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AUTUMN WINTER 2010

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Welcome... Autumn’s here. Winter’s around the corner...

Ringing in the new season, we’ve put together highlights of what styles will be in the shops for your a/w buys. Treat it as your inspiration - The Trafford Centre edict - of what we think you will like when it comes to updating your wardrobe and cosying up your home. From gorgeous camel coats to luxurious sheepskin, autumn is all about elegance. Forget staggering about in skyscraper heels, instead think sophisticated, tailored pieces (for men and for women) and chic wearable styles. Whether you’ve outdoorsy tendencies or would much rather stay in, autumn is all about being indulgent, so we’ve rounded up the best buys - fashion, beauty, homewares and food - that will see you through till spring.

opening hours Shops Mon – Fri, 10am – 10pm Sat, 10am – 8pm Sun, 12noon – 6pm* *Some stores open at 11am

Christmas Opening Times Sat 2 Oct – 18 Dec 9am – 9pm Mon – Fri 6 – 17 Dec 10am – 11pm Mon – Thurs 20 – 23 Dec 9am – 11am Christmas Eve 9am – 5pm Christmas Day closed Boxing Day 11am – 5pm (some smaller stores’ opening times may vary) Mon – Thurs 27 – 30 Dec 9am – 10pm New Year’s Eve 9am – 5pm New Year’s Day 12noon – 6pm Jan bank holiday 10am – 8pm

ODEON Cinema Sun – Thurs, 9.40am – 1am Fri and Sat, 9.40am – 3am

Restaurants The Orient & The Great Hall Mon – Thurs, 10am – Midnight Fri, 10am – Midnight and beyond Sat, 9am – Midnight and beyond Sun, 11am – Midnight PLEASE NOTE individual restaurant times may vary ®

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre 10am – 7pm daily (last admission 5pm)

The new Sharp Quattron. For colours never before seen on TV Ear muffs £18, sheepskin coat £85, tweed skirt £25, knitted print tee £18, faux fur collar £18 all Topshop ‘SHARP’, ‘Quattron’ and their respective logos are registered trademarks of SHARP UK Ltd. All pictures are for illustration purposes only. Actual product may differ from the illustration.

Front cover: Hat £28, dress £55, coat £200, gilet £50 all Warehouse

The Trafford Magazine is produced for The Trafford Centre by Access Ltd., 8th Floor, Trafford House, Chester Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M32 0RS. Tel: 0161 872 3455 www.accessadvertising.co.uk Editor: Claire Bingham

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Editorial opinions expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those held by The Trafford Centre or Access Ltd. and the companies do not accept responsibility for the advertising content. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information in this magazine at the time of printing, the information may be subject to change. Prices as published were correct at the time of going to press.

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Mimi Holliday Minuit’ teddy £78 Selfridges

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Grey ankle boots £29.99 H&M

Kurt Geiger Echinacea velvet heels £150 John Lewis and Selfridges

All about the details... 10 things we’re coveting this winter.

9 Earrings £45 Coast

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Feather headband £25 Topshop

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Leffi bag £55 Dune

4 Ring £14 Miss Selfridge

10 H! by Henry Holland Harry crest pump £22 Debenhams


TREND ONE

From the purist to the goth, the romantic to the vamp, the flavour of winter is decidedly versatile. If you love fashion, the following three trends will help you decide who you want to be today!

Cream belted coat £99 Marks & Spencer

Pierre trousers £48 Monsoon

A-Line skirt £30 Next

Minimal MOOD

Team these trousers with a simple top and there’s your uniform.

Simple shapes, boyish cuts and trouser suits are your investment buys for the new season. Wearability with a fashion twist, let these key pieces inspire... Shoe boots £29.99 H&M

Inspired from the catwalk: Marc Jacobs, a/w 2010

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Harriman trilby £49 Reiss

Leather tunic £125 Marks & Spencer

Candy blush cape £195 Reiss

y l p sim h s i l y t s J by Jasper Conran satin mix court £35 Debenhams

Long leather gloves £35 Coast

Send simple outfits sky-roc keting with a pair of statemen t shoes...

Cape £95, shorts £38, hat £25, tee £16 all Topshop Woven bag £29.50 Evans

Vena skirt £75 Coast

Samantha suede peep toe shoe £85 Dune


TREND TWO

nouveau

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Lara coat £160 Monsoon Gold sequin maxi dress £150 Dorothy Perkins

Sonia dress £195 Reiss

Lace and ruffle dress £49.99 River Island

Let the party season commence...

