Keegan has become one of the UK’s best-loved actors. Constantly reinventing herself – from sales assistant at intu Trafford Centre, to the cobbles, to Tina And Bobby and Our Girl – Michelle sits with Stylist’s Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski, to reveal all about being a woman in television and her hopes for the future.
3.25pm: Dame Kelly Holmes: Mental Health And Finding Peace With A podcast
Dame Kelly Holmes is one of the UK’s most popular athletes, setting and still holding the British records in the 600m, 800m and 1000m. This year, she will be releasing her first podcast series, Place Where We Go, exploring the different ways people escape when they are feeling challenged. Stylist’s Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski, will be talking to Kelly about her incredible career, the mental health challenges she has faced and the benefits of opening up.
4.25pm: Becoming A Fashion Icon with Mariah Idrissi and Basma Khalifa
Join fashion insiders Mariah Idrissi and Basma Khalifa as they discuss what style means to them, how they express themselves sartorially and Mariah’s journey to becoming a style icon as the industry’s first hijab-wearing model featured in an H&M campaign.
12.30pm: Secrets Of A Make-up Artist
Overwhelmed by the choice of beauty products on the market and what to do with them? Join A-List make-up artist Caroline Barnes as she guides you through her top product picks, upcoming trends and beauty hacks.
2pm: We Are All Filmmakers: How To Stand Out with Reggie Yates
With smartphones and IGTV, broadcast journalism is unrecognisable from when Reggie began his career more than two decades ago. Now, with multiple awards under his belt, he’s at the top of his game, creating documentaries that tap into some of the hardest hitting topics. Join us as we discover how to find your edge and get your work seen in an industry brimming with talent.
3.25pm: Next Big Thing: Ray BLK in conversation with Gemma Cairney
Winner of the BBC’s Sound of 2017 Award, Ray BLK has collaborated with the likes of Stormzy and Gorillaz. But what’s it like to find fame so early in your career? Joining us to find out is industry legend Gemma Cairney.
4.25pm: Meet the Manchester City Women’s Team
Hear from Manchester City football stars Pauline Bremer, Megan Campbell and Demi Stokes. We’ll be talking to them about how they’re inspiring the next generation of female players, the life skills the sport has given them, and the challenges of demanding fair play both on and off the pitch.
Find out more at live.stylist.co.uk/manchester