Liverpool Fashion Week 18-22 October 2011 featuring Jennifer Metcalfe, Craig Charles and Alison Hammond

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Liverpool Fashion week features 40 catwalk shows over 5 nights across 4 of the trendiest locations in the city. It is the biggest fashion event for the North West of the UK with live entertainment from the freshest talent each night. We showcase some of the biggest brands on the high street alongside independent boutiques and new designers.

Hollyoaks star, Jennifer Metcalfe will be on the catwalk on opening night at A Hard Day’s Night Hotel. There will be 8 catwalk shows from leading designers in the north west, including Pastiche, Frockstar, Sve, Fashion Pony, Paris G, Amber’s Closet and Gissings Boutique . Childrens designer Blu Kangaroo will also feature on the catwalk.
This will be followed by an after party at Kingdom with Red Dwarf/Coronation Street star, Craig Charles, spinning the decks.

Wednesday and Friday nights sees Liverpool Fashion week at MODO with high street retailers such as River Island, Miss Selfridge, Next, New Look, Dorothy Perkins, Mataln & USC on the runway alongside graduate designers Purple Guru and Booty Junk and independent boutique, Pacha. For the first time ever, Littlewoods, a home grown Liverpool company, is also showcasing on the runway

Thursday night is at the fashionable Newzbar and will be hosted by Alison Hamond (Big Brother, I’m a Celebrity, ITV1 This Morning). She will also be modelling for Evans and Opulence Bridal. High end store, Tessuti will feature menswear from Vivienne Westwood , True Religion, D&G, Stone Island and Armani alongside Karen Millen and local boutique, Fabulous. For the first time ever, plus size designer, Beth Leggett showcases her range on the catwalk as well.

Closing night is at The Marriott, city centre and features designer Caroline Oates, Jodei lee, childrenswear, Boy Meets Girl, evening wear by Anya’s Closet, Classy Rags, Marc Cain, Muriel Eric and The Liverpool Bridal Gallery exclusively featuring Matthew Williamson bridal collection.

Amanda Moss LFW Director, said, “We’re delighted to be working with names ranging from Karen Millen, Next, Evans and local giant Matalan to new local designers such as Paris G.” Amanda pictured (see attached) has been really encouraged with the feedback from models, designers and dedicated followers of fashion. She comments “Brilliant young designers in Liverpool understandably focus their resources on creating outstanding collections. We will use our styling and image making expertise to help promote and build their businesses and get their great work out there so style hungry men and women of the region can wear and support new talent."

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