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.
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 – SOOT, Kini Bikini, Garnsis, 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.
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 Soot, Snail 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.
‘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.
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.
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 www.thebestofbrisbane.com.au
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: www.forusbyus.com.au
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!