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icons of style at queensplaza

Posted in Events, QueensPlaza by brisbane on September 6, 2011

QueensPlaza’s Icons of Style Mad Men exhibition just started yesterday and we are very excited to check it out! The gorgeous exhibition features iconic costumes from the cult television series and has been curated by the show’s Emmy Award winning costume designer, Janie Bryant.  It’s on until 2 October. For more info visit

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leona edmiston exhibition at queensplaza

Posted in Events, QueensPlaza by brisbane on March 17, 2011

This season marks the 10th anniversary for Leona Edmiston, so starting tomorrow QueensPlaza is hosting a photographic retrospective of the designer’s most memorable and dearest moments. Photographs from the very first campaign shoots, runway productions, indulgent parades and Leona’s personal favourite designs, will all be on display. And at the end of the exhibition you have the chance to win your favourite piece to take home with a personal note from Leona herself. Wow! Click here for more information.

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stiletto in the ghetto

Posted in Brisbane Designers, Events by brisbane on March 10, 2011

Stiletto in the Ghetto is set to take over Hynes Street in the Valley next Friday night 18 March. Showcasing a street style catwalk, visual exhibitions, a designer auction, pop up bars, chill out lounge areas, live performances, and local designers and boutiques including – SOOTKini BikiniGarnsis, Subfusco, Neon Heartache, Fallow and City Dweller – this FREE event is a first for Brisbane. Proceeds raised will be donated to the flood relief appeal, so make sure you head along and show your support. Click here for more info.

mirror mirror agencies: pop art

Posted in Brisbane Designers, Events by brisbane on March 7, 2011

After the success of their first show, Mirror Mirror Agencies invites you to ‘Pop Art’ this Saturday night. The event will feature some of the agency’s freshest faces modelling a collection of garments from several of Brisbane’s young local emerging designers, including SootSnail Trail and Alice Nightingale. Along with dancing and music, the event is centered around the concept of Pop Art, think Andy Warhol, Banksy and bubblegum. Click here for more info on the event.

care label – flood relief fashion benefit

Posted in Events by brisbane on January 31, 2011

Yet another great way to help support the flood relief – a fashion auction featuring some of our favourite Brisbane stores. See you there!

the big dry out

Posted in Events, Fashion Parade by brisbane on January 27, 2011

‘The Big Dry Out’ will bring together the best of Brisbane’s music and fashion scene to raise money for Queensland flood victims. They want to show Brisbane what a great city it is by bringing together the community and showcasing its creative talents. It’s on tomorrow night from 6 (sorry about the short notice!) at Lightspace in the Valley, and will feature fashion from Karen Neilson Collection, Garnsis Boutique, Vanguard, Drobe and Always Habit, combined with music from Bobby Flynn, The Videomatics and more … Click here for more details.

burnett lane fashion showcase

Posted in Events, Fashion Parade by brisbane on December 6, 2010

One of the City’s recently revitalised lanes – Burnett Lane – played host to a day of fashion last Friday with 22 of Brisbane’s most sought after and well known designers and retailers, as well as some of the most talented emerging QUT fashion students, on parade. 

Designers included Paul Hunt, Vanguard, George Wu, Paula Kyle Walden, Neon Heartache, Dogstar and Chelsea de Luca, each showcasing their latest wares.

View more images from the parade here. And check out the video from the parade here.


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best of brisbane

Posted in Brisbane Designers, Events, Fashion Parade by brisbane on October 15, 2010

Rebecca Manning

Chelsea de Luca

Brisbane’s finest creative talent will unite on Friday 22 October to raise much needed funds for breast cancer treatment. Local fashion designers and stores Chelsea de Luca, Honey Birdette, Juli Grbac, Lisa Ho, Maxi & Bruce, Mitchell Ogilvie, Rebecca Manning, Samantha Ogilvie and The Cloakroom, will all be showcased at the Best of Brisbane event held at Lightspace in the valley.

Don’t miss your chance to help raise funds for charity while being treated to great local talent.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit


Posted in Brisbane Designers, Events by brisbane on September 29, 2010

FOR US BY US is an exciting collaborative fashion and film project between 24 Brisbane fashion design students and six local emerging artists. Presented by RaraCurio and Vegas Spray, in cooperation with QUT Creative Industries, the documentary film showcases fashion inspired by the work of each artist.

Don’t miss the premiere screening on 29 October 2010 at the Tribal Theatre in Brisbane City. Visit the website for more details and to rsvp:

david downton faces of fashion exhibition

Posted in Events, QueensPlaza by brisbane on September 7, 2010

David Downton is one of the world’s most influential fashion illustrators who is famous for his illustrations of some of the most highly regarded women in the fashion industry, such as Dita von Tesse, Linda Evangelista, Twiggy and Cate Blanchett (remember those gorgeous Vogue Australia covers last year?!).

His Australian debut exhibition ‘Faces of Fashion’ is a retrospective of his best work and will be showing for free from 9 September until 3 October 2010 at QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City. We can’t wait to check it out!

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