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Milk Bar’s Guide to L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival

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Australian fashion has really been hitting its strides lately. From Dion Lee representing Australia with his sculptural entry in the International Woolmark Award, to Lover’s exclusive collection of wedding dresses for Net-a-Porter, our home-grown Aussie designers are continuing to make their mark in the world of fashion.

Running from March 18 – March 24, the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival is jam-packed with endless runways and tips from the best in the business. We thought we’d make it a little easier to plan your outfits by highlighting our favourite festival events.

SPORTSGIRL NATIONAL GRADUATE SHOWCASE
Sportsgirl have handpicked the best up-and-coming fashion designers around the country to showcase their original collections to the best in the business. Come and see if you can pick who will make it big from the bevvy of beautiful brands.
23 March @ 7.00pm
Peninsula, Central Pier, Docklands
Tickets: lmff.com.au

L’OREAL PARIS RUNSWAY 5
Harper’s Bazaar has rounded up the cool kids of Australian fashion all in one room for their one-off runway event. From the bold and embellished delights of Sass and Bide, to the minimalistic basics of Bassike, Runway 5 promises to excite and inspire the fashion forward.
22 March @ 7pm
Peninsula, Central Pier, Docklands
Tickets: lmff.com.au

BUSINESS MASTERCLASS FEATURING MARY KATRANTZOU
Serious about your future in fashion? Then don’t miss the LMFF Business Seminar, which this year celebrates
its 17
th birthday. Featuring an impressive eight international speakers, including British graphic print queen Mary Katrantzou, a live fashion illustration by Bill Donovan and live panel discussion on social curation, this event ticks all the boxes anyone wanting their business to fly.
21 March @ 8.30am-4pm
Grand ballroom, Sofitel Melbourne, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne
Tickets: premier.ticketek.com.au/shows

FOREIGN RETURNED
The brilliant rainbow palate of the Indian textile industry is set to brighten up the Sofitel Lounge as international artist Meera Sethi brings his Foreign Returned exhibition to Melbourne. A translation of the Mughal miniature painting tradition to life-size canvases, Foreign Returned explores the movement of people across time, space and culture as a visual history worn on our bodies. This is a free event too!
19 February to 14 April
Sofi’s Lounge, Level 1, Sofitel Melbourne
25 Collins street Melbourne
Tickets: lmff.com.au/program

PERFUME MASTERCLASS
The mysterious world of perfume can be yours to explore with The Powder Room’s Perfume masterclass. Lead by The Powder Room director Samantha Taylor, the workshop covers all areas from the history of perfume and production to how to choose your perfect fragrance. Tickets include light refreshments and perfume samples to take home.
5, 6, 12, 13 March, 6pm-7pm
The Powder Room, Suite 6, 83-87 Dover Street, Cremorne
Tickets: lmff.com.au


Entertainment

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Allied

World War II epic Allied is a great mix of romance, drama and high stakes action.

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Fire Monkey

Angela Liong, the artistic director of Fire Monkey, on performing and how it encapsulates the theme of the Mapping Melbourne festival.

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The Gathering

The Gathering is a brand new musical where six young friends reunite in an old house and their stories and secrets unfold.

Food and Drink

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Gramercy Social

American themed burger joint Gramercy Social has got Prahran salivating for some good ol' burgers.

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Dingo’s Bar

The new kid on the Collingwood bar block Dingo's Bar proudly celebrates the kitschy iconic Australian pop culture we love.

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Claypots Barbarossa

Claypots Barbarossa is one of those venues in Melbourne that works for nearly every occasion.