The catwalk ships in for a weekend of fabulous fashion
Shoppers have been taking their places in the front row of a major fashion spectacle in Leeds this weekend, as the city’s most famous shopping street is transformed in a cutting-edge catwalk, writes Stephanie Smith.
After the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire, Christian Prudhomme, the director of the Tour de France, said that Yorkshire was ‘fast becoming the heartland of cycling’ and the proof of this can be seen all around the county.
Briggate in Leeds becomes a catwalk this weekend with High Street names, independent designers and leading colleges all coming together to take part. Ahead of his visit to Leeds International Festival, fashion designer Christopher Raeburn tells Stephanie Smith what excites him about making statement designs from army surplus. Plus details of what’s on those catwalks.