Hancock Prospecting Partners with Brisbane Fashion Festival

Brisbane Fashion Festival welcomes Gina Rinehart, and Hancock Prospecting as a new Festival Partner for 2022.

Hancock Prospecting will lend its support to the Next Gen Group Show, assisting the Fashion Festival in showcasing the brightest up-and-coming design talent from Queensland and on a national stage.

The Hancock Prospecting Next Gen Group Show on Wednesday, 24 August, will provide a spectacular celebration of raw creativity, original aesthetics and pure design talent from emerging fashion labels and design graduates.

Brisbane Fashion Festival organisers are also proud this year to welcome several Queensland-based, First Nations designers as part of this show; furthering the event’s commitment to supporting and nurturing local talent.

Brisbane Fashion Festival Director, Lindsay Bennett, says, “strong partnerships are vital to the success of the Fashion Festival each year, helping us to stage Queensland’s largest and most prestigious fashion event for the benefit of our local designers, retailers, and our fashion-loving audience.

“We are very pleased to welcome Gina Rinehart and Hancock Prospecting as a new Festival Partner this year. Their valuable interest and support will help us to create a world-class stage for supporting and celebrating our local emerging and First Nations designers,” Mr Bennett said.

Following on from her attendance at last year’s Festival, Hancock Prospecting Executive Chairman, Gina Rinehart, said “Brisbane Fashion Festival is Queensland’s much loved annual fashion event. We very much enjoyed last year’s event and the next generation designers and are delighted to be asked to assist this year’s emerging designers.  “Emerging” is when they most need enthusiastic support. Through this partnership we will be able to provide a platform for emerging designers to showcase their talent and best designs.”

The Brisbane Fashion Festival team is also delighted to welcome back returning sponsors: Issada Cosmetics, Schwarzkopf Professional, Channel 10, KIIS 97.3FM, Style Magazines, plus new partner Mercedes-Benz Brisbane, alongside Principal Partner, Brisbane Economic Development Agency.

Full details of the Hancock Prospecting Next Gen Group Show, as well as all event and ticket information, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Image Credit: Got Malual from Que Models wears Jonathon Usi orange dress; Marni earrings and necklace, JW Anderson slides from Camargue