York Fashion Week AW22 to transform the heritage city into one big sustainable fashion show for all

On Saturday October 8, The Independent Runway begins at 7.30pm at the Guildhall, spotlighting inspiring and creative designers who are pushing the boundaries of fashion.

On Sunday, October 9, there’s Sustainable Style Swap, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Pitcher & Piano, when stylists Laura and Sara demonstrate sustainable style, showing how to update your wardrobe and breathe new life into clothes.

The Revival Runway is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Malmaison, celebrating renewed fashion and brands that champion sustainable style and fashion.

Rachel Peru wears Hope Fashion for a photo shoot in York for York Fashion Week. Photo by Olivia Brabbs.

After a spring debut, Warpaint returns to unveil its latest line of clothing designed for people with life-threatening illnesses, subtly tailored to be worn by patients during medical procedures. After the show, founders Joanne Nicholson and Claire Wharton will share their personal stories that led to the creation of the brand. Warpaint: Fashion for the Fight is from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Malmaison.

Later in Malmaison, from 7:30-9pm, French 75 offers a collection of vintage French fashion shows, sourced from founder Louise Finch of London and Monaco, with pieces from Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and more.

YFW continues Monday, October 10 with Behind the Seams with Shoni, 7:30-10 p.m., at Vices York. Shoni is the talented designer behind The Art of Queening, and attendees can explore her first collection while exploring this private hotel.

At the Hilton York all day Saturday and Sunday there’s Fashion Village, and Mondays from 10 a.m. there’s The Fashion Trail at various locations around the city. See www.yorkfashionweek.com/book-tickets

The city walls of York provided the perfect backdrop for the York Fashion Week AW22 photoshoot.
Shoni is the talented designer behind The Art of Queening.