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Posted by Tony Flynn on 18th August 2011 at 05:05 PM
Video: Salford MediaCityUK fashion shoot

by Jamie Carruthers and Aran Burton

Local fashion designer, Collette Costello, took to MediaCityUK on Salford Quays for a photoshoot with local amateur models to showcase her latest line of summer fashions.

Using novice photographers, make-up artists, models and designers, Costello has marked out a niche in Salford, helping those who want to pursue a career in the creative arts get that much needed-experience.

15-year-old Hannah Hadfield from Monton was excited about the opportunity of her first modelling job.

Its amazing, she said, all the people who work around you are lovely.

She continues: Im looking to go into modelling...Im a little poser myself, I love being in front of the camera.

From her studio in Ordsall, Collette also offers courses in dressmaking at all levels, clothing customisation, and a sewing club for unemployed men and women.

Jamie Carruthers and Aran Burton are Journalism students at Salford University on summer placement at SalfordOnline

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