If you’re looking for the next big thing in fashion, then Manchester is the place to be. With 18 catwalk displays spread over 2 nights there are plenty of designs on show for the upcoming season. The opening Couture Night of Manchester Fashion Week has the best in high end fashion. The following evening is dedicated to new designers parading their work along the catwalk. Director Amanda Moss is responsible for the overall running of the event, having started Liverpool Fashion Week in 2008. The show attracts leading fashion press and has also launched the career of some of Europe’s top new models.
Manchester Airport is 7.5 miles away from the city centre, it is easy to then travel into Manchester by public transport. The event will take place at Castlefields opposite Deansgate Train Station and The Union in Manchester Metropolitan University, which is in the city centre. There is a free hop-on/hop-off shuttle bus that also covers the main areas, including getting to the fashion show itself. Plan your journey here. Tickets are available to the public, with under 18s being accompanied by an adult. There is the potential of a 3rd day being added depending on demand.
Take a look at past shows as a guide of what to expect. You can then book tickets online nearer the time of the event. If you’re wanting to see established designers, then visit on the opening night. For those wishing to see the works of emerging talent then day 2 is more suitable. Check with the official site if the 3rd day gets added, as there will be further details as to what will fall into the extra day. If you are a designer the Manchester Fashion Week is open to bookings, contact the organisers directly. Press should also apply for free passes.
If you are planning a visit Manchester Fashion Week choose from a selection of houses, flats, apartments, B&B and other private rentals in the city centre. If you are elsewhere in the city, you can travel around the city via public transport.
In keeping with your clothes related time in Manchester, visit the high-street shops and more in the Trafford Centre. Famous football team Manchester United play their home games at Old Trafford. Visit the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Art Gallery or the Imperial War Museum.
Find more information about Manchester Fashion Week including: Castlefields as a venue, Amanda Ross and her role in both Manchester and Liverpool fashion weeks, lifestyle magazine, photo galleries and details on the designers involved, check the official site.
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