Brisbane's diverse retail scene is in overdrive and Fortitude Valley and New Farm in particular are well known stomping grounds for young artists and emerging fashion designers.
Beau In The Woods is one such that has opened their first flagship store at James Street, New Farm. Designer Kylie Ellis's line produces limited edition digital prints, divine beading and leather accessories.
Chelsea de Luca creates star worthy jewellery from her New Farm store. The young designer's works are heralded as being glamorous, sexy and unique. With high attention to detail, international inspiration and trans-seasonal she is a local fashion figure on the rise.
Daniel Alexander is a talented young fashion designer who has won countless awards and has a Valley namesake boutique and emerging designers' emporium Upstairs on Wickham, Alexander makes edgy ready to wear fashion for both women and men.
Vanessa Hoe has three award-winning menswear fashion stores and an ever expanding business empire as well as a namesake bridal store in the Valley.