Fashion Palette is a new Fashion Industry event founded and directed by Sonya Mefaddi. A 2 day convention, twelve fashion designers shared their own career paths, with the intention of supporting the next generation of Australian fashion designers.
Hosted by MTV VJ Ruby Rose, speakers included Mimco, Arturo Elena, Daniel Herman and Alpha 60.
In addition to the speakers, the Fashion Palette Excellence Awards were also presented. The 2009 category award winners were : Sarah Schofield for Fashion Design, Phong Chi Lai for Accessory Design, Amanda Lim for Capturing Fashion and the Book Club for the People’s Choice award.
The prizes for each winner included AUD2,000, an the opportunity to meet with the General Pants Co. buyer. The top 15 entrants were also invited to showcase their work on the runway at the events after party, with all models, hair, makeup provided by Fashion Palette.
Fashion Palette ran from Friday, 1 May 2009 to Saturday, 2 May 2009 at the Sydney Convention Centre.
Fashion Palette www.fashionpalette.com.au
Arturo Elena www.arturoelena.com
Daniel Herman www.danielherman.com
Alpha 60 www.alpha60.com.au
General Pants www.generalpants.com.au