The Australian stars of the Miami Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim have been added to the schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney (MBFF).
The MBFF Sydney event, which will run from August 21 to 25 at Sydney's Town Hall, will see a raft of local designers present the top trends fresh from shows at the Miami runway.
The “spring/summer swimwear essential” showcase will see labels such as Kooey Australia, White Sands and Lisa Blue promote the key pieces from their latest collections.
Following its success at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) local fashion label Suboo will also showcase its new ready-to-wear and swimwear creations.
The Suboo collections, marked by bold shades and soft silhouettes, will debut in Australian stores from mid August, with price points on product ranging from $129 to $289.
The 'Best of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim' show will take place on Wednesday, August 22 at 12.30pm, alongside a number of other highlight events such as:
MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK AUSTRALIA TRENDS – Repeated nightly – 8.30pm.
Highlighting the very latest collections from leading designers such as Ksubi, Lisa Ho, Akira, Alice McCall, Camilla, Jayson Brunsdon, Kirrily Johnston and many more.
BENDONLINGERIE.COM RUNWAY SHOW – Tuesday 21 August – 6.00pm.
Opening night show will feature Jennifer Hawkins on the runway as world leading intimate apparel brand Bendon Lingerie showcase the spring/summer 2012/13 collections from their top brands, including Elle Macpherson Intimates, Pleasure State, Lovable, Evollove, Bendon and more.
OROTON SPRING/SUMMER 2012/13 READY TO WEAR COLLECTION – Thursday 23 August – 12.30pm.
Australia’s leading luxury accessories label Oroton will present its first ready to wear collection with the latest spring/summer apparel and accessories.
MYER RUNWAY SHOW – Thursday 23 August – 6.00pm.
Myer ambassadors Jennifer Hawkins and Kris Smith will take to the Myer runway to showcase the latest summer trends, inspired by the rich culture and colourful landscapes of South Africa, from the retailer's exclusive Australian designers, including sass&bide, Aurelio Costarella, Ellery, Arthur Galan AG, Wayne Cooper, Karen Walker and more.
SPORTSCRAFT SPRING/SUMMER 2012 RUNWAY SHOW – Friday 24 August – 12.30pm.
Sportscraft will showcase its latest spring/summer collection and a selection of the season’s top trends.
COTTON ON AND CO. BY COTTON ON RUNWAY SHOW – Friday 24 August – 6.00pm.
Fashion chain Cotton On will show its new spring/summer 2012/13 collection, as well as latest pieces from its online exclusive label, CO. by Cotton On.
MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK AUSTRALIA REVIEW PRESENTED BY MARIE CLAIRE – Friday 24 August – 8.30pm.
Marie Claire editor Jackie Frank and the Marie Claire fashion team present their top picks from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia Spring/Summer 2012/13.
WHITNEY EVE & WE BY WHITNEY EVE RUNWAY SHOW – Saturday 25 August – 6.00pm.
US designer Whitney Port presents a preview of her two signature fashion lines, Whitney Eve and WE by Whitney Eve, soon to launch in Australia.
For local label highlights from Miami Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, go to ragtrader.com.au's Facebook page.