Nerima Gardens in spotlight as label prepares for MBFF

An Ipswich fashion label stages a glamorous shoot in Nerima Gardens ahead of MBFF.
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Nerima Gardens

Fashion shoot in Japanese gardens

Beautiful Nerima Gardens in the heart of Ipswich proved the perfect location for a local fashion label’s shoot in the lead up to the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane.

 

 Jordan Hewitt shoot, Nerima Gardens. Photo: Clive Fox Photography

The Jordan Hewitt label is a family project between Ipswich’s Marlene and Josephine and their families. The models in this shoot are Marlene’s daughter, Jacinda, and Josephine’s grand-daughter, Sarah.

 

 Jordan Hewitt shoot, Nerima Gardens. Photo: Clive Fox Photography

From its Bundamba base, Jordan Hewitt produces evening and formal gowns which are stocked in boutiques across Australia. New season’s designs will be featured in the Next Gen Group Show of the fashion festival at Old Government House on August 29.

 

 Jordan Hewitt shoot in Nerima Gardens. Photo: Clive Fox Photography

Nerima Gardens set in historic Queens Park in Ipswich – the first designated public park in Queensland – were designed in consultation with Ipswich’s sister city in Japan, Nerima.  The gardens feature winding stone paths through stands of trees, bridges and an ornamental lake. It’s not uncommon to see turtles, ducks and water dragons basking in the sun on rocks at the water’s edge.

 

 Jordan Hewitt shoot in Nerima Gardens. Photo: Clive Fox Photography

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane runs August 26-30 and tickets are on sale now.

Photos: Clive Fox Photography

Hair & make-up: Cherry She

 

 

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Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy blogging or hanging out with his bestie Windora the Bilby, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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