Weekend (May 13-15) visitors to Central Festival Pattaya Beach were delighted to view top male and female models on the catwalk showing off chic fashion garments and swimwear from over 20 world famous brands that match the summer season of this tropical side of the globe on the stage set up in front of the shopping arcade on the beach road side.
The Minister of Commerce Alongkorn Pollabutr chaired the opening of the event in presence of Mayor Ittiphol Khunplome, key co-organizers, and hot super models amid local dignitaries, a huge crowd of fashion enthusiasts and troop of local media.
The fashion show kicked off on Friday evening with a surprise appearance of Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova who joined the fleet of models and was awash with flashes from cameras as she paraded down the catwalk as the finale.
The models led by Natalie Glebova take to the catwalk
The fashion show also took action on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the activity ground in front of the mall amid fashion fans and onlookers.
This Spring-Summer Collection fashion show is the forerunner to another event which will feature the Autumn-Winter Collection that will take place during the Pattaya Grand Sale between the 16th of June and the 14th of August.
Mayor Ittiphol is proud to welcome super models and fans to the fashion show
Mayor Ittiphol said the fashion show was also aimed to encourage local students who are passionate about fashion into the industry.
Last year the Fashion Week fair went well with the record breaking longest catwalk which was 1.6 kilometers long.
Minister of Commerce Alongkorn Pollabutr chairs the opening of the night
Later the dignitaries and guests joined the models for a party and buffet dinner at the Nova Platinum Hotel and partied late into the night.
Natalie Glebova, Miss Universe 2005 gracefully appears as the finale