Pictures: Fashion show in Newham raises £1,000 for cancer charity

Rochelle Loren Mullings, Hussain H Ayed, Khalil Odubamowo and Stella Nevins at the fundraising eve

Rochelle Loren Mullings, Hussain H Ayed, Khalil Odubamowo and Stella Nevins at the fundraising event - Credit: Archant

East London fashionistas recently hosted Newham’s take on London Fashion Week, raising £1,000 for Cancer Research.

Fashion show in Newham raises �1,000 for cancer charity

Fashion show in Newham raises �1,000 for cancer charity - Credit: Archant

The show took place at The Hub, in Star Lane, Canning Town, featuring upcoming designers, models and stylists.

Fashion show in Newham raises �1,000 for cancer charity

Fashion show in Newham raises �1,000 for cancer charity - Credit: Archant

Inspiration came after an organiser’s uncle died from Cancer.

Hussain “H” Ayed, 23, said: “I vowed I would turn this unfortunate event into a boost of energy.”

He joined friends Khalil Odubamowo, Rochelle Loren Mullings and Stella Nevins to produce the community event.


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H said: “Two months of planning, communication, networking and implementation was topped off by a one-of-a-kind event.”

Khalil, 24, secured funding from his employer HSBC to start things off.

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The team mustered around 40 contributors to the show which featured catwalks, live music, a DJ, a bar and food, and through ticket sales and sponsorship the group raised £500 which HSBC matched, doubling the amount.

For more pictures of the fashion show click on the picture gallery.

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