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Belfast Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 Launch





If you're a Northern Irish Fashionista then one of the events you'll keep a keen eye out for is Belfast Fashion Week and, of course, the official fashion week season begins with their launch a few weeks ahead of the shows.

Today I was invited to the launch in BFWHQ (just off the Dublin Rd) to check out a sneaky peak of the newest trends and the hottest items from Northern Ireland's High Street and Boutique stores. Seeing as I was in Belfast for an appointment already it was a fab opportunity to multitask and make the most of my trip to the city. 

I met up with my friends Sarah from The Sarah Story and Claire from World Of Kitsch and after a quick nosy around the venue (on the hunt for nibbles) we grabbed a Miel et Moi cupcake and then pitched our spots ready for the show. 

Last year I had a crap spot and wasn't able to get any photographs, this year I was a woman on a mission and pitched myself dead centre in amongst all the professional photographers. Definitely worth the few dirty looks I was getting in to bring you the above video and below photography. Multitasking at it's best! Don't forget to head to Belfastfashionweek.com to check out the itinerary and snap up some tickets. As our lovely host and event organiser, Cathy Martin, says tickets sell quickly and the High Street shows are always the first sell out so make sure you get in quick!

Sarah, Myself, and Claire (photo courtesy of Cool FM)




























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