On Tuesday, July 21, Festival founder and director, Mariella Harvey unveiled the highly anticipated program for Perth’s fashion event of 2015,
the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival. The festival, now in its 17th year
it is bigger and better than ever and will bring a range of Perth City
venues to life with a series of stunning runway, fashion
and community events.
The festival runs from September 15 to 20, promising six exhilarating
days of fashion, including some of the most sought after talent on the local,
national and international stage. From the opening night with Perth model,
presenter and writer Tiah Eckhardt at the Dilettante Show to the closing
night with international Burlesque star, designer and model,
Dita Von Teese hitting the runway for Wheels and Dollbaby the program
is filled with excitement.
It will also feature runway shows from the likes of Jaime Lee and Akira;
international talent with Vietnamese designer Phuong My debuting a
new collection and internationally revered and celebrated fashion
illustrator David Downton travelling from the UK to attend events and
to act as a Telstra Perth Fashion Festival International Ambassador.
Free public fashion shows will be held at Fashion Central in Forrest Place
presented by Alcohol, Think Again with shows from fashion retailers
Target, enex100 and Brookfield.
“I am really excited by the ground breaking nature of the fashion we will be showing at this year’s Telstra Perth Fashion Festival,”
said Ms Harvey-Hanrahan.“
A slick new website for the festival has been developed
by the team at Doghouse which contains information on all of the
participating designers; the program of events and offering tickets
for sale from the site so be sure to check it all out at
Pics courtesy of STEFAN GOSATTI