It’s Brisbane’s biggest fashion event of the year but there’s so much happening that we’ll forgive you if you get a little overwhelmed. Here are the not-to-be-missed events.
Monili Jewellers Australia Group Show
Over $1 Million worth of precious stones will be showcased in the Monili Jewellers Australia Group Show .The infinitely creative team at Monili Jewellers have worked meticulously with each designer in this stunning bridal runway show to create a collection of bespoke pieces designed exclusively to complement each of the fourteen exquisite bridal gowns that will be showcased by Brisbane’s leading bridal designers including: Brides Desire by Wendy Sullivan, Bertossi Brides and Paddington Weddings, George Wu, Rayner Lee, Darb Bridal Couture and Jack Sullivan Bridal.
Tuesday 26 August, Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall.
Lifeline Pop-Up Shop
Dress to Impress for Less at the Lifeline special ‘pop-up’ shop. For one day only from 9am to 3pm, the Fashion Bar in King George Square will be transformed into an exclusive Lifeline ‘popup’ shop where you’ll find pre-loved designer
clothing and vintage garments for sale.
Tuesday 26 August, King George Square. Free event.
Brisbane Arcade Group Show
Brisbane Arcade – the headquarters of Queensland’s couture fashion and biggest name fashion houses for the past nine decades – is planning its most dazzling and spectacular Group Show ever. This year, the Brisbane Arcade Group Show will be the biggest yet with some of Queensland’s most celebrated fashion houses joining the show including Daniel Lightfoot and Irma J Smith House of Fashion. These additions to the show will join the Arcade’s other stellar designers, Bora, Darb Bridal Couture, Maiocchi, Pia du Pradal and Tengdahl.
Wednesday 27 August, Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall.
Queens Plaza High Tea and Fashion Trends
View the latest fashion trends from one of Brisbane’s landmark shopping destinations while sipping on a glass of Azahara by Deakin Estate and enjoying a selection of eight delicious hot and cold savory and sweet canapés including Meredith goat’s cheese tartlet with sautéed leek & chervil as well as salted caramel & popcorn petit macaroons. Campo’s Coffee and tea will be served throughout the morning and guests will each receive a lovely gift bag with the chance to win some beautiful prizes.
Thursday 28 August, Ithaca Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall.
Mercedes-Benz Highlights Parade and Wrap Party
In a fabulous fashion frenzied finale see the latest and greatest and the best of the best spring/summer collections as they grace the spectacular Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival runway for one last time. The show-stopping finale will feature a superb selection of the finest fashions and couture collections from the Fashion Festival, followed by a fabulous two hour Wrap Party including cocktails and canapés, that may well continue on into the evening.
Friday 29 August, Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall.
For more information and tickets visit www.mbff.com.au.