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RESORT 2018 Day One

From long lunches with national and international fashion icons, street-wide shopping sprees with Vogue Australia to appearances by Australia’s leading designers, Day 1 of RESORT is filled with experiences worth toasting. Learn a little more about Day One 2018 RESORT highlights below…

RESORT Trailblazers forum and Long lunch

Forum: 11:30AM – 12:30PM

Long Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30PM

Hosted by Vogue Australia’s Fashion Editors and Content Strategy Director Zara Wong, join iconic Australian designers Dion Lee, bassike duo Deborah Sams and Mary Lou Ryan and Louise Olsen of Dinosaur Designs for in an intimate forum – taking you headfirst into fashion’s boiler room and the designers’ studio. Meet the faces behind the gloss that have brought to life some of Australia’s most iconic fashion moments.

Continue the conversation at the RESORT Trailblazers Long Lunch – join our panellists for a creative 3-course lunch by The Calile Hotel and Lobby Bar. Find out how to secure your spot at the forum and Long Lunch here!

RESORT After Dark, presented by Vogue Australia

Time: 6PM – 8PM

You are invited to check-in with the Vogue Australia team and Editor-in-Chief Edwina McCann as James Street transforms for a balmy party under the stars with all of your favourite stores and venues (not to mention some exciting new ones) humming until 8:00PM. Rub shoulders with Vogue Australia editors and explore the street as it celebrates with in-store parties, street-wide beats and RESORT inspired libations at our buzzing night haunts.

From opening parties, DJ’s, discounts, gifts with purchases even competitions to win a weekend away, discover here, how some of James Street’s retailers are celebrating After Dark!

Oh the people you’ll meet on an After Dark vacation! Rub shoulders with some of the street’s most established designers, alongside an array of new faces.

Meet the designers:

bassike | Mary Lou Ryan and Deborah Sams

Bec + Bridge | Bec Cooper

CAMILLA AND MARC | Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman

Dinosaur Designs | Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy

Dion Lee | Dion Lee

Gail Sorronda | Gail Sorronda

Natasha Schweitzer | Natasha and Alex Chipman

Venroy | The Venroy Team


RESORT x QUT Fashion

Time: During opening hours

Preview the innovative collections of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Bachelor Fine Arts Fashion graduates, on display for the duration of RESORT. Visit the Living Edge showroom during opening hours to preview the collection.

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. 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 11, 2018


  • James Street
  • Fortitude Valley