Snippets have been appearing on facebook, instagram and twitter, of something brewing in the Capital. Something big. So now lets get to the point: is there, or isn't there, going to be Canberra's very own fashion week type event?
Yours truely has been given the highest authority to announce that the rumours are all true!
Think New York Fashion Week, L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sydney - and now: FASHFEST Canberra.
Read on for all the details!
FASHFEST has been set to occurr from 1-4 May with four fashion shows over four nights, showcasing collections from designers including 4 Minutes 33, Edition, Zoe, Lisa T, M&TM, Hunter, Sovata, Caitleen Molony and Mitch Thompson. Recently added to this amazing list is Sarah Joseph Couture.
The face of FASHFEST will be international renounced Australian super model, Anneliese Seubert, who has walked in runway shows for top fashion houses including Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Karl Lagerfeld and Calvin Klein.
These photos from a shoot with beautiful Anneliese, just last night!
This even is going to be HUGE. 80 individuals an 25 organisations are involved, making this one of the biggest joint business vetures in Canberra fashion. Over $200,000 in sponsorship funds have also been committed with more coming in as the event goes public.
And now the most important bit of information: how do we attend? Tickets are set to go on sale at the beginning of March. However, there are limited numbers of 500 per night.
For more information, check out www.fashfest.com.au