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Catwalks & Couture at LFW

Catwalks & Couture at LFW

Designers and boutiques from across the country will be taking centre stage at Liverpool Fashion Week in association with Fashione from 10-12 October 2016...

Now in its eight consecutive year the three day high profile catwalk event takes place at The Liner Hotel in Lord Nelson Street and once again sees a diverse range of couture, street wear and lingerie, with the addition of an international shoe designer striding onto the catwalk on opening night. 

This year, Liverpool Fashion Week has partnered with Fashione, the leading suppler of EPoS e-commerce solutions to boutiques and fashion retailers. All boutique owners are invited to attend the event and visit their stand where free demonstrations will be given to show how they can make simple improvements to their business that are cost effective. 

Paul Parker, director of Fashione said, "We are delighted to be sponsoring Liverpool Fashion Week. It gives us a platform to be seen by boutiques and designers and opens up the opportunity for us to work together. LFW is the top regional destination for designers and boutique owners and we are looking forward to showcasing our state of the art EPoS e-solution system to everyone who attends."

Opening Night on Monday 10th October sees couture, plus size fashion and accessories take to the catwalk for the first time including: 

  • Dress 2 Party - exclusive evening gowns, prom wear and pageant gowns;
  • Lavitta - a fashion brand for every occasion in sizes 12-24;
  • Vero Amore Couture - fabulous, quirky, unique women's shoes; 
  • Viva Voluptuous - exquisite, luxurious, handmade, plus-size boudoir, lingerie range
  • Katie Newsam - independent fashion designer specialising in bespoke ladies and children's wear. 

Viva Voluptuous - exquisite plus-size boudoir lingerie

New Talent Night on Tuesday 11th October, sees emerging designers launch their collections and we can expect an energetic mix of designs and prints from: 

  • Coco & Veve - elegant, functional, one of a kind and limited edition designs with a luxurious cut; 
  • MAD Kollection - made to measure womens brand;
  • Flency Rose Collection - Zimbabwean born fashion designer;
  • Fruitbats & Screwballs - environmentally responsible fashion designer;
  • Jessica-Jane Designs - elegance, class and edgy designs;

Closing Night on Wednesday 12th October, focuses on the International Designers and  Boutiques. A competition run by Corky's Glitter Schnapps also offers a catwalk slot for a designer who can demonstrate what Liverpool Fashion Week and their sparkling drinks brand is all about:

  • Olivia May - showcasing niche designers and unconventional fashion;
  • Weird Fish - relaxed designs with a nod to coast and country living;
  • Constance H - formal menswear designer showcasing her "Southern Gent" couture collection; 
  • Winner - Corky's Schnapps Design Competition
  • Worn By Us - a charitable fashion community raising funds through re-sale of pre-loved celebrity clothes;
Entertainment will be provided during each show from Kap Official, Solar, Liam Halewood and Myth of Unity.

"Liverpool Fashion Week once again shows off the creative talent of the city and puts us on the fashion map of the UK," added event director Amanda Moss "I can't wait to see the shows which always attracts the right audience of fashion buyers, model scouts and industry professionals so people have the opportunity to further their career. At the same time Liverpool Fashion Week makes fashion shows commercially accessible for everyone. It is a great night out, seeing fashion designs before they hit the high streets and yet everything you see can be bought immediately."

A spokesperson for Corky's Schnapps said, "Corky's is proud to sponsor Liverpool Fashion Week after the brilliant success of Manchester Fashion Week earlier in the year. The brand new Corky's bottle design will be exclusively showcased before they hit stores and customers will get the opportunity to see our amazing glitter range. We look forward to seeing everyone there!"

All shows will have a video link to a screen on the catwalk making ensuring everyone has a front row seat for this annual fashion extravaganza. In addition entertainment from musical talent from around the region offers an interlude to the fashion shows each night.

Also continuing their support for the Liverpool fashion scene is BMD:Law who specialise in looking after small business and start ups.

The creative hair team is headed by the award winning Andrew Joseph Manion and make up is under the supervision of the award winning Emma Lampkin. Music once again is provided by international DJ Sarah Giggle.

Competition: WIN Tickets to LFW 2016

Shop Cheshire has three pairs of tickets to give away - one pair for each night of Liverpool Fashion Week! So if you would like to WIN a pair of tickets to Liverpool Fashion Week which includes free entry and a free Goody Bag - simply send in your name, contact details and preferred evening to attend, to: admin@shopcheshire.co.uk.

Closing date for all entries is: Saturday 8th October 12:00 midnight

Shop Cheshire Competition Terms and Conditions

Only one entry per household. The competition is drawn at 12:00 midnight Saturday 8th October. The winner will be selected at random by Shop Cheshire and will be notified by email. The winner agrees to email acceptance within 24 hours otherwise Shop Cheshire reserves the right to select an alternative winner. Prize is non transferrable or exchangeable and there is no cash equivalent. Open to persons 18 years and over. By entering Shop Cheshire competitions you consent to us sending you Shop Cheshire promotional information and newsletters including the latest competitions, offers, and news.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before entering.

For more information, show schedule and tickets visit: Liverpool Fashion Week 


Event: Liverpool Fashion Week 2016
Venue: The Liner Hotel, Liverpool
Dates: Monday 10 October Tuesday 11 October Wednesday 12 October
Fees: Visit Website
Tel: 0791 633 2469
Email: amanda@amandamosspr.uk
Website: VISIT WEBSITE
Tags: cheshire style, liverpool fashion week, liner hotel, fashione, couture, liverpool fashion, worn by us, lavitta, coco & veve, olivia may, weird fish, corks schnapps, bmd law,

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