Brisbane Fashion Festival has dropped its jam-packed event program
Calling all fashion aficionados – Brisbane Fashion Festival is catwalking back into our city this August. A standout on Brisbane’s annual event calendar for fashion-loving folk, this beloved event is set to spotlight the creative industry 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 22–26. 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 Tuesday August 23, with the Treasury Brisbane Fashion Show – a showcase of the biggest homegrown designers and retailers, with Ginger & Smart, Carla Zampatti, Bianca Spender, sass & bide, Calibre, Morrison, Oroton, Gail Sorronda, Paul Hunt and many more showing off new styles. On Wednesday August 24, fashion lovers will be introduced to the new kids on the fashion design block at the Hancock Prospecting Next Gen Group Show, which will see a diverse mix of creativity hit the runway. Rounding out the jam-packed fashion line-up on Thursday August 25 is a stellar showcase of some of Queensland’s most-loved designers and retailers, including Calexico, Gina Kim, PALMA MARTÎN, URBBANA, and Sonia Stradiotto Couture.
Off the runaway, you can indulge in French champagne at the Treasury Brisbane After Party, shop ’til you drop at an exclusive one-day event in The City or head to Museum of Brisbane for a tour of World of Wonder: Margot McKinney and a decadent high tea inspired by the opulence of Margot’s designs.
Eager to see some of Australia’s best looks strut though the city? Tickets for Brisbane Fashion Festival are on sale now on the website.