It is six days into Perth Fashion Festivalâs (PFF) seven day celebration and the abundant talent of Western Australiaâs creative industry has never been more apparent.
Yesterday saw Shanae Millar named the winner of PFFâs International Model Search and a new generation of design talent impressed crowds at this yearâs Student Runway show. National designer Magdalena Velevska wowed guests with her bright colours and precise pleating.
Spotted front row at Fashion Paramount was PFF Face and international supermodel Nicole Trunfio, actor Grant Bowler, Troy and Sophia Barbagallo along with Miss Universe WA finalists Samara Tugwell, Alycia Altieri, Jordi Levin, Leah Tapper, Megan Meares, Rebecca OâDonovan, Juliana Nuic.
PFF schedule includes the third and final Designer Capsule show and S2âs Spring Summer 11/12 collection at Fashion Paramount.
Festival highlights include:
- Hyogo Banshu Project, 5.30pm, State Theatre [Invitation only]
The Hyogo Banshu Project will feature the works of six fashion and design students who travelled to Japan in March 2011 to work with Banshu textile manufacturers.
They will reveal their Hyogo-inspired designs on the catwalk alongside Kristy Lawrence from Flannel.
- Design Capsule #3 - One Fell Swoop, Zhivago, Ange Lang & Zsadar, 6.30pm, Fashion Paramount
The final of the Designer Capsule series will again showcase the immense talent of Western Australian designers. Locals One Fell Swoop, Zhivago, Ange Lang and Zsadar will present the highlights of their Spring Summer 2011/12 collections at Fashion Paramount.
This hotly anticipated event will see Zhivago launch their debut collection while Zsadar serves up the only menswear show at Fashion Paramount.
- S2, 9pm, Fashion Paramount
S2 has a distinctive, contemporary minimalist style with a clean, strong aesthetic.
Launched in 2004, S2 has attracted a loyal following from women with a strong sense of style and individualism â all who are likely to be front row at Fashion Paramountâs final show.