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Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philippa Boyd at the launch of Fashionweek 2019

Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philippa Boyd at the launch of Fashionweek 2019

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Model Kate Grant

Model Kate Grant

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Former dancer Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

Former dancer Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

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Joanne Beattie, Ciara Hedgcock and Zara Lyttle

Joanne Beattie, Ciara Hedgcock and Zara Lyttle

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Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig at the launch of Fashionweek 2019 at Panama Cafe in Belfast yesterday

Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig at the launch of Fashionweek 2019 at Panama Cafe in Belfast yesterday

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Model Kate Grant

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Model Kate Grant

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philip Boyd

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philip Boyd

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Patience Bradley with her dog model Mary My Lovely

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Joanne Beattie, Calra Hedgcock and Zara Lyttle

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Joanne Beattie, Calra Hedgcock and Zara Lyttle

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Philip Boyd with fashion designer Sarah O'Rourke of Saraden Designs

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Philip Boyd with fashion designer Sarah O'Rourke of Saraden Designs

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Rebecca Henderson, Katherine Farries and Jenny Craig

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Philip Boyd with fashion designer Sarah O'Rourke of Saraden Designs

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Philip Boyd with fashion designer Sarah O'Rourke of Saraden Designs

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Cathy Martin Fashion Week organiser.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Cathy Martin Fashion Week organiser.

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philip Boyd

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philip Boyd

Freddie Parkinson

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson ©
Thursday 31 January 2019
Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast.
Cathy Martin Fashion Week organiser.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 31 January 2019 Launch of Fashion Week 2019 at Panama Cafe 3 McClintock Street Belfast. Cathy Martin Fashion Week organiser.

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Models Molly Jeffrey, Sophie McGribbon, Aimee Boyle and Philippa Boyd at the launch of Fashionweek 2019

Top fashionistas and style influencers packed into Belfast's popular Panama restaurant yesterday to be part of the media launch of the 2019 Spring/Summer Fashionweek.

Dayglo glamour is one of the sizzling hot trends flagged up by the Fashionweek insiders.

Hot eye-popping neon colours join boiler suits, intricate lace, high-end artisanal craftwork, frou-frou feathers and fringes, corduroy, cycling shorts and 50 shades of cool beige as some of the fashion forward must-haves of the 2019 season.

It's the 27th Fashionweek season, said Fashionweek organiser Cathy Martin as she got this year's prestige launch programme under way.

Fashionweek begins on March 29 - Brexit Day - with a high-octane trendsetting catwalk fashion show in the city's St Anne's Cathedral.

"If Brexit goes ahead then what I want Fashionweek to be is relief" said style guru Cathy.

"For us, the show must go on!"

The Friday kickoff extravaganza - the gateway to a week-long catalogue of showcase style events - will feature fashions from a host of style conscious international brands and boutiques, including Zara, Mango, Blush, Asos and Top Shop.

Belfast Telegraph