Sydney fashion has made it, undoubtedly, the fashion capital of Australia. The pumping metropolis is home to our favourite local designers who captivate Australian audiences along with international runways. From Mercedes Sydney’s Fashion Festival to one-night-only shindigs; the bustling city is a shopping destination playing host to international luxury designers, local cult fashion labels, and vintage treasure troves. So whether it’s shopping in Sydney or finding the coolest, chic-est fashion related shindigs and things to do in Sydney; the possibilities are endless.
Fashion enthusiasts and savvy shoppers will be delighted with the upcoming fashion events this spring, as Sydney celebrates a new season of fashion trends. The birth of Spring/Summer lines from power fashion labels, along with the publication of the most important issue of every fashion magazine, make September the most significant month in the fashion calendar.
David Jones Spring/Summer Runway Show
The highly anticipated annual David Jones Spring/Summer Runway Show is getting in early this year with the National Media Event occurring on Wednesday 5th of August, followed by the Exclusive Customer Event. The runway extravaganza will showcase the best Sydney fashion picks of Australian designers’ upcoming Spring/Summer collections. It will be showcased by exclusive Australian models including David Jones Ambassador Montana Cox. The runway show will be Australia’s first glimpse of what the new seasonal trends have to offer.
The suburbs on the fringe of the CBD are home to cult labels and vintage treasures that are waiting to be discovered. Fashion Saturday helps initiate the discovery of Sydney fashion treasures, with an exciting programme of in-store events, designer talks, special styling sessions, and great deals. The must-see Sydney fashion event is occurring on the 12th of September across Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Paddington, Pyrmont, and Newtown.
Vogue’s Fashion Night Out
To kick off the oh-so-important Sydney fashion month of September, Vogue’s Fashion Night Out is returning in its sixth consecutive year. On Thursday 3rd of September, Sydneysiders can indulge in a night of shopping thanks to Vogue Magazine, the modern fashion bible. Shoppers can expect fascinating entertainment, celebrity appearances, special runway shows, and most importantly, numerous special deals. The one-night Sydney fashion event will transform Sydney CBD into a shopping paradise where the sales are plentiful and the champagne will be flowing.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival
To celebrate Australia’s unique fashion design and culture, Sydney’s Town Hall on George Street will be transformed into a runway. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns to showcase a range of cutting-edge designs from the Spring/Summer collections of Alice McCall, Desert Designs, Ginger & Smart, Akira, Alex Perry, We Are Handsome, Camilla, and many more. From Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th of September, Sydney fashion fiends can expect to see exclusive catwalk shows, an exciting Festival Hub, launch parties, and select goodie bags.
Sydney fashion is coming to life this spring, as the thriving style capital plays host to an array of must-see events. Calling all Sydney fashion lovers, shopping junkies, and for those that just want to be inspired to switch up your wardrobe. Be sure you make your way to the CBD this spring to sip champagne and shop with Australia’s top designers.
– Georgia Collins
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