PRLog - May 15, 2012 - Shoppers and scholars in Oxford were treated to a stylish, patriotic display as a quintessentially British fashion show on punts cruised down the River Thames in Oxfordshire. The alternative fashion show, organised by McArthurGlen’
McArthurGlen Swindon’s British river pageant took place ahead of the biggest summer in modern history, as the nation counts down to the hotly awaited London 2012 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Models decked out in this season’s trends from brands including LK Bennett, Hobbs and Charles Tyrwhitt posed on punts as they followed the same route the Queen will take when she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee in June.
Tina Cumpstey, Centre Manager at McArthurGlen’
L.K.Bennett Spokesperson, says, “ As the nation approaches the Queen’s Jubilee, we have never felt more proud to be a British fashion brand. In this most celebratory of years we are seeing customers opt for bright colours which reflect the mood of the nation in our signature dresses with matching shoes and accessories for every occasion.”
In addition to increasing demand for quintessentially British brands, McArthurGlen’
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McArthurGlen Group is Europe’s leading developer, owner and manager of designer outlets. The Group, which currently has 20 Designer Outlets, introduced the concept of designer outlet retailing to Europe in 1995. The 75 million consumers visiting McArthurGlen’
McArthurGlen in the UK
McArthurGlen has seven Designer Outlets in the UK. As well as the UK’s largest and Europe’s first, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet near Chester, these are Ashford Designer Outlet, Bridgend Designer Outlet (Wales’ largest designer outlet), East Midlands Designer Outlet, Livingston Designer Outlet (Scotland’s largest designer outlet), Swindon Designer Outlet and York Designer Outlet.