Visitors at The Rock shopping centre had to look twice when they spotted live mannequins in store windows over the weekend.

The Bury centre held a two day “Fashion Through The Glass” event where shop window mannequins were swapped for live models showcasing the latest summer looks.

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Shows took place on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6 and were held to inspire shoppers updating their wardrobes ready for the holiday season.

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Some of the retailers that took part in the event were Next, M&S, River Island, Primark, Vanilla, FME, Superdry and Vision Express.

Arnold Wilcox-Wood, centre director of The Rock, said: “We’re always thinking of new and engaging ways to support our retailers and inspire our shoppers.

“This event was a great way to showcase our retailers’ product lines and encourage our visitors to head into our stores.”