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:: Spotlight :: Fashion Exposed and preview event in Melbourne September 4-6

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Organisers of Australasia’s largest fashion trade fair FASHION EXPOSED have revealed an unprecedented list of labels exhibiting at the co-located preview during the three-day fair to be held at Melbourne’s Exhibition Centre, Southbank from September 4-6, 2005.

FASHION EXPOSED and preview provide an unequalled opportunity for retailers from all corners of the globe to source the very best in fashion, accessories, footwear and services from Australia, New Zealand and the world. The trade only fair is timed to allow for the most productive buying season, attracting over 10,000 buyers from all sectors and results in millions of dollars worth of business.

Launched in Melbourne just four seasons ago, preview was created to offer further opportunity for high-end boutique and department store buyers looking specifically for designers who cater to this market. Increasing steadily in size and popularity, preview Autumn Winter 06 is set to exceed the expectations of organisers, resulting in a successful event for both buyers and exhibitors alike.

Over 150+ high-end labels will exhibit at preview, across four categories and will include:

COLLECTIONS: Dolce & Gabbana, Miss Sixty, Energie, Renato Balestra, Giorgio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld, Vivienne Westwood, Emilio Pucci, It Girl By Liza Emanuele, Joshua Granath, Nicoletta George, Henn&Hoo, Just Cavalli, Gf Ferre, C’N’C Costume Nationale and Roberto Cavalli

ACCESSORIES: Spencer & Rutherford (Handbags), Charlie Brown Accessories (Handbags), Gallyot (Handbags), Memsahib (Millinery), The Sak/San Francisco (Handbags), Coussinet (Accessories), Frou Frou Designs (Jewellery) Miss Sixty (Eyewear) and Megan Salmon

URBAN/STREETWEAR: Gsus Industries, Fornarina, Franklin Marshall, True Religion, Da-Nang, Red Cordial, Zanerobe, Darium, Bocinsky, Yanuk Denim, Three Dots, Fly53r135, Putsch, Since Grey, Saint Sebastian, Rose & Thin and Shirt Passion

SWIMWEAR/LINGERIE: Malizia by La Perla, Aubade, Lise Charmel, Feraud, Jools Intimates, Julianna Bonet Intimates, Prima Visione, Rosapois, Rosch, Valery, Verde Veronica, Verdissima, Tharita Paris and Wolford

FOOTWEAR: Miss Sixty, Energie, Friis & Co, Brando, Patrick Cox, D&G by Dolce & Gabbana, Jaime Mascaro, Ursula Mascaro and Pedro Miralles

Visit the Fashion Exposed website and preview website