One of Britain’s top designers to headline York Fashion Week 2019

Scott Henshall at The Ivy St Helen's Square. Photographs: Olivia Brabbs Photography

One of Britain’s top designers is a highlight of this year’s York Fashion Week.

Scott Henshall, who was born in York and raised in Hartlepool, will host an event at The Ivy St. Helen’s Square.

York Fashion Week

Taking place on Monday 25 March, the evening will see guests enjoy a dinner and a talk on fashion trends and predictions for the year ahead.

Designer to the stars, Scott will also be discussing items from his globally renowned vintage collection.

Youngest creative director

Scott was the the youngest ever creative director of a luxury fashion house
Scott, who was creative director of Mulberry – the youngest ever creative director of a luxury fashion house, has homes in both Yorkshire and Knightsbridge.

He said:

  • I am very excited to be hosting an evening at The Ivy St Helen’s Square and to be part of this year’s York Fashion Week.

    It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to combine my love for fashion with my love of Yorkshire.

A world class designer, Scott has collaborated with a number of global brands including Audi, Liberty, Cath Kidston, Gossard and Laura Ashley.

Scott was called the “King of the Red Carpet” after creating a series of iconic dresses. It started when he dressed supermodel Jodie Kidd in a web of lace for the first Spiderman premiere.

He also appeared in the 2006 series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!


The event will be held in the restaurant’s private Etty dining room.

Tickets, available here, are £40 per person and include a glass of Champagne on arrival, three course meal and Q&A with Scott.