When you think of the fashion capitals of the World, Hull does not come to mind. When someone mentions fashion capitals, they think of London, Paris, New York, high profile locations teeming with designer stores.
Many people do not realise it, but Hull is full of fashion! If you want high end you can visit House of Fraser or Debenhams. But if you want to bag a bargain, Primark is only a five minute walk away. There is something for everyone.
Hull has three shopping centres, the originals Princes Quay and Prospect Centre, as well as the new St Stephens Centre, which is full of high street stores and places to eat. It even has its own gym and cinema.
Hull Fashion Week celebrates the fashion of Hull. It sees the city centre’s high street chains, independent boutiques, hairdressers and beauty parlours come together to exhibit their products across a week long style extravaganza’ (Hullfashionweek.co.uk). There are a huge range of events going on from 26th April until the 3rd May for all ages, getting involved is easy! Watch prom fashion shows and beauty demonstrations, make your own jewellery, there is so much to do. Maybe you’re thinking of creating a business in fashion? Attend the Business Breakfast Networking Event in House of Fraser- ‘make fashion your business’.
The whole thing is building up to the ‘Ultimate Catwalk Bonanza’, held at Hull City Hall on the 3rd May. A fashion show displaying each stores clothes, make up, hairdressing skills, it will be a perfect family day out.