Mr. Gumbatron is proud to announce a partnership with the Italian brand Lavazza, the official coffee partner of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) 2016. 

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is an annual celebration of fashion, beauty, business and creative expression.  The festival runs between 7th March -13th March 2016.

The Festival showcases world-class runway shows featuring Australia’s well known established and emerging designers. With a strong cultural and industry focused program, there are industry workshops, seminars, forums, live entertainment and fine hospitality to be enjoyed in between the many runways scheduled over the week-long festival. VAMFF is one of the biggest events of the Melbourne Fashion Calendar.

Mr. Gumbatron will be in attendance as a brand ambassador of Lavazza at the David Jones Opening Runway and the much anticipated GQ Mens Runway which will feature the latest Autumn/Fall  (AW16) collection from the leading Australian menswear designers Arthur Galan, Aquila, Calibre, Dom Bagnato, TY-LR and MJ Bale.

For all guests of VAMFF, be sure to drop by the Lavazza Café Bar located at The Festival Plaza before and after Runway Shows for hot and cold beverages including espresso based coffees, cold brewed coffee or Lavazza’s signature cremespresso with milk and sorbet. Guests who prefer a tipple pre-show can order the Lavazza Martini (A twist on the espresso martini). There is also 'coffee caviar' available to indulge in by Michelin Star chef Ferran Adria (ex elBulli), drop by to find out more. 

Monday 7 March: 5.00pm – 11.00pm
Tuesday 8 March to Friday 11 March: 4.00pm – 11.00pm
Saturday 12 March to Sunday 13 March: 10.30am – 11.00pm

A Coffee With Mr Gumbatron

The always dapper Mr Gumbatron catches up with Emma Notarfrancesco for a little coffee talk about his #VAMFF collaboration with Lavazza.

Posted by Lavazza on Thursday, March 10, 2016
Mr. Gumbatron x Lavazza

Mr. Gumbatron x Lavazza

Lavazza Ambassadors; Brooke Testoni, Emma Notarfrancesco, Lex Mak and Sally Spratt.

Lavazza Ambassadors; Brooke Testoni, Emma Notarfrancesco, Lex Mak and Sally Spratt.

For more information, Please visit VAMFF for program details.

Limited tickets are still available for some runway shows/events and can be purchased here.



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