HUNDREDS of people flocked to the etc Home Show making the day a huge success.
The event was held yesterday by the luxury lifestyle magazine for the North East, which is owned by the Sunderland Echo’s parent company Northeast Press.
The day featured an array of exhibitors from across the region with everything from stylish accessories and home furnishings to cakes and jewellery.
Georga Spottiswood, etc editor, said: “It was a great day and the atmosphere was buzzing.
“We had cooking demonstrations by Sunderland AFC’s head chef, people enjoyed massages from the staff at Sunderland Back Pain Clinic and there was a whole host of exhibitors.”
The Fashion Fix suite proved popular with ladies who watched Mona McTaggart, owner of Joulani – a high-end womenswear store in Darlington – show them the best outfits for different body shapes.
Ashley Dembry and Amy McDonald, of Ramsay and Johnson hair salon in Blandford Street, Sunderland, also gave hair demonstrations.
Janneil Elliott, of Awesome Additions – a mobile hair extension company – said: “It was fantastic.”
Amanda Charilaur came from Darlington for the show. She said: “There was lots of variety and some great ideas for your home.”
Linda Burnside, assistant managing director of Northeast Press, said: “We are extremely pleased at the success of the etc Home Show and can’t wait to start organising the next event.”