13 February 2009 by Lisa
To celebrate the opening of our new Fashion V Sport exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery, I’ve put together a Flickr gallery of some of the cool and stylish outfits worn by some of our private view guests.
Part of the exhibition examines street style and the variety of styles I saw in one evening was certainly varied and creative. Damian Quinn, the man responsible for the gold topped ‘Onthamike’ trainers from the ‘Play’ section, was wearing a similar pair on the night from his Supremebeing brand. On the other end of the scale, self-confessed trainer obsessive ‘Mookie’ told me about her Nike Air Force 1 trainers that she had customised using multi-coloured paint spatters. She had worn them on her Duke of Edinburgh hike, before giving them a new lease of life with her own design! Mookie is a creative apprentice at the moment so who knows, she might be a Footwear Director like Damian one day.
Some of my favourite outfits of the evening included; Olivia’s bowler hat, shoe-boot and vintage satchel ensemble and Amina’s Camden/Indian mash-up including a sports top, shawl and gold belt. Have a look through the slideshow and pick your favourite fashionistas!
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