James St Stay Up Late with Marie Claire

Get ready Brisbane fashionistas because The James Street precinct will wonderfully transform on Thursday 30 March for the sixth annual James St marie claire Up Late event!

If you’re a fashion lover, you simply cannot miss this event! You can expect an exciting evening of entertainment, special designer appearances, exclusive offers and curated shopping throughout the precinct.

marie claire Editor, Nickly Briger will be working alongside her Publisher Jackie Frank and the marie claire team, David Jones Ambassador Jesinta Franklin and national designers from around the globe.

This team of trained fashion devotees will not only be collabing with high profile designers who will be making in-store appearances to share their tips and tricks for the season, but marie claire will be giving away 1,000 fabulous gift bags! Did someone say gift bags? (Yes please!) The goody bags can be found at collection stations which will be revealed during the event launch- so keep your eyes and ears peeled!

Style icons, designers and labels will be gracing the event including Australian designer Lucy Folk who will be showing a range of her beautiful jewellery and accessories at Camargue, Louise Olsen of Dinosaur Designs, Daniel Oliver of Assembly Label as well as Adrian Norris and Edwina Robinson of Aje.

Get ready Brisbane fashionistas because The James Street precinct will wonderfully transform on Thursday 30 March for the sixth annual James St marie claire Up Late event!

Leading local designers Gail Sorronda and Natasha Chipman of Natasha Schweitzer will also be around and about the event to mingle and flagship their boutiques.

To tie into the event, the highly awaited David Jones James St store is set to open and will be offering fashion trend workshops by David Jones ambassador Jesinta Franklin. Whilst enjoying some tunes from an instore DJ, shoppers will be treated to a special Up Late preview including fashion, beauty and accessory brands- what more could you want?

Jesinta Franklin is patiently waiting for the event and said , “I’m looking forward to being part of the festivities at marie claire Up Late as we unveil the new boutique David Jones store at James St. We are thrilled to bring our new store concept to Brisbane’s premier fashion retail destination and I hope our customers can join us in store for our fashion workshops and other opening day activity.”

An after hours of celebration, the event will continue late into the evening with a taste of award winning restaurants and bars offering event themed cocktails and after parties.

Fashion, food, music and fun? That’s everything we adore at Fashion Weekly and we hope to see you there!

Words: Grace Holgate