Designs on top fashion prize

As Lambrini Liverpool Fashion Week gets underway next week, one fashion designer will win £500 to help them in their first year of business.

In addition they will also be able to rent retail space in Liverpool’s premier fashion agency Model101 in Button Street, Cavern Quarter for 6 months.

For the first time, Liverpool City Council are sponsoring the New Talent Night  on Wednesday 16 October. Councillor Lana Orr will present the prize on the night to the lucky designer who has been asked to make an outfit which will be judged on the night at the end of the live runway shows. 

Amanda Moss, Director of Liverpool Fashion Week, said, “Liverpool is a hive of talented designers and I am delighted that the Council recognises this.

“The best and most innovative fashion brands will converge in Liverpool to preview their up and coming collections for fashion editors and retailers. We have a designers flying in from all over the world to showcase on the runway (notably USA,Spain and Pakistan).  Why should London, New York and Milan set the tone for fashion? Liverpool FW is all about affordable fashion for everyone of all sizes and that is reflected in the models and designs you will see.

“It is a difficult industry to break into so hopefully this prize will help someone start u in business. And being based in Model101 is of added benefit because they will have in house advice offered to them in all aspects of PR and marketing their business as well.”

Information about the Lambrini Liverpool Fashion Week

It takes place 14-19 October at the Royal Liver building with over 2000 people expected to attend. Now in it’s 5th year the show is the biggest  regional fashion event in the UK with in excess of 40 catwalk shows per week. There are 5 nights of catwalk shows at the Royal Liver building, 6-10pm and 2 days of career workshops in Model101. There is a whole floor dedicated to exhibition stands and another floor dedicated to the catwalk

Lambrini is this year’s event partner with Liverpool Fashion Week in association with Nouvatan and Hair by Sleek

The themes throughout the event are:

Monday 14October: Couture Glamour

Wednesday 16 October: New Talent

Thursday 17 October Asian Fusioan/Boutiques

Friday 18 October; Urban Hipster/High Street

Saturday 19 October; Scouse Proud.

Tickets are available from

Liverpool Waterfront