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Model dogs in jackets feel heat

Dogs paraded in wax jackets in soaring temperatures to mark the beginning of NE1 Newcastle Fashion Week.

Over the next seven days of shows and free events, the region's finest designers, models and style gurus will be strutting their stuff and showcasing their creations.

Now in its second year, it is hoped thousands of fashionistas will flock to the city to take advantage of late night shopping. Martin Forster reports.

  • 28 May 2012