The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is an annual celebration of fashion, arts, ideas and creative endeavour for everyone to enjoy.

The Festival presents the country’s largest consumer fashion event including world-class runway shows featuring Australia’s established and emerging designers, state-of-the-art production, beauty workshops, retail events, industry seminars, forums, live entertainment and much more.

The Grand Showcase fashion shows were held in the Royal Exhibition Building with lighting supplied by Resolution X.

The rig included Claypaky B-Eye K20s, Sharpys, 70+ Martin Professional MAC Auras, 50 + ShowPro LED Flood EX36 Wide, ShowPro LED Flood EX 36 Narrow, and ShowPro LED Flood HEX 36 with an MA Lighting International MA2 full size plus a new MA onPC Command Wing System running back up.

Austage Events were the production company with Showtech Australia in charge of the rigging.

Photos: Lucas Dawson

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Sharpy with lamp

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