Rewinding back to Leeds Fashion Show

So Leeds Fashion Show may well be over but it’s still very much the talking point in Leeds and other places across the country. The ‘Dress Me Beautiful’ event returned for its sixth successful year.

The charity event which took place at the Leeds City Museum raised over £400 pounds for Radio Aire and Magic 828’s cash for kids from a raffle and auction held on the night.

Now for a little recap on this years awards Ewa Domanska won Designer of the Year sponsored by Accent Clothing. Ewa Domanska is a Polish fashion designer who was sewing by the age of 8. Ewa comes from a creative background and grew up with a family in the tailor business which only encouraged and prompted her natural talent and flare for design. To start with it was just a hobby,  designing clothes for friends and family and then from being a teenager she has been working as a freelance seamstress and fashion designer mixing simple and eccentric forms.

Shi-Yuen Li collected her award for Emerging Talent, sponsored by Republic. Shi-Yeun Li is a successful fashion designer who graduated from Leeds University in 2010 after studying Fashion Design. All her graments are hand made and collections are inspired by the latest and forth coming trends which serve both males and females. Recently I heard a male recently say Leeds was pants for shopping…urgh do your research boy!!!

Photography: Mike Distras, to keep up todate with Mike please follow him on Twitter.

Crystal Padmore picked up her Ethical/Renewable award, sponsored by Magic Number Three. Crystal has created some amazing pieces mixing chunky and hand crafted knits with delicate bamboo jerseys to create soft flowing silhouettes with hand knitted features. Crystals strong ethical beliefs are refelcted through her amazing  bespoke pieces created with her own hands that are strictly green and sewing mean!!See below for picture.

LFS Top Model Male and Female Awards went to the stunning Parisse Williams and Mansa Brown pictured below in order of reference:

Another successful year and big thanks to the team that organised this event in particular co founders and co-ordinators of the Leeds Fashion Show Sherelle Davidson and Rhonda Richards who have been planning and organising this event for a long time, they’ve devoted so much time and effort to this as was reflected on the night.Great memories and I’m looking forward to the next one… no pressure!!

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