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The latest fashion news Reiss launches in Australia, NICO pop up and SurfStitch denim

FASHION + AID returns with a night of extravagant entertainment

FASHION + AID is set to host its most extravagant event to date on the 10th of September 2016. Featuring a vibrant performance from the Rogue Traders, which is sure to light the stage, the inaugural event will be held at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne.

Featuring luxurious and decadent dining, guests can be prepared for captivating musical performances and a runway showcasing some of Australia’s best and up-and-coming designers.

The event will be supporting the Leukemia Foundation and their Building of Hope. Tickets are available for purchase starting from $295 per ticket. 

SurfStitch launches denim hub #DoItWithDenim

Denim is a winter wardrobe staple and SurfStitch is making it easier than ever to find your perfect fit!

The online store launches a denim hub dedicated to the top eight denim trends of the season for both women and men. Each trend is represented by an influencer who embodies the style; find your match at

NICO pops up on James Street

NICO rejoins Brisbane's foremost retail and lifestyle precinct, with a pop up on James Street. The NICO Pop Up can be found at 46 James St, Fortitude Valley until 31 May.

Visit the store between 10:00 am - 5:30 pm on Tuesday to Friday, or from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Iconic UK brand Reiss launches in Australia

The iconic UK fashion brand Reiss will launch into Australia, with two Melbourne stores, concessions in David Jones nationwide and an online presence.

This month sees the opening of Reiss’ debut Australian flagship store in St Collins Lane, Melbourne as well as the unveiling of Reiss in David Jones, Pacific Fair. Additional concessions will launch within David Jones stores in July.

Winter racing season is here

The annual Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival will be commencing at Doomben and Eagle Farm racecourses from the 14th of May until the 11th of June.

And this year there are seven exhilarating group one races, as well as countless opportunities for carnival goers to dress to impress as outlined by Fashion Weekly’s guide to the Channel 7 Brisbane Racing Carnival.

Words: Frances van Eeden