Style in the City fashion show raises funds for Project 150
PUBLISHED: 00:00 05 September 2014
The popular Style in the City fashion show at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, raised a fanastic sum of money for Project 150, a campaign launched by Barry and Chris Thompson. Barry, the outgoing president of the Insurance Institute of Manchester, set up the campaign in a bid to raise £150,000 for the new Young Oncology Unit at The Christie Hospital, Manchester.
Style in the City fashion show, Hilton Hotel, Deansgate
Paul Barrington, Peter Thompson, Karl Parry and Vincent Thompson.
Lisa Collins, Julie & Bob Winnington, Helen Brennan and Jan Hogger
Cath Hughes, Helen Hulme, Tanya Hurst and Trudi Kelly.
Melanie Harding, Karen Hastings, Carolyn McNamee, Denise Porthouse, Alexandra Ord and Lesley Gardner
Alison Longley, Leanne Fairhurst, Jennifer Hood, Lisa Livesey and Lindsey King
Frances McDonnell, Michelle Johnson, Sue Maclean, Gillian Anderson, Claire Brook, Vicky Davies, Debbie Pritchard and Di Limam
Organisers Chris & Barry Thompson
Amateur models: Karen cartridge (back), Amanda Reid and Tracy Norton (middle) and Marisa Menzies (front)
Amateur models: Matthew Whalley, Martin Jackson and Fintan Griffin
Professional models, (back row) Emily Clarkson, Alex thompson, Edward Glynn, Fiona Dervin and Hannah Powell. (front) Matthieu Harivet, Madelaine Bartlett, Rachel Marston and Kirsty Hitchinson.
The crowded banqueting room
Model on catwalk
The fashion show, now in its fourth season, was a sell-out with over 400 guests and VIPs, including ex-Manchester City player Dennis Tueart. Everyone enjoyed an American-style afternoon tea and an auction which helped to raise an amazing £217,839 for Project 150.