TAFE Queensland has partnered with world-renowned fashion icon and artisan turned educator, Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, to deliver a series of must-attend events
Professor Choo will be the guest of
Limited spaces are available for each event, so act quickly to secure your place today.
Meet and Greet Exhibition
Thursday 28th September, 2017
Hosted by Professor Choo at TAFE Queensland, this exquisite exhibition will be a showcase of six never-before-seen pairs of couture shoes from Professor Choo’s new collection. Throughout the evening, you will have the opportunity to meet the man behind the name, while getting a first-hand glimpse of his exclusive new collection.
Business Luncheon with Professor Jimmy Choo
Friday 29th September, 2017
Professor Jimmy Choo will be the guest of honour at our exclusive business luncheon, where fine food and fine art will collide. Guests will have the opportunity to bid in a silent auction for Professor Jimmy Choo’s art works as well as additional pieces from local artisans. Proceeds of the auction will support the on-going education of TAFE Queensland fashion students. The business luncheon will provide the opportunity to mingle with industry professionals while Professor Choo discusses his memorable experiences in developing shoes for his high profile clientele.
Symposium: Creating fashion in the real world
Saturday 30th September, 2017
Lead by Professor Choo, the TAFE Queensland Fashion Symposium will bring together the brightest minds from retail, fashion and the broader creative industries to discuss creating consumer products in today’s world. As a creative, you will be exposed to discussions around market trends, ethical production, disruptive advertising within the fashion industry, and engaging a business mentor. The afternoon will consist of a panel discussion of industry experts centred around starting in the fashion world.
A special sub-event will be held during the breaks to showcase TAFE Queenslands’ leading fashion centre of excellence which focuses on promoting innovation and creativity through applied skills. Read more about this event here.
Our guest speakers will include:
- Danielle Frazer (TAFE Queensland/Muki Mojo)
- Kate Bielenberg (Cue)
- Laura Churchill (stylist and fashion event director: EKKA Natural Fibres, Brisbane Fashion Month)
- Leina Broughton (Leina Broughton)
- Fleur Richardson (Leina Broughton)
- Soddy Khamsyvolavong (LA Kingsport)
- Stacey O’Keefe (Fashion Weekly)
- Andrew Pheely (Westfield)