Brisbane Fashion Runway will shine a spotlight on Brisbane’s unearthed design talent at Fortitude Valley’s The Tivoli on Saturday 27 October, in partnership with Infiniti Cars and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA). CEA Fashion Development Manager Thuy Nguyen discusses her excitement in working alongside Brisbane Fashion Runway, who she believes is showcasing some of the best new creative talent emerging across the fashion state.

“This collaboration is about identifying the potential of these creatives and providing support to translate these talents into a financially rewarding business,” says Nguyen. Eight designers will participate in the runway competition in the hopes of being awarded a place in the coveted Fashion360 Accelerator Program and becoming Brisbane Fashion Designer of the Year 2018.

In partnership with CEA, the winner will be provided with the opportunity to participate in the all encompassing Fashion360. The six month accelerator is designed to steer and rapidly advance emerging fashion brands to the next level. The winner will also receive a professional photo shoot of their collection, a case prize, trophy and more. The runner up will also be rewarded with a three month Resident Membership with CEA which provides designers with desk space, facilities, equipment, two workshops of their choosing and a professional photo shoot of their collection.

The event’s guest list boasts Brisbane’s elite social influencer’s, industry leaders and notable Brisbane media outlets.Brisbane Fashion Runway aims to execute chic and sophisticated ambiance while exposing Avant Gard aesthetic and fashion. Tickets for the event will be released Friday 23 March.

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