The Fashion Festival 2014
Local and international tourists, buyers and media gathered together to witness the annual hottest runway looks from Australia, Bali, Jakarta, Singapore and Malaysia designers at The Fashion Festival, Bali 2014.
he Fashion Festival, Bali, presented by The Stones Hotel, was a stunning showcase of fashion, beauty, style and culture that ran throughout August, with the Festival’s core programme of runway and culture events taking place from August 16 to 23. Supported by top local and international talent across 25 world-class events, from designers and models, to fashion bloggers to DJ’s, The Fashion Festival also gave designers the opportunity to sell their collections immediately after the fashion events in the pop-up showroom open to the public as well as buyers. Present were Australian Labels Yvonne Faye, INDYK (Karen Wohlsen) as well French Bikini label Blue Glue, Capital T and glamorous Australian swimwear label WILD ORCHID AUSTRALIA. The new emerging designer this year wasY by Yann, a stunning womenswear label from Singapore. Jewellery label Killari also displayed their collection in the Showroom, along with local and international accessory brands, for a one-on-one retail experience. Local Indonesian label QONITA BATIK, God Speed and Pepitos, the latter showing a heritage Italian collection from Positano, Italy, were also at this prestigious event. The Fashion Festival started the week’s program with an opening ceremony showcasing 30 hand-picked runway looks presented by the 30 designers for this season. The interesting activities included 80 designer brands showcasing their wares, and exciting special events including designer dinners, after-parties, exhibitions, a cultural program, the premiere of the International Runway event space, and an artsy, delectable high-end hawker market offering guests food and beverage treats throughout the event, artdirected by The Stones Hotel. The Fashion Festival, Bali 2014 injected much more into the program to cater to the media, fashion buyers and general public all wishing to enjoy an unforgettable experience.