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MBFF Key Looks

Posted in MBFF by brisbane on August 31, 2009

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane brought the fashion to the people. And what a week of fashion it was. From old favourites to innovative new-comers, here’s our pick of the best key looks for spring/summer, and most importantly, they can all be found in the city and Queen Street Mall.

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Bold Pants
Yes they are daring, but they are oh so great if you can pull them off. And so comfortable. (Hover over images for details)

Lisa Ho Dogstar

QP Easton Pearson

Blue
With the exception of orange, a safer colour that was also prominent on the catwalks was blue. Take your pick of the many shapes and styles on offer. (Hover over images for details)

Talulah botm

Wayne Cooper, Wintergarden Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade

One Shoulder
Making a come back in a big way this season. Go for one of these more unique takes on the look. (Hover over images for details)

Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre QP

Wayne Cooper, Wintergarden TBC from Broadway on the Mall

Nudes & Whites
Nothing says summer like fresh nude and white tones. And this season they are the IT colours. (Hover over images for details)

TBC from Brisbane Arcade, Queen Street Mall Kirrily Johnston from David Jones, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Lisa Ho, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall

Ruffles
From pretty to sexy, ruffles are the key look to incorporate into your wardrobe. (Hover over images for details)

Grbac from Milque, Broadway on the Mall, Queen Street Mall Mother Maria from Cheeks, Adelaide St, City

Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall Review, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Swimwear
Not a trend, a necessity. There are so many shapes and styles to choose from this season. (Hover over images for details)

TBC from BOTM Sunburn, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall

Sunburn, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall White Sands from David Jones, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Stand out Accessories
The easiest way to update your look. Go feminine or tribal. (Hover over images for details)

Chelsea de Luca from Lisa Ho, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall Kirrily Johnston from Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade, Queen Street Mall

TBC from Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade, Queen Street Mall Shona Joy from City Dweller, Broadway on the Mall, Queen Street Mall

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MBFF showcases ‘Follow the Fashion’ Entrants

Posted in Follow the Fashion Competition, MBFF by brisbane on August 31, 2009

Follow the Fashion was a great way for local fashion designers to showcase their designs, and many of them took the next step and featured their pieces in MBFF last week. Our tip: get in fast to get your hands on your fave pieces from these amazing designers before they hit the big-time and sell out!

AKKO

AKKO (one of the ‘final five’)

White Sands

White Sands (one of the ‘final five’). Stocked at David Jones, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall.

George Wu

George Wu

Kinin Handbags

Kinin Handbags

Mother Maria

Mother Maria. Stocked at Cheeks, Adelaide Street, City.

Neon Heartache

Neon Heartache

Talulah

Talulah. Stocked at Bam & Juju, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall.

Tia Carrigan

Tia Carrigan

Tom Gunn

Tom Gunn. Stocked at Jean Brown, Tattersall’s Arcade, Queen Street Mall.

Eco-fashion is in

Posted in Designers, Eco-fashion, Follow the Fashion Competition by brisbane on July 21, 2009

Follow the Fashion has seen a number of entrants from across the country that offer eco-fashion designs. It really is refreshing to see and is a way forward in the local fashion industry.

Check out the eco-fashion designers online now …  new entrant Mother Maria, as well as Pure Pod, East of Grey, Sushi Radio and Kiss Chacey.

Mother Maria

Pure Pod

East of Grey

Sushi Radio

Kiss Chacey