01 Sep 2016

Pacific Fair Celebrates Official Opening in Style

Pacific Fair, Queensland’s newest and largest fashion destination, celebrated its official launch as celebrities and VIPs filled the centre to mark the completion of the $670 million redevelopment.

Pacific Fair Celebrates Official Opening in Style

Pacific Fair, Queensland’s newest and largest fashion destination, celebrated its official launch as celebrities and VIPs filled the centre to mark the completion of the $670 million redevelopment.

A stunning performance by Queensland National Ballet students, choreographed by internationally acclaimed choreographer Michael Boyd, kicked off the speeches by AMP Capital CEO Adam Tindall and City of Gold Coast Mayor, Tom Tate, and the ribbon cutting by AMP CEO Craig Meller and Mayor Tom Tate.

Media guests, retailers, industry representatives and celebrities were treated to gourmet food stations and a spectacular fireworks display that lit up the centre's super-roof, topped off by the release of glitter cannons into the centre.

The Koi Boys, who shot to fame on the recent series of Channel 9’s The Voice, performed for the crowd, while Co-Founder of P.E NATION and Design Director of General Pants, Pip Edwards, performed a rare DJ set alongside DJ Sam Francisco. Singer songwriter and Miss Universe Australia finalist, Eleea Navarro, performed for guests on arrival.

 

“Pacific Fair is now the largest shopping centre in Queensland with an unparalleled mix of iconic global luxury brands, international high-street stores, Australian designers and leading leisure and lifestyle retailers. “From Givenchy and Prada, to H&M and UNIQLO, to Manning Cartell and sass & bide, along with David Jones, Harrolds and Myer, Pacific Fair is the undisputed home for fashion in Queensland with options to suit all budgets, trends, tastes and lifestyles.”
Bryan Hynes, AMP Capital Shopping Centres Managing Director

 

Celebrities including fashion designer Alice McCall, Alison Veness, Bec Caratti, The Block’s Carlene & Michael Duffy, Charli Robinson, Claire Howell, Courtney Thorpe, Harper’s Bazaar Editor Kellie Hush, Kerrie Hess, GQ publisher Nick Smith, Sally Pearson, The Voice’s Tash Lockhart, and Vogue Australia Editor, Edwina McCann were spotted in the crowd, sipping champagne and taking in the surroundings. The event was hosted by television presenter and Gold Coast resident Natalie Gruzlewski.

The centrepiece of opening night was Pacific Fair’s unrivalled open air retail precinct, ‘The Resort’, filled with lush palm trees, gently running water features and secluded cabanas for visitors to stop and take in the relaxed oasis in between shopping and dining.

Pacific Fair is set to boast over 400 stores, including the highest concentration of luxury and global mega brands in Australia, and a vast collection of first-to-Queensland brands such as Harrolds, SNEAKERBOY and SEPHORA, to name just a few.

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