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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 24, 2021

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival 2017

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival 2017

| On 18, Jul 2017

SEE IT. LOVE IT. OWN IT. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival is back with more designers and more looks than ever before! Queensland’s best will be taking on the runway at Old Government House to flaunt their Spring/Summer collections.

The festival will open on Monday the 28th of August with the Pacific Fair Fashion Show. Pacific Fair will show off the luxury, internationally renowned labels: Aje, Alice McCall, Dion Lee, David Jones, Ginger & Smart, INCU, Maje, Manning Cartell, Megan Park, Sandro Paris, and more.

The Fashion Festival has scoured Australia for the industry’s most promising talent. These emerging designers will showcase their unique work at the NEXT Hotel Next Gen Group Show on Tuesday. The talent will include QUT Fashion, Megan Cannings Designs, Bold, Moreno Marcos, Annalisse Designs, Platinum Plus, Mara Swim, Lydia James, Black and Bling, Brisbane School of Fashion, TAFE Queensland Brisbane, and Isabelle Quinn.


The ever-wonderful Queens Plaza High Tea and Fashion Trends will be gracing the runway again on Monday and Tuesday. McKinney’s Jewellers are also said to be attending this year, bringing a plethora of stunning collections from some of Queensland’s finest designers. Joining the festival for the McKinney’s Jewellers Group Show on Wednesday will be White Label Noba, Naudic Style, Hunt + Kelly, Paul Hunt ‘Cruise’, Sacha Drake, Ella Moda, Pia du Pradal, The Irma J Smith House of Fashion, Jack Sullivan, Bertossi Brides, and Bora.

Closing the Fashion Festival this year will be an impressive line-up of Queensland’s leading designers. The Mercedes-Benz group show will feature Camilla, Aqua Blu Australia, Chelsea De Luca, Lisa Brown, George Wu, Urbbana, Paul Hunt, Dion Lee, Ginger & Smart, and Manning Cartell on Thursday the 31st.


Tickets from $45 are on sale now, as well as generous hospitality packages which are again on offer! Visit QTIX to find the $175 Platinum pass, which will get you an exclusive front-row experience, and the Gold Pass, which at $150 includes premium seating. Both packages come with a pre-show invitation to the VIP Runway Lounge!

If you’re still not convinced, $1 from every ticket sold will be donated towards protecting Australian children with Bravehearts!

Be sure to grab a glass of sparkling from the Fashion Bar on the lovely lawn at Old Government House, and join us in what is sure to be a spectacular week!


What: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

When: 27 August – 31 August

Where: Old Government House

Cost: $45 – $175

More info: For more information and to purchase tickets, please see the official Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival website here.