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Off the record, September 29 2012

Fearne showcased her collection, Asos went burlesque and Micam hosted an Italian affair.

What Fearne Cotton’s spring 13 show for Very

Where Claridges, London            

TV star Fearne Cotton pictured with Drapers’ James Knowles

TV star Fearne Cotton pictured with Drapers’ James Knowles

TV star Fearne Cotton (pictured with Drapers’ James Knowles) showcased her collection for etailer Very.co.uk, with a show attended by celebs including Davina McCall, Keisha Buchanan, and Olympians Greg Rutherford and Mark Foster.

The Entertainment Leah Wood stealing the show modelling the final look: a retro, tight pink dress with a mullet-style skirt.

What Micam

Where Fiera Milano exhibition centre, Milan, Italy

New Look’s Sally Heath and Natalie Wright, Drapers’ Lucy Potucek, Pete Winkworth from footwear brand Base London, Secretsales.com’s Danny Shaw and Sach Kukadia, and Base London’s Peter Knight

New Look’s Sally Heath and Natalie Wright, Drapers’ Lucy Potucek, Pete Winkworth from footwear brand Base London, Secretsales.com’s Danny Shaw and Sach Kukadia, and Base London’s Peter Knight

UK brands and buyers were out in force at the Micam footwear tradeshow in Milan. As well as viewing the spring 13 trends, attendees took time out to enjoy some Milanese hospitality.

The food & drink Plenty of Italian food, wine and, of course, some Limoncello.

Who Pictured from left are New Look’s Sally Heath and Natalie Wright, Drapers’ Lucy Potucek, Pete Winkworth from footwear brand Base London, Secretsales.com’s Danny Shaw and Sach Kukadia, and Base London’s Peter Knight.

What Affiliate Window’s 6th annual black tie affair, Parlari     

Where The Brewery, London  

Drapers’ Keely Stocker poses with Retail Week’s Victoria Thompson (far right)

Drapers’ Keely Stocker poses with Retail Week’s Victoria Thompson (far right)

 

The entertainment  Circus acts including a tightrope walker and clowns. Guests were greeted by Shetland ponies adorned with feathers.

The food A three course dinner complete with a giant pork scratching for every guest.

The guests Dressed as a ringmaster, Drapers’ Keely Stocker poses with Retail Week’s Victoria Thompson (far right) and the Affiliate Window team.

What Kallisti by Marios Schwab for Asos launch       

Where Crazy Horse, Southbank London     

Marios Schwab (pictured with models)

Marios Schwab (pictured with models)

           

Etailer Asos held a party to celebrate the launch of London-based designer Marios Schwab’s debut lingerie line Kallisti. Guests included Marios Schwab (pictured with models) as well as designer Henry Holland and signer Eliza Doolittle.

The food & drink Cocktails by Belvedere and food by Rita’s Bar & Dining, Dalston, East London.

Entertainment Jiggling boobs and bums of beautiful burlesque dancers in the cabaret style pop-up theatre.

Shhhhhh!

Which footwear firm’s managing director is known among colleagues as ‘Full Float’ because of his failure to spend money at tradeshows?

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