STYLISH SOUTHPORT ARCADE HOSTS FASHION FUNDRAISER
Report by and photos on this page by Patrick Trollope.
Wayfarers Shopping Arcade on Thursday, 31 March 2011, the the
‘Dress to Impress’ event raised money for Clatterbridge
Cancer Research. The show had the hottest new looks for spring and
summer 2011 as well as amazing models. The charity that the which
funds where being raised for does research into preventing,
diagnosing and treating cancer for the people of Merseyside and
Cheshire, so it was fantastic to see such a good turn out. The Lord
Street arcade also made a very atmospheric venue to host such an
Taking part where 30 plus retailers, the highlight of which
was of course the stunning catwalk show, featuring professional
models who have previously appeared on TV with Gok Wan. Guests were
treated to a canapés and drinks reception, live music and a goodie
bag to take home. Yvonne Burns, Wayfarers Shopping Arcade manager,
said:- “This was a fantastic event and we are so pleased to
have been able to help raise valuable funds for Clatterbridge Cancer
Research. The arcade is known for its fashion retailers, as well as
its diverse mix of upmarket shopping, and our elegant surroundings
made the perfect backdrop for a high fashion showcase. Most of the
shops and boutiques in the arcade are independent businesses that
are run by local people for local people. Anyone who hasn’t been in
for a while should take another look as shoppers are often
pleasantly surprised when they see what’s new at Wayfarers.”
Also attending was the Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Maureen Fearn.
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