Ballantynes Fashion Week 2018

Ballantynes Fashion Week 2018


BFW18 is the South Island fashion and beauty event of the year. Ballantynes is proud to create a platform that showcases leading local and international designers latest collections.

The official schedule has been created for lovers of fashion and design including the ever popular opening show, the inaugural Emerging Designer Competition where Ballantynes Contemporary Lounge will launch the career of New Zealand’s latest talent, private styling sessions with your favourite designers and then be inspired by some of our country’s leading brands as we celebrate Women in Business. We then officially close BFW18 with one for the boys - a Sunday session that includes tastings from Cardona Distillery blended with style from our menswear departments.

Check out the official schedule below for more details, tickets and reservations for our complimentary events.

Schedule


Fashion Show NZ

Ballantynes Fashion Show

Thursday 27th September

Doors open 6:00PM

Be part of the official opening of Ballantynes Fashion Week 2018 and be the first to see the latest in Spring Summer Fashion. Enjoy bubbles, canapés and a runway show.

GA $45 | VIP Tickets - sold out

SOLD OUT
An Afternoon With Paula Ryan

Paula Ryan Presents: Collection Talk

Friday 28th September

1:00PM-1:30PM

Join us as fashion and business icon Paula Ryan talks through the inspiration for her latest collection. Take a seat and be entertained as we model her favourite pieces from the collection and be inspired as Paula personally offers styling tips and tricks to make the most of your Paula Ryan wardrobe.

Complimentary RSVP
Essential - limited spaces

SOLD OUT
Shopping With Paula

Shopping With Paula

Friday 28th September

1:30PM-2:30PM

Come and meet Paula Ryan instore as you shop her collection.

Complimentary
No booking required

Emerging Designer Competition

Emerging Designer Competition: Awards Night

Friday 28th September

6:00PM

Join our panel of leading fashion industry judges as they award the grand prize winner of the inaugural 2018 Ballantynes Emerging Designer Competition. Enjoy refreshments, a runway show and the awards presentation.

Tickets $20 RSVP
Essential - limited spaces

SOLD OUT

An Afternoon With Karen Walker

An Afternoon With Karen Walker

Saturday 29th September

12:30PM-1:30PM

Come and meet Karen Walker instore as you shop her latest collection.

Complimentary
No booking required

A Stylish Step Ahead

A Stylish Step Ahead

Saturday 29th September

1:00PM-2:00PM

Take a seat as our resident Fashion Stylist Josie Pasane shares the new and exclusive brands to Ballantynes, showcasing their latest collections. Also, enjoy refreshments, the latest style tips and a preview a sneak peek of what’s to come for the Spring Summer season.

Complimentary RSVP
Essential - limited spaces

SOLD OUT

Women In Business

Women In Business

Saturday 29th September

2:00PM-3:30PM

Join Kamala Hayman, Editor of The Press and an exciting line-up of New Zealand fashion industry leaders as they delve into how they have built successful and enduring brands on a global platform, the future of the industry and how they approach personal and business growth whilst maintaining a work-life balance.

Panel Host:
Kamala Hayman

Panellists:
Karen Walker, Kathryn Wilson, Rachel Easting & Anjali Burnett from Twenty-seven Names

Tickets $40 - limited spaces

SOLD OUT

Concept To Creation

Concept To Creation

Sunday 30th September

11:00AM-3:00PM

Ever wondered how a designer transforms an idea into a product? Come and find out how they do it. Here’s a taste of what you’ll experience instore: Jessie from Yu Mei will be designing and creating one of her luxury bags in our Contemporary Lounge, watch and interact with New Zealand designer Wynn Hamlyn as he sketches concepts for his latest collections and view the process as the team from LOVE IN A JEWEL create one of their keepsakes in Accessories.

Complimentary
No booking required

The Sharpest Man In Town With Cardrona Distillery

The Sharpest Man In Town With Cardrona Distillery

Sunday 30th September

12:00PM-1:00PM

Be educated and entertained - learn all about the art of making (and tasting) hand-distilled spirits and liquors from the team at Cardrona Distillery as we blend them with the latest in men’s style. Enjoy this Sunday session with us - take a seat, have a tipple and bite to eat as our men’s team share how to look sharp for the coming season.

Complimentary RSVP
Essential - limited spaces

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27 Names Karen Walker Kathryn Wilson Paula Ryan
Your Style - Ballantynes Love In A Jowel Wynn Hamlyn Yu Mei
Fabric Store Remix Magazine Cardrona Distillery