OCOC 2017

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OCOC 2017

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OCOC17 will take place from 26-27 August 2017.  The programme  has a strong focus on design from start to finish with inspirational workshops on how to gather inspiration, form a design using proven methods and techniques, branding and forming a brand style.  All this alongside practical workshops on corset making, fashion illustration, CAD drawing, and academic posters.  

Confirmed speakers (in no particular order) are:

Barbara Pesendorfer - Royal Black Corsetry and Couture
Laurie Tavan - Laurie Tavan /  Daze of Laur
Catherine Clavering - Kiss Me Deadly
Gerry Quinton - Morua Designs
Alison Campbell - Crikey Aphrodite!
Caroline Woollin - Corsets by Caroline
Marianne Faulkner - Pop Antique /  Dark Garden

Confirmed photographers:

Chris Murray
Glo Mason - Inaglo
Tigz Rice

Confirmed models:

Morgana - our lovely Face of OCOC!
Miss Deadly Red - super curvy and delicious, Deadly is always in demand!
Miss Tosh - Our beautiful burlesque star will not only be modelling but also performing for us on Saturday night!
Miss Velvet Jones
Miss Kelly Bakewell

The whole weekend is focussed on networking, friendship and sharing and alongside all of the above we have an embellishment bar, a fabric swap shop,  corset clinic, modern corsetry exhibition, antique corsetry show and tell, and for the first time in 2017 we will have poster sessions from both amateur and professional corset makers.  

On the Saturday night there is an Oxford style drinks reception followed by Gala dinner with special guests.

Price includes:


  • All workshops lead by our team of international experts in fashion, corsetry and marketing
  • Two course lunch with coffee
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments
  • Drinks reception Oxford style
  • Gala Dinner with wine and entertainment
  • Venue and equipment hire
  • Accommodation in a private bedroom


  • Full English breakfast
  • All Sunday workshops lead by our international team of experts.
  • Morning and afternoon refreshements
  • 2 course lunch with coffee
  • Venue and equipment hire

Your place is not guaranteed until full payment is received.