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Newcastle Fashion Week is a yearly event which has been running in Newcastle for a couple of years. It celebrates everything fashionable within the city, from designers to brands and shops. Events such as Fashion Front Row and Newcastle's Most Stylish are big parts of NFW. A great city for fashion, you can shop till you drop on high streets such as Northumberland Street, or uncover hidden gems in the many boutiques.

Newcastle Fashion Week 2014 Announced

Tuesday, 18th February, 2014

Newcastle Fashion Week 2014

Newcastle Fashion Week 2014 has been announced. Now in it’s 4th year, the events will take place from 9th – 17th May and will once again showcase the fashion industry and retail in the North East including from the fashion institutes at Newcastle College and Northumbria University. The weeks events will be announced soon, and this year will see a model search for the first time, with the person being the face of the event.

Newcastle Fashion Week 2014 Schedule

Search For Newcastle’s Most Stylish
10th April – 3rd May

The search for Newcastle’s most stylish has already begun around the city, and are looking for stylish people in town. Photographers and scouts will be in and around Newcastle including Northumberland Street and Eldon Square. Thursdays from 17:30 – 19:30 and Saturdays from 12pm – 14:00 The photos will be seen on the official Facebook page, with a chance for the winner to bag a £500 shopping spree at Cruise and a weekend hire of a Mercedes Benz convertible.

Newcastle Fashion Week Official T-Shirts
On sale from 28th April

This years official t-shirts have been designed by DR Martins and Prefab 77 and will be on sale in Fenwick for £10 with all profits going to Cash For Kids.

Friday 9th May
Newcastle Fashion Week Launch Party
Where – Bonbar

The official Newcastle Fashion Week 2014 launch will take place at Bonbar, one of Newcastle’s newest establishments (The old assembly rooms).

Saturday 10th May
Company Magazine Presents NFW
Where – Bonbar

A day filled with catwalks, Company Magazine and Carlene Thomas-Bailey and Alexxia Elizabeth have teamed up with NFW. Showcasing the fashion alphabet A – Z with 2 shows at noon and 14:00. The daytime catwalk events are ticket only which are priced at £3.

In the evening Company will present Vivienne Westwood with Cruise at a VIP invitation only event at 20:00, with an after party at Bonbar.

Sunday 11th May
Clueless Class of 2014
Where – House Of Smith

Enjoy a lazy Sunday at House of Smith with a screening of the classic 90s film Clueless. Dress up like Cher Horowitz, Dionne Davenport, Tai Frasier or maybe Murray Duvall and Travis Birkenstock for a day of 90s fashion. The event starts at 14:00 with prizes being awarded to the best dressed. This event is FREE.

Monday 12th May
Martini Manicure Monday
Where – Fat Buddha

A spring/summer catwalk show from Van Mildert, free mini manicures courtesy of international nail art winners, Spoilt for Choice, Nail & Beauty Lounge and cocktails by the Cocktail Project.

Tuesday 13 May
Northumbria University: Fashion
Where – The Baltic

The Northumbria University Catwalk Show at The Baltic showcasing the latest design talent from the university.

Wednesday 14th May
Fashion Front Row
Where – Tiger Tiger

Luxury lingerie, Tallulah Love will take centre stage in this year’s showcase for North East design talent, Fashion Front Row. Entry is free with donations welcomed for children’s charity Cash For Kids.

Thursday 15th May
intu Eldon Square’s Fashion Frenzy – Exclusively Eldon Garden

The fashion frenzy shopping event will happen across Eldon Square with activities in stores from noon until 20:00. Eldon Garden will be hosting catwalks from it’s own retailers and emerging talent from Newcastle College with shows at noon and 18:00

Friday 16th May
Rox Royalty in association with Luxe magazine
Where – Rox Jewellers

A VIP ticket only event at Rox with cocktails and entertainment will be happening from 20:00 – 22:00 for those fortunate enough to be there.

Saturday 17th May
Official NFW Closing Party
Where – Tup Tup Palace

It all comes to a close on Saturday night at Tup Tup, with the official closing party for Newcastle Fashion Week. Dress to impress.

Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 – Fashion Front Row

Thursday, 16th May, 2013

Fashion Front Row from As You Like it for Newcastle Fashion Week 2013.

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Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 – Most Stylish

Tuesday, 14th May, 2013

Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 – Most Stylish. Check out the best pictures from this year’s most stylish people in Newcastle.

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Newcastle Fashion Weekend Catwalk Show Part 2

Tuesday, 14th May, 2013

Newcastle Fashion Weekend Part 2 catwalk show, with Ollie Locke, Lauren Pope, Poppy Dinsey, with fashion labels French Connection, Guess, Levi’s, Topman, TM Lewin and Nikki Lissoni.

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Newcsatle Fashion Weekend Catwalk Show Part 1

Monday, 13th May, 2013

Newcastle Fashion Weekend Catwalk Show, part one. Featuring brands Nikki Lissoni, BHS, Burton Menswear, Fat Face, Annie and the Mannequins @ ASOS Marketplace.

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Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 – Mercedes Car Boutique

Monday, 13th May, 2013

Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 – Mercedes Car Boutique took place on Friday, and it kicked off Fashion Week in Newcastle for this year. Check out the pictures below.

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Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 Events Schedule

Friday, 5th April, 2013


Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 will be kicking off from 11th – 17th May this year, with a whole host of events and shows for fashion lovers in the North East. There are plenty of other exciting things happening surrounding Newcastle Fashion Week, here is an overview of how this year’s events.

Generations Of Style: NOW – Up to 1st May

A new addition to this years programme is the search for Newcastle’s most retro stylish. You, friends or family can upload your fashionable photos of yesteryear to the official Flickr account with a chance of winning a Mercedes SLK for the weekend, together with a £250 champagne shopping spree at Cruise. The top 5 entries will be exhibited in Newcastle City Library where the public will decide the winner.

You can upload your photos to http://www.flickr.com/groups/generationsofstyle

Newcastle’s Most Stylish: 11th April – 11th May

The Street style search is back for another year. The fashion photographers will be out in Newcastle once again this year trying to find the most fashionable people in the city. Photos will be added to the official Facebook fan page where people can vote for their favourites. Prizes on offer include a Mercedes SLK for the weekend, £250 champagne shopping spree at Cruise and a selection of other VIP goodies.

Check out the Newcastle Street Style photos from 2011

Official Facebook page.

Official Newcastle Fashion Week T-Shirts by Electrik Sheep @ Fenwick: From 1st May

As I reported earlier, the official Newcastle Fashion Week t-shirts this year are being designed by Electrik Sheep. Limited edition and only £10, they will be sold exclusively in Fenwick on Northumberland Street with all profits going to Cash For Kids.

Mercedes Benz Car Bootique: Friday 10th May, 7pm

Mercedes Benz Newcastle will be transforming their showroom into a catwalk for a designer fashion show. VIP guests will enjoy the show with drinks and canapés and a range of luxury brands will be stylishly presented in the boots of the brand new Mercedes A Class. Invited guests will then be chauffeured from the event to the Livello bar. This event is invite only.

Newcastle Fashion Weekend: 11th – 12th May
Time & Place: 11am – 5pm: Northumbria Student Union
Tickets available at Northumbria University details on the website
£5 weekend pass – £3 day ticket

Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 kicks off properly! Our own version of the Clothes Show Live is here again. An action-packed weekend of catwalks, designer clothing, shopping, demonstrations, talks, celebrity guests and much more.

Martini Manicure Monday: Monday 13 May
Time & Place: 12 – 2pm @ Fat Buddha
Price: FREE (£20 for VIP)

Two hours of sample sale shopping from designer boutique Van Mildert along with pampering and manicures with a soundtrack from Metro Radio DJ’s. Entry is FREE, but if you want the VIP experience you can buy your VIP tickets for £20. This includes a 2 course luxury Asian-fusion lunch, premier catwalk seating and queue jumping.

Northumbria University Graduate Fashion Show Baltic: Tuesday 14th May

Northumbria University’s Graduate Fashion show returns to its adopted home at The Baltic for the fourth year running.

