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A dress made of tree bark will hit the Norwich Fashion Week catwalk

PUBLISHED: 09:24 16 February 2011 | UPDATED: 09:24 16 February 2011

Designer Marian Williams has designed a dress made from the bark of a tree. Photo: Bill Smith

Designer Marian Williams has designed a dress made from the bark of a tree. Photo: Bill Smith

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With many of the designs destined for tomorrow night’s catwalk show underwraps, it’s always exciting to find out little titbits of what is rumoured to be among the collections.

A dress made from the bark of a silver birch tree is one of the designs rumoured to be on the Norwich Fashion Week catwalk tomorrow evening.

Designer Marian Williams from Norwich has created a heavy silk dress which has been dyed in a dye that she has made herself from the bark of a silver birch.

The catwalk show launches the first Norwich Fashion Week, a week of events celebrating local fashion.

Tickets for the catwalk launch party have sold out but you can keep up to date with what is being shown by visiting these pages and by reading the Norwich Evening News all next week.


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