Liverpool’s Mini Fashionistas Take To The Catwalk In An Exclusive Mother’s Day Fashion Event

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The children of Liverpool are set to be stars of the fashion world as Melanie Louise celebrates 25 years in business with an exclusive unveiling of the year’s Spring/Summer collections.

In the first ever runway show by the city’s top designer store, the kids will be in the limelight as the Mother’s Day event unfolds at the annual Liverpool Fashion and Lifestyle Show. Held at the Hilton Hotel on Sunday 15th March the show is sponsored by Eat Elite, Professional Nutrition and Mercedes Benz of Liverpool, who will be attending.

Local mini fashionistas will take to the catwalk to showcase leading designer children’s wear brands including Kenzo, Monnalisa, Ralph Lauren, Moschino, Miss Blumarine, Junior Gaultier, GF Ferre, Catimini, Oilily, Miss Grant and many more.

Marion Manning, owner of Melanie Louise said: “It has been a pleasure to have dressed the children of Liverpool for the past 25 years. I would like to thank all our customers old and new for their continued loyalty and support. We are looking forward to showcasing our brands and celebrating our 25 years at this special event.”

Melanie Louise has a host of high-profile customers, including: Coleen Rooney, Alex Gerrard, Abbey Clancy, Sheree Murphy and Nicola Carragher, to name but a few.

The highly anticipated runway show will feature the latest Spring/Summer fashion collections, featuring both adult and child models, with the shopping experience to match. VIP tickets are available for exclusive access to the front rows of the catwalk, providing an authentic encounter with the boutique designs and models.

Budding designers and fashion graduates can be involved, with packages available that will get their collection on the runway. The use of hair and make up artists, plus models will get those involved noticed by the numerous press attendees.

Mums and daughters will be treated to a free gift and duo-discount price ticket on Mothering Sunday, where all can enjoy a day of mini makeovers, live demonstrations, shopping, cocktails, canapés and catwalk shows from 3pm.

Event sponsors, Eat Elite Professional Nutrition will be launching their brand at the show with exclusive discounts for attendees. The Nutrition Specialists, who will devise tailored bespoke meal plans, have also enlisted male fitness models who will be offering samples from the Eat Elite menu.

Dario Curcillo, Joint Managing Director at Eat Elite Professional Nutrition, said: “Eat Elite is not a fad. We believe in offering healthy, natural and most importantly delicious food tailored to you and delivered direct to your front door. That’s why we’ll be encouraging the ladies of Liverpool to throw out the shakes, ditch the diet pills and get the results they’ve always wanted the healthy way with real nutritious food.”

Bloggers, models, magazine executives, photographers, independent designers and event coordinators will be amongst the crowds of patrons from the city to enjoy a day of style.

A business card exchange will cover the networking essentials, plus provide multiple opportunities to speak to PR and marketing companies about expanding any business.

Event organiser, Lauren Greene of CHIC, said: “The events attract so many bloggers. They’re looking for a place to meet up with like-minded people and network, but there hasn’t been anything like this in the city before. We welcome everyone to come along; meet the designers, our team and various magazines and media to enjoy a packed event with a few surprises.

“We are very excited to have Blankstone Opticians bringing their collection of Chanel sunglasses with them to the event. We’re really excited over this exclusivity – they’re the only ones in the city with the latest designs, which will of course be paraded on the runway.”

The Liverpool Fashion and Lifestyle Show takes place on Sunday 15th March 2015 from 3pm until 8.30pm. Tickets can be purchased at Students will also benefit from the event, with cheaper tickets offered for those with a valid NUS card.

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