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FASHFEST SOCIALS

FASHFEST SOCIALS

Boo. The first segment of this years Fashfest is complete. I love indulging in nights like that, it's about design, creativity and of course bumping into some of your favourite humans. Here are my snaps from the night. (It's also fair to say hot pink was the colour of the night!)

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Behind the seams at FASHFEST 2018

Behind the seams at FASHFEST 2018

When the gorgeous models, in gorgeous gowns, slowly made their way down a massive escalator in the foyer of the National Gallery of Australia at FASHFEST on Friday (19 October), there was one event team member holding her breath—and a pair of scissors.

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CHARLY THORN LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE

CHARLY THORN LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE

Cooma fashion designer Charly Thorn officially launched her new line of clothing at FASHFEST in Canberra on Friday October 19.

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GOWNS AND MOVING RUNWAYS

GOWNS AND MOVING RUNWAYS

You could feel their hearts beat. The hearts, that is, of the models wearing voluminous, long gowns at FASHFEST last Friday night (19 Oct). They weren’t just wearing magnificent pieces, they were wearing them while on the long, moving escalators in the foyer of the National Gallery that formed part of the overall runway

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Socials / At Fashfest, National Gallery

Socials / At Fashfest, National Gallery

CityNews - Photos by DANIELLE NOHRA

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#FASHION: 5 REASONS TO HEAD TO THE NEXT #FASHFESTDECEMBER #CANBERRA

#FASHION: 5 REASONS TO HEAD TO THE NEXT #FASHFESTDECEMBER #CANBERRA

Based on last night’s FASHFEST – showcasing #CharlyThornDesigns #MeganCanningsDesigns and #HajarGala_Couture at the National Gallery of Australia – Canberra’s iconic fashion event, (inspired by both local talent and international trends) – is the place to be this December… And here are 5 reasons to get your ticket fast for the next FASHFEST…

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FASHFEST 2018 RUNWAY REPORT

FASHFEST 2018 RUNWAY REPORT

Now in its sixth year, Canberra’s annual fashion event FASHFEST has switched it up to bring something new and exciting. The event began in a warehouse at the airport before moving to the National Convention Centre, which has been its home for the last three years. Just like in previous iterations, the event aims to celebrate more than just fashion. As well as the work of three designers, in 2019 FASHFEST will highlight and showcase the architectural gems that the nation’s capital proudly possesses.

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9 Rules For What To Wear To A Fashion Event Like Canberras Fashfest

9 Rules For What To Wear To A Fashion Event Like Canberras Fashfest

Going to a fashion event such as Canberra’s FASHFEST or London Fashion Week can have us screaming out, “What will I wear!?” to the point of our faces turning a crimson hue… not a good look!

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FASHFEST 2018 – WHAT I WORE

FASHFEST 2018 – WHAT I WORE

FASHFEST time, for me, has become a highly awaited event each year. Being one of the runway models for the past two years, this year I am the special correspondent for Leiden at the event. So in addition to our usual runaway report, you get a quick run-down of how I went in full feather.

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Megan Cannings’ intricate designs will be a celebration of Spring at FASHFEST 2018

Megan Cannings’ intricate designs will be a celebration of Spring at FASHFEST 2018

Megan Cannings is no ordinary fashion designer. She failed home economics and struggles to read patterns—indeed, she says she’s ‘hopeless’ at it. But none of that has stopped Megan from creating beautiful, detailed and intricate fashion, including mega gowns that float on the runway.

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#FASHION: INTERVIEW WITH #FASHFEST #MODEL @TAHLIA_TOTH

#FASHION: INTERVIEW WITH #FASHFEST #MODEL @TAHLIA_TOTH

With FASHFEST happening this week in Canberra, f-ACT Magazine caught up with model Tahlia Toth of Devojka Model Agency to ask her 5 questions about the capital’s event that every fashionista wants to watch and every model wants to walk in…

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Ever-Evolving #FASHFEST in Canberra

Ever-Evolving #FASHFEST in Canberra

Fashion is ever-changing, some say revolving more than evolving; with retro looks re-emerging from decades past yet not forgotten – snippets of styles left amongst the plethora of movies, shared memories and scattered magazines – all waiting for modern designers and fashionistas to muse over: Every cut, collar, swatch, pattern, stitch and shade longing to be revived and showcased in events like Canberra’s FASHFEST…

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Couture on the catwalk

Couture on the catwalk

Ever since she was young, Hajar Gala has adored glorious gowns—elegant, beautifully designed and wonderfully crafted gowns. Today, the fashion designer is one of Australia’s most creative couturiers, running two busy ateliers for discerning women, one here in Canberra (Griffith shops) and one recently opened in Melbourne.

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FIVE MINUTES WITH CHARLY THORN DESIGNS

FIVE MINUTES WITH CHARLY THORN DESIGNS

In the hectic lead up to the show I managed to chat with Charly, from Charly Thorn Designs. This young go getter is definitely someone to watch. As a photographer in the media pit I’ve seen her works sashay down the catwalk over the last few years and am always amazed at her growth as a designer.

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Cooma’s Charly Thorn back at FASHFEST with Cuban-inspired collection

Cooma’s Charly Thorn back at FASHFEST with Cuban-inspired collection

When Charly Thorn was just 17 years of age, she presented her first full fashion collection on the runway at FASHFEST—the youngest designer to ever do so in the capital’s annual fashion event. One of her gowns was worn by supermodel Anneliese Seubert and guests were so impressed with Charly’s fashion they gave her a standing ovation.

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TAILORED TALK WITH MEGAN CANNINGS

TAILORED TALK WITH MEGAN CANNINGS

The queen of cocktail glam and elegant gowns we sit down with the Queensland fashion designer Megan Cannings to discuss her collection and what inspires her.

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Nineteen-year-old Charly Thorn adorns FASHFEST 2018 runway with her Cuban-inspired collection

Nineteen-year-old Charly Thorn adorns FASHFEST 2018 runway with her Cuban-inspired collection

When Charly Thorn was just 17 years of age, she presented her first full fashion collection on the runway at FASHFEST—the youngest designer to ever do so in the capital’s annual fashion event. One of her gowns was worn by supermodel Anneliese Seubert and guests were so impressed with Charly’s fashion they gave her a standing ovation.

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This Week In The Can

This Week In The Can

FASHFEST 2018 LAUNCH SHOW - The high-end show will be held at the National Gallery of Australia. Models wearing voluminous, multi-layered details couture gowns will turn the Gallery’s massive escalators in the main foyer into towering runways.

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The tale of: Charly Thorn

The tale of: Charly Thorn

It’s the week of Fashfest 2018 and to celebrate how excited we are, we sat down with fashion designer, Charly Thorn to find out all about her latest collection before we see it on the runway.

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Change It Up – FASHFEST ’18

Change It Up – FASHFEST ’18

With only 5 days until FASHFEST 2018 debut at the NGA, tickets are selling fast!

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