Why we’re loving bamboo clothing this season

We all know how hot it gets here in Brissie. We’re so blessed with great weather all year round but it also means we have to dress to cope with alfresco cafe dates on those sticky sunny days – that’s why we love bamboo clothing! Naturally breathable and odour resistant, bamboo creates a dream fabric…

The Bowerbird and The Bride

Enthusiastic fashionistas, designers and lovers of bridal couture are buzzing about the latest exhibition The Bowerbird and The Bride. An exquisite collection of 45 bridal gowns ranging from the 1880’s to 1970”s are currently on show at Old Government House, Brisbane. Australian costume designer Marion Bryce generously loaned a stunning range of garments from her personal…

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Trends for your insta bub we’ve personally enjoyed

Have you been scrolling Instagram to find designs from those amazing local creatives and long standing brands? We’ve pulled together a list of our favourites from 2017, personally enjoyed by our staff, with links to more Brisbane Weekender insights. 1. The ladies behind Foxx and Willow are always looking for inspiration for their next Scandinavian…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns in 2017

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival returns this 2017, showcasing the very best of Queensland and Australian fashion and the cream of up-and-coming design talent. It’s the ultimate celebration of style featuring fashion runway shows and all the usual favourites. Since the event’s success in 2015, all aspects of the program have been worked on to bring you…

Brisbane Fashion Weekend

Move over Paris Fashion Week and say hello to the inaugural Brisbane Fashion Weekend.  The Royal International Convention Centre in Bowen Hills will come alive with the latest trends on 22-23 October. Known as Brisbane’s only ‘Runway-to-Rack’ pop –up shop experience, it is an event for all fashion fans living in Brisbane.   The runway show…

The Fitting Room on Edward

The Fitting Room on Edward, previously known as Brisbane City Clothing Alterations, have re- branded with the help of GlowBored to keep up with the modern times and their values.  Glowbored are a public relations company that seeks to help create the best coverage and exposure for their clients.  This is certainly the case with…

Pulling off the Black Skinny Jean

Brisbane Weekender hunted down fashionistas of Brisbane who wear the black skinny jean with style – our tip is go for neutrals rather than coloured pairings.  Check out our top picks. Pictures by Bianca Cattelini         

Bringing knitwear into your wardrobe

The cold snap that hit Brisbane is the perfect opportunity to fill your wardrobe with light knitwear.  Team your new knitwear with a leather skirt a chic look this autumn. Images by Bianca Cattelini        

The Sleeveless Coat

Make way for sexy sleeveless coats this warm autumn. We love these coats over glam shorts. If you really want to stand out throw on a pop colour shift and brighten things up. Pictures by Bianca Cattelini        

Practical Bucket Bags

Every busy gal needs a practical bucket bag to load those art books, meetings notes and spare hair brush into. Our crew have spotted some chic bags to compliment the understated elegant or casual looks. ​ Pictures by Bianca Cattelini