Beguile in a dazzling mix of sequins, metallics and jewel tones.

Taking inspiration from sinister fairy tales: think sexy and structured with a whole lot of stardust.

Tunic £32 Topshop

Inspired from the catwalk: Michael Kors, a/w 2010

Gold jeans £60 Topshop

Fur belted gilet £45 Dorothy Perkins Diamanté deco belt £15 Accessorize

e u q o r ba . . . l l o and r Kurt Geiger 'Ediva' in metallic blue £150 John Lewis and Selfridges

Victoriana top £40, cardigan £50, belt £30, skirt £90 all Oasis

Light up the night with megawatt sparkle and shine.

Diana ankle boot £140 River Island

Heavily embe llished: mix cobweb knits and fierce studded shoes. ..

Dress £39.50 Marks & Spencer Sequin skirt £50 New Look


Elegant Bohemian TREND THREE

Felt hat £7.99 H&M

Loose fitting, very 70s, hair in the wind... ageless, classic and timeless, put a chic twist into tweed with blanket wrap coats and knitwear in preparation for all that outdoorsy fun you’ll be having. Inspired from the catwalk: Marc Jacobs, a/w 2010

Fairisle jumper dress £39.50 Marks & Spencer

Plaid skirt £38 Next

Lace up studded ankle boots £48 Dorothy Perkins

Pussy bow top £49.90, skirt £59.90, boots £124.90 all Mango Bonnie and Clyde revisited - dress to kill in a fitted, fine-knit blouse and swinging, calf-length skirt.

Stripe check longline cardigan £80 Monsoon

Brown 2 buckle belt £8 New Look

Cavalry boot £74.99 River Island

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The key to 70 s style is textur es.

Mix suedes with leathe r and wool.

Vintage ‘Reissue Crewel’ weekender £180 Fossil

Hobbs NW3 'Holly' T bar shoe £169 John Lewis

Check belted coat £90, knitted snid £16, scarf (worn as headband) £16, black leather gloves £22, opaque tights £8 all Oasis

Plaid wool and leather bag £35 Marks & Spencer

Chelsea clog boots £60 Next


lingerie Classic details and fabrics in midnight blue and black, the right side of sexy, we reveal lingerie’s best kept secrets.

Chantelle half cup bra £60, and tanga £36 Selfridges and John Lewis

d e c u d e s e b ‘Sheer Delight’ bra £18, thong £8 and waspie £18 Ann Summers

Satin and lace short £7 Accessorize

Create a 50s silhouette with a retro waspie

'4 Georgia' silk shorts £14 La Senza

Mimi Holliday 'Etoile De Nuit' bra £49, knicker £40 and suspender belt £32 all Selfridges


CAMEL

BEIGE + BEIGE + BEIGE = CHLOÉ. THE CAMEL COAT IS THE COAT FOR WINTER.

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Collarless camel coat £69 Marks & Spencer

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Double-breasted coat £79.95 River Island

Cover Up

Ada camel coat £160 Monsoon

Hobbs 'Iden' coat £349 John Lewis

Trench £59.99 H&M

AVIATOR

DO LIKE BURBERRY AND WEAR YOUR FLYING JACKET FOR DAY, NIGHT AND PARTIES.

Fur hem coat £85 Miss Selfridge

Autograph grey leather jacket £249 Marks & Spencer

Tan belted jacket £160 River Island

Zip detail aviator £75 Wallis

Aviator £150 Warehouse

CAPES

THE NEW CAPE: SHEARLING-LINED, MILITARY-STYLE AND TRENCHED. Breacon black suede cape £295 Reiss Indigo cape £295 Reiss

Trench cape £34.99 H&M

Buckle front cape £65 Dorothy Perkins

Cream fur-collared cape £60 Dorothy Perkins Shearling-lined cape £80 Topshop


New! The Paradisiac Pink Pepperpod bath and shower collection combines spiced aromatic and pink pepper oils for a sensual, anti-oxidant recharge. £17 Molton Brown

Undo sun damage imperfections with this plantbased exfoliating serum. NIA 24 rapid exfoliating serum £60 Debenhams

The White Company Noir scented candle £28 Selfridges

Beauty

Guru

“Really great lightweight under eye corrector. Not too pinky panda eye. Not too dark.”

