The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns to Brisbane in 2018, running from Sunday 26 – Thursday 30 August. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is Queensland’s premier annual fashion event, coinciding with the arrival of new-season Spring/Summer collections in stores.
The Festival showcases the very best of local, national and emerging fashion designers and retailers before an audience of fashion lovers, media and industry insiders, with a program of runway shows and other exciting events.
Pacific Fair Fashion show | Monday, 27 August at 7.00pm
Home to some of Australia’s and the world’s most prestigious brands, Pacific Fair will open the show in Brisbane. The Pacific Fair Fashion Show will feature an amazing line-up of Pacific Fair’s leading Australian and global fashion brands, presenting the hottest trends for the new season.
QueensPlaza High Tea & Fashion Trends | Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August at 10.00am
Hosted by leading stylist Kimberly Gardner, guests will enjoy delicious treats and champagne as they peruse the must-have new-season trends from QueensPlaza’s renowned Australian and international luxury brands.
Mercedes-Benz Group Show 1 | Tuesday, 28 August at 7.00pm
The magnificent St John’s Cathedral will provide the backdrop for Mercedes-Benz Group Show 1, featuring some of the most sought-after local and national designers presenting cutting-edge collections, spectacular couture and bridal.
Next Gen Group Show | Wednesday, 29 August at 7.00pm
The future of fashion will be on display as the Festival returns to Old Government House for the Next Gen Group Show, presenting the creative visions of more than 20 emerging fashion designers.
Mercedes-Benz Group Show 2 | Thursday, 30 August at 7.00pm
Mercedes-Benz Group Show 2 on Thursday 30 August will showcase top Queensland and Australian designers presenting resort, daywear and menswear. Following the show, guests are invited to join the Fashion Festival teams in celebrating at the Treasury Brisbane Wrap Party.
The Fashion Bar | 27, 29 & 30 August from 5.30pm until 9.00pm
The place to be pre and post-show, continue the celebration at The Fashion Bar at Old Government House. Staged before and after each Group Show, order a cocktail and get into the vibe of Brisbane’s premier fashion festival.
VIP Runway Lounge | 28 August from 5.45pm to 7.00pm
For the serious fashion fan, platinum and gold reserve holders will have access to the luxe VIP Lounge 75 minutes prior to your Group Show of choice. Enjoy canapés, beverages and rub shoulders with the glitterati of Australian fashion. This is always a sell-out, so be fast!
Treasury Brisbane Wrap Party | 30 August from 9.00 pm until late
Rub shoulders and mingle with Australia’s fashion elite at Treasury Hotel Brisbane, the official After Party and hotel partner of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival 2018. On Thursday evening following the designer show, ticket holders can enjoy a signature drink upon arrival at Brisbane’s most iconic building and bask in three luxuriously themed bars – Champagne, cocktail, and pinot.