/File photo by Jenn Watt

Entry period open for Fashion Fallies show

Fashion Fallies is returning for fall of 2018. Organizers of the wearable art and performance event that wooed crowds last fall are busy planning this year’s event which will take place once again at Haliburton School of Art + Design on Friday Nov. 9. The Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands event has recently released their call for entry.

Fashion design experience is not required. Any and all mediums are welcome including paper wire plastic recycled materials yarn leaves etc. Accessories jewelry single pieces or complete ensembles are all welcome.

“We have already heard that some people have already begun creating pieces” says Amy Brohm Fashion Fallies planning committee member. “People are really excited about this event and we have a number of new things planned for 2018.”

An information session and slideshow will be taking place on Wednesday June 6 between 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Common Room of the Haliburton County Public Library for anyone who is interested in finding out more about the event and how they can submit a piece.

In addition The Fashion Fallies committee in conjunction with Visible Voices studio is hosting a workshop called Head Over Heels for Fashion Fallies. This $10 workshop or pay-what-you-can is happening on Saturday June 16 between 1 and 4 p.m. at Visible Voices Open Arts Studio on Industrial Drive. Head Over Heels will provide an opportunity to make fun and whimsical headpieces and get people inspired about creating for Fashion Fallies. All materials will be provided.

For more information call the Arts Council at 705-457-8033 or email halibutonarts@haliburtonarts.on.ca.

Submitted by Erin Lynch