Alex Box

Dior Skin Flash 002 £24.50 Selfridges, John Lewis and Debenhams

Beauty Inside Out

Indulgent new beauty buys designed to boost energy levels, soothe the mind, nourish skin - and generally make you feel great.

‘Total Energy’ products from £8 The Body Shop

As Creative Director to Illamasqua at Selfridges, make-up artist Alex Box knows a thing or two about colour. Here, she reveals her favourite beauty buys... My dressing table “I have a mountain of wellloved red lipsticks, but never felt I had the exact shade. For the Illamasqua range I included enough reds for everyone, including me.”

“Because it works. It really works.”

Dubbed ‘Botox in a bottle’ this intense moisturiser, infused with SPF 18 protection and micro-injected hyaluronic acid, relaxes expression lines for radiant, youthful skin. Rodial Glamotox £98 John Lewis

“Colour is the blood in my veins and I'm a magpie for the exotic, strange and magical.”

Nicole by O.P.I Ink a ‘Dink a Pink’ £6.94 Boots

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Enigma £35 Selfridges, Debenhams and John Lewis Pep up your complexion! One dropper full added to a glass of water imparts the same free radical-fighting ingredients as 15 cups of green tea. Dr. Brandt anti-oxidant water booster £29 (60ml) John Lewis

Kick start your day with Total Energy, a guaranabased range designed to enhance energy levels and leave you feeling refreshed.

‘Pedlars Mad et Len Eau de Bain’ £55 Selfridges

The colours Add inky blues, shadowy violets, metallic greys and a shock of pink to your make-up bag this autumn.

“I love the heavy 80s brow, so this eyeliner cake is perfect.” Illamasqua eyeliner cake in Mislead £15 Selfridges

Create a bold berry lip that’s unique to you with smashbox’s O-Gloss Noir £22 Debenhams


Mother

SERY TOO ACCESSORISE YOUR BABY - AND NUR

Nature

Get back to nature with the Land Girls-inspired maternity wear for Autumn/Winter 2010. Available at many of our stores including Next, Topshop, H&M and many more.

WITH THESE ADORABLE, YET PRACTICAL BUYS.

Embellished dress £50, Grandad cardigan £42 Mamas & Papas 1

Fleece jacket £9, dog t-shirt and cords set £14 Next Kids

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FEMININE EMBELLISHED DRESS FULL AND VOLUMINOUS: WEAR THIS BOOTS FOR NIGHT. WITH LEGGINGS AND BOOTS FOR DAY; HEELED ANKLE

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1. Cath Kidston baby vest layette rose white £10 Selfridges

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2. E is for Elephant poster £20 John Lewis

Celebrity Favourite: Gwen Stefani with son Zuma

3. Moses basket £60, stand £25 Next Home 6 4. White rabbit night light £59 John Lewis 8

Jean-ious Awarded ‘Best 4 Denim’ by Pregnancy & Birth magazine, Mamas & Papas Essentials low rise (i.e. fit under bump) denim collection comes in skinny, slim, boyfriend or baggy styles and are all available in three leg lengths.

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5. Baby word hooks £12 M&S Home 6. Baby boy hooded all-in-one £16 Marks & Spencer

The colourcustomisable Mylo pushchair, £695 Mamas & Papas

funky knits

7. Cati soft toy £8 Habitat 8. Bugaboo Cameleon baby buggy £749 Selfridges


shop like

A pro The items you need to put in your winterweather wardrobe – and where you can buy them right now.

Bubble boil wool jacket £150 French Connection

Sunday angora cardigan £60 French Connection

Brown leather Ted Baker Mukki cap boot £114.99 Schuh

Black Label blue dinner suit £139 Burton

Trait military coat £90 Bhs J by Jasper Conran wool and leather holdall £150 Debenhams

“Look out for pea coats, navy dress pants, denim shirts (with a white tie) and military-style details - finished off with a pair of shiny black shoes... Done.

Whitworth boot £179 Reiss

Grey scarf £39 Reiss

Shirt £30, coat £84, chino £32 all Topman

Check shirt £32 Next

Tweed jacket £75, crew neck t-shirt £15, grandad top £16, trilby £12, jeans £35 all Next


ready, steady

go!

With clever details such as the stain-repellent finish, a breathable mesh-lining and mp3 pockets as key features of the design, the high-performance suit looks good at all times - even when cycling!

