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Perth Fashion Week 2012: An Extravaganza of Fashion

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The Perth Fashion week, which began on Thursday, 19th April, 2012 is on its last day now and here's a summary of the event.


The Perth Fashion Week kicked off last Thursday and was touted to be more of a trade show. However, the first few front rows were filled, not by retailers but more of the general public. Nevertheless, the event began without a glitch and this is how the 5-days extravaganza was scheduled:

THURSDAY, APRIL 19:

Melinda Looi, 7pm

Ruth Tarvydas, 9pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 20:

New Gen, 11am: Jessica Bratich, Jonte, Mec & The Maid, Rosie & Broken, Talweez Kaur Senghera, With Grace.

Ready To Wear, 1pm: Blossom Betty, Leanne Lim, Thompson Clothing.

Blaz Design - World Fashion Week, 3pm

Garth Cook, 5pm

Zaccaria, 7pm

Kitty Grace, 9pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 21:

Dreamtime, 11am: Bandi Bandi, Buli-J, Deadly Divas, Eva Wanganeen, Kaninda Designs.

Betty Tran, noon

Karma Swim Show, 1pm: Amore & Sorvete, Anjos Do Mar, Bikini Atoll, Cebiche, Gypsea.

Addy van den Krommenacker - World Fashion Week, 3pm

One Fell Swoop, 5pm

Francesca Di Maria, 7pm

Zhivago, 9pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 22:

It's On The Plus Side, 11am

Ali Charisma, noon

Hendrik Vermeulen - World Fashion Week, 1pm

Gabriel Lage - World Fashion Week, 3pm

Thang de Hoo - World Fashion Week, 5pm

Furne One, 7pm

Peridot London, 9pm

"PFW's mission is to empower the local West Australian fashion community by creating ever-growing business opportunities through events that connect people, encourage individuality and nurture creativity," says the event's website.

A seat at the front row was priced at $350. Ruth Tarvydas kicked off the event with her spring s/summer collection 2012 named the Dark Angel.

Day 5, the last day of the event was said to be the most extravagant of them all as models posed around with clothing that was both unique and simply breath-taking.

Savoir Faire PFW Director, Sylvia Giacci said, "It is so exciting to be able to bring together West Australia's fabulous fashion talent and shine the spotlight on them. Engaging reciprocal relationships with other countries is a very important part of encouraging and sustaining our fashion industry. Furthermore this stylish and inspirational event will see strong alliances forged with fashion weeks around the world."

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Apr 24, 2012 07:55 AM EDT

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