WINCHESTER Fashion Week is back for another year from this Monday with exhibits and events across the city, writes Claudia Wyatt.

Events start on Monday April 16 and run through until Saturday.

It starts with a pop-up exhibition at the Brooks Shopping Centre, running until Saturday, called The Broken White, a sustainable textile installation created by students at Winchester School of Art.

On Monday, Rawlings will showcase The Eyewear Company’s collection of designer glasses, providing expert consultations, frame fittings and lens choices. Rawlings will be offering 35% on all frames.

On Tuesday, Stardust Years Vintage Fashion holds an evening of Films, Fashion and Flans between 7-8.45pm at the Hampshire Record Office, including a Fifties Vintage Catwalk Show with archive film footage.

On Wednesday, Winchester University hosts a screening of Dior and I at 6.30pm.

Dr Savithri Bartlett, senior research fellow at the university who teaches cultural history of dress and sociological perspectives, will introduce the film and lead a short Q&A after the screening.

The Victoria Promise charity, who support women in Winchester with cancer, are hosting a Fashion Show at Milner Hall at 7-9.45pm showing off local designers and Winchester boutiques’ spring-summer ranges.

On Thursday at 5-7.30pm, Brides of Winchester are hosting a Dressing the Mums event at their shop on the High Street to cater for mothers of the brides.

For £12, Mantique on Parchment Street is holding a gentleman’s club experience between 7-8.30pm including a beard grooming session and a poker game with a chance to win a Mantique goody bag.

At 7-9pm, Hotel du Vin hosts the Summer Style Update by personal stylist Nicola Davis, talking about this summer’s colours and trends. She will provide advice on how to update your wardrobe for this season.

On Saturday, the Grand Finale Catwalk and shopping evening is at the Guildhall. Tickets range from £20 for VIP experience to £10 for a balcony seat.

Top international and national brands, local independent retailers and designers take to the catwalk with their latest collections.