Jeff Banks

1. Trilby £35 French Connection 2. Mens leather belt £25 Fat Face

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3. Suede lace-up boot £80 Burton 4. Quilted hat £49 Reiss

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What makes the travel suit great for travelling? It’s made from a new generation of Nanotechnology fabric, which means it doesn’t crease, resists spills and liquids, so you always look sharp.

Where do you travel for inspiration? Venice and St. Barts. How do you travel? Light! One suit, one t-shirt, one shirt, one pair of socks and pants for each day. What is your most memorable travel moment? Meeting Elvis in New York.

7. Collezione brown folda cap £12 Marks & Spencer

PPER-STYLE HATS AND BOOTS TURN YOUR ATTENTION TOWARDS TRA SPECIFICALLY THESE LACE-UP VERSIONS WHICH YOU P. CAN TUCK IN OR FOLD OVER-THE-TO

How often do you travel? At least once a week. My last trip was to China for four days.

Do you like cycling? I enjoy being out on the open road and it gives me time to think about things whilst pounding the peddles.

6. Watch £29.50 Marks & Spencer

New season essentials for looking tip top.

Here, Jeff Banks talks about what inspires him when it comes to travelling in style:

How do you come up with new ideas? I have an inbuilt nervousness about running out of ideas, so I find design a bit like cycling. You’ve got to keep doing it to stay fit!

5. Green strap watch £69 Fossil

8. Leather and suede high tops £100 G-Star Raw 9. Waxed canvas despatch bag £35 Fat Face

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9 Jeff Banks London travel suit £189 Debenhams, in black, charcoal, navy and stone.

*DON’T MISS! Jeff Banks at The Prince’s Trust ‘People’s Catwalk’ event on 18 and 19 September, where you get to strut your stuff on the runway and have your photo taken by a leading fashion photographer (see website for details).

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Blue Zoo leopard print coat £20 Debenhams

Printed maxi dress £18, faux fur gilet £15, tights (set of 3) £7, stud detail boots £33 all Next Kids

Denim dress from £16 John Lewis

things are...

Whether you’re heading for the hills or staying in town, make sure your intrepid adventurers are exploring in style. Fairisle knits and faux fur make fresh-air-fabulous wear.

Girls gilet £9.99 H&M Boys hat £3 H&M Little White Company fairisle tank top £22 Selfridges

Faux fur mittens £16 Topshop

Keep busy at LEGOLAND© Discovery Centre, Paradise Island Adventure Golf, Namco Station, Laser Quest, the ODEON Cinema or the new Aerial Extreme

Long cardigan £24, sparkle leggings £10 Mamas & Papas

Trapper hat £7.50 Next Kids Scotch & Soda check shirt £53 John Lewis

Rocha.John Rocha boys jacket £25 Debenhams

Boys lace-up boots £12.99 H&M

Duck dodge fairisle shawl cardi jumper £16, indigo twisted jean £12, red check hood shirt £12, striped t-shirt £6 all Bhs

Checked dress from £14, faux fur gilet from £12 Marks & Spencer

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Cosy up fireside with our pick of the most inspirational and stylish books for your coffee table this month.

Photographer Mary McCartney’s first book, From Where I Stand (Thames & Hudson, £19.95), spans her work from mid-1990’s to now.

Photograph courtesy of The White Company, Selfridges

desire

Sony DSC-TX5 £330 Sony Centre

objects

of desire I want it... I need it... I’m buying it!

Aimed at young art fans, The boy who bit Picasso by Antony Penrose (Thames & Hudson, £8.95) is an enchanting tale and lovely introduction to Picasso.

From the era of great ocean voyages to today’s new frontiers, The Great Explorers, edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison (Thames & Hudson, £24.95) tells the story of exploration through the profiles of pioneers. All books are available at WHSmith and Waterstones.

Fans of fashion will love DIY Fashion: Customize and Personalize, by Selena Francis-Bryden (Laurence King, £14.99).

Stand out from the crowd with this pretty polka dot iPod Touch case. Cath Kidston £24.95 John Lewis

In a choice of walnut, black or ivory gloss veneer, the Vita R1 is one of the most sought after DABs around. Vita R1 dream gloss radio £179.99, case £39.99 Selfridges

The ideal gift for the man who has - or wants it all: The Porsche Book (teNeues, £85).

Xbox 360 Elite £149.98 Currys.digital and GAME

The 70s style fashion brand Nixon Trooper presents these high-performance headphones with a result that matches the look £50 Selfridges

New slimmer (and quieter) Xbox 360.

