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Tag: Catwalk

The Final Night of Fashfest – Welcome The Engineer!

by The Editor

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If you can imagine a gathering that has taken place for many years, that has a sense of familiarity, belonging and yet everyone is in a place of expectancy and excitement for the unknown… Then you have accurately imagined the atmosphere that was present at the final night of Fashfest 2015.

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Nimble as a Cat? How to Get the Model Walk.

by The Editor

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You wonder how they don’t just trip and fall flat on their faces. Truly. We’re talking models here. Models on catwalks, like those who will be applying at the 1 February casting call for Fashfest 2015.

Don’t get us wrong. It’s great when models don’t trip but how do they perfect placing one foot firmly in front of the other, exaggerating their hip movement and exaggerating the movement of their derrieres the way they do?

And what’s it all about anyway? Why don’t models on the catwalk just walk like the rest of us humans?

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Fashfest – The Final Night – Recap

by The Editor

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After three previous evening filled with glitter, glamour and success, it was time for one last hurrah at Fashfest 2014. The airport venue was packed to the rafters as the Möet flowed and excited chatter filled the vast space.

Finally, it was time for the show and, under the theme of ‘The Visionary – we knew we were in for a treat…

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Fashfest Night 2 – Recap

by The Editor

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Last night, the Canberra faithful made their way back in droves to Canberra Airport for another serving of the best in local fashion design at Fashfest 2014. After some absolutely stand-out pieces on Opening Night, there was definitely a buzz in the air prior to the models strutting their stuff with another eight collections set to warm up the chilly air.

Strap yourselves in… here comes another recap from the fabulous Top Notch!

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FashFest 2014 – Opening Night

by The Editor

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Reviewed by Top Notch

Fashfest is back, and didn’t Canberra turn out in its finest last night to see the latest and greatest offerings from a top crop of local designers? From the local glamours striking a opose in front of the media wall, through to the cool kids kicking back with a nonchalant glass of Moet, the crowd felt as diverse-yet-stylish as the collection on show.

So, what were the highlights of Fashfest’s opening night?

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FASHFEST: Kicking Fashion Butt with New Designers

by The Editor

FashFest LogoThere’s less than a month to go. Less than a month before FASHFEST fever soars to an all-time high on opening night.

Kicking fashion butt this year is a line-up of new designers whose aesthetics cover every genre of the fascinating world of fashion. It’s an eclectic mix of emerging and established talent, all with a connection to the nation’s capital.

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FashFest – Model Focus

by The Editor

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For weeks now FashFest has been more of an idea than a ‘thing’. That al changed this weekend when, in conjunction with Westfield a selection of models from next month’s event have us a preview of some of the collections for next month’s big show.
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FashFest – Tickets Now on Sale

by The Editor

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The 1st of March 2013 – the date (as promised) that FashFest tickets are released.

So, what’s the deal?

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Avant Garden – The Canberra Fashion Festival

by The Editor

Well, this is kind of a big deal.  This weekend Hotel Realm plays host to Avant Garden – a celebration of Canberra’s best and brightest, featuring local designers, top models, makeup artists and hair stylists.  If you’ve got an eye for fashion, this is one event not to be missed.

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