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Thursday 21 August 2014

Magners Light Fall for Fashion - in pictures and video

Style Academy models opened the Magners Light Fall for Fashion showcase at Double Yellow Warehouse in Belfast. October 2010
The Magners Light Fall for Fashion showcase. October 2010
Models present creations by British fashion designer John Galliano, as part of the Christian Dior Fall-Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture collection, in Paris, Monday July 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

The annual Magners Light Fall for Fashion event has a new venue this year.

The Double Yellow Warehouse in Bruce Street, Belfast, was transformed into a fashionistas’ paradise, complete with an innovative square catwalk. Cool FM’s Connor Phillips, was the compere for the opening night on Wednesday which was themed ‘Something Old, Something New,’ incorporating vintage attire with High Street favourites.

Videos

>Highlights from opening night

>The backstage preparations

>Louise McCavana chats to Fall for Fashion Co-Directors

>Interview with show compere Connor Phillips

>Colleen Shaw of the Friends of the Cancer charity

Fall for Fashion’s dedicated stylist Sara O’Neill creatively put together designs from Oxfam Vintage, Jean Genie, Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Junction One, The OUTLET and Heatons.



Grounded Espresso Bars also gave students at Belfast Metropolitan College the challenge of transforming a coffee sack into an awe-inspiring design, with the winner Nicole McKenna.



The Belfast Metropolitan students were also invited to customise Unite Against Hate t-shirts and the winning designer was Robert Stit, who won return flights from Belfast to Pisa, compliments of Jet2.com.



The finale evening tonight (Friday), entitled ‘Designers NI’ and hosted by City Beat’s Stephen Clements, will showcase the hottest design talent to hail from NI thanks to backing from Belfast City Council and The European Regional Development Fund.



Local fashion designers Una Rodden, Maryrose McGrath, Grainne Maher Millinery and Keith Houston, Maria Cardenas, Riona Treacy, Christopher O’Reilly, Niki Charlton and Katie Wilson will give a sneak peak into their Spring / Summer 2011 collection.



Internationally acclaimed designer Paul Costelloe will also treat guests to his Spring Summer 2011 collection, direct from London Fashion Week as well as Zoe Boomer from Lisburn, now living in London, who is bringing her Spring / Summer 2011 designs from London and Paris Fashion Weeks.



This will be the first time the general public has seen Paul Costelloe’s and Zoe Boomer’s collections as London and Paris Fashion Weeks are the reserve of press and buyers only.

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