Events and Workshops

Our Events

2nd – 3rd November

Explore the largest collection of sustainable luxury home, beauty, ready-to-wear, jewellery and accessories brands in London at The Maiyet Collective Concept Store. Discover the stories, communities and creative processes behind each brand in an intimate and immersive setting at The Conduit, the new home for social impact.

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The Maiyet Collective will play host to a series of bespoke designer-maker events, interactive workshops, educational discussions and story-telling events.

Explore past events below to give you a sense of what might feature on next month’s schedule.

DESIGNER – MAKERS: THREAD TALES MAKE IT PERSONAL

Date: Thursday 1st November
Time: 14.00 – 20.00

Luxury accessories brand, Thread Tales will offer a personalisation service exclusive to The Maiyet Collective’s customers.

Receive a complimentary monogram on your heritage scarf purchase, using white metal alphabet letters handcrafted by their artisans in Nepal.

Thread Tales will also be offering all customers who spend £200 one of their  ‘zero waste’ tassel key rings, which utilise the remnants from their luxury yarn. The perfect finishing touch to your gift.

 Thread Tales’ philosophy is “Wear Something that Means Something”.  Inspired by their intrepid Midwife- Mum who discovered their signature Lotus fabric whilst working in Myanmar; Thread Tales are design innovators and fabric pioneers aspiring to make a significant impact on promoting sustainable fashion.

Attendance is open to all guests.

THE MAIYET COLLECTIVE X FASHION OPEN STUDIO: WHY WASTE IS THE BURNING ISSUE

Date: Friday 2nd November, 2018
Time: 18.00 – 19.30

Educational panel discussion exploring the hot topics of overproduction, waste and regeneration in the fashion industry.

Moderated by Osman Ahmed, Fashion Writer

Speakers:
Orsola de Castro, Creative Director, Fashion Revolution
Amy Powney, Creative Director, Mother of Pearl
Kresse Wesling, Co-founder, Elvis & Kresse
Bethany Williams, Founder and Creative Director, Bethany Williams

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digital detoxing with therapie roques oneil

Date: Friday 2nd November, 2018
Time: 10.00 – 16.00

In a time poor world, take a moment with Therapie Roques ONeil to reset. THERAPIE actively creates conscious moments of respite with products and ingredients that work actively to release digital oversaturation and overextension. 
 
The beauty brand’s Founder, Michelle Roques ONeil will be at The Maiyet Collective to talk about the importance of digital detoxing and provide tips on adding mindful life rituals to our day to create a moment to rebalance and restore natural bio-electromagnetic flow.
 
Attendance is open to all guests.

DESIGNER – MAKERS: GET PERSONAL WITH ANNA WALKER

Date: Friday 2nd November
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
 
Meet accessories designer Anna Walker, who strives to support the rich history of makers and craftspeople in London.

Explore her luxury leather goods collection and have your purchase embossed there and then.

Attendance is open to all guests.

RUG-MAKING WITH ELVIS & KRESSE

Date: Friday 2nd November, 2018
Time: 15.00 – 17.30

Over a sustainably sourced afternoon tea, Kresse (one half of reclaimed material accessories label, Elvis & Kresse) will host an intimate rug-making workshop. Together, you will assemble a recycled leather rug and learn about how the brand transform materials headed for the landfill into luxury accessories. 
 
One lucky workshop guest will win the rug, valued at £780.00.
 
Since 2005 Elvis & Kresse have been rescuing raw materials, transforming them into luxury lifestyle accessories and donating 50% of profits back to charities. As well as preventing London’s fire-hose going to landfill for over a decade, last year the brand partnered with the Burberry Foundation to recraft over 120 tonnes of leather off-cuts into new luxury items, designed and sold by Elvis & Kresse. 
 

THE MAIYET COLLECTIVE X FASHION OPEN STUDIO: FLOORDROBE STYLING

Date: Saturday 3rd November, 2018
Time: 10.00 – 11.30

Fashion Revolution’s Founder, Creative Director and Queen of upcycling Orsola de Castro will wake you up to ways to rediscover and make the most of your wardrobe.

From mending tips to a full upcycling insider knowhow, you will leave inspired to care, repair and wear all of your clothes for a long time.

Bring some of your most forgotten clothes and find ways to fall in love with them again.

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Beauty with Mauli: The Power of Ayurveda Decoded

Date: Saturday 3rd November, 2018
Time: 11.00 – 13.30

Anita Kashaul, Founder of eco-luxe beauty brand, Mauli, explores our ‘doshas’ and the ways in which they form the core of who we are.

