Lace in Fashion – new exhibition at The Fashion Museum

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Bullet PR were appointed by The Fashion Museum to work on their special exhibition for 2017, Lace in Fashion, which opened at the museum on February 4th and will run until January 2018.

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Drawing on the riches of the museum’s collection, as well as generous loans from contemporary fashion designers, the exhibition showcases over 60 exquisite pieces, showing how lace has been used in fashion from the time of Shakespeare to the present day and features designs from Burberry, Karl Lagerfeld, Norman Hartnell, Alexander McQueen, Erdem, Valentino and Christopher Kane amongst others.

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Erdem Autumn Winter 2009 London Fashion Week Copyright Catwalking.com ‘One Time Only’ publication

Highlights of the exhibition include a dress from 1805 dress is believed to have belonged to Queen Charlotte, a navy blue lace dress worn by Lea Seydoux in the James Bond film Spectre and 1991 Karl Lagerfeld dress worn by 1990s supermodel Linda Evangelista in Vogue magazine.

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The exhibition has garnered some great coverage including an interview with curator Elly Summers on Radio 4’s Today programme, features in The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph and coverage in Vogue, The Mail on Sunday and The Week amongst others. The PR campaign had a total value of £175,000 and a reach of 11,169,174 million.

 

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Bullet PR have been appointed by  The Arts Foundation to work on the PR for the Arts Foundation Awards 2017.

The Arts Foundation supports emerging artists across a range of artforms. Six awards, totalling £78,000 were given for 2017. The winners were Joanna Walsh for Creative Non-Fiction, Sam Stevens for Essay Filmmaking , Max Frommeld for Furniture Design, Lauren Kinsella for Jazz Composition, Ivan Ifekoya for Live Art and Julian Melchiorri for Materials Innovation.

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Lauren Kinsella: Winner Jazz Composition

The winners were presented with their awards by guest of honour Will Self at ceremony that took place at Conway Hall, London.

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Joanna Walsh: Winner Creative Non-Fiction & Will Self.

Previous winners have included film director Carol Morley (2003) and BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (2001), writers Ali Smith and Michel Faber and Artistic Director of the National Theatre Rufus Norris (Theatre Directing 2002).

Since the inception of its Fellowship Scheme, over £1,700,000 has been awarded by The Arts Foundation, supporting numerous artists from the fields of Performing and Visual Arts, Crafts, Literature, New Media, Film and Design.

 

 

 

The Roman Baths, Bath

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Bath’s Roman Baths are one of the most visited heritage attractions in the UK. Bullet PR has been working with Roman Baths to promote it to new audiences and extend the existing audience through a campaign for the Torchlit Summer Tours.

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We organised a group press trip, in partnership with the Gainsborough Hotel and the Bath Spa, attended by Metro, The Sun, Good Housekeeping, Forbes Magazine and the Oxford Times. In addition, coverage ran in The Guardian, The Sunday Express, Waitrose Weekend and  Discover Britain amongst many other titles.

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