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va and Signe Roedbro. Entertainment features British Beatbox sensation, Dana McKeon, on the stage at 9.30pm. She is currently in the top five beatboxers in Europe and can sing, play guitar and beatbox at the same time! Dana has worked with musicians such as Bruno Mars and will be doing a half hour set only in the Runway Lounge. Banging out the tunes will be DJ Jestin and upcoming local band Headwires will take to the stage at 10.30pm with all original material in anticipation of their EP release in May. Local designers Jane Langdon and MLE Swimwear are forming the Gibraltar Collective show at 8pm in the tent showing their newest collections, while high street heavyweight, Next, will have the 9pm slot presenting a men’s and women’s wear 2013 spring/summer collection. 10pm sees the guests return to the Runway tent for one of Spain’s favourite and most rock n roll designers, Gori de Palma from Barcelona. Gori is always one of the most highlighted designers to show at 080 Barcelona Fashion Week. With a massive fan base and an incredible talent to capture the essence of the old time rock scene, Gori’s show will be one not to miss! The grand finale this season belongs to the exquisite William Wilde. Wilde is flying in from London having just showcased his latest collection at London Fashion Week in February. Worn by Paloma Faith, Tori Amos, Alexa Chung, Rhianna and American rapper Eve, William Wilde’s amazing rubber, latex and silk couture pieces are amazing. His shows are always loud, fun and full of life and he is fast becoming one of the most successful UK designers of this generation. The Runway set up will also include stands and more entertainment throughout the night. Look out for Marble Arc and Figgy Photography’s Styling Booth where guests are invited to style a model with the latest GIBRALTAR GIBRALTAR MAGAZINE MAGAZINE •• MAY MAY 2013 2013

collection to win prizes. This year sees the 30th birthday of Diet Coke and so Saccone & Speed are sponsoring the event and will be celebrating in style with special edition fashion bottles and other tasty treats. Mercedes Benz are known globally big supporters of fashion events and keeping with this locally Gedime Motors are a sponsor of the night and are offering the chance to win a great driving experience prize. While the majority of the models, stylists, make up artists and crew are being flown in from all over Europe, Runway has also hired locally based individuals to complete the team. Talented local hairdressers Miss Shapes will be behind the scenes lending support to the creative team by orchestrating the hairstyling and other local beauty professionals will join them backstage. This early summer night is set to be an exciting one, so get your tickets now! Tickets are £15 (£10 for students), available from Colorworks, 104/106 Irish Town. n Visit www.facebook.com/runway.gibraltar

Photo: Kris Micallef (www.krismicallef.com) for William Wilde

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The Gibraltar Magazine - May 2013  
The Gibraltar Magazine - May 2013  

Gibraltar's fabulous business and leisure magazine. Crammed full of great features from finance to football, from fashion to arts. Enjoy i...