This August marks the 10th anniversary of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane, and they have announced an exciting program to celebrate.

The Face of Myer, Jennifer Hawkins will join the Brisbane’s premier annual fashion event for the first time this August,

“I’m so looking forward to visiting in August and making my first appearance at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane to walk in the Myer parade. I know it’s set to be a very special event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Festival so I’m thrilled to be coming up and walking in the parade,” Ms Hawkins said.

Also taking part in the celebrations is Myer Ambassador Kris Smith who will be taking part for the third consecutive year. Mr Smith says he loves coming to Queensland and is excited to be making an appearance at this years Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane walking in the Myer parade.

“This year’s parade will be the best yet as I’ll be joined by Jen Hawkins for the first time and we will be hitting the catwalk together to showcase the latest Spring Summer fashion,” Mr Smith said.

The Fashion festival coincides the arrival of the new-season Spring/Summer collection in stores and has a key focus of supporting the local fashion industry. It showcases local, national and industry insiders including both runway shows and other exciting interactive events.

Festival Director, Lindsay Bennett said that the Myer Spring Summer’16 Fashion Show will be a fantastic start to an exciting week.

“We are delighted that Queensland’s fashion loving public will have the opportunity to not only see some outstanding fashion in the Myer parade, but also showcased by the best in the business,” Mr Bennett said.

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2015, staged from Sunday 23 – Friday 28 August.