The Clothes Show London

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The Clothes Show London will take over the Capital between 29 - 31 May for the hottest fashion event of 2009. The event is usually based at the NEC Birmingham but after 20 years of deliberating, the show is set to attract thousands of fashionistas. 

With leading fashion and beauty brands, a 2,500 seat Fashion Theatre and a host of celebrity and expert appearances over three days the Clothes Show London looks set to launch with a bang!

Visitors can expect a unique combination of shopping, indulgence, celebrity expert advice, catwalk shows and trend reports.

With the renowned international model Andrea Krakhecke as the new face of Clothes Show London 2009, this brand new event for the capital will ooze glamour and style. Assisting the final look was Hair Stylist to the stars Michael Barnes, whilst her shoot make up was applied by the team behind Jemma Kidd Professsional, with Jessica Natural Nails providing her manicure.

On hand to capture fashion at its finest, leading fashion photographer Will Whipple and his team were responsible for the favoured final image which will be seen fronting a major London advertising campaign.

Clothes Show London will showcase collections from fashion favourites Hooch and Bench as well as the latest ranges from a number premium beauty brands including E. Funkhouser, Jessica Natural Nails and Fake Bake. The Style Stage, presented by The Daily Telegraph’s Fashion Director Hilary Alexander and Expert Studio, presented by Brendan Courtney, will play host to the fashion and beauty industry’s top experts, giving advice and revealing their future fashion predictions in a series of trend reports.

At the heart of the show, the 2,500 seater Fashion Theatre will feature over 40 handpicked models and dancers as part of a ground-breaking catwalk spectacle, presented by world-famous model and Clothes Show favourite Erin O’Connor as well as other celebrities including George Lamb, Caryn Franklin, Hilary Alexander, Louise Roe and Brendan Courtney.

The show was produced and directed by On|Off Founder and Creative Director Lee Lapthorne and features cuttingedge designs, couture collections and high-street insights, this theatrical show will inspire and enthuse the audience to reassess their wardrobe.

Lee Lapthorne said: "Once again I am delighted to be able to collaborate with such a British Institution as the Clothes Show. Our intention is to create an inventive fashion experience to excite London’s audience."

The event will also see the winners of the inaugural The Clothes Show Style Awards, The Clothes Show Nail Awards, The Clothes Show Young Make-up Artist of the Year Award, The UK Beauty Awards and The British Textile Design Awards announced across the weekend. The awards support emerging and established fashion industry talent alike; with each award hosting a selection of categories to celebrate the industry’s renowned products and experts.

The show takes place at ExCeL London from 29 – 31 May 2009

Opening Hours: Friday 29 May: 11am to 8pm

Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 May: 9am to 6:30pm

Tickets: 0844 209 1724

www.clothesshowlondon.com