Fes­ti­val back in fash­ion

Run­way ac­tion kicks off to­mor­row

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THE Sun­shine Coast In­ter­na­tional Fash­ion Fes­ti­val is ready for its 11th year, with fi­nal prepa­ra­tions un­der­way be­fore it kicks off on Oc­to­ber 19.

What be­gan as a one-off event, took on a life of its own, mov­ing from a very heavy fo­cus on lo­cal fash­ion la­bels with one high pro­file guest, to an event that show­cases more in­ter­state and in­ter­na­tional la­bels than ever be­fore — the ma­jor­ity of which are not show­ing any­where else in Aus­tralia.

A new venue at The Sebel, Pel­i­can Wa­ters, lends it­self to a new di­rec­tion for the event.

With the 2018 theme be­ing “cu­rated”, a greater di­ver­sity in brands, looks and higher qual­ity than ever be­fore will be ex­pe­ri­enced across three shows — Swimwear and Re­sort, Ready to Wear and Cou­ture — and the re­cently an­nounced Aus­tralian Men’s Fash­ion Week show.

The Sun­shine Coast Style Awards, and the Sun­shine Coast De­sign Awards and Hall of Fame move to the Fri­day evening times­lot with drinks and nib­bles.

The Trade Lounge is open to non-ticket hold­ers all day from 9am-3pm, af­ter which it be­comes the ex­clu­sive do­main of ticket hold­ers, me­dia and in­dus­try who can shop whole­sale for most brands.

With guests stay­ing on­site, min­gling and net­work­ing by the pool, on the ter­race, by the many waterfalls and at the bar, ev­ery­thing hap­pens in one gor­geous lo­ca­tion.

More than 19 la­bels will be on dis­play dur­ing the fes­ti­val and two award shows will also be held.

The Sun­shine Coast In­ter­na­tional Fash­ion Fes­ti­val aims to de­liver a full fash­ion week ex­pe­ri­ence in just 24 hours.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit sun­shine coast­fash­ion­fes­ti­val.com.

CALOUN­DRA ARTS CEN­TRE: Want to learn to knit or cro­chet? Caloun­dra Arts Cen­tre is hold­ing weekly knit­ting and/or cro­chet lessons on Mon­day nights, start­ing at 7pm and fin­ish­ing at 9.30pm. They will be held at 5 North Street, Caloun­dra. The cost will be $10 per les­son or just $5 for mem­bers. Phone Tr­ish on 0409 948 604 or email tr­[email protected] PROBUS CLUB OF CURRIMUNDI:

The club meets at Golden Beach on the morn­ing of the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month. Mem­ber­ship is cur­rently open to re­tired or semi-re­tired men and women. The meet­ings are held at the In­door Bowls Club, Burke Street, Golden Beach. Phone Sue or Peter on 0421 318 024 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or come to one of the meet­ings. CALOUN­DRA SE­NIOR CIT­I­ZENS

CLUB: The club re­cently moved to the Unit­ing Church hall, on the cor­ner of Queen Street and Ulm Street South. On Mon­days we have tai chi ex­er­cises, in­door bowls, Whist, Bo­livia and 500. On Wed­nes­days we have mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment, hoy, mah jong, in­door bowls and 500. On Thurs­days there is gen­tle ex­er­cise and a sec­ond ses­sion of tai chi ex­er­cises. Mem­ber­ship for 2018 costs only $10. For de­tails, phone Ray on 5438 1403 or email ray­[email protected]­tus­net.com.au.

WPSQ’S Thurs­day 7pm meet­ing in Caloun­dra on Oc­to­ber 18 has been can­celled due to ex­ec­u­tive mem­bers’ ab­sence. WEEKLY WELL­NESS SES­SIONS held ev­ery Thurs­day 9.30-11.30am at Lit­tle Moun­tain. Ses­sions in­clude med­i­ta­tion, body stretches and fo­cus pro­mot­ing well­ness. Phone He­len 0411 082 386.

CALOUN­DRA QUILTERS meet at the Caloun­dra Art Cen­tre at 5 North

in­for­ma­tion on the wide selec­tion of vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able and how to get in­volved. Reg­is­tra­tion es­sen­tial. via vol­un­teer­ing­sun­shinecoast.org.au. More in­for­ma­tion, phone

5475 8989 or visit li­brary.sun­shinecoast.qld.gov.au. THE CALOUN­DRA AFRICAN VI­O­LET

& IN­DOOR GAR­DEN CLUB is look­ing for new mem­bers to en­joy our com­pany of ladies who like to gar­den in all as­pects of pot­ted or out­door plants. We have monthly speak­ers to teach us and a monthly bus trip is or­gan­ised. Lots of fun is had by all. Meet­ings are held on

the Steps Com­plex. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion. YOGA/MED­I­TA­TION for all age groups held in a friendly re­laxed space in Lit­tle Moun­tain. Tues­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day 9.30am. Phone He­len 0411 082 386. CALOUN­DRA BLUE CARE AUXILIARY will be hold­ing their an­nual fete on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27 in the Caloun­dra Unit­ing Church Hall, cor­ner of Ulm and Queen Streets, from 8am-1pm. Come and join in the fun and help sup­port your Blue Care Com­mu­nity Ser­vice. Do­na­tions may be left at the church hall on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 26 af­ter 1pm. SUN­SHINE SOUL CON­NEC­TIONS

CURRIMUNDI Mon­day 9.30am, re­lax, un­wind, med­i­tate and have fun with like-minded peo­ple and en­joy ex­plor­ing dif­fer­ent tech­niques. Phone Chris­tine 0413 942 593 for de­tails.

U3A SUN­SHINE COAST in­vites mem­bers and vis­i­tors to a talk by Denise Sim­mons on “Chronic Dis­ease Man­age­ment”. The talk is on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 24 at 1pm at the South­ern Cross Care Vil­lage, 57 Vil­lage Way, Caloun­dra. Phone Mary Ann for de­tails 5493 2173. SUN­SHINE COAST COM­PUTER CLUB Find out how to se­cure and safely use all your de­vices, mo­bile phone, tablet and com­puter! We know of a num­ber of peo­ple in the lo­cal com­mu­nity who have suf­fered greatly be­cause they did not un­der­stand how to set up ba­sic de­vice se­cu­rity. Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 13 from 9-11am at the Caloun­dra Com­mu­nity Hall, 87 Queen Street, Caloun­dra. CALOUN­DRA SHARKS JU­NIOR

RUGBY LEAGUE CLUB AGM on Oc­to­ber 30. All com­mit­tee po­si­tions are open and we are now ask­ing for nom­i­na­tions. Nom­i­nate at caloun­[email protected]­mail.com.


FASH­ION­ABLE: The In­ter­na­tional Fash­ion Fes­ti­val is on Oc­to­ber 19.


TEX­TILE SHOW­CASE: Ex­plore the world of wear­able and sculp­tured art at Botan­i­cal Colour­ings, an ex­cit­ing col­lec­tion on tex­tile work cre­ated by mem­bers of The Sun­shine Coast Nat­u­ral Dy­ers In­ter­est Group. The work on dis­play en­com­passes wear­able, sculp­tures and wall hang­ings. The ex­hi­bi­tion will run from Oc­to­ber 26-Novem­ber 24 at Wan’din’in Art Space, 73 Me­mo­rial Drive, Eu­mundi. For more in­for­ma­tion, search Sun­shine Coast Nat­u­ral Dy­ers In­ter­est Group on Face­book.

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