The food and fashion industry are both worlds filled with glamour, desirability and, at the top end at least, exclusivity. Joanna Boon ivestigates the love affair of fashion and food within Manchester.

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After the huge success of their first Wedding Fete in April, which showcased the regions finest suppliers in the industry, the fete returns to The Old Parsonage, on Stenner Lane in Didsbury this Sunday 29th September. The day, which runs from 11am till 4pm, will have more than 15 local, high quality, independent businesses displaying everything you need to make your wedding extra special. From…

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The mercury may have dropped a little as we’ve entered the last third of the year, but in the ongoing quest to deny the onset of colder days and darker nights, and in celebration of some sunny September days, we’ve found a perfect refuge in the form of CIBO’s summer menu. Since opening back in May (read our write-up here), CIBO has impressed with its…

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One of South Manchester’s loveliest and swankiest suburbs, Didsbury nevertheless is split into two distinct halves. On one side, the “Village” proper, with its historic clock-tower, gothic library and seemingly endless trail of buses ferrying students up and down Wilmslow Road. On the other is the eclectic collection of independent restaurants, cafés, bars and boutiques of Burton Road. Most Didsbury residents will probably favour one side…

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