Melbourne Fashion Week returns to inject the city with even more style from Friday, August 31 through to Friday, September 7. This year, over 150 events and 300 designers will send their designs down ten catwalks across the city. So, start planning for a wardrobe overhaul just in time for spring with garments from iconic Australian labels like Camilla and Marc, Michael La Sordo, Incu and Gorman.
Town Hall will again act as the MFW hub, hosting pop-up fashion showcases, brand events and talks throughout the week — there'll be short film screenings and live music gigs, too. Beyond the hub, the program extends far past City Square this year, connecting Melbourne's retail precincts with the latest in ready-to-wear looks. There'll be plenty of free events all over town, from pop-up runways to a six-part series of 'fashion capsule' showcases by local designers, jewellers, artisans and filmmakers.
The fashion party is even making its way into the subways, with Flinders Street Station's Campbell Arcade hosting two underground runways showcasing emerging designers.
And, of course, Vogue American Express Fashion's Night Out will kick the week off from midday on Friday, August 31, extending through to Saturday and giving you the chance to shop like a VIP without breaking the bank (too much).
Melbourne Fashion Week 2018 will run from Friday, August 31 to Friday, September 7. Check out the full program, on the MFW website here.