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What’s On: Fashion Weekend Sydney 2013 – Sydney’s Essential Designer Shopping & Catwalk Event

Sydney’s most exclusive designer shopping and catwalk event is back – and it’s officially packed!
Get the girls together and plan the ultimate fashion packed weekend.

Fashion Weekend Sydney 2013 tickets are on sale now from Ticketek –

Fashion Weekend will open on Thursday May 16 at 5pm to Sunday May 19 at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park. Sponsored by SHOP Til You Drop, [yellow tail], TONI&GUY, NP Set, Sally Hansen and more, Fashion Weekend is the only fashion event in every fashionistas diary this season.

Prepare yourself for incredible discounts from your favourite designers, sensational catwalk shows, luxury pampering, on trend style advice from the SHOP editors at the Fashion Clinic and bubbles on tap at the [yellow tail] Bar.

Join the fashion pack and experience the front row glitz of the full runway experience. The Fashion Weekend Catwalk is set to dazzle and inspire with a sensational show featuring over 100 leading looks from Australia’s most sought after designers. Sit front row and catch the latest trends before you shop for your ultimate designer wardrobe (at a fraction of its normal retail price!).

Once you’ve picked your favourite looks for the season, hit the event floor to literally SHOP til you drop! With over 100 leading designers showcasing their collections at amazing discounts of up to 70% off, Fashion Weekend is the hub for Sydney style and pure shopping heaven. Don’t miss designers such Natasha, Peeptoe, Rodeo Show, Bec & Bridge, Levis, Christensen Copenhagen, Something Else, Stylestalker, Nicole Finetti, Maurie & Eve…just to name a few!

Get your next fix with a visit to the BEAUTY HUB – Take a seat at NP Set, who will have you looking fly in a flash with their mini make-overs and glam lashes. The awardwinning team at TONI&GUY will be on hand to coiffure your locks while nail experts at the Sally Hansen Nail Salon will brighten your day with a coat of new colour. Finally finish off your beautification with a professional model shoot at The Photo Studio.

And a girl’s day out of shopping and pampering would not be complete without a wine! Head to the [yellow tail] Bar and unwind with a glass of your favourite wine – it’s the ultimate fashionista’s day out!

Fashion Weekend 2013 is not to be missed, get your tickets now! Visit for more information.

Opening times

Thursday 16th May (Opening night) – 5pm – 9pm Friday 17th may – 12pm – 9pm

Saturday 18th May – 10am – 5pm

Sunday 19th May – 10am- 5pm

Ticket Types:

VIP – $99 valid any day. Strictly limited tickets; includes access to private lounge, complimentary drinks, private till point and bathroom and sponsor goodies.

Platinum – shop and Front Tier catwalk seat: $60 Thursday (incl glass of [yellow tail]),
$50 Friday – Sunday
Gold – shop and general seating in catwalk: $50 Thursday (incl glass of [yellow tail), $40 Friday – Sunday
Silver – shop only:

$30 Thursday (incl glass of [yellow tail), $20 Friday – Sunday



What’s on: The Strand Arcade VIP Shopping Evening to launch Wool Week

The Strand Arcade have partnered with The Campaign for Wool to support this initiative and will be marking the official launch this Thursday with an exclusive VIP shopping evening.

The event which runs from 5-8pm, invites shoppers to enjoy one-night-only offers from leading retailers including Alex Perry, Gorman, Manning Cartell, The Corner Shop and Dinosaur Designs while being treated to complimentary Chandon bubbly, hot chocolate, fairy floss and roasted nuts.

Shoppers that spend $200 or more in centre will receive two pairs of Leona Edmiston signature winter PINS for free. For a full program of retailer offers, please see attached.

The VIP evening will also reveal an installation by textile artist Magda Sayeg. Two six-metre-tall gumtrees covered in over 600 metres of vibrant Australian Merino wool will showcase Sayeg’s world-renowned guerrilla knitting style while stores continue the theme with window displays featuring orange yarn.


Adding to the celebration, The Strand Arcade is showcasing student and graduate designs from Australia’s most respected fashion and textile tertiary programs which have been created especially for The Campaign of Wool and Wool Week.

Behind this project is a focus on educating consumers about the benefits of wool and an aspiration to go ‘back to the source’ and highlight the use of Australian Merino wool in designer fashion.

WHEN: Thursday 2nd May 2013, 5pm – 8pm

WHERE: The Strand Arcade, 412-414 George Street, Sydney


× Exclusive offers from retailers, see full program attached
× Complimentary treats and drinks
× Magda Sayeg guerrilla knitting installation, on display until the end of June 2013
× Student and graduate design showcase from University of Technology Sydney, Whitehouse Institute of Design, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Curtin University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology, on display until end of June 2013
× Exclusive orange yarn window displays
× ‘Meet the Designer’ in-store at selected boutiques

Sydney Style 101 – Polli sample sale this weekend

Friday 30 November 8-6pm
Saturday 1 December – 10-4pm


Where: 8/43-53 Bridge Road, Stanmore NSW 2048 (enter via wooden gates near the cafe)

Sydney Social 101 is excited to announce that Polli are teaming up with Mushu and Surface Art to offer you up to 80% off a great range of jewellery, accessories, fashion and homewares. Kick start your Christmas shopping this weekend.

We are selling classic Stainless Steel, Kohl Gold, Wooden and Woven jewellery. These seconds, samples and discontinued items are up to 80% off. We’ve got some sale stock never offered beforeand a Sweet Polli Lucky Dip! Note: our newest styles will not be on sale please visit a Polli stockists near you or our Pop In store at High Tea with Mrs Woo.

Surface Art have flown up from Adelaide and they’ve packed gorgeous dresses, signature A-line skirts and quality tees in a wide selection of their original prints at up to 80% off RRP. Raid your piggy banks as they have some great savings in their cash only bins!

Mushu is clearing out their warehouse. This is your chance to snap up Mushu bags, accessories and jewellery from previous collections and one off samples at up to 80% off the original price. They are also selling clothing from labels like Manning Cartell, Bec & Bridge, Lucette, Lilya, Woodford & Co and Rodeo Show.  Even more exciting, Clothing will be below $100!!!!

Cash, eftpos and credit card accepted.

Also if sample sales are your thaannngggg, there’s also a Camilla sale next week! You heard it here first 🙂

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