Headz Up Business Fashion Catwalk



Last Friday I was a guest at the Headz Up Business Women in Business Expo, held in Birmingham’s beautiful Council House. Part of the Expo was taken up with the Fashion Business Catwalk, which meant I got to sit front row and enjoy some fabulous fashion. The event was organised by Pushpa Alexander, the inspirational whirlwind behind Headz Up Business, who organise networking events, conferences and Expo’s for women in business, focusing on digital and social media technology, and allowing women to network with similar professionals in a host of different settings.

With Dave aka Mr Brum Hour.

The Women in Business Expo was a great success, with the centrepiece being the Fashion Catwalk.  This runway show was managed by former Mr Birmingham Joshua Williams, who is also the brains behind the Elite Fashion Show. The show showcased some local designers, from Jewellery Quarter based Dolls of Decadence, new Birmingham label Vaughan, Elvira Lee Couture, heavily influenced by 1970s glamour, El Monet, which is both designed and manufactured in the second city, and Kiss Me Kate, the destination for beautiful evening wear in Birmingham.

In addition to the designers and their stunning collections, the catwalk stage also hosted talks from Ruth May, an up and coming jewellery designer, Sally Klein, an inspirational lifestyle coach, and West Midlands Police, who were there to talk about Cyber safety in the modern age. All the guest speakers also hosted their own stalls so you could talk to them in more detail if you wished.

The Women in Business Expo was the most enjoyable of events, a way to make some valuable contacts whilst having a coffee, browsing the exhibitors and taking in some fabulous new fashion. It also raised funds for a brilliant local charity ‘Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer’ and it was wonderful to hear Veronica Kumeta from the charity speaking so passionately about her vision for helping cancer sufferers and survivors in Birmingham.

Fashion Catwalk at the Women in Business Expo

Dolls of Decadence

Vaughan

Elvira Lee Couture

El Monet

Kiss Me Kate



22 thoughts on “Headz Up Business Fashion Catwalk

  1. Fantastic blog, thank you so much for attending and covering the event

  2. I have never been to a fashion show before, but I have always wanted to. Looks like you had a great seat for the show.

  3. All of these outfits are really pretty but my favorite is the short peach dress with the gold middle! Glad you had a god time at the event!

  4. OMG!!! I LOVE LOVE THE BLACK PANTS WITH THE GOLD DETAILS
    IT’S SO NEAT AND PRETTY

  5. This looks like so much fun !! I am loving that purple dress. It is so whismical 🙂 thanks for sharing !!

  6. I love when business’s come together to provide a really great conference. I love the fashion side!!

  7. Wow that Lilac dress is absolutely stunning, love the top half detail. I like that they had a range of talks and that they raise awareness of important issues like cancer too x

  8. This is awesome, you don’t think Birmingham when you think fashion. I am about to re-enter the business world and would have loved to attend.

  9. It sounds like you had lots of fun at the event. I’ve never heard of the designers but I’m intrigued to check the out. Thanks for sharing the experience!

  10. What an amazing event! So many great things in one event and the red dress with sparkles is amazing.

  11. What a great event! From the looks of it, they covered all the key elements we need as bloggers. I love the fundraising component, the show, and the police reminder of cyber crime. Perfect!

  12. This looks like it was a fabulous event indeed. I love the Kiss Me Kate gowns which are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing this awesome fun event and the cat walk.

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