Transatlantic Fashion Week 2019.

Now in its fourth year, Transatlantic Fashion Week 2019 will depart during the peak summer season in July and sail eastbound from New York to Southampton.

28 July 2019, Queen Mary 2

July 28, 2019, Queen Mary 2.

Now an anticipated annual event in our calendar, we are delighted to once again host Transatlantic Fashion Week on board our flagship liner. Revel in the glamour, dressing up, and unforgettable highlights, as we celebrate the world of fashion.

You will have the chance to enjoy catwalk shows, “audiences with…”, talks, hosted dinners and more.

Headline names include the Duchess of Sussex’s milliner of choice, Stephen Jones OBE, alongside fashion greats including Stuart Weitzman, Lindy Woodhead, Rose Marie Bravo CBE and Stanley Tucker. We'll also be screening, for the first time at sea, The Times of Bill Cunningham. This documentary by Mark Bozek offers a unique insight into the iconic fashion photographer and will be introduced by Mark himself.

This crossing welcomes back the esteemed fashion expert Gail Sackloff OBE, consultant to the international fashion industry. 

 We will also be partnering with the Graduate Fashion Foundation, a world-leading charitable organization, which presents Graduate Fashion Week. Six graduates, selected by the Graduate Fashion Foundation and Gail Sackloff OBE, will have the opportunity to showcase pieces from their graduate collections via a stunning runway show during this week at sea.

Special guests on board.

We will be welcoming on board one of the world’s most radical designers, British milliner Stephen Jones, along with emerging designers from some of the world’s leading fashion colleges.

Colin McDowell MBE.

With a career spanning over 40 years Colin McDowell is one of the industry’s most respected fashion historians and style commentators. He was a fashion writer for the London Sunday Times and also wrote for every UK major newspaper. Colin will be hosting fashion illustration workshops, presentations and selected Q&A's on board. 

Stephen Jones.

At the forefront of fashion, Stephen Jones' beguiling hats routinely grace the most celebrated magazine covers and enliven window displays of the world's most stylish stores. From runways to race-courses, from pop-promos to royal garden parties, millinery by Stephen Jones adds the exclamation mark to every fashion statement.

Pat Cleveland.

Pat Cleveland is an American fashion model who initially attained success as one of the first African-American models within the fashion industry to achieve prominence as a runway and print model.

Rose Marie Bravo CBE.

During Rose Marie Bravo's career, she has occupied leadership positions in several major fashion businesses and is now vice chair at Burberry, where she was CEO from 1997 to 2005. In recognition of her services promoting British fashion, Rose Marie was named a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Michael Atmore.

Michael Atmore is Editorial Director of Footwear News (FN) and Director of Development for Fairchild Media. He oversees FN and Footwearnews.com, which offer extensive coverage of footwear-industry trends, fashion designers, business executives and retailers, as well as reports and reviews of the major runway shows.

Stuart Weitzman.

Stuart Weitzman's shoes dominate the red carpet events and are worn by loyal celebrity fans like Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift, Halle Berry, Blake Lively, Beyoncé, Nicole Kidman, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lawrence, Gigi Hadid, Princess Kate, Princess Meghan, and by millions of women who buy them in over 75 countries around the world.

Gail Sackloff OBE.

As consultant to the International Fashion Industry, Gail has sourced the best of British fashion designers on behalf of American stores Neiman Marcus, Marshall Field's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Gail helped launch names such as Jimmy Choo in the USA.

 

Mark Bozek.

Mark Bozek is a senior television executive and award-winning writer, director and producer. His career has included stints at Fox Television, shopping channel QVC, HSN and Evine Live. Bradley Cooper played Bozek in David O. Russell’s 2015 film, Joy. The Times of Bill Cunningham is Bozek’s first feature-length documentary. He is also adapting the Augusten Burroughs novel, “SelleVision,” as a feature film.

Lindy Woodhead.

After 25 years working in high-fashion public Relations Lindy stepped back from her PR Agency to write full time. Her books ‘War Paint’ and ‘Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge’ have been published to international acclaim, with Broadway musical War Paint and the television series Mr Selfridge adapted from her books.

Life on board

Colin McDowell MBE

Included
Guest speakers

Colin McDowell is one of the fashion industry’s most-respected historians and style commentators.

Stephen Jones OBE

Included
Guest speakers

Millinery by Stephen Jones adds the exclamation mark to every fashion statement.

Rose Marie Bravo CBE

Included
Guest speakers

During her career, Rose Marie has occupied leadership positions in several major fashion businesses, including Burberry. 

Life on board

Stephen Jones OBE

Included
Guest speakers

Millinery by Stephen Jones adds the exclamation mark to every fashion statement.

Stuart Weitzman

Included
Guest speakers

Stuart Weitzman’s shoe designs dominate red carpet events, worn by loyal celebrity fans.

Mark Bozek

Included
Guest speakers

The director of The Times of Bill Cunningham joins us on board for the first screening at sea of his documentary.

Gail Sackloff

Included
Guest speakers

Consultant to the International Fashion Industry, Gail sourced British fashion for a host of renowned American stores.

Life on board

Rose Marie Bravo CBE

Included
Guest speakers

During her career, Rose Marie has occupied leadership positions in several major fashion businesses, including Burberry. 

Lindy Woodhead

Included
Guest speakers

After 25 years of working in high-fashion public relations, Lindy stepped back from her PR Agency to write full-time.

Stanley Tucker

Included
Guest speakers

Stanley has over forty years’ experience in the luxury menswear business and has worked with Burberry and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Michael Atmore

Included
Guest speakers

As Editorial Director, Michael oversees coverage of footwear fashion trends, designers and runway shows.

Life on board

Colin McDowell MBE

Included
Guest speakers

Colin McDowell is one of the fashion industry’s most-respected historians and style commentators.

Gail Sackloff

Included
Guest speakers

Consultant to the International Fashion Industry, Gail sourced British fashion for a host of renowned American stores.

Michael Atmore

Included
Guest speakers

As Editorial Director, Michael oversees coverage of footwear fashion trends, designers and runway shows.