Are you passionate about fashion? Do you know at your fingertips the events of the world of haute couture? But do you know Sydney Fashion Week, now called Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW)? Every year, in the spring, Australian Fashion Week rolls out its red carpet to welcome national and international fashion designers. We tell you more about this event which is becoming unmissable: dates, prices, practical information…
Sydney, a new city dedicated to fashion?
You heard right, there is a Fashion Week in Sydney ! Far from Paris, Milan, New York and London, the Australian event takes place in Australia, where many local designers and neighboring countries (in Asia or the Pacific) meet. The phenomenon is growing every year. Previously, the event was biannual, it was held twice a year on Australian soil, in Sydney for the spring-summer collections and in Melbourne for the autumn-winter collections. This event, which was called Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, is now renamed Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW). This is only held once a year, in the city of Sydney. In 2020, following the health context linked to Covid-19, the event was cancelled. But the May 2021 session took place and went pleasantly!
How to get to Sydney for Fashion Week?
Hoping that the health situation is stable, you can go to Australia at spring 2022 for Sydney Fashion Week, provided you are vaccinated or have carried out a still valid test and comply with the health measures in force. You will also need to apply for a Visa for Australia.
How much does a flight to Sydney cost? For a return plane ticket to Sydney from Paris, count between 900 € and 1500 € on average. But the earlier you book your ticket, the more likely you are to find a cheaper flight! We also advise you to book parades and other events in advance which you want to attend during Sydney Fashion Week, so as not to find yourself in front of a room that is full! Hotel rates in Sydney are reasonable, ranging from €45 to €150 per night for mid-range hotels. For luxury accommodation, prices are higher.
What are the dates for the next Sydney Fashion Week?
Do you want to attend the Afterpay Australian Fashion Week shows and discover Australian designers? Today, the event attracts fashion amateurs and professionals from all over the world. For its next edition, Sydney Fashion Week will take place in May-June 2022, to be able to fully enjoy the Australian spring! For the country, this event is the most important in Australia. Since 2021, Mercedes-Benz is no longer the main promoter of the fashion festival, but it is now hosted by Afterpay.
Afterpay Australian Fashion Week: practical information
What are the Sydney Fashion Week catwalk awards ? Where is the event taking place? Prices vary from one parade to another and the different events organized for the occasion. To get there, parades have been taking place since 2013 in the Carriageworks arts center, in the district of Redfern. The exact address is: 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, NSW. The event is managed by the American company IMG. Sydney Fashion Week offers many fashion shows and exhibitions that revolve around the world of fashion, to discover Australian designers or designers from countries close to Australia. This is an opportunity to marvel at Australian culture and its various creations: trendy clothes, fabrics, hairstyles, makeup, etc. Where international influences and typical Australian culture mix.
In recent years, Sydney Fashion Week has become an iconic event in Australia! The next session takes place in May-June 2022, so book your tickets and go discover the australian fashion world !