2012 Adelaide Fashion Festival Program

** There are aspects of the program still to be confirmed **

2012 Adelaide Fashion Festival – 19 – 27 October 2012 (#2012AFF)

Bringing style and glamour to Adelaide and South Australia each year, the Adelaide Fashion Festival is recognised by industry insiders as one of the State’s premier fashion showcase events.

Presented by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and The Parade Norwood Precinct, Adelaide’s premier fashion shopping and retail destination, the 2012 Adelaide Fashion Festival will shine a spotlight on Adelaide and the dynamic and innovative South Australian fashion industry, with nine days of not-to-be-missed high-profile fashion events.


AFF Official Opening Party
This invitation-only event will bring together Adelaide’s fashion A-List, AFF sponsors and partners, designers, models and media, to celebrate the official opening of the 2012 Adelaide Fashion Festival in style.
Date: Wednesday 17 October

Finesse Lingerie Show
Once again Finesse are presenting their annual Lingerie Show, as part of the Adelaide Fashion Festival. The Finesse Lingerie shows are a popular show during the Adelaide Fashion Festival as they showcase beautiful lingerie on Adelaide leading models to often out of the ordinary fashion show soundtracks. This year the show will be presenting lingerie from HS. This year’s event will be invite only to Adelaide’s fashion elite and press.
Date: Thursday 18 October

Variety on King William
Variety on King William is the ultimate fashion and fine dining experience for people who love fashion, luxury, sublime food and wine and special event experiences. King William Road will be closed exclusively so that guests can lunch alfresco style, enjoying a raft of entertainment including a spectacular fashion show presenting this year’s spring/summer fashion trends from the road’s established and exclusive labels. Entertainment will include surprise elements that will entertain and delight, all whilst enjoying fine dining from King William Road’s best restaurants matched with delicious South Australian wines. Net proceeds go to Variety – The Children’s Charity. Style: Fine dining luncheon, showcasing SS12/13 trends from established and independent fashion labels from King William Road, Hyde Park
Date: 19 October 2012
Location: King William Road, Hyde Park
Time: 12pm arrival for 12.30 start
Cost: $130 per person / Tables (of 8): $1040
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Rundle Mall Parades
Rundle Mall is proud to present Spring/Summer Fashion 2012. With 175 fashion boutiques, 15 arcades and centres, three leading department stores and unique laneways, Rundle Mall has fashion covered. So, race in to Rundle Mall for a FREE daytime fashion parade featuring new season looks, exclusively from Rundle Mall retailers. Uniquely Rundle Mall.
Date: Friday 19 & 26 October
Time: 12.30pm
Venue: Under the Gawler Place Canopy, Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Tickets: Free

Vintage is the New Black’ – Op-Shop Stylist Tour
Enjoy an afternoon of fun and adventure on the ‘Vintage is the New Black’ – Op-Shop Stylist Tour. SA’s vintage queen, Bronwyn, from Vintage Fox, will escort you on a journey to showcase some of Adelaide’s best op-shops.Learn about different eras, tips on what to look for and how to accessorise your outfits. There will also be some great competitions taking place on the day! Six op-shops in four hours… are you up for the challenge? To finish off an incredible day, tour goers will get to relax, unwind and show & tell their newest vintage treasures, at an afternoon tea hosted by Adelaide’s hottest boutique café, My Friend Louis.
Date: Saturday 20 & Thursday 25 October
Time: 12.15pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Meet at the Norwood Concert Hall (George Street), Norwood
Tickets: $40.00 (includes goodie bag and afternoon tea)

The Gentlemen’s Lounge
Presented by South Australian Style Magazine and The Ivy League.
Adelaide’s first fashion event dedicated to promoting the men’s fashion industry in Adelaide. Who is the most eligible gentleman in the state? Be there as we announce the official winner of the 2012 South Australian Style Magazine's Most Eligible Bachelor.
Date: Saturday 20 October
Time: Doors open 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start
Venue: The Ivy League, 45 The Parade, Norwood
Tickets: $25.00 (part proceeds to the Starlight Children’s Foundation). Tickets include the show, complimentary RussianStandard Vodka cocktails on arrival and a gift bag.
Official Event After Party: White Rabbit, 258a Hindley Street, Adelaide (All guests will receive a free drink on arrival at the After Party).

Norwood Place Parades on Norwood Parade
The Parade, Norwood is home to some of Adelaide’s best fashion retailers and independent & unique boutiques, who will come together to showcase the latest trends and what’s hot for Spring/Summer fashion! A great day out for all to enjoy, Norwood Place Parades on Norwood Parade will feature fashion parades, the Norwood Fashion Market, competitions, a High Tea*, live entertainment and much more.
Date: Sunday 21 October
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: The Parade, Norwood (between George Street and Edward Street)
Tickets: Norwood Place Parades on Norwood Parade is free for all to enjoy.
*Tickets for the High Tea cost $45 (includes VIP seating for fashion parades, high tea and goodie bag)
Proudly presented by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, The Norwood Parade Precinct and sponsored by Norwood Place.

