13/01/2016
So much to do, so much to see.

Words by

Veronica Stanford

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2016 is fast approaching. It’s time to get out your diaries, because the entire program has just dropped and once again the line-up is stellar.

The twentieth instalment, running from March 7-13, will boast a range of runway, business and cultural events, headed by some of fashion’s biggest names.

Think runways featuring Alice McCall, Dion Lee, Romance Was Born, Emma Mulholland, Yeojin Bae and many more. Even Jean Paul Gaultier is making an appearance, heading the launch of his line for Target.

Other runway favourites include the National Graduate Showcase presented by Target and supported by Fashion Journal (eep), the Famous For Fashion Street Style Runway and Kidswear Runway (super cute).

And when the models aren’t on the catwalk, there is a whole lot more fashion goodness to absorb.

On the other side of things, Diesel’s Renzo Rosso will lead the business seminars and there’ll be fashion writing workshops. If business over breakfast takes your fancy, you can also head to Crown’s marketing breakfast with Nicola Formichetti.

On the topic of food, Eat My Style will see Melbourne’s best dessert boutiques take on some of our favourite labels with fashion inspired sweets. We’re talking Life with Bird desserts from Bibelot, Limedrop desserts from Buch & Purchese and more.

The Festival’s Cultural Program is kicking off on February 13, and will run for the entire month leading up to the festivities. For the full program click here.

Don’t forget to nab your tickets here. We’ll see you there.

vamff.com.au

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