Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Nimbin Catwalk Goes Burlesque; Circus and Theatrics Will Highlight Local Designers' Best Work

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Nimbin Catwalk Goes Burlesque; Circus and Theatrics Will Highlight Local Designers' Best Work

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Byline: Jem Wilson Reporter

DAZZLING designs and funky fashions will be on show at the Wrapt in Nimbin fashion parade this Saturday.

The parade has been organised by Nimbin Fashion Australia Inc, which was formed by fashion designers from Nimbin village.

Local designers will be showing off some of their latest creations including luscious leather, cool corsets and striking street wear as well as wearable art from Nimbin High School students.

aWe've got very feminine, very wild and some very tribal fashions,a said Judy Who of Nimbin Fashion Inc.

The parade promises to reveal much more burlesque glamour and personality than your average catwalk show, with an emphasis on performance as well as modelling.

aEvery designer in each segment will make it very theatrical; it's not just a straight catwalk show, it's much more fun,a said designer Jaz Who, 22.

There will be a performance from the Spaghetti Circus troupe from Mullumbimby and local artist Hartje Hout, 30, plans to swing from a trapeze and wow the crowd with her fire-twirling skills. …

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