Fashion Central

The Sunshine Coast Women’s Lifestyle Expo is delighted to announce the launch of FASHION CENTRAL.

This  commercially focused fashion and design event for new and professional designers is being hosted as an integral part of the 2017 Women’s Lifestyle Expo.
This much anticipated event, hosted by Sunshine Coast Fashion festival, will showcase the best of innovative fashion plus an exciting program of fashion parades, displays with fabulous speakers and stylists sharing about the latest in fashion design and trends.

Our host, The Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival is the only established premier and internationally recognised fashion event in Queensland. It is considered one of the most prestigious events on the Australian Fashion Calendar. In it’s 10th year, the show presents talented emerging and established local and national labels, and a host of international design talent. VIPs, celebrities, media and the public experience a glittering weekend of fashion, encompassing couture, ready to wear, swimwear and ethical design. The event is committed long term to great design, loyal relationships and to showcasing the elite of the Sunshine Coast, Australia and increasingly, globally.





Melanie J Designs


Known for her creative millinery, Melanie J Designs will get you Spring Racing carnival ready with something out there or something conservative.




Why Mary

Why Mary is known for its fusion of artistic fabric choice and casual, easy wear style. Signature designs include minimal silhouettes complimenting bold digital prints giving the brand a creative essence and an edge of unique individuality.
Inspired by the beauty and continuous change in nature Why Mary’s designs often include photography or art as a media for fabric production.