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Spring Summer 2015 Fashion Show Review

On Sunday 22nd March Claire Christian Couture and Windsor & Wales held their Spring Summer 2015 Fashion Show in aid of Wish Upon a Dream.  An astounding £3,500 was raised at the event, which will benefit terminally ill children on the Isle of Man.

The sun was beaming through the glass roof of the Garden Room at the Villa, as male, female and child models walked a beautiful champagne coloured runway, while local singer/songwriter Coral Amphlett sang like an angel accompanied by acoustic guitar played by talented musician Iian Taylor to the delight of the audience.  Champagne, canapés, and luxury afternoon tea served to the guests made a wonderful afternoon.  The first signs of summer were on show,  clothes appeared soft, wistful, easy, comfortable, and romantic.  Simple dresses which would work at any summer function, day or night.  From wide leg silk trousers, through to effortless tailoring, kaftan cover-ups in gliding silks, peplum hem dresses, camisoles and cutesy skirts, boasting blooms and floral prints, sexy in its subtlety.   Teaming up luxury fabrics with Windsor & Wales pastel coloured cashmere jumpers, and tailoring.  Windsor & Wales’ debut collection featured tweed jackets individually cut and made in North London from Laxey Woollen Mill tweeds, Manx Loaghtan shearling coats, luxurious cashmere knitwear hand-linked in the Scottish Borders, expertly tailored shirts made in London from British cloth and leather and tweed footwear handcrafted in Northamptonshire.

The event was supported by many local businesses and volunteers who all exceeded professional excellence.

A very special thank you to all involved, helped make this one of the most successful fashion show’s the island has ever seen.


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Claire Christian Couture and Windsor & Wales would like to make a special thank you to the below companies who have very kindly collaborated with Fashion Show:

The Villa Arcade, Villa Gaiety – Tel: 600555

Hair and Make Up

Hair by Utopia Creative Design Team Tel: 616516

Make Up by Purite Beauty Rooms Tel: 616515

Erica Stephenson Make Up – Tel: 486511

Jeans & Accessories

Jeans – Denim Is Everything – Tel: 0800 011 9096

Sunglasses – Sadler & Vanderplank Opticians – North Quay, Douglas Tel: 673643

Jewellery – Charles Alexander, Douglas, Isle of Man Tel: 621527

Goodie Bags

RP Events & Promotions – Isle of Man Wedding Guide – Tel: 623527

Utopia – Alterna Samples and 10% Off Brushes

Sadler & Vanderplank Opticians – £10 Voucher

Esther Jones Yoga – Free Taster Session – Tel: 416654

The Sommers Ltd – Biscuits – 37 Station Road, Port Erin

Natalie Jenkins, Pure Natural Aloe – Beauty Samples – Tel: 200663

Euphoria Boutique – Clarins £5 Voucher – 2/3 Port Jack, Onchan Tel: 612429

Shakti Man – Fairtrade Chocolate – 66 Parliament Street, Ramsey Tel: 815060

Christopher’s Dry Cleaners – 10% Off Loyalty Card – Tel: 678242


Matt Mosur Photography – Tel: 674467


Lighting/Sound – Event Lighting Services – Tel: 200101

Music/Vocals – Coral Amphlett,

Event Styling

The Flower Studio – Flowers – Tynwald Mills, St Johns Tel: 800061

Optimal Events –

Finishing Touches – Tel: 844959

Cubbin & Bregazzi – Urns – Tromode Estate, Douglas Tel: 617788


Coral Amphlett, Rosie Amphlett, Violetta Popa, Emily Stephens, Rebecca Kelly, Lucy Knox, Rachel Crook, Natacha Le Moignan, Kerrie Feighery, Fudge Plaatjies, Courtney McClatchey, Ariana Dening, Anna Royle, Demi Price, Christine Lewis, Amy Quayle, Elizabeth Frodsham, Laura Dancox, Aalish Keig, Ella Carridge

Fashion Show Assistants

Alanna Cowley, Eleesha Preston, Alice Fayle, Gena Tyler, Danielle Hutton, William Holden, Carola Keskula, Florence Wood, Jasmin Wilson, Maria Hill, Emma Wilmott, Amy Callister, Katia Tastagh, Holly Williamson, Chloe Bell, Charlie Dickinson, Aoibhinn Martin

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St Matthew’s Church

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