Mauli is an independent company with a passion for creating all-natural blends inspired by science lead ayurvedic principles and a sense of British refinement. Expertly formulated in England; they seek out the finest methods and ingredients that are rich in actives to heal and rejuvenate, and exquisite in scent to soothe and balance within.

Attendance open to all guests.

LUNCH AT THE MAIYET COLLECTIVE

As well as shopping, workshops and panel events, visitors can enjoy a light lunch from our menu of sustainably and locally sourced foods curated by The Conduit’s Executive Chef, Gary Robinson who boasts over 20 years of global culinary experience.

Designer – Makers: The art of weaving with Carolina Wong

Accessories designer Carolina Wong chatted to guests about she navigated the journey from traditional handloom weaving to luxury handbag design.

Carolina Wong is an ethical and sustainable leather goods brand aiming to empower women in developing countries, primarily in Morocco. The brand supports local artisans who rely on handcrafts as well as cottage production by empowering stay at home women to earn a living on their own terms.

This activity took place at our October opening.

Designer – Makers: Sensory Pathways with LA-EVA

The artisan team behind organic beauty brand LA-EVA offered guests of our beauty apothecary the chance to experience their luxurious products over a complimentary hand massage.

Elegant and edgy, LA-EVA creates products inspired by organic beauty, a love of art and the alignment of luxury with simplicity. Units of wellbeing, created from fine ingredients, blended to treat body and mind as one.

This activity took place at our October opening.

the Maiyet Collective x Fashion Open Studio: ‘Who Made My Jewellery?’

In partnership with Fashion Open Studio, we hosted a Q&A panel discussion with an impressive line up of speakers who debated the challenges of sourcing precious materials, the definition of ‘Fairtrade Gold’ and why responsible sourcing is paramount.

Chaired by Vivienne Becker, Author, Broadcaster & Contributing Editor, Financial Times

Panel speakers:
Guya Merkle, Founder, Earthbeat Foundation and Vieri Jewellery
Jo Hennenberg, Brand Manager, Fairtrade Gold
Dax Lovegrove, Global VP Corporate Sustainability & Social Responsibility, Swarovski
Pippa Small MBE, Founder & Creative Director, Pippa Small Jewellery

This event took place at our October opening.

AN EVENING WITH OLIVA GRACE

Jewellery brand Olivia Grace hosted an intimate drinks reception with their founder, Helena Fine.

Inspired by the age of romance but with a modern twist, and using only ethically sourced materials, Helena Fine’s colourful designs champion stunning combinations of the highest quality precious stones and materials and the finest craftsmanship in Europe.

This event took place at our October opening.

THE MAIYET COLLECTIVE X FASHION OPEN STUDIO: WHO MADE MY CLOTHES?

The design forces behind luxury womenswear label Alice Lee led an intimate and very creative morning workshop over coffee. Guests were treated to a lesson in knitting, and each took home their own embroidered face mask as well as discussing the importance of considering the provenance of your wardrobe’s contents.

Alice Lee is a luxury women’s wear label specialising in knitwear, designed by Alice Smith and Lee Farmer. The designers have an artisanal approach, with a keen eye for detail and finishing, creating beautifully handcrafted pieces with a strong focus on knit and surface fabrication. Sustainability is important to the designers through the use of recycled fabrics, found embellishments, small runs and bespoke hand made pieces.

This workshop took place at our October opening.

NUMEROLOGY WITH GFG Jewellery

Guests had the opportunity to meet the brand’s Founder, Nilufer Kizilkaya who showcased her beautiful Numerology collection. Nilufer taught guests about the indications of their Life Path numbers, taking them on a path of discovery about their purpose in life.

GFG Jewellery is a London based British Fine & Contemporary Jewellery company established by Nilufer Kizilkaya with the dream that every item is ‘a gift from the Gods’, and will make its wearer smile. Kizilkaya is dedicated to sourcing the gemstones she uses in her designs responsibly.

This activity took place at our October opening.

THE Maiyet Collective x Fashion Open Studio: ‘Blockchain for Dummies’

Together with Fashion Open Studio, we hosted an educational panel discussion with a focus on answering, ‘What is blockchain and how will technology revolutionise the fashion industry?’

Chaired by Sarah Ditty, Head of Policy, Fashion Revolution

Panel speakers:
Neliana Fuenmayor, Founder & CEO, A Transparent Company
Martina Spetlova, Designer and Blockchain Pioneer
Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan, Knitwear Designer

This event took place at our October opening.

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