Wednesday 5 June 2013

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane – Program unveiled

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Love is in the air and romance is on the runway, as the program for the 2013Mercedes-Benz FashionFestival Brisbane is unveiled today.

For the first time in its eight year history, the Fashion Festival will present a Bridal Group Showalongside an exciting line-up of the best local, national and international designers, all presenting their new season collections.

Hero-MBFF13Returning to the newly refurbishedCity Hall after a three-year absence the Fashion Festival will, in another first, stage all seven runway shows and the closing night’s decadently-themedHighlights Parade in the round.

Majorfashion names such as Easton Pearson, Lee Mathews, Ginger & Smartand Akirawill joinQueenslandfavouritesincludingDarb Couture, Lisa Brown, Gail Sorronda, Tengdahl, Maiocchi and Sacha Draketopresent their Spring/Summer collections on a custom-built circular runway, to complement the striking restyling of City Hall’s main auditorium.

Myerwill also take to the Fashion Festival runway for the second consecutive year,opening the Festival with a showcase of the latest collections from their stable of renowned Australian designers including Jayson Brunsdon, sass & bide, Wayne Cooper, Toni Maticevski, Arthur Galan AGand more.

Couture kingPaul Hunt will celebrate his label’s 10th anniversary by closing the Fashion Festival with a flourish on Thursday, 29 August, in a move that highlights the refreshed timeline of the new program. Paul is one of the stalwarts of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane, gracing the runway every year since the inaugural event in 2006, and is a constant crowd favourite.

These fashion heavyweights will share the in-the-round runway with a fresh line-up of emerging designers, and a new design competition will unearth the most promising up-and-coming fashion talent from Queensland’s top six fashion colleges.

This year the Fashion Festival is thrilled to welcome back its naming-rights sponsor, Mercedes-Benz, whose continued support ensures the success of Queensland’s premier fashion event.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is also delighted with the return of valued partners Napoleon Perdis and Schwarzkopf Professional, alongside other long-term partners,Brisbane Marketing,QueensPlaza, Myer and Brisbane Arcadeas well as media partners, Network 10Radio 97.3fm and News Queensland.

Tickets are on saletoday, starting at just $37.00.Each ticket includes a complimentary drink courtesy of Fashion Festival partners Deakin Estate and Sanpellegrino. Enjoy a glass of Azahara by Deakin Estatesparkling wine or S.Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Waterbefore or after your show in The Fashion Bar.
$1 from every ticket soldwill also be donated to The Courier-Mail Children’s fund, dedicated to providing funds to help sick and disadvantaged children reach their full potential.

The 2013 program of events, including participating designers and retailers, is available now.

For all event information, ticket prices and bookings, please visit Stay tuned for more exciting and exclusive announcements coming soon!

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