ACHIVEMENTS

2015

  • Fashion brand 'Hwasook Lee' launched at K shopping, Korea
  • Fashion brand 'Hwasook Lee' launched at Home&Shopping, Korea

 

2014

  • Lord Mayor's Gala Ball
  • Act For Kids Gala Ball
  • Sponsored Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Dinner Event
  • Showcased new collection at MBFF during Brisbane Fashion Week

 

2013

  • Launched Hwa Sook Lee Shoes Collection in Korea. 
  • sponsored Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Dinner Event.
  • Sponsor at the Act for Kids 25th Anniversary Silver Gala Ball at Brisbane City Hall.
  • Fashion parade for the "Mater Chicks in Pink" Fundraising event and Fashion Show
  • Fashion parade for "Swing into Spring" major Charity event
  • Brisbane Exhibition - Showed new Bridal collection at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Fashion Parades
  • 90th year of Brisbane Arcade celebrations and events

 

2012

  • Showcased new collection at MBFF during Brisbane Fashion Week. 
  • Selected No.1 brand in growth rate (H1 2012) of Lotte Homeshopping
  • Qld Brides Design Awards - Bora (staff) invited to Judge Qld Design awards
  • Zig Zag Foundation charity Ball 
  • Mater Hospital fundraising fashion parade
  • Butterfly Ball
  • Brisbane Exhibition - Fashion parade

 

2011

  • Launched Boracouture Collection in Korea.
  • Awarded "Best Partner" by Korean Home Shopping Channel LOTTE.
  • Lingerie fashion show for the 50th year of Korea and Australia relationship.
  • Showcased new collection at MBFF during Brisbane Fashion Week.
  • Launching BORA Korea no.2 in Grand Convention center in November
  • Finalist of the 2011 Australian Business Awards under the Category of SME(Small Medium Enterprise)
  • BORA, HwaSook lee lingerie&fashion fashion show for the Australian Business Awards
  • Hwasook Lee brand made 100 billion Korean won sales at Lotte Home Shopping Channel
  • Queensland Trade and Business Development Office expressed an appreciation to BORA Hwasook Lee for fashion business awareness of Queensland, Australia in Korea

 

2010

  • Launched BORA Korea flag shop in ChungDam
  • Showcased new Collection at MBFF during Brisbane Fashion Week.
  • Fashion Parade for Zig Zag Foundation.
  • Official judge of Queensland Brides Design Awards 2010.
  • Showcased as a designer at the Brisbane Ekka Coffee Club Parades

 

2009

  • Launched Bora Lingerie Collection in Korea.
  • Awarded "Best Brand" by Korean Home Shopping Chanel LOTTE.
  • Exhibited the famous gown worn by Jennifer Hawkins in Miss Universe at the Museum of Brisbane “Dressing Up Brisbane” Exhibition
  • Showcased new Collection at MBFF during Brisbane Fashion Week.
  • Fashion Parade for Zig Zag Foundation at the Diamonds Ladies Event.
  • Paraded new Evening wear styles at Brisbane Exhibition fashion parades.
  • Bora in "Queenslanders All Over" which tells the story of 150 iconinc Queenslanders

 

2008

  • Showcased new collections in designer parades at Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane.
  • Staged an exciting runway show featuring next seasons designer and couture daywear at the Royal Womens Brisbane Hospital Butterfly Ball.
  • Launched new bridal collection on Kerry Anne Kennerley show and commenced national distribution with bridal retailers.
  • Sponsored Zig Zag Foundations BMW ball to raise money for sick children.
  • Voted Brisbane’s No. 1 Designer by Marketing Webite ourbrisbane.com.
  • Paraded Bridal wear at this years Brisbane Exhibition.

 

2007

  • Showcased couture at prestigious Australia Day Celebration in Seoul.
  • Appointed as Official Designer for Australian entrant in the International Miss Hawaiian Tropic contest held in Las Vegas.
  • Launched Bora on Australia’s TVSN Shopping Network with great success.
  • Showcased new collections at Mercedes Benz Brisbane Fashion Week.
  • Showcased as a designer at the Brisbane Exhibition in July 2007.
  • Hosted fashion Parade with Zonta to support their programme and fundraising.
  • Planning glamorous charity parades to support Kim Walters Choices.

