Renowned designers, new venues, front row seats on sale for the first time ever and, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane, ten talents of Australia’s fashion future – the 2015 Fashion Festival program is here!
Nicola Finetti, Jayson Brunsdon, Alex Perry, sass & bide and Easton Pearson are just some of the headline Spring/Summer collections to be showcased throughout the week, as well as cult-status and celebrity favourite Aje making its Queensland catwalk debut.
The full line-up of runway shows, events and participating designers has now been unveiled and tickets are on sale, so highlight your must-attends, organise your entourage and reserve your runway-side seats now.
Myer will again open the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival with the Myer Spring Summer 16 Fashion Show, featuring new-season collections from renowned Australian designers including Alex Perry, Maticevski, sass & bide, Aje and more.
Catch some of Queensland’s leading designers in the Brisbane Arcade Group Show – Brisbane’s home of high fashion – including Maiocchi, Pia du Pradal, Tengdahl, Irma J Smith House of Fashion, Bora and Darb Couture; and in Mercedes-Benz Group Show 1, featuring Sacha Drake, Lisa Brown, White Label Noba, Jack Sullivan and more.
And see some of the biggest names in Queensland and Australian fashion in Mercedes-BenzGroup Show 2, as Easton Pearson, Urbbana, Paul Hunt, Jayson Brunsdon, Ubermen and Nicola Finetti take to the runway.
The next decade of creativity will also be on show in the NEXT Hotel Next Gen Group Show, featuring Peony, Kabel Apparel,Roux May, SUZII K, SISS on Bare, Wilde Willow, Eau Paix Vie Swimwear, Megan Cannings, Hana and IzzQ Designs.
And Bridal is back, showcasing jaw-dropping wedding couture from Brides Desire by Wendy Sullivan, Elizabeth de Varga, Jack Sullivan Bridal, Jordanna Regan Couture, Alter-EgoBrisbane and George Wu.
Indulge in tastes and trends with the QueensPlaza High Tea and Fashion Trends series hosted at Tattersall’s Club, and for the ultimate mix of fashion and festivity, secure your pass for the Mercedes-Benz Highlights Parade and Wrap Party, and toast to the best of the best from the Fashion Festival’s 10th anniversary!
There are several ticketing options to make the ultimate fashionable night out – from individual tickets to the Gold Pass, perfect for hosting an entourage at the Fashion Festival; the Season Ticket for devoted fashion fans; and for the first time ever you can sit front-row with the fashion pack, with the VIP Platinum Pass.
Individual tickets to runway shows start from $40 each. The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is also pleased to donate $1 from every ticket sold to Lifeline.
In celebration of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane’s 10th anniversary there are plenty of firsts and exciting events for Festival goers this year, including:
A new venue and the largest yet – the John Reid Pavilion, Brisbane Showgrounds
Front row seats on sale for the first time ever – usually reserved for Festival Partners, media and VIP guests
The QueensPlaza High Teas hosted for the first time in Tattersall’s Club Members’ Dining Room
10 Next Gen designers for the Festival’s 10th year
First Queensland runway appearance by Aje (Myer Spring Summer 16 Fashion Show)
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane will be staged from Sunday 23 – Friday 28 August 2015 at the John Reid Pavilion, Brisbane Showgrounds.