Move over Sydney and Melbourne – Brisbane Fashion Month is here and we couldn’t be more excited to see what’s in store. There’s no denying Brisbane has come a long way in the fashion realm and is slowly but surely making its mark in the industry. BFM will hit the streets during the month of October and will be celebrating the very best designers, stylists and fashion professionals that Brisbane has to offer.

 

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Here are all the events happening that you can be a part of:

1. Ethical Clothing Australia Forum

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Location: Queen St Mall stage outside Wintergarden, 171-209 Queen St, Brisbane City

In case you haven’t heard, ethical and sustainable clothing is IN. Curated by Ethical Clothing Australia, this event will cover the latest news about sustainable practices in the Australian fashion industry and feature some amazing Aussie brands that are committed to producing ethical fashion.

Free event.

2. Next Gen Fashion Show presented by Next Hotel

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Queen St Mall stage outside Wintergarden, 171-209 Queen St, Brisbane City.

Come along to Next Gen Fashion Show to catch a glimpse of what fashion in the future will look like as this event showcases Brisbane’s emerging young designers. Some of the featured designers will include Melissa Hocking Label, Elka Swim, ZENgara by Naomi De Marco, Gabriel Lane, Gloria Dulcie, Lavender and Peach, Kimbralou and Black N Bling.

Free event.

 

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3. Bespoke Designer Runway

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Queen St Mall stage outside Wintergarden, 171-209 Queen St, Brisbane City

If you’re a geek for all things design – this event is the one for you. The Bespoke Designer Runway will feature a Q&A between the talented designers and BFM director Laura Churchill followed by their collections being showcased on the runway. Some of the featured designers will include Isabella Longginou, Svetlana Wilson, Ella Moda, Fiorenza and Darb Bridal Couture.

Free event.

4. Wintergarden Fashion Runway

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Queen St Mall stage outside Wintergarden, 171-209 Queen St, Brisbane City

The Wintergarden Fashion Runway is the ultimate fashionista event featuring a stunning display of both Australian and international designer fashion all from Wintergarden Brisbane. Be sure to register ASAP, we’re sure this one will book out quickly.

Free event.

 

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5. BFM Business Workshop Presented by Australia Post

Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 8am-12.30pm
Location: The Bromley Room, West Village

What better time to network and make valuable connections in the fashion industry than during Fashion Month? This business workshop will feature a fantastic array of guest speakers who will cover everything from branding to business legalities as well as give you an amazing opportunity to connect with fellow designers, stylists, bloggers, photographers, students and industry experts. Get in quick as this event has sold out the past two years and is sure to be just as popular this year.

Tickets $85 includes breakfast and morning tea.

6. West Village Fashion Show

Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Location: West Village by Sekisuki House, 97 Boundary St, West End

What could be more perfect than a fashion show under the stars? Come along to the new West Village precinct to see a stunning display of some of Queensland’s most treasured designers in an outdoor fashion show that will entail a night of fun, festivity and fashion inspo for the upcoming season. Some of the featured designers will include Rachel Burke, Maiocchi, Wilde Willow, Jericho Road, Nelson Molloy, Rudi Miro, Annalisse Designs, Boom Shankar, Kabanashop featuring Lulasoul and Wintergarden retailers.

Tickets $65 includes a food and beverage package for the duration of the event.

7. Resort Finale presented by Next Hotel Brisbane

Date: October 31, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Pool Terrace, Next Hotel Brisbane, 72 Queen St, Brisbane City

Dress to impress at the Resort Finale that will be the pinnacle of BFM and include all of our favourite high end lifestyle and leisure brands. Rub shoulders with industry professionals and fashion-lovers alike in a stunning poolside setting to send of Fashion Month in style. Featured designers will include d+k, Mara Swim, Coastal Resortwear, Hunt + Kelly, Cassandra Harper, Anannasa, Robe, Sacha Drake, Elila, Whyte Studio, Sonia Stradiotto Couture and Wintergarden retailers.

 

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Tickets $140 includes a three hour food and beverage package
Limited early bird tickets $120

There will also be a BFN Wintergarden pop-up store operating for the month of October and will feature a new designer each week.

Week 1: Rudi Miro
Week 2: Black N Bling
Week 3: Whyte Studio
Week 4: Nelson Molloy with Jess Blak
Week 5: Hunt + Kelly

Make sure you follow @brisbanefashionmonth to keep up to date with all the latest news and be the first to know about all things fashion this October.

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