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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

Don't miss the Byron Bay International Fashion Festival

Love fashion? So does Byron Bay. To mark their lust for chic collections and trendy designers they're playing host to one of the best fashion festivals in NSW. Incorporating both local entrepreneurs and nationally-proclaimed style gurus, the bay is about to get taken over by some of the best fashion collections around, and boy aren't we excited! From appliqué to colour-blocking, you'll see it all on the runway in Byron Bay. With a strong ethical influence throughout many of the collections, witness fashion coming together with mindful designs like they have never before. To mark this high-profile event, we have sourced together the best coffees, meals and rooms in town, allowing you to concentrate on nothing but fashion. Oh and we forgot to mention, it's taking place on the beach - Byron style.

Byron Bay International Fashion Festival

Byron Bay International Fashion Festival - Byron Bay
Byron Bay International Fashion Festival – Byron Bay

We hope you’ve got your tickets because this catwalk is not one to be missed. Have you ever been to a fashion festival on the beach? Nor have we and this ladies and gentleman, is why we are so excited. Attend this trendy event barefoot and feast your eyes upon collections which create ethical awareness and designs that embrace the true spirit of Byron Bay. No fashion show is without an after party, so make sure you head down to La La Land for a night to remember, including free entry and awesome drinks.
Where: Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Get your caffeine hit here

Barefoot Brew Room

Shabby chic location, Barefoot Brew Room - Byron Bay
Shabby chic location, Barefoot Brew Room – Byron Bay

Step into this shabby chic location for the best coffee in the area. Located on Lawson Street, this award-winning Byron Bay hub is the ideal place to wake up your fashion-savvy brain with a hit of caffeine, before heading to the festival to indulge your eyes over a number of innovativte designs. Owned, run and loved by self-poclaimed coffee enthusiasts, the crew at Barefoot Brew Room are whole-heartedly passionate about serving only the finest of beans which are roasted in-house; if you hate nothing more than a disappointing coffee, you can rest assure that your brew will be top-knotch at this quirky joint. Love what you taste? Chat to the friendly team about their unique roasts and take a bag of beans home to enjoy in the comfort of your own coffee cup.
Where: 1A Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Fill up your stomach 

The Eatery on Jonson

Dive into indulgence, The Eatery on Jonson Street
Dive into indulgence, The Eatery on Jonson – Byron Bay

With such a strong, ethical influence on the collections at the Byron Bay International Fashion Festival, don’t let it stop at the food you eat. Head down to The Eatery on Jonson for a delicious dining experience which embraces local, sustainable and where possible organic produce. With many of their ingredients sourced from their own farm, you know that the meals presented in front of you will be fresh and full of flavour. Dive into a flavour explosion with dishes such as fried local squid on a green pawpaw salad, fresh from their garden.

Serving a variety of seafood, meats, vegan and vegetarian dishes, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this relaxing location. The perfect location for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a few drinks, make sure you head to The Eatery on Jonson this weekend. Oh and one last thing, don’t leave without checking out the beverage list; it will have your winebuds dancing.
Where: 18 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Rest your head at this trendy location

Lord Byron Resort

Complete luxury, Lord Byron Resort - Byron Bay
Complete luxury, Lord Byron Resort – Byron Bay

You’re going to want to stay somewhere as stylish as the collections you’ll be witnessing this sunday, so make sure you reserve a room at the Lord Byron Resort. This chic location is home to some of the most comfortable accommodation within Byron Bay and definitely not one to be missed. Depending on whether you’re staying alone or with friends, choose from both double rooms complete with two queen sized beds, or singular rooms with one. Relax in comfort and enjoy the many facilities that Lord Byron Resort offers to its guests; complete with a heated outdoor pool, spa and sun deck, you are able to take time out from the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay to indulge in pure relaxation.

After hours of gazing at collections and celebrating innovative fashion, head back to your room where you can take a moment to chill out on your private balcony with a glass of wine before getting ready for tonight’s after-party. If you have time, make sure you check out the indoor spa and sauna, it’s well worth a visit.
Where: 120 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Are you off to the Byron Bay International Fashion Festival? Let us know where you plan to eat, drink and sleep.

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