Melbourne’s fabulous list of events also includes something for fashion lovers. When autumn hits the city, Melbourne celebrates the Melbourne Fashion Festival. Held in March every year, Melbourne’s Docklands is home to this glamorous event.
Formerly known as the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, famous fashion designers and enthusiastic visitors come here to enjoy the festival.
Melbourne Fashion Festival 2017 Dates & Events
This unique annual festival includes a series of runway events that showcase the latest collections of the top fashion designers around Australia. Every year, the schedule is packed with runway shows, fashion displays and even special couture clothing shows.
Furthermore, the festival includes a number of programs that reflect design, film, art and contemporary culture. Visitors can also join this event and enjoy the fashion runways. You can always expect to see some of the top designers and trends from top stylists and designers in the nation.
Every year, the event welcomes local celebrities as guests of honour. In addition, the event also features fantastic live entertainment, exclusive VIP parties and many other activity options.
Head over to the Plaza at the Royal Exhibition Centre in Carlton where you will find heaps of fun things to see and do including Festival Bar, Priceline Pharmacy Festival of Beauty Pop-Up, Lavazza Cafe, Mist Wood Pop-Up, Future of Fashion Exhibition and 6ft6 Wine Garden. The Plaza will be open from 14-19 March 2017 between 5.30pm – 11pm.
Get to the Plaza by taking tram 86 or 96 to the corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets or take a City Loop Train and get off at Parliament Station. Alternatively, take the free Visitor Shuttle and get off at stop #5 or take the free City Circle Tram and get off at Victoria Street.