British-Asian Designer Kirandeep Bassan Exhibits at Liverpool’s Celebration of Style

On Thursday Amrit AKA Miss Amaretto’s World from Punjab2000 attended the official launch of Liverpool’s fashion exhibition Celebration Of Style at the Liver Birds Building.

Amrit with designer Kirandeep Bassan at Celebration of Style Liverpool

Amrit with designer Kirandeep Bassan at Celebration of Style Liverpool

Highstreet brands and independent designers such as Northampton’s up and coming British-Asian designer, Kirandeep Bassan were taking part in the event.

Fashion model Abbey Clancy launched her new collection for Matalan with designer Matthew Williamson who was also present, along with fashion photographer Tim Bret Day.

Abbey Clancy pictured with Time Bret Day

Abbey Clancy pictured with Time Bret Day

Matthew Williamson pictured with the events team

Matthew Williamson pictured with the events team

Clancy commented that unveiling her new Matalan collection at the Celebration of Style launch was perfectly timed as “Liverpool girls are renowned for their amazing sense of style”.

Amongst the 8-dress collection Clancy reveals the black maxi dress with the cut out pieces is her favourite, “perfect for Christmas parties”.

Abbey Clancy told Amrit the black midi dress was her favourite from the collection

Abbey Clancy told Amrit the black midi dress was her favourite from the collection

During the official launch, Bret Day’s fashion photography with stunning images capturing the likes of David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, David Bowie and J. Alexander were also exhibited.

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Various events such as the Andy Warhol exhibition at Liverpool Tate, Benefit Cosmetics pop up bars and various catwalks and in-store activities from Matalan, Marks and Spencer, Ted Baker, Cadenzza, Kurt Gieger and Andrew Collinge are taking place throughout the three-day event.

Amrit sampling Benefit's latest product 'Bling Brows'

Amrit sampling Benefit’s latest product ‘Bling Brows’ at the Titanic Hotel Liverpool

One of the many events taking place in association with Celebration of Style is local business incorporating the bridge between fashion and art, Nook & Cranny.

Amrit had the pleasure of joining Graduate Fashion Week award winner, Kirandeep Bassan at the Nook & Cranny evening where the pieces that won the Zandra Rhodes Textiles Award where exhibited.

Kirandeep Bassan and Amrit at the Nook & Cranny

Kirandeep Bassan and Amrit at the Nook & Cranny

“I’m so honoured to be part of Celebration of Style and I’m glad that my pieces have been given the chance to be seen at more events across the UK such as Liverpool where style has such influence”, commented Kirandeep Bassan.

Amrit spoke with Stephanie of Nook and Cranny who commented, “giving independent people a place to showcase their work is the heart of this business. We want to capture the crossover of fashion and art and that is exactly what Kirandeep’s work is.”

Bassan's award winning designs also featured in Grazia

Bassan’s award winning designs also featured in Grazia

 

All photos by PKMatharu Photography.