The Limerick Style Festival incorporating the Limerick International Fashion Student Awards will take place from Wednesday, October 22nd to Friday, October 24th.
The Limerick Style Festival will commence on the evening of Wednesday, October 22nd with ‘Sparkle & Shine’ a glamorous fashion show and dinner in Marco Polo Restaurant, O’Connell Street featuring leading fashion retailers from around Limerick with the proceeds going to breast cancer research at the Mid-Western University Hospital, Limerick.
The centrepiece of the Limerick Style Festival is the Limerick International Fashion Student Awards, part of
Limerick City of Culture 2014, which takes place on Thursday, October 23rd in the city’s historic medieval St. Mary’s Cathedral with a spectacular fashion show and awards ceremony showcasing the designs of the competing international student designers.
The competition, now in its second year, is aimed at fashion students from around the world and this year has received applications from colleges and universities not only in Ireland but from all across the UK and many European counties as well as from students in Dubai, India, Singapore, Argentina, Kenya, Sri Lanka and the USA, making it a truly international event.
The overall winner of the 2014 Limerick International Fashion Student Awards will receive a €10,000 prize sponsored by the prestigious Brown Thomas group of department stores and an internship with the well-known international fashion brand Frank Lyman Design in Montreal, Canada.
Valerie Campbell, mother of renowned international supermodel Naomi Campbell will be a special guest of the Limerick International Fashion Awards thanks to Social & Personal Magazine & Hugh Campbell Hair Group.
On Friday, October 23rd there will be an all day Fashion Trail, with various fashion retailers having pop up fashion shows along with special offers and discounts on the day. This initiative is supported by the Limerick Marketing Company who are responsible for developing and promoting the Limerick brand.
We particularly wish to thank Limerick City of Culture 2014, Brown Thomas, Frank Lyman Design, Adare Manor Hotel, Limerick Marketing Company, The Hunt Museum, The Locke Bar and St. Mary’s Cathedral, without their support it would not be possible to host this prestigious event in Limerick.
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