High expectations for fashion at Runway 2016

THE third annual Fashion Collective, Runway 2016, which is promoted by Stella Magazine, will take place on September 1 and 2 at Port Moresby’s Gateway Hotel.
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Stella Magazine says 12 new and exciting collections from Papua New Guinea's established and upcoming designers will be showcased with 30 top models on a "fantastic runway".

The organisers say that because of the success of the previous shows, expectations are high for the event.

"Stella's production team and models are working tirelessly to create another incredible event, which is not only glamorous and fast becoming the social calendar event of the year; it highlights the opportunities available for a viable career in fashion," the organisers said.

At 8am on September 1, Stella launches its inaugural ‘creative symposium', a panel to discuss practical methods of developing the creative industries in Papua New Guinea and also discuss how creative SMEs can effectively contribute to social and economic growth.

The symposium will feature successful Pacific fashion personnel guest speakers, including designers, photographers, artists, dancers, writers, talent agents and creative producers. "All will provide insight in to what it takes to succeed as a Pacific creative in mainstream industry."

The organisers said that for the September show, Stella would joined by Fijian-Australian Sandhya Dusk Devi Nand, a former model and highly experienced fashion writer and photographer.

More details and tickets are available at hello@stellamag.com

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