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Join us for Stylist Live; our biggest event ever taking place in October 2015


If you've spent any time on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram recently, you may have stumbled across a little event taking place in London in October. Actually, Stylist Live isn't so little. A bonanza of cocktails, culture and catwalks - taking place from October 15 to 18 - this is Stylist's biggest event ever, and it promises to deliver no matter what you're into.

Fashionista? We've got you covered, with catwalks, pop-up boutiques, and talks on how to start your very own fashion business. Budding journalist? Come and hear how to get your pitches commissioned, how to navigate the trials and tribulations of climbing the career ladder, and how to learn the digital ropes. Foodie? We've got tutorials from the likes of ROKA and Sushi Samba to set your hungry heart racing.

Hosted by Dawn O'Porter and Edith Bowman, the event will also see the likes of Salman Rushdie, Nigella Lawson and Caitlin Moran take to the stage to ruminate on everything from salted caramel to female sexuality.

Find out why you should make the trip to Stylist Live, no matter where your interests lie...

For the fashionistas


The Stylist Catwalk, supported by Swarovski, will be on every day and night. After the Stylist fashion team share their top trends for AW15, you can see what you should be wearing for winter in spectacular style, with the best of the high-street brought to life on the catwalk. 

Plus, Stylist's Fashion Director and Shopping Editor will be taking to the stage on Friday to reveal exactly what it takes (hint: a lot of dedication and hard work) to become a top fashion stylist. 

If you've dreamed of launching your very own fashion business, look no further than Sunday's talk by the founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, Julie Deane OBE. The entrepreneur will reveal how she launched a company with just £600 - which now turns over a huge £10m just seven years later - as well as offering practical tips to turn a simple idea into a moneymaking business.

For the foodies


As well as delicious pop-up restaurants and bars, a bespoke farmer's market and gourmet street food and drink on offer, there are talks and demonstrations aplenty for all those foodies who are constantly on the lookout for fresh new recipes.

With talks from Thomasina Miers about how she went from winning Masterchef to setting up the hugely successful Wahaca, and conversations with Ottolenghi about the inspiration behind his latest cookbook, it's going to be hard not to get caught up in the food-induced frenzy.

There will also be demonstrations from chefs from Sushi Samba, ROKA and Duck and Waffle, so you can take the recipes you loved in the restaurant back to your very own home, and your very own Instagram.

For the bookworms


If the thought of seeing Salman Rushdie and 2016's hottest debut author, Emma Cline, in conversation wasn't enough, your bookworm tendencies are sure to be excited by the fact that everyone at the talk will also receive an advance copy of Cline's hotly anticipated novel, The Girls - meaning you'll get to read it months before all your friends.

There's also the chance to learn how to write a crime novel with Kate Griffin, author of Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, and to learn how to write your first novel, with Laura Barnett, author of The Versions of Us. Plus, there'll be a Stylist Book Club to take part in, featuring the Winner of The 2015 Man Booker Prize For Fiction.

And if you love non-fiction books, you can sink your teeth into Ottolenghi's latest cookbook, Lisa Eldridge's new book about the history of make-up and Lorraine Pascale's recent book about eating well - all with accompanying and fascinating talks, of course. 

For the budding entrepreneurs


Maybe you want to know how to kickstart your fashion or food business, but you've never known how, in which case, Julie Deane or Thomasina Miers' talks will be perfect for you.

Or maybe you'll be inspired to start your own supper club, like Jackson & Levine, or to find your own mentor, like the founder of Propercorn, Cassandra Stavros. 

Or maybe, just maybe, you haven't got much cash to inject into your business idea, so you'd really like to know how to kickstart a company for less than £100. We've got the perfect talk for you, thanks to Enterprise Nation, which will teach you how to beg, borrow and barter your way to business success - all on a shoestring. 

For the beauty lovers


With pop-up stores from the likes of Caudalie and Clarins, a wander around the boutiques alone promises to be beauty heaven. 

And that's not even mentioning the wealth of beauty talks available over the four day event. Get inspired by a talk by one of YouTube's biggest success stories, Sam & Nic Chapman from Pixiwoo and Real Techniques, who will wax lyrical about what it takes to make it as a blogger, how they've built their brand and what they think the future holds for them. They'll even conduct a live make-up demonstration exclusively for the Stylist Live audience.

There's also the chance to find out how to become a beauty journalist straight from the mouth of Stylist's very own beauty editor, who will talk about the challenging climb up the journalism career ladder, as well as the chance to listening to a fascinating conversation between A-list make-up artist Lisa Eldridge and journalist Sali Hughes on what it takes to become a beauty powerhouse.

For the health enthusiasts


We'd all like to eat our way to a healthier, happier life, but isn't it just a bit time-consuming and difficult? Not if you listen to the array of inspiring talks at Stylist Live, who show that you really can make simple changes for a more healthy life. 

Amelia Freer, nutritionist to stars including Sam Smith and James Corden, will explain her philosophy of achieving happiness through nutrition, while The Detox Kitchen and Hemsley and Hemsley will also share their foodie philosophies to get you feeling like a better version of yourself.

And if you don't want to take a huge leap, the cocktail masterclass by Tonic & Remedy will be perfect for you: learn how to turn your garden into a restorative cocktail cabinet using retro apothecary solutions that nourish health and vitality. 

For the feminists


We'd like to think that all in attendance at Stylist Live are feminists, but for all those looking to hear some fabulous, fierce feminist discussions, you've come to the right place.

There's Caitlin Moran on female sexuality, Lorraine Pascal on finding your true passion and Yeonmi Park on being a revolutionary, as well as Katie Piper, who will talk about the incredible journey she's been on since enduring a harrowing acid attack in 2008. You can also listen to comedians Luisa Omielan and Diane Morgan, who will both take to the stage in their hilarious and inimitable styles. 

Plus, we'll meet the women reinventing British film and feature a lively discussion on the inequalities in female sports. 

For the budding journalists


If you hope to be the editor of a magazine or newspaper one day, where better to build your contacts than Stylist Live, where the Stylist team will be working their way around the room?

As well as the chance to meet the team, you'll have the opportunity to go to talks by Stylist's editor about what it's really like heading up a successful weekly magazine and Stylist's features editor about how to turn your ideas into commissions.

There's also the chance to hear from Stylist's fashion and beauty teams about what goes on behind the scenes of the glossy photo shoots you know and love, as well as hearing from Stylist.co.uk's digital editor about why SEO, social media and online content is more important than ever.

This is not an event to be missed - get your tickets here. Best of all, they're only £25. 



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