21st, 22nd & 23rd Nov – we are delighted to be appointed to event manage & produce Derry Fashion Fest 2014!

A spectacular four day celebration of the fashion industry, set against the beautiful backdrop of some of the city's most historic and unique locations. FASHION FEST promises to be a jam packed fashion frenzy!

Derry City Council - in collaboration with a number of organisations - are running a massive four day fashion focused event - 'Fashion Fest 2014'. The bumper schedule of events will run from Thursday 20th November - Sunday 23rd November & will incorporate a host of industry focused workshops, fashion demos, a vintage fair, wedding showcase, in-store fashion events and much more. For a full programme of all the fashion events visit the DERRY CITY WEBSITE


Style Academy are excited to be appointed official event managers for 3 days of the city's first ever 'Fashion Fest':

- Friday 21st November - Wedding Showcase, St Columb's Cathedral
- Saturday 22nd November - Designer Showcase & After Party, St Columb's Hall
- Sunday 23rd November - Afternoon Tea & Fancy Frocks, Prehen House

FRIDAY 21st NOV marks the first of our 3 shows with Derry #FashionFest - THE WEDDING SHOWCASE in St Columb's Cathedral.

Time: 7.00pm - 10.30pm (catwalk 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Tickets: Tickets for this exclusive evening are just £5 and can from purchased from participating retailers, at St Columbs Cathedral and online at

Hosted by Downtown's Kirstie McMurray, the stunning St. Columb's Cathedral will provide a magnificent backdrop & a fairytale feel to this unique bridal catwalk show, professionally choreographed to an exclusive collage of wedding music performed live by acclaimed organist Kevin Bowyer.

With a specific focus on local wedding designers and bridal retailers, brides, grooms, mothers of the bride and guest attire will be showcased on a special raised catwalk along the length of its historic aisle - constructed specifically for the occasion.

CONFIRMED RETAILERS: Amore Bridal and Menswear Hire, Austins (Moss Bros), The Bridal Showroom, Beautiful Day Bridal Cottage , Elegance, Derry , Couture Bridal Accessories , Debenhams Foyleside , The Closet, Black Tie Showroom, Fosters Boutique , Kular Fashion , Bouquet~licious , and Esquire Formal Menswear .

Make it a night to remember by dressing up in wedding guest attire and enjoy a 'wedding reception' after the catwalk show in the Sandwich Company's' Bunker Room. With music by Duke Special Gramophone Club, you will be treated to a wedding style buffet along with the opportunity to speak with the bridal retailers, make appointments and get up close to the outfits on offer. EXCLUSIVE AFTER PARTY - music from Duke Special's Gramophone Club & a chance to meet all the retailers

TICKETS - After Party Tickets £3 + Booking Fee

Sat 22nd Nov - DESIGNER FASHION SHOW & AFTER PARTY, St Columb's Hall

We couldn't be more excited about this NOT TO BE MISSED show!!
The main fashion event of FASHION FEST will take place on Saturday 22nd November showcasing local established designers - a night of fashion and entertainment.
Glam up and bring out the bling for this fun fashion event - and don't forget your dancing shoes! Saturday 22nd November will see of the city's landmark buildings, St. Columb's Hall, transformed into a stylish haven for one of Fashion Fest's main events. A fusion of catwalk, creativity and camaraderie combine to make this a night you'll never forget!

Expect to see some of this region's best designers showcase new collections, with styles and trends to suit all tastes - a must for fashionable folk everywhere.

CONFIRMED DESIGNERS: Una Rodden Couture (NI Designer of the Year), Oliver Duncan Doherty Fashion & Textiles (Game of Thrones Costume Designer), Edel MacBride Ltd., Danielle Romeril (British Fashion Council), Lynsey McGarrigle (Mohawk), Shauna Fay, Tamsin Blackbourn, Tony Doherty, John Paul - Couture Fashion & Millinery, Leona Cregan Couture, Riona Treacy Design, Junk Kouture, Rosalyn, Goddess and swift, Nor Lisa Fashion Boutique, Etain Grant, RUEDI, Sara O'Neill Stylist, Bohemian vixen

The latest trends, sophistication and style will not only top the agenda, they'll set the tone as the fashion show continues into the night with drinks, dancing and first class entertainment.
The hottest ticket in town!

Fashion Show After Party with Horse Meat Disco

Tickets: £12 - available to purchase online at & Yellowmoon Clothing (Richmond Centre)

Sunday 23rd Nov - High Tea & Fancy Frocks, Prehen House - SOLD OUT!
Time: 1pm-3pm
For lovers of classic style, an afternoon of High Tea and Fancy Frocks in one of the north-west's most historic buildings will be a fitting finale to Fashion Fest 2014.

While guests are served high tea in the 18th Century Irish Georgian house, models will walk around, draped in a variety of flirty, feminine, bold designs as showcased by local independent boutique owners. Let this novel display of some of the city's finest 'fancy frocks' inspire you to embrace your inner Grace Kelly or Audrey Hepburn!

The event brings with it some superb live entertainment - This is more than just scones and patterned china, think elegant, designer and vintage-inspired chic set in grand surroundings - the perfect place for guests to indulge in their favourite pastimes of dining and socialising!

A stylish soiree with the potential to be this season's must-see event, so come along and enjoy this opportunity to dine and shine!

Music by Club Cabaret (Ursula HcHugh)

Tickets £10 - NOW SOLD OUT

Supporting the Mayors chosen Charities COS (Circle of Support) for Autism Families


Fri 21st Nov - Wedding Showcase, St Columb’s Cathedral

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Sat 22nd Nov – Designer Showcase, St Columb’s Hall

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Sun 23rd Nov – High Tea & Fancy Frocks, Prehen House

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