NW Fashion Festival is a
Photos by David Munn Photography
THE North West Fashion Festival has
been hailed a huge success! Over 3,000 style savvy people attended the fashion
and beauty extravaganza last weekend which was held in the City’s stunning
setting of St George’s Hall. The region’s fashionistas and glamorous celebrities
turned out in full force sporting their trendiest outfits for the event which
just goes to prove that Liverpool really is the stylish City!
The 2 day festival took place last Saturday and Sunday, in the Great Hall, at St
George’s Hall, Liverpool, which was transformed into a hotbed of fashion with a
huge runway where the most up and coming designers in the North West showcased
their latest collections for Autumn / Winter.
The event featured a VIP Champagne lounge, cocktail bar, pamper suite and lots
of stalls offering the latest in fashion and beauty, as well as live
entertainment and a full programme of Q&As, panel discussions, demonstrations
and master classes from leading fashion and beauty experts.
It was the 3rd year of the event which just continues to get
bigger and better each year and is now regarded 1 of the region’s biggest
fashion and beauty events.
The North West Fashion Festival 2016 was well supported by the region’s most
stylish celebrities including:- the stars of ITVBe’s The Real Housewives of
Cheshire Tanya Bardsley, Dawn Ward and Leanne Brown; Liverpool model Abbey
Clancy; Katie Salmon and Hannah Elizabeth from Love Island and North West model
Guests were able to meet Real Housewives Of Cheshire stars Tanya
and Dawn who attended the festival. Tanya signed copies of her self help
motivational book:- 'Just A Girl Who Got It All - How You Can Have Your
All Too' and hosted a pop up boutique for her 'Dreams To Reality'
jewellery range. Meanwhile, her co-star Dawn had a stand promoting her new
business venture; non-surgical clinic Skulpt; which is based in the grounds of
her Cheshire Warford Hall home.
There were catwalk shows from Mode Mwah, Lavish Alice, Tracey Miller Runway,
Nünude, Loved And Found from John Lewis, Beverley May Design. Miss Francesca
Couture, KU Spendlove, Patty Fashion, Lorna Jayne Active Wear from Debenhams,
Green Eyed Monster Couture, Leigh Taylor and more.
Guests enjoyed performances from X Factor’s Tom and Laura, Keira
Wethers; girl band Skarlett, singer Darby Ward, daughter of Real Housewives Of
Cheshire’s Dawn Ward, Liverpool based MD Productions; who shot to fame on
Britain’s Got Talent and local singer, songwriter Clare Sophia.
And for the 1st time ever, the festival hosted a family day on the Sunday
featuring Liverpool children modelling designer kidswear on the catwalk such as
Melanie Louise designer childrenswear.
High Street brand John Lewis launched its new contemporary
childrenswear brand Margarita Kids and footballer’s wife, fashion designer and
star of The Real Housewives Of Cheshire, Leanne Brown, showcased her
childrenswear range Kiss Frogs.
Greene, Founder and Director of the North West Fashion Festival, was delighted
with the success of the event. She commented:- “It was absolutely amazing;
I couldn’t have hoped for a better turn out! The highlights of the event for me
were undoubtedly the Melanie Louise kids’ catwalk finale which was amazing and
all the performances over the weekend were brilliant. I’d like to thank all the
celebrities who took to the catwalk. We have been blown away by the positive
feedback and are now planning an even bigger and more exciting for 2017!”
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