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.



Nadz and Sabs

Nadz & Sabs, the brainchild of Nadia Khan and Sabrina Rashid, is an Australian label for ready-to-wear fashion for women who love couture, headquartered in sunny Brisbane in Australia. The label believes in beautiful fabrics and hopes to make couture craftsmanship more mainstream and affordable.


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.
“One of my first memories of design and millinery comes from my nana. As a child I would sit and watch her work, learning her tecniques, fascinated with the process that is required to create something beautiful and amazing.”



 Style Edit Elite

Jacinta Emms and Hayley Stephen
Style Edit Elite is a professional style team who are passionate about fashion, life and style. We specialise in one-on-one consultations, wardrobe reinventions and personal styling for men and women! Let us help create the image you want to send to the world

Whether it is some styling advice or a full makeover, at Style Edit Elite we can offer a customised package to suit your needs or you can simply choose from one of our existing style services


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.






Coral & Co

Robyn, the creator of Coral & Co, has had a life long passion for fashion and design. It is now time to follow that passion by creating fashion for woman just like her. Women who want to look good and feel good. Women who lead busy lives, who want comfort and convenience without forgoing style and that little bit of glamour.
Working with Robyn is an enthusiastic team of fashion professionals in Australia and Asia, committed to producing the best quality in fashion and design.






Maschek use only the finest silk and materials, featuring intricate embroidery and beading with attention to detail. Maschek’s designs incorporate meticulous pencil drawings and digital art which are a visual study of phenomena at the intersection of nature, geometry, physics, and spirituality. They are inspired by subjects including sacred geometry and Fibonacci spirals. Each fabric print depicts not only the known aspects of nature, but also reveals the unseen, intuitive aspects of the universe. Maschek’s designs are a holistic interpretation of nature and express a philosophy that brings forth the wholeness and unity of life.




The Guillotine Hair Artistry

Liz Martin is the Hair Director for the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival 2017. With years of fashion week session styling experience, Liz works fast and well.

Stop by on Saturday at the Women’s Lifestyle Expo for a consultation or to get your hair done!







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