Adelaide Fashion Festival Kicks Off Today

Calendar of events over the next 5 days

Adelaide Fashion Festival Kicks Off Today

Fashionistas, the wait is finally over.. the Adelaide Fashion Festival kicks off today.

South Australian design and style will take centre-stage over the next five days with a series of runway shows and masterclasses from Oct 11-15.

Creative Director Chris Kontos is excited Jennifer Hawkins is heading to SA.

'Jen's coming! It's so great that Myer are bringing their biggest start to Adelaide, she hasn't been back here for about 7 years' he said.

Adelaide will also welcome an exciting new two-day event in the Vogue Festival.

It'll be held in Rundle Mall and Rundle Street on Oct 13 and Oct 14, similar to the popular Vogue American Express Fashion's Night Out events in Sydney and Melbourne each year.

The official launch for the inaugural Vogue Festival will be held under the Gawler Place canopy on Oct 13.

Myer are hosting a range of in store events including an appearance by supermodel Jennifer Hawkins at 6pm on Oct 13.

Dyson will be holding styling sessions and bespoke hair tutorials in Rundle Mall.

The Australian Ballet are putting on three special Gala Spectacular performances accompanied by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra from Oct 27-Oct 28.

While a number of retail outlets in Rundle Mall are offering exclusive discounts and custom options like personalised Levi jeans and TDE bag tags.

The Vogue Festival wrap party will be happening in Adelaide's East End on Saturday Oct 14 from 1pm.

All tickets to events can be purchased here

Events by date -

Oct 11 - Masterclass with David Shah and Glynis Traill-Nash, Colour Immersion Runway

Oct 12 - BV X AFF: a morning talking fashion, Vogue's Kitchen with Edwina McCann, AFF Runway 1 - Contemporary v Street, AFF Runway 2 - Couture Culture

Oct 13 - Vogue Festival launch, Vogue Festival, The Mercedes-Benz Unley Long Lunch, Myer Runway, Friday Night Out at AFF, AFF Runway 3 - BNKR, AFF Runway 4 - David Jones Showcase

Oct 14 - Anlaby Open Gardens and International Woolmark Prize exhibition, AFF Runway 5 - Next Gen: TAFE SA Showcase, Rural Runway, East End Social presents Vogue Festival Wrap Party, CLIQUE X AFF Party presented by Spring Carnival @Morphettville, Hugh Hamilton: 180th Anniversary Dinner

Oct 15 - Fashion on Parade, AFF New Release Runway: Paolo Sebastian S/S 18 Couture, AFF Runway 6 - Paolo Sebastian, AFF Runway 7 - Paolo Sebastian


And some tips on parking!