Books to

Small wonder: with a slim 3/4” body, the Cyber-shot TX5 produces gorgeous photos and videos and is extremely tough. Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof...Take it anywhere.


Charming Prints

Prism 2-seater sofa £1450, birdsong silk rug £350, cushions from £28 all John Lewis

Making a comeback, retro-inspired patterns and nostalgic pieces add a touch of colour to your home along with the whimsical and fun. Freddie cushion £20 Habitat Ditsy Owl cushion £15 British HOME Stores

Sanderson etchings and roses rug £350 John Lewis

Leaf rug, from £80 Next Home

Lansbury ash floor lamp £85 Habitat

IFT BY INTRODUCING ICONIC GIVE YOUR HOME AN INSTANT UPL SMILE. 1950S PATTERNS AND CHEERFUL DESIGNS THAT MAKE YOU

Cucu wall clock £280 John Lewis John Lewis Perrygreen fabric £20 per/m, geo cushion £28, seedhead cushion £28, lime 2 seat sofa £1500, linear leaf cushion £28 all John Lewis

Purple glass table lamp £89 M&S Home

House and home by Lisa Stickley bird cushion £12 Debenhams


Bedroom Special

Winter White With stressful lifestyles making the bedroom a much-needed sanctuary at the end of the day, choose a stylish bed and calming colour palette to help lift your spirits.

The White Company Savoy bed linen from £20, Pique cotton bedspread £80, Pique cushion cover £20, featherweight cashmere throw £295 all Selfridges

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Pure bedroom range, from £1800 Sharps

old and new

Bright, white and beautiful, we round up all the inspiration needed to snuggle up in elegant style. Glass tumbler with bird £5, Autograph chrome band hurricane £25, white lacquer stool £125 all M&S Home

Bugle floor lamp white £229 Dwell

Padded leather storage bed white £679 Dwell

'Minnie' lamp £15 British HOME Stores

Savoy chaise £1580 Natuzzi

Distressed chest of drawers £349.99 Homesense

Chateau tallboy £750 Mamas & Papas


The Silk Road to...

China and Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Korea too!

Tampopo delights Serving up health conscious food to the new fast-food generation, the good-looking Tampopo conjures up a mix of fresh, authentic tastes from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore at value-for-money prices.

RICE and easy Sample dishes from around the world at RICE Flamebar and Grill, where chefs serve up healthy, fresh and nutritious food in a relaxed, friendly environment. The all-rice concept is unique, fast and fun.

Taste of The Orient For fine Asian dining, head to Orient Xpression. This fantastic restaurant, part of the award-winning Yang Sing in Manchester’s China Town, is where you can expect high-end classical and innovative Cantonese cuisine.

Think soothing-steaming noodles, slow-cooked curries and sizzling stir fries.... At The Trafford Centre, the authentic taste of The Orient is yours.

Yang Sing bling From the same dining dynasty, another indulgent option is the Yang Sing Cathay. With over 60 mouth-watering dim sum to choose from or 20 dishes from the à la carte here, you can banquet to your heart’s content.

A baby in The Orient New to The Trafford Centre and ready to take your orders, Chaophraya Restaurant has recently launched ChaoBaby – a luxury Thai-tasting experience with its flagship right here. Featuring an atmospheric theatre-style kitchen, the restaurant offers diners the opportunity to interact and watch the talented chefs who will create your chosen dishes in front of you. Good chow.

more food news... FROM EARLY OCTOBER, THE HARVEY NICHOLS FOODMARKET POP-UP STORE WILL BE BACK! THE TEMPORARY STORE WILL CONTAIN A RANGE OF HARVEY NICHOLS FOOD PRODUCTS, SPECIALITY CHRISTMAS GOODS, GIFT IDEAS AND A RANGE OF WINES, CHAMPAGNES AND SPIRITS.


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diary dates... what’s coming up...

FUN this Christmas Festive fun comes alive at The Trafford Centre with a host of great attractions. As well as our new £1million lights display, we have a brand new ice palace grotto at Barton Square (opens 14 Nov), themed by the hit movie of the season Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Themed workshops and brass bands will ring out every day from November, the adorable Victorian Carousel at Barton Square returns (from 13 Nov), and a host of Christmas stalls nearby will tempt you with festive fayre.

