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Clear your diaries! One of the biggest names in fashion is touching down in Brisbane and you're invited to meet, mingle and learn from the master.

Clear your diaries! One of the biggest names in fashion is touching down in Brisbane and you're invited to meet, mingle and learn from the master.Image: supplied

Couture Shoe Designer, Professor Jimmy Choo is the guest of honour in a three day fashion affair at TAFE Queensland and you're invited to meet him at this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Whether you're a student, blogger, influencer, designer, business professional or stiletto addict, then this rare line up is not to be missed. As a Queensland first, guests will learn and listen intently as Professor Choo shares his passion and comprehensive knowledge of couture shoes with the intimate crowd. You'll strut away inspired and ready for more.

Prof. Jimmy Choo is industry royalty. His illustrious career has seen him adorn the soles of celebrities, pop stars and the list goes on. Since establishing his couture label in 1986, Professor Choo has built a shoe empire that has validated him as one of the most recognisable names in fashion globally. Today, his presence is forefront in his firm support for education.

TAFE Queensland Chief Executive Officer Jodi Schmidt said, Professor Choo was moved to make the visit to Brisbane after learning about TAFE Queensland’s leading fashion centre of excellence and teaching ethos – to promote innovation and creativity through applied skills.

"The importance of skills-based training for the fashion leaders of tomorrow is a subject that is close to Professor Choo’s heart,” Ms Schmidt said.

“His philosophy is perfectly aligned with everything that TAFE Queensland stands for.”

Clear your diaries! One of the biggest names in fashion is touching down in Brisbane and you're invited to meet, mingle and learn from the master.
Supplied: Professor Jimmy Choo

The schedule launches with the Meet & Greet Cocktail Party (Thursday, 28th September), where Professor Jimmy Choo will host an Exhibition at TAFE Queensland. The showcase will star six pairs of never-before-seen couture shoes, all of which have a significant meaning that will be revealed at the soiree.

Would you like to dine with Professor Choo? On Friday, 29 September, he will also be the guest of honour for a luncheon held at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane's CBD. Hosted by Seven’s Sharyn Ghidella, the ‘Head Over Heels’ Luncheon will celebrate Queensland fashion. The affair will include live theatre and a silent auction of a Jimmy Choo artwork alongside other exclusive items. All proceeds going will go towards the on-going education of TAFE Queensland's fashion students.

The stellar three day experience will close with the Fashion Symposium, taking place on Saturday, 30 September, from 10am – 3.30pm. The all-day event led by Professor Jimmy Choo is dedicated to the realities of creating fashion with staying power. There will also be discussions from the brightest minds in retail, fashion and broader creative industries to speak about producing consumer products in today's world.

Clear your diaries! One of the biggest names in fashion is touching down in Brisbane and you're invited to meet, mingle and learn from the master.
Image: supplied

The price of admission starts from $120 a ticket, which clearly reflects the level of exclusive, insider access that is on offer. If you're a student, then you're in luck as TAFE Queensland has released heavily discounted tickets that start from $95. Complete VIP Package Tickets are also available for $699.

Don't miss this one-in-a-lifetime experience! Book your spot at the most highly anticipated, informative and stylishly compelling event of the year. Limited seating available - so don't be fashionably late.

To purchase your tickets and find out more information visit go.tafe-qld.net and be sure to follow them on Facebook to stay up-to-date with the latest news surrounding this star-studded affair.


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