Calling all fashionistas! Brisbane’s burgeoning reputation as a fashion destination is in overdrive with the ninth annual 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane (MBFF) at Brisbane City Hall, from August 24-29. Tickets are selling fast for the popular festival, which will this year showcase up to 42 local, national and international fashion designers’ spring/summer collections. So, what’s in it for punters? And why should you make the trip to the sunshine state? As well as free, full-length fashion show, the Fashion In The City Parade at City Hall on Thursday, August 28 at 12.30pm, this year’s jam-packed MBFF will showcase trends from retailers including the Wintergarden, QueensPlaza, Brisbane Arcade and more. For more information, program details and ticket bookings visit www.mbff.com.au. MBFF will donate $1 from every ticket sold this year to national crisis support and suicide prevention charity, Lifeline.