 

2006

  • Appointed as official designer for Miss Australia 2006, in the Miss Universe 2006 pageant in Los Angeles.
  • Hosted a show in collaboration with Montblanc to launch Montblanc jewellery in May and June, 2006. Bora's lastest couture and eveningwear was featured.
  • Showcased as a designer at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney in April 2006.
  • Showcased as a designer at the Brisbane Ekka Coffee Club Parades in July 2006.
  • Recieved outstanding Korean Award in recognition for Bora's positive role for Koreeans in Queensland in September 2006.
  • Launched Bora home-shop label in Korea - "Hwa Sook Lee"

 

2005

  • Invited by Australian and Indonesian government to hold a fashion parade at Grande Hotel Mulia, Jakarta September 2005.
  • Major sponsor couture segment 2005, National Retail Association Awards.
  • Opening of first exclusive Bora boutique in Korea's prestigious Galleria department store, May 27th.
  • Official guest at the Australian film and style festival in Los Angeles, Hollywood, January 2005 as a representative of the Australian fashion industry.
  • Launch of Bora Signature Hwa Sook Lee, Evening Collection.
  • Inducted as a member of Zonta International - a foundation helping to advance the status of women worldwide.
  • Showcased award-winning couture, ready-to-wear designer daywear and evening collections at Australia Week held in Los Angeles during Janurary, 2005.
  • Official judge of Queensland Brides Design Awards 2005.

 

2004

  • Showcased at the Australian Oscar night 2004, an a-list celebrity event to celebrate the Oscars.
  • Showcased at the Sydney Royal Easter show.
  • Designer of Miss Teen International 2004, Lauryn Eagle, at the International pageant in Cost Rica.
  • Official designer of Miss Australia 2004, in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant in Ecuador.
  • Finale Designer at the Sydney Bridal Exhibition with a showcase of Couture Bridal 2004.

 

2003

  • Bora and Mercedes Benz Charity Parade 2003, Sydney Fundraiser for the St Vincent's Hospital.
  • Bora Annual Charity Parade 2003, fundraiser for the Royal Women's Hospital.
  • Winner of the Australian Gown of the Year - Jubilee Award, Race Wear 2003.
  • Winner of the Australian Gown of the Year - Jubilee Award, Bridal 2003. 

 

2002

  • Finalist and winner of RAQ Viewers Choice Award 2002, Designer Collection Category.
  • Finalist of RAQ Fashion Designer Awards 2002, Bridal Category.
  • Finalist of RAQ Fashion Designer Awards 2002, Evening Couture.
  • Invited as the Sydney Bridal Exhibition Finale Showcase 2002.
  • Bora inducted into the Hall of Fame, Golden Gown Awards 2002.
  • Winner of Golden Gown Awards, Supreme Award 2002.
  • Winner of Golden Gown Awards, Evening wear 2002.
  • Winner of Golden Gown Awareds, Race wear 2002.
  • Bora Annual Charity Parade 2002, fundraiser for the Royal Women's Hospital.
  • Bora, Shanghai Flag Store no.3 Boutique opened in Shanghai.
  • Bora, Sydney Flag Store no.2 opened in Double Bay.

 

2001

  • Designer Collection Parade at Singapore Fashion Week.
  • Designer Collection Parade at Hong Kong Fashion Week.
  • Winner of Golden Gown Supreme Awards, 2001.
  • Two entry finalist of RAQ 2001 Fashion Design Awards - Haute Couture Evening.
  • Finalist of RAQ 2001 Fasihon Design Awards - Designer Daywear.
  • Finalist of RAQ 2001 Fasihon Design Awards - Bridal.
  • Bora's Annual Charity Parade 2001, Fundraiser for the Royal Children's Hospital.
  • Exhibited at Mercedes Australian Fashion Week 2001.

 

2000

  • Bora Brisbane Flag Store no.1 boutique opened in the Brisbane Arcade.
  • Winner of RAQ 2000 Fashion Design Awards - Supreme Award.
  • Winner of RAQ 2000 Fashion Design Awareds - Haute Couture Evening.
  • Winner of RAQ 2000 Fashion Design Awards - Bridal Category.
  • Two entry finalist of RAQ 2000 Fashion Design Awards - Haute Couture Evening.
  • Haute couture collection paraded at 'Couturiers Ball', Sydney.
  • Winner of Flair fashion Award NSW Resort wear, 2000.
  • Winner of Flair fashion Award NSW Cocktail wear, 2000.
  • Winner of Flair fashion Award NSW Bridal, 2000.
  • Winner of Flair fashion Award NSW Designer of the Year, 2000.
  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Award Resort wear, 2000.
  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Award Career wear, 2000.
  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Award Eveningwear, 2000.
  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Award Bridal, 2000.
  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Award Supreme Award, 2000.

 

1999

  • Winner of Gold Coast Fashion Design Awards Haute Couture Evening Wear, 1999.
  • Finalist for RAQ Australian Fashion Design Awards Designer Daywear, 1999.
  • Finalist for RAQ Australian Fashion Design Awards Contemporary Collections, 1999.
  • Two entry finalist for Queensland Brides Design Awards 1999