Gareth in Leona plea

A LOCAL designer who has entered a competition to design an outfit for former X Factor winner Leona Lewis to wear at an upcoming performance needs your votes.

A LOCAL designer who has entered a competition to design an outfit for former X Factor winner Leona Lewis to wear at an upcoming performance needs your votes.

Gareth Matthews of Couture & “Relax” Weddings & Events in Dromiskin is asking the public to help him make a dream come true by voting online for his entry via the Talent House website link http://tlnt.at/tYnPh8.

Online voting staretd on November 18 at 6pm and at the time of going to print Gareth had 115 votes. He needs a further 24 votes to be in the Top 50. Voting ends on Wednesday, November 23 at 6pm.

“The dress I submitted for Leona Lewis is called ‘Fall Back’,” said Gareth.

“It would be a dream come true for me to have the style icon Leona Lewis wear one of my designs so please vote for my design.”

Gareth’s entry is a soft floaty material one shoulder piece that is outlined under and across the bust with silver material coated in Swarovski Crystals.

The dress comes to the right knee with a lift up to the left with a long flow to the left of the dress. The lining of the dress will be in blue.