No trick, but all treat: Halloween at the Eco-chic Boutique
The Eco-chic Boutique, an Impact Arts project, is on hand for Halloween with a range of handmade and vintage clothing and accessories which invite you to unleash your dark side!
The boutique stocks a range of products handmade by young people aged 16-19 on Impact Arts youth employability programme. From upcycled and handmade homeware, to unique and on-trend fashion collections, our High Street store celebrates the achievements of our Creative Pathways participants and pays homage to the skills they have developed during their time with Impact Arts.
Keith Malloy, lead tutor, explains:
“The participants on our Creative Pathways programme gain a great sense of achievement from seeing the products they have made on sale in our Eco-chic Boutique. Each item represents the journey a young person has made, and not only symbolises the sewing or retail skills they have learned but reflects a confident young person now ready to make their own way in the world.”
The latest womenswear collection crafted by these young people is fierce and dark, embracing the deepest depths of winter. Featuring handmade capes in deep purple and black, leatherette tops and leggings in shades of black and wine, we’re going gothic. Whether you’re looking for an affordable addition to your Halloween costume or want to update your winter wardrobe with bold, on-trend pieces we’ve got it covered.
Our range of hand-picked vintage is also perfect for playing dress-up, with long velvet maxi-dresses and midi leather skirts feeding into the Halloween vibe. But if dressing up isn’t your thing, don’t worry because these pieces will also carry you through the coming months as stylish additions to your A/W wardrobe.
For the boys, we’ve got an eclectic range of handmade bow ties and an array of quirky vintage items. RAF jackets, tweed blazers and a selection of vintage hats, ties and scarves await you!
Check out our Facebook page to keep updated with what’s going on in store: https://www.facebook.com/ecochicboutiqueuk or visit Eco-chic Boutique at 45 High Street, Merchant City, Glasgow.
With thanks to Photographer Kellyann Fitzpatrick, Model Nicolette McKeown and Hair and Makeup Artist Beelee Wallace.
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