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Fashion At Manukau’s Premier Events Centrre

15 September 2005

Cult Couture Fashion Showcase At Manukau’s Premier Events Centre

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Manukau City will host the 2005 Villa Maria Cult-Couture Fashion Awards at the TestraClear Pacific Events Centre on Friday October 7th.

Manukau City Council invite residents from throughout the Auckland region to a veritable feast of creative couture in the magnificent surroundings of the new state of-the-art events centre, now home for this premier cultural fashion event.

Fifteen models will showcase 70 garments combining art, fashion and culture -
from the classic to the surreal to the outrageous, from environmental materials to fine silks, from time held tradition to ‘Tomorrow’s Manukau’ – experience fashion galore!

Be entertained by Adeaze, Dziah, Touch Compass Dance Company and Urban Beat.

The lineup of judges include: Linda Le Pou - Current Supreme award winner, Style Pasifika, Couture designer(own label); Brett Graham - renowned International Artist/Sculptor/Lecturer; Niva Retimanu – award winning radio news presenter; Donald Hollingsworth - Stylist, Hair and Makeup artist; and Greg Semu - International artists/fashion photographer.


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