Fashion

We Are Kindred Invited Us To A Garden Party at MBFWA

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Sisters Lizzie and Georgie Renkert behind Australian label, WE ARE KINDRED presented their latest collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia within a garden of Eden, with beautiful flower installations lining the mirrored runway. Click the photo above for our review of their Resort 2019 collection.
Featured photography captured by Khiera Nicole.

JETS x Jessica Gomes Knocked It Out of The Pool with their Capsule Collection

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Swimwear label JETS made their Australian Fashion Week debut this year with a capsule collection created collaboratively with model Jessica Gomes and it was a striking, stunning show! Known for their strong silhouettes and form-flattering one-pieces, the designs in their Resort 2019 collection were high-fashion, fashion-forward and completely wearable. Can Summer return to us already?
Featured photo captured by Khiera Nicole.

Alice McCall’s ‘Kismet’ Collection at MBFWA 2018 Was So Romantic!

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ALICE MCCALL brought the romance to the runway this year with their Resort 2019 Collection with models wearing feminine frills, florals and lace. A girly colour plate of lilac, emerald green and white mixed with dreamy floral prints had everyone wishing the warm Summer nights would return to Sydney.
Featured photo captured by Khiera Nicole.

Anna Quan’s New Collection Shown at MBFWA Was Relaxed But Chic

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Anna Quan is an Australian designer who believes everyday clothes should be special. Abiding by the “Less is more” principle, the brand’s latest collection is designed with the wearer in mind, creating functional yet desirable garments that are worth investing in. Read on for our thoughts.
Featured photo captured by Trong Nguyen.

Lee Mathews’ Rebrand Resulted in an Underwhelming Collection for MBFWA 2018

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To mark their 15th anniversary, LEE MATHEWS went through a rebrand in 2015, which included the addition of new design director Natalia Grzybowski whose design aesthetic was seen in today’s Resort 2019 Collection for the label. Whilst LEE MATHEWS look has organically evolved, establishing itself as a contemporary Australian brand, this year’s collection did not show us that point of difference we were expecting to see. Read on for more of our thoughts.
Featured photograph by Karina Illovska.

Bianca Spender Created a Powerful & Playful Collection for MBFWA 2018

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Next up on Day 2 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia was BIANCA SPENDER with her latest designs. Mixing structure with fluidity, her Resort 2019 ‘Unbiased’ collection saw looks that were both sophisticated yet spirited, as an overall result. Read on for our complete review.
Featured photo captured by Karina Illovska.

Albus Lumen’s Resort 2019 Collection Was Effortless and Understated

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Day Two of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia saw The 5 to 9 Life team heading to many more shows than expected. First up, showcasing an earthy colour palette, ALBUS LUMEN presented an artistic ode to Picasso for their Resort 2019 collection, “Pablo/Paloma”. Read on for our complete review.
Featured photo captured by Karina Illovska.

Take a Look Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Heavenly Bodies” Exhibition

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The Costume Institute organises a spring exhibition each year, the opening of which on the first Monday in May is accompanied by The Met Gala – one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the annual fashion calendar.
This year’s theme ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ explores how the religion’s imagery and symbolism has impacted contemporary haute-couture and ready-to-wear designs. Click through for more details and a sneak peek into the exhibition which is open to the public from May 10.