Edinburgh International Fashion Festival 2012 - events round-up

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This article is from 2012.

Edinburgh International Fashion Festival 2012 - events round-up

Sissel Tolaas

Edinburgh’s Festivals have pretty much everything, but fashion is not something that has been given centre stage. Until, that is, the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, with four days of events centered around Summerhall, including talks,workshops and exhibitions.

Professor Ludovica Lumer talks about identity and self-image in Dressing the Self: Art, Fashion and Neuroscience (Summerhall, Thu 16 Aug, noon), which looks at the choices we make when selecting clothes and what that means for us on a larger scale. Scent expert Sissel Tolaas (Summerhall, Thu 16 Aug, 3pm) talks about her career and her recent work with German designer Kostas Murkudis, Endless_Lessend No 01 (Summerhall, Thu 16 Aug, 11am–9pm).

Chloe Patience and Mhairi McNicol’s label Bebaroque exhibits an exclusive collection (Summerhall, Thu 16 Aug, 8pm) with an after-show party at Summerhall to boot (Thu 16 Aug, 10pm–1am).

For more information check out the festival website. All sightings of Alexa Chung to be reported directly to List HQ.

Summerhall, Edinburgh, 16–19 Aug.

This article is from 2012.

Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

A festival incorporating runway shows and glam afterparties, plus more intellectual talks on fashion-linked topics. This year is the festival's first as an officially registered charity.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Thu 20 Jul

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Fri 21 Jul

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Sat 22 Jul

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Sun 23 Jul

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Endless_Lessend No 01

A collaboration between fashion designer Kostas Murkudis and smell researcher and artist Sissel Tolaas. As Murkudis creates a dress Tolaas creates a smell, building on the relationship between the two and documented by filmmaker, Jonas Lindström. Part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.

Dressing the Self: Art, Fashion and Neuroscience

Professor Ludovica Lumer talks about identity, the self and the choices that we make when dressing ourselves and choosing how we look. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute. Part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.

Sissel Tolaas

Scent expert Sissel Tolaas gives a talk about her work and career, as well as her work on a collaborative project with Berlin fashion designer, Kostas Murkudis. Part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.

Bebaroque

Ultra-hip hosiery label Bebaroque, aka Chloe Patience and Mhairi McNicol, exhibits its collection in this exclusive runway show of hand-embroidered and screen-printed bodywear. Part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.

Bebaroque After-Show Party

The official after party of the Bebaroque Runway Show. Line up TBA. Part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.

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