‘The Big Wedding’ Fashion Movie Night
Enjoy a girl’s night out with a unique screening of the hit movie of the season, The Big Wedding. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival and a goody bag packed with loads of great products, including the latest Brides of Adelaide Magazine!
Date: Monday 22 October
Time: 6.30pm arrival for a 7.00pm start
Venue: Hoyts Cinemas, 185 The Parade, Norwood
Tickets: $25 (all net profits will go directly to the Starlight Children’s Foundation)

Styling with Salvatore (Rundle Mall)
SALVATORE from Adelaide Central Plaza’s Gauci Hair & Beauty will be appearing in Rundle Mall ‘live on stage’. Salvatore will share industry secrets in a personal ‘one on one’ get an image styling session format. Salvatore has more than twenty years’ experience in the professional styling industry and has helped people achieve stunning results all over the world. His wealth of styling and beauty knowledge will help you work out what works best for you.
Date: Tuesday 23 October
Time: 10.00am, 12.00 noon & 2.00pm
Venue: Adelaide Central Plaza Foyer, Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Tickets: Free

Bridal Runway Fusion – The Fashion Show!
High-end bridal fashion meets couture, infused with timeless elegance and sophistication… Brides of Adelaide Magazine presents Bridal Runway Fashion – The Fashion Show! Bridal Runway Fusion showcases the very latest in bridal couture and luxury bridal fashions by the nation’s leading bridal designers and highly acclaimed international couturiers. With sophisticated styles that fuse the avant-garde with the traditional, experience the unveiling of some of the most dynamic and iconic bridal collections at this year’s must attend bridal fashion event!
Date: Tuesday 23 October
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: TBC
Tickets: TBC

SA Designers Brunch (Supporting the Starlight Children’s Foundation)
Enjoy a delicious brunch whilst watching South Australia’s best known designers showcase the latest looks from their Spring/Summer collections. All the labels you love – Liza Emanuele, George Gross & Harry Who and Miss Gladys Sym Choon! All net profits from this event will go directly to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Starlight’s mission is to brighten the lives of all seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families throughout Australia. The support of Adelaide Fashion Festival will have an impact on young people right here in South Australia. Your generous support will help Starlight to make a life-changing difference to the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families.
Date: Wednesday 24 October
Time: 10.30am – 2.00pm
Venue: Beechwood Gardens
Tickets: $100

The Myer Centre 21 Years – Fashion Expose!
Enjoy a night of nostalgic celebration of the Myer Centre's 21st birthday. In a never before seen 'Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Box' inspired showcase including a 'step back in time' show from Relax in Vintage as well as in the now new season's trends featuring Max Mara, Whistles, Witchery, Jacqui E, Queenspark, Temt and exclusive brands available from Myer. Bossini menswear and T.M. Lewin, (iconic British menswear brand) will complete the men's styling. Celebrate 21 years of destination fashion with us.
Date: Thursday 25 October
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Myer Centre Adelaide, Level 1
Tickets: $30 (includes champagne, canapés and an amazing goodie bag!)

TAFE SA Fashion Graduate Parade
TAFE SA is renowned for its Fashion Courses. The TAFE SA Fashion Graduate Parade showcases the work of its final year students in what will be a stunning display of exciting new creativity and Fashion Design talent. A sell-out event every year! 2012 will be a standout due to the unique venue and amazing talent on show.
Date: Friday 26 October
Time: Doors open 7.30pm for 8.00pm start
Location: Light Square UPark (Corner of Light Square & Currie Street)
Tickets: $30, available from TAFE SA on 8207 8480 or email [email protected]

Style Workshop with Arthur Galan
Don't miss the opportunity to meet the man behind the successful and self-titled label 'Arthur Galan AG.' Arthur Galan began his now renowned Australian men's and women’s wear label in 1998 and over this time has produced sophisticated and sexy clothing for his fashion savvy customer base. Join Arthur as he shares his inspiration behind the new Spring/ Summer collection and provides customers with style advice and tips on the best ways to update their wardrobe. Stay ahead of the fashion pack and seek out this season's wardrobe essentials!
Date: Saturday 27 October
Time: 1.00pm
Venue: Myer Adelaide, Level 1
Tickets: Free

Advantage SA Young Designers Showcase
The Adelaide Fashion Festival culminates in a glittering gala event which will showcase the best of South Australia’s young couture and day wear designers and shine a light on our State’s emerging designers. An opportunity to rub shoulders with Adelaide’s fashion elite whilst being treated to the latest collections from Adelaide’s brightest fashion talents. The winner of the 2012 SA Emerging Designer Award will be judged and announced on the night.
Parade 1: Couture
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• Malachi Empire
• Jaimie Sortino
• Paolo Sebastian
Parade 2: Day wear
• Ivana & Katerina
• Yvonne Faye
• Necia
Parade 3: SA’s Best Emerging Designers
Eight Award finalists will showcase their never-before-seen collections.
Date: Saturday 27 October
Time: 8.00pm
Venue: TBC
Tickets: TBC

AFF Wrap Party
Party ‘til late with Adelaide’s fashion elite! Designers, media, sponsors and VIPs will culminate to celebrate the end of the 2012 Adelaide Fashion Festival.
Date: Saturday 27 October
Time: 10.30pm
Venue: TBC
Tickets: TBC


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