Fashion Front Row: Wednesday 15 May
Place: As You Like It

Fashion show which will be presented by Donna Air, with her sister Francesca Air showcasing her latest collection on the catwalk alongside some of theNorth East’s hottest new designers.

Eldon Square Catwalk: Thursday 16th May

Shopping and catwalks are the order of the day in Eldon Square. More information will be added here soon.

The Royal Wedding: Friday 17th May
Place: the Theatre Royal 

A bridal fashion show will mark the last day of Newcastle Fashion Week which will take place at the Theatre Royal. Fashion for brides, grooms, bridesmaids and guests will be seen down a grand catwalk.

Fringe Events

There will be other events happening at other venues across the city centre too, so keep your eyes peeled, or check back here, on Michael84 🙂

Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 Announced

Monday, 28th January, 2013


Newcastle Fashion Week 2013 has bee announced and is being billed as the biggest fashion event in the North of England.

It all kicks off Saturday 11th May with NE1’s Newcastle Fashion Weekender; Two days of shopping, catwalks, make-overs and fashion fun. It’s Newcastle’s answer to The Clothes Show live and is expected to attract visitors from all over the North East and beyond.

Watch this space for the celebrity and brand or design collaboration which are yet to be announced.

There will be a flagship event each day at selected venues around the city, from the Baltic to Northumbria University. 2013 Will see the return of Newcastle’s Most Stylish, look out for the street style photographers from the start of May. There will be a grand finale closing party on Friday 17th May.

Confirmed Events

Starting in May and throughout
Newcastle’s Most Stylish

11th – 12th May
Newcastle Fashion Weekender (£5 for weekend pass, £3 for daily pass)

Tuesday 14th May
Northumbria University Graduate Fashion Show (Venue: The Baltic, ticketed)

Wednesday 15th May
Fashion Front Row (Venue: As You Like It)

Friday 17th May
Closing Party (Venue: TBA)


Newcastle Fashion Week 2012

Thursday, 16th February, 2012

The dates have been announced, Newcastle Fashion Week 2012 is upon us! This year Newcastle Fashion Week will start on Saturday 26th May 2012 and run through to Sunday 3rd June 2012 and is set to be bigger and better than before.

NE1 has announced a newly extended programme for Newcastle Fashion Week 2012 with Newcastle Fashion Weekend which promises to be the biggest Fashion and Shopping event of the year in Newcastle, the fashion capital of the North.

NE1 is promising that NFW 2012 will be bigger and better than last year and promises to put NFW on the world map and cement the city’s reputation as the fashion capital of the North.   A packed programme of events and activities is currently being formulated including premier catwalk shows, VIP shopping events, industry talks from fashion’s finest and exclusive after show parties hosted at venues across the city.

Proceedings kick off on Saturday 26 May at 12 noon when the iconic Grey’s Monument becomes the venue for two catwalk shows – the first a showcase of design talent from Newcastle College, the second called ‘Work It’ providing inspiration on how to dress for success with a showcase of outfits that are ideal for what to wear to the office and for interviews. 


Current Highlights include:

Monday 28th May 2012 – Lecture programmes

Tuesday 29th May 2012 – Fashion Front Row Catwalk

Wednesday 30th May 2012 – Northumbria Uni’s Graduate Fashion Show At The Baltic

Thursday 31st May 2012 – Fashion’s Day Out at Eldon Square

Friday 1st June 2012 – Frock And Roll

Saturday 2nd June – Sunday 3rd June 2012 – Newcastle Fashion Weekend

And plenty more to come which I will blog about over the coming days and weeks ahead.

If you are out and about in Newcastle make sure you are looking your best, Newcastle’s Most Stylish is back. If you are around Newcastle and get snapped you have a chance at winning prizes and voting will be done in an X Factor style with categories such as group, male, female and over 30.

Read about Newcastle Fashion Week 2011

Here are some of the events from Newcastle Fashion week 2011:


Newcastle Fashion Week 2011 Highlights

Sunday, 29th May, 2011

Newcastle Fashion Week 2011 is now over 🙁 There were many events, and many parties, here are some highlights of Newcastle’s first fashion week.

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