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Limited spaces are available for each event, so act quickly to secure your place today.
Meet & Greet and Cocktail Party
Thursday 28 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.
Head Over Heels Luncheon with Professor Jimmy Choo
Friday 29 September, 2017
Media stars, live theatre and fancy footwear collide at a fundraising luncheon dedicated to the future of Queensland fashion. Hosted by TAFE Queensland, Professor Jimmy Choo and Sharyn Ghidella, this is your chance to savour fine food, as well as experience exclusive pieces from top designers.
All guests are invited to take part in a silent auction on exquisite items donated by our eager sponsors, with all proceeds going to our Fashion Centre of Excellence. This will allow up and coming fashion designers and entrepreneurs to gain the skills and resources needed to bring their visions to life.
- $1000 Westfield Gift Voucher
- Illiza Ho Handbag (valued at over $900AUD)
- Jimmy Choo shoe illustration signed by Professor Choo himself
- Handmade Bird and Ruby necklet (valued at $4,000)
- PAYOT - $1,000 Skincare Basket
Guests will also have access to a two hour drinks package, a personal gift bag of goodies from our sponsors, and the chance to go into a business card draw. Winners win a $750 la Vie Elixir a Spa Basket donated by Stephanie’s Luxury Spa Group, including Opal Rasual Steam Temple Treatment for 2 and other special goodies.
Symposium: Creating fashion in the real world
Saturday 30 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/You & Bamboo)
- 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)