Macquarie Centre is pleased to announce leading Australian model and
fashionista Elyse Knowles has become the centre’s first official ambassador
since the fashion destination completed a $440 million redevelopment in
October 2014. As part of her new role, Elyse will play a part in the creative
direction of the Macquarie Centre Spring Summer fashion launch on August
27, having this week been involved in a model casting session to hand-pick
talent who will walk in the spring summer fashion show.
Elyse will be joined by Vogue Australia creative consultants and fashion
bloggers, Tanja G (My Empirical Life) and Talisa Sutton (Badlands), who are
also involved in the planning of the show.
Macquarie Centre are excited to be welcoming the trio of influencers just in
time for spring summer, with Senior Marketing Manager, Emma Giammarco,
stating “At Macquarie Centre we are focused on leading the way in fashion
for the upcoming spring summer season, and working with Elyse is a perfect
expression of this as when it comes to fashion she personifies style and
leadership. It’s also fantastic to have the opportunity to work with Tanja and
Talisa who between them bring so much creativity and style expertise to the
The trio teamed up for the first time this week at the Macquarie Centre model
casting for the centre’s spring summer fashion launch later this month. Elyse
said of the experience, “It was so fun to be involved in the casting, we saw
some gorgeous guys and girls who will inject the show with fun personality
and edge. I am thrilled to be working with Macquarie Centre and can’t wait
to attend the show and see the upcoming collections from amazing retailers
such as Scanlan Theodore, Alice McCall and Willow.”
The fashion show on August 27 will feature the upcoming trends for spring
summer which range from dark florals to optical art, and provide something
for everyone. Also expect to see a return of the 70s with a strong use of
terracotta and mustard tones, vintage-feel suede and leather textures and
The event will launch Macquarie Centre’s Lead the Way campaign, which
will position the centre as the first place for everything fashion.
About Macquarie Centre
Macquarie Centre is located north of the Sydney CBD at North Ryde, and is managed by
AMP Capital Shopping Centres. The centre has undergone a $440 million redevelopment to
become a premium shopping destination, with more than 330 specialty stores over four
Currently the centre is home to the most international brands under roof out of any shopping
centre in Australia, with H&M, UNIQLO, Forever 21, Gap, Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, and Zara
all calling the centre home. This impressive list is anchored by two major department stores,
Myer and David Jones, and a strong stable of Australian designers including Alice McCall,
Gorman, Josh Goot, Sambag, Sass & Bide, Scanlan & Theodore, Willow, and Zimmerman.
The centre also features a David Jones Myer, Coles, ALDI Food Store, Woolworths, Big W,
Target and Event Cinemas, as well as a premium dining and cafe offering, and first-class
services including valet parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the centre. The new centre
features close to 5,000 parking spaces, more than any shopping centre in Sydney.
The centre also has Strike Bowling Bar, and the unique Macquarie Ice Rink.