DE Vos on the Park hosted the public to the final official event of the year for Fiji Fashion Week (FJFW) last weekend — a flash sale with reduced prices for locally-made designer clothing.
FJFW's managing director, Ellen Whippy-Knight said it was a way of allowing many of the new designers to meet people and get feedback.
"There were 19 designers selling up to 20 garments each, all given the opportunity to meet their new clients and fans," she said.
"Some designers were completely sold out with some boutiques turning up to snatch up some of the lines, while those who didn't sell out experienced very good sales."
Mrs Whippy-Knight said some of the designers were fortunate enough to have made up to $3000, with garments being sold at "very reasonable prices".
Although there were shoes, accessories and many adult clothing, she said one of the most popular lines was children's garments.
"The children's garments were quite popular and so most of the kids wear were sold out by lunch time.
"Other popular brands sold during the day were the Antony Wye/Peter Fong label, Sand by Huedaverti, Dee'Elle, Urband Tide and Lana Smith.
"Last week the focus had been on raising awareness of the shows itself so seeing many people come was quite encouraging," Mrs Whippy-Knight said.
Five of FJFW's award-winning designers of evening wear were chosen by MHCC at last Saturday's event to design for its outlet.
The event was hosted by FJFW and showcased much local talent.
FJFW hopes to have more such events every Saturday at De Vos on the Park, which is also one of FJFW's biggest sponsors.