Rochefort- museum- Fashion week of the arsenal

Animations, costume contest and parade, 24 and 25 August 2019

Programming 2019
  • Saturday 24 of 10:00 à 19:00
  • Sunday 25 10:00 à 19:00

Fashion week of Arsenal

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Arsenal Fashion Week

The 24 and 25 august, the Navy Museum presents the 2th edition of the Arsenal Fashion Week. Entertainment, a costume contest and a grand parade, the 25 August, will give a festive atmosphere to the Arsenal of the Seas!

Participants will be able to compete individually or as a group or association.

A costume contest

As part of this event, a costume contest open to all is organized. Participants will be able to compete individually or as a group or association.

Several topics are proposed to the participants:

  • Embezzlement: creation of a modern garment inspired by an old costume;
  • Historical: reconstitution of a civilian or military garment;
  • Marine spirit: clothing evoking the maritime world;
  • Accessories: creation of headgear, shoes, bags, etc. maritime nature;
  • Hairstyle: original hairstyle on the principle of the hairstyle in the "Belle Poule";
  • Fiction: reconstitution of a garment of a cartoon character, manga, cinema, etc.

On Sunday, 25 August at 15h, participants will be able to present at a parade their costume to the public and the jury, which will nominate the winners.

Download the contest rules

Download the registration form

Entertainment for everyone

In addition to attending the parade, the public will be able to discover various activities during the weekend. A professional will propose historical and festive makeup and ephemeral tattoos. It will also be possible to eat at La Cambuse, an inn where dishes will be cooked in the manner of the 1er Empire. An animation on women's hairstyles and the evolution of fashion in the 18th century will finally be offered on Saturday.

Useful information

Saturday, August 24:
Animations from 10h to 18h

Sunday, August 25:
Animations from 10h to 18h

Participation in this contest is free and open to all.
Registration for the competition is in the form of a registration form to be sent to the museum no later than August 19 2019.
The contest entry will open the 24 and 25 August at the museum, subject to conditions.

Such. 05 46 99 86 57

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