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Bust a move! The Vintage Show brings disco glamour to OPEN for Norwich Fashion Week 2017

PUBLISHED: 14:07 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 12:40 14 March 2017

Norwich Fashion Week 2017: The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney Pochin

Norwich Fashion Week 2017: The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney Pochin

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With a Studio 54 theme, The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners, was always bound to be a fun-filled night of fashion.

Set to a fabulous 80s soundtrack, the vintage extravaganza, which took place on Sunday, showcased looks from 13 different retailers and designers, including Kooks Vintage, Sue Ryder Vintage and Hyde Johnson Couture.

The event saw the runway disappear and instead a new seating plan was introduced, allowing models to take a turn around the whole room.

Norwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Butterflygirl Vintage at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney PochinNorwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Butterflygirl Vintage at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney Pochin

Highlights of the night included dazzling sequin-covered party dresses, 60s Ra-Ra dresses, strong shoulder pads, bomber jackets and a great selection of retro eyewear from Dipple and Conway.

Kerry Curl, one of the show’s coordinators, said: “The show felt electric the entire day even during the prep! Our DJ Will Pointer had put together such an amazing track list that the feeling of disco was in the air right from the rehearsal thanks to a spontaneous outburst of dancing from the production crew.

Norwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Super Queenie Retro at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney PochinNorwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Super Queenie Retro at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney Pochin

“Once the doors opened that vibe continued to fill the room and the party carried on. This is how we do vintage at Norwich Fashion Week!”

Norwich Fashion Week runs until Friday, March 17 with events taking place all across the city.

Norwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Chenika Betts at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney PochinNorwich Fashion Week 2017: A model styled by Chenika Betts at The Vintage Show sponsored by Zaks Authentic American Diners. Photo: Courtney Pochin

Two more catwalk shows are set to take place over the next few days, with the Designers Show on Tuesday, March 14 and the grand finale, Fashion Excess on Friday, which will feature live music performances from EKKAH and Happy Coloured Marbles.

• Join the Fash Pack at the next catwalk show. Tickets are available from the OPEN Norwich box office by calling 01603 763111 or visit opennorwich.org.uk

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