craft / “Bro.och – an exposition of brooches”, Bilk, Palmerston Lane, Manuka until July 15. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.
TICKETS for next month’s fifth Fashfest, which will showcase the work of more than 40 fashion designers, are on sale at fashfest.com.au
To be held at the National Convention Centre, September 28-30, it will feature 12 indigenous designers who will present a high-end look created from textiles made in remote NT communities. There will also be a show dedicated to six designers from NZ.
Local and independent designers will also feature in the six-show season, including Karen Lee, BT, and Zilpah Tart. New independent labels include De Challie Haute Couture, Gabrielle Spencer Bridal, Gehrich and Thunder Thighs.