Nicky Wallace Fashion Show, Alderley Edge Hotel

PUBLISHED: 15:44 17 May 2010 | UPDATED: 17:11 20 February 2013

Nicky Wallace Fashion Show, Alderley Edge Hotel

Nicky Wallace Fashion Show, Alderley Edge Hotel

Irish haute couturier Nicky Wallace revealed his 'New Aristocrat' collection to an invitation-only audience at the Alderley Edge Hotel. Photography by Mike Frisbee

PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Frisbee

Irish haute couturier Nicky Wallace revealed his New Aristocrat collection to an invitation-only audience at the Alderley Edge Hotel.

Its a return to the north of England for the designer who has dressed music and sporting stars from George Michael and David Bowie to Manchester United defender Wes Brown - and produced wedding outfits for singer Andrea Corrs nuptials last year.

I got my kicks in Manchester and this is still the place, said Dublin-based Nicky. Cheshire is a very important part of the UK. Why should I show in London?

Its nearly 30 years since Nickys first collection won orders from department stores such as Macys, and Chicagos Carson Pirie Scott. He went on to establish international markets from London, Paris and Florence to Japan.

Models wore his latest quirky collection as part of an evening with Nicky Wallace at the Alderley Edge Hotel - two miles away from his Cheshire partner, menswear retailer Norton Barrie in Wilmslow. The evening ended with a gourmet dinner in the hotels award-winning AA 3-rosette Alderley Restaurant.

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