Event Dates: 18-19 MAY 2018



ACCESS GRANTED: Experience fashion runway magic at MBFWE

Sit where they sat and see Australia’s best and brightest designers on the runway exclusively at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weekend Edition. Delve into the unseen, mingle with models, witness the buzz of backstage and see a runway show in the making.

Enjoy fashion experiences, unlock trade secrets, have a drink and a bite to eat with your fellow fashion crowd in the MBFWE Hub. We’ve enlisted top editors, style icons, illustrators, designers and beauty to host a schedule of events for the Style Session Series, so be sure to check what else is happening at Carriageworks before and after the show.

The world’s most influential fashion media and retailers are headed to Sydney for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, and this is your chance to see the season’s trends, all at the home of MBFWA. 



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1. Where is Carriageworks?

Cariageworks is located at 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW

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Train: The nearest station to the Carriageworks venue is Redfern Station which is approximately 9-10 minutes’ walk.

Bus: The nearest bus stop to the Carriageworks venue is King Street, Camperdown (Opposite Carillion Avenue and close to The University of Sydney)

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3. Is there parking at the venue?

Please note valet parking will be available for guests and can be booked through Gieves. Flat rate of $35 pre-booked per space per day or $45 pay-on-arrival +GST, space permitting – phone 1300 880 839 or email info@gieves.com.au

4. If I am doing the Runway Photography Masterclass what time do I arrive and where do I go?

Your Ticket specifies the Masterclass start time. Please ensure you arrive at the latest 15 minutes prior to the start time. When you get to Carriageworks, enter from Wilson Street, head through the glass doors and then wait to the left of the Box Office in the designated Runway Photography.

5. If I bought a GOLD ticket when do I arrive and when do I get to access the Star Lounge?

When you get to Carriageworks, enter via Wilson Street, and then collect your VIP Access Pass from the Box Office. This wristband ensures you receive exclusive access to the Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge pre-show for complimentary drinks and canapés. Pre-show Mercedes-Benz star lounge access commences 1 hour prior to your designated show start time indicated on your ticket. Ticket bearer is responsible for ensuring they leave Star lounge and arrive to the show by show start time. Once the show commences, lock-out rules apply.

6. If I purchased a SILVER ticket what time do I need to arrive and where do I go?

When you get to Carriageworks, enter via Wilson Street.  If you have your ticket already you do not need to go to the Box Office desk on arrival, as your ticket is your direct access to the runway showroom!  Please arrive promptly 15 minutes before the show. Once the show commences, lock-out rules apply. Your gift bag will be waiting for you on your seat.

7. If I purchased a SHOW SEAT ticket do I get a reserved seat?

First in best dressed - all Show Seat tickets are unreserved so don’t be late!

8. Do I need to purchase a Style Session Series ticket if I have already purchased a show ticket?

No, you do not need to purchase a Style Session ticket, provided that you have already purchased a show ticket of either GOLD, SILVER, SHOW SEAT or RUNWAY PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS as this automatically guarantees you MBFWE hub access for unlimited interactive activations.

9. Do I need to bring my own equipment to the Runway Photography Masterclass?

Please bring your own camera and other equipment. 

10. Can children under 15 attend?

There is no minimum age required to attend the shows, any child under 15 years of age can attend but must be accompanied by an adult.

11. How can you apply for Media Accreditation for MBFWE?

This is a consumer ticketed event only. If you would like to apply for Media Accreditation to cover the event, it is on a case by case basis so please email the team at mbfweekended@img.com

12. Is it too late to buy tickets?

Provided we aren't sold out tickets can be purchased at the Box Office located inside the Carriageworks entrance! Additionally they are available online for purchase (www.ticketmaster.com.au/mbfwe) right up until the show and you can collect them prior to the show from the Box Office or have an e-ticket sent direct to your email.

13. How long will each show go for?

We cannot give an exact timing on this. However standard runway shows usually run between 30-45 minutes.

14. What if I need to refund my ticket?

Ticketmaster has a strict no refund policy included in their T&C’s you agree to at time of purchase. Tickets are transferable; you can gift them, or re-sell them.

15. What designers are in each show?

Full list of designers to be announced. Each show description currently gives you an indication of designers you would expect to see in the show, once full line up is confirmed we will update the lineup in those descriptors.  

16. I was unable to make my show, what can be done?

We're sorry you missed it! Please call Ticketmaster directly or see us at the Box Office onsite at Carriageworks.


Please note that only patrons aged 18+ can consume alcohol. Anyone under the age of 25 will be required to show photo ID. 

We didn't answer your question? We always love hearing from #MBFWE guests, you can email us at mbfweekended@img.com

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