Ipswich: Models needed for town’s first fashion week

Pam Davis of Fashion Candy

Pam Davis of Fashion Candy - Credit: Archant

Have you got what it takes to strut your stuff down the catwalk?

Then head to DanceEast this Saturday to be in with a chance of taking part in the town’s first ever Ipswich Fashion Week later this year.

The week, which runs from October 8-12, will celebrate the season’s must-have trends and where people can go to recreate the looks.

Model casting sessions will be held from 10am to 5pm on Saturday at DanceEast and organiser Pam Davis is hoping that more than one hundred people will try out. Miss Davis, who owns style company, Fashion Candy, based on Ipswich Waterfront, has taken on the challenge of running the inaugural event in partnership with Ipswich Central.

She said: “We are casting anybody over the age of 16 up to 60.

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“The minimum height is 5ft 6ins but we are looking for both men and women, in all shapes, sizes and ethnicity.

“Those who are successful will have a paid role and will be rocking the catwalk on October 9.”

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Ipswich Fashion Week will be held in the Corn Exchange and Town Hall.

It will consist of beauty, hair and style days as well as fashion shows highlighting the latest trends.

Miss Davis, 49, who has been modelling for more than 35 years, added: “We have got high street retailers including Debenhams, Marks & Spencer and River Island participating as well as local independents such as Coes, Urban Vintage and Marianna and town centre hair salons.

“We want to put Ipswich on the fashion map.”

Email pamela@fashioncandy.co.uk for more details.

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