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RESORT 2018 Day Two

From checking in with international change-makers, graduate fashion preview brunches to a pop-up gelato bar with a cult following, Day 2 of RESORT is packed with vacation activities.

Checking In: The Future of Luxury Travel presented by the Australian Financial Review (AFR)

Time: 12:00 – 2:30PM

AFR Magazine Editor Matthew Drummond chairs a conversation with New York based David Prior – co-founder of PRIOR, a global membership travel club offering unique and memorable experiences, Halcyon House founder Siobhan Bickle and the architects behind the newly opened Calile hotel about luxury travel, changing trends and how their visionary ideas became a reality. The panel will unpack the evolution of the luxury market and the desire for experiences that reflect something truly local and authentic.


AFC x QUT Fashion Graduate Brunch

Time: 10AM –11AM

Join the Australian Fashion Council (AFC) and Chief Executive Officer David Giles-Kaye to preview the innovative designs of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Creative Industries Fashion Graduates. Enjoy an intimate brunch, alongside AFC and visiting designers for James Street RESORT at the Living Edge Showroom on Friday 12 October. Tickets are free however limited, so secure yours today here

Bubble Wrap Pop-Up Shop

Also, add a stop to the Bubble Wrap Pop-Up Shop where emerging fashion designers from the QUT Fashion Design Honours program will showcase a small collection of one-off pieces – available during RESORT that are available to be purchased. Located at the Incubator on the Ground Level of The Calile – discover opening hours here.


Messina Gelato Pop-Up Bar

Messina will be bringing some of their most popular gelato flavours to the people of James Street for RESORT.


View the full program at www.jamesst.com.au/RESORT2018


  • October 12, 2018


  • James Street
  • Fortitude Valley