Day Two Guide: MBFF Brisbane

posted by Carmel June 14, 2013 0 comments

Ladies and Gentlemen I hope you’re getting excited, day two of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane is so close I can taste the champagne!

Monday the 26th of August is kicking off in the Brisbane Marriott Hotel for the QueensPlaza High Tea at 10am. One of Marriott’s 3909 locations this gorgeous and luxurious hotel is the perfect companion for the inner city elegance brought to you by QueensPlaza.

For those of you that might not frequent this area of town, QueensPlaza is not just your average city mall, it is the designer dream store, with its “glowing, pearl-like appearance that allows each beautiful store to shine” QueensPlaza presents locals and tourists with high end fashion retailers, Alannah Hill, Bally, Chanel and Tiffany and Co. just to name a few, as well as Australia’s most esteemed department store, David Jones. Get your High Tea tickets for only $60 here and enjoy a morning with the latest fashion trends featuring some of these top fashion labels and retailers from QueensPlaza. After you’ve had your fill of scones and champagne, why not pop back to the mall to pick up a few of your favourites!

With a morning of Marriott hospitality and shopping the very latest fashion trends under your belt it’s time to freshen up and head over to King George Square for The Fashion Bar pre show hospitality in the forecourt.  Open from 5pm, giving us enough time to switch outfits and be red carpet ready, The Fashion Bar is a free admission area to enjoy the pre and post show excitement over some bubbles.

For those of you holding VIP tickets, also available from, you’re welcome in the VIP Runway Lounge, situated in the Hamilton Lounge of Brisbane City Hall, this area is open from 5.45-7pm and will give you the opportunity to rub shoulders with designers and some of the biggest names in Australian fashion.

Finish off your evening in the ultimate style and take your seats for the Myer Spring Summer 14 Fashion show, at only $52 you will see the latest collections from renowned Australian designers including Jayson Brunsdon, Sass & Bide, Wayne Cooper, Toni Maticevski, Arthur Galan AG, Seafolly, Cozi.  Take a note pad with you and snap some shots of your favourites, you’ll want to hit the shops this week and pick up the essentials for your summer wardrobe.

With Monday done and dusted you can hang up your heels and get organised for Tuesday! One of the biggest days on the MBFF calendar you’ll need to be prepared.

For those of you organised fashion lovers you can visit the MBFF website or QTIX here and book all your tickets in advance. Remember a Gold Pass is only $145 per person and gives you all the VIP access you can handle – but tickets are limited so get in now!

Stay tuned for our next article, where we give you the scoop on Day Three!

Or find out more on the MBFF website here.


Wayne Cooper

S&B Let's go anywhere dress

Sass & Bide


Images via Sass & Bide, Wayne Cooper, Marriot Hotel

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