Always ahead The Trafford Centre is delighted to welcome a host of new names to the Centre this season, with the fabulous ChaoBaby now offering a luxurious Thai dining experience in The Orient, and delicious designer burgers at Gourmet Burger Kitchen nearby. On the Malls, we welcome a stunning new Pandora jewellery store and a stylish new Omega Boutique on lower Peel Avenue. Our flagship H&M store is expanding to allow more room for designer collaborations and high-end fashions and a thrilling new tree-top adventure course from Aerial Extreme is now open in Wilderspool Woods near The Great Hall…

The Trafford Centre is more than just a day out shopping. Check out our fantastic schedule of events designed to amaze and inspire you. For more details, please see our What’s On section online, at www.traffordcentre.co.uk/whatson

Thousands of people flock to our stunning fireworks display on Bonfire Night with our hosts from Real Radio, before retiring into the warm Great Hall for a bite to eat. See the Centre lit up like never before, in a breathtaking pyrotechnic party perfect for families. Free to attend.

18 -19 September

– Exclusive VIP Fashion Show

– The People’s Catwalk

Our legendary fashion shows return to highlight the very best of the autumn/winter ranges. Show opens with a champagne reception and closes with a goodie bag! Book your seat at: www.traffordcentre.co.uk

6 November

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to strut down a real catwalk with a bank of photographers snapping away? Ever wanted to raise funds for charity in a glamorous way? Well, now you can with a unique once-in-a-lifetime chance to model for The Prince’s Trust at The Trafford Centre, introduced by design guru Jeff Banks CBE. See website for details.

– The Salvation Army Toy Run

– Autumn/Winter Fashion Shows

Those hunky lads at Salford City Reds rugby club have stripped off for charity, in the new Trafford Centre calendar for 2011. Each month is depicted in a stylish, fun and memorable way – images to look forward to as next year flashes by! All proceeds from the calendar go to charity, so you’re also “doing your bit” while you ogle the talent. To buy your limited edition copy, or read more about the project, click on www.traffordcentre.co.uk

– Fireworks Display

9 September

11-12 September

Boys get bare for charity

5 November

These stunning shows in The Orient are open to everyone with an interest in fashion and pinning down the latest trends. See website for showtimes.

28 October – Christmas Lights Switch On Get ready for the new, animatronic Christmas Lights at The Trafford Centre, as we host the best lights switch-on in the region with Mike and Chelsea from Key 103. Cartoon characters, and celebs all help out. See website for show times.

This highlight of the calendar sees hundreds of fancy-dressed bikers descend on the Centre to gather up donated Christmas presents for the needy youngsters of the region. See website for details.

13 November – Father Christmas Arrives! Nothing says “Christmas” like Father Christmas – and his dramatic arrival at the Centre is always a high point for people young and old alike. Last year he was pulled into Barton Square by two beautiful live reindeer, to the cheers of the crowds. How will Father Christmas pitch up this year?


JOHN LEWIS competition

win

£500 towards a bespoke furnishing service of your choice at

John Lewis

John Lewis is giving away an appointment with one of their expert Home Design advisors and £500 towards a bespoke furnishing service of your choice.

Your home is a vitally important part of your life. Whatever your taste or style, you'll want it to reflect them. But sometimes getting started on your dream home can be a little daunting. The expert Home Design advisors at John Lewis have the product knowledge and practical experience to inspire you in turning your home interior dreams into reality. They can help with key ideas for one room, or advise on designing a whole new interior scheme. Bespoke furnishing services include curtains, cushion covers, blinds and furniture.

NING, ANSWER THE QUESTION TO BE IN WITH A CHANCE OF WIN tition BELOW AND ENTER ONLINE: www.traffordcentre.co.uk/compe

The easy way to shop It’s present-buying season again, and we know how tricky that can be with so much choice on offer! That’s where a Trafford Centre Gift Card comes in. It’s the perfect way to treat a friend or family member, and they can decide when and where they want to shop. Ask at our Customer Service Desk for details, or buy one online at: www.traffordcentre.co.uk/ shopping/giftcards/

Watch us online You can access your very own version of The Orient’s Big Screen at home 24/7, with the launch of the new Trafford Centre TV online. Catch the latest fashion features, style sessions and beauty masterclasses in full colour glory – or watch highlights from the amazing events you’ll want to see again and again. Watch the latest shows: www.traffordcentre.co.uk/tctv

Click! See all our latest news and events: www.traffordcentre.co.uk When did John Lewis first open at The Trafford Centre? A. 2004 B. 2005 C. 2007

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