Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program
After having to cancel its 2020 edition due to the pandemic, Brisbane Fashion Festival is catwalking back into our city. A standout on Brisbane’s annual event calendar for fashion-loving folk, this beloved event is set to uplift the creative industry after a tumultuous year by putting on a grand showcase of local labels for eager shoppers. Consider this your official warning to start clearing out your wardrobe to make room for new gear.
The Brisbane Fashion Festival is taking the runway to the streets this year, taking over King George Square in the heart of the city from August 23–25. The new location will allow for Brisbane Fashion Festival’s biggest runway yet, inviting hundreds of fashion aficionados to join in the festivities while keeping the event safe for all involved. The mammoth event showcases collections from top-tier local fashion designers, with past participants including the likes of alice McCALL, Camilla, George Wu, Scanlan Theodore and Ginger & Smart. This year, event-goers can expect looks from much-loved Queensland fashion labels alongside a clutch of adored national labels and pieces from the industry’s brightest up-and-coming talent.
The fashion fun kicks off on Monday August 23, with the Treasury Brisbane Fashion Show – a showcase of the biggest homegrown designers and retailers, with Aje, Calibre, Bianca Spender, Samantha Ogilvie, Camargue and many more showing off new styles. On Tuesday August 24, fashion lovers will be introduced to the new kids on the fashion design block at the Next Gen Group Show, which will see a diverse mix of creativity hit the runway. Rounding out the jam-packed fashion line-up on Wednesday August 25 is a stellar showcase of some of Queensland’s most-loved designers and retailers, including White Label Noba, Sacha Drake, Naudic, URBBANA, Bonita Collective, Maiocchi, Wil Valor and Calexico.
Eager to see some of Australia’s best looks strut though the city? Tickets to Brisbane Fashion Festival go on sale from Tuesday June 1 here.