fashion week

Karla Špetic Pushed The Style Envelope at MBFWA

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A regular on the runways of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia since 2008 and known for her feminine tailoring and unique prints, Croatian-Australian designer Karla Špetic played to the Resort theme this year and added swimwear to her new collection along with designs incorporating sheer, rope detailing, sexy cut-outs and the silhouette of a woman’s profile, altogether bringing a sense of seduction and confidence to the woman wearing her designs. Click through for more of our thoughts on her latest collection.

Akira Isogawa Celebrated 25 Years with his Resort 2019 Show at MBFWA

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Celebrating 25 years in the fashion industry, AKIRA ISOGAWA defied expectations this year at Australian Fashion Week by showing a collection that was fresh and energetic.
The designer took us back to the 80’s with beautifully crafted vintage prints for men and women in a mix of layered romantic styles, in a glam-grunge look that was completed with models stomping down the runway in Dr Martens. Click through for our full review.
Featured photo captured by Karina Illovska.

Leo & Lin’s Resort ’19 Collection Was Reminiscent of a Disney Fairytale

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Emerging Australian fashion label LEO & LIN created a multi-sensory experience at their solo debut runway at Australian Fashion Week this year with the addition of a bespoke aroma wafting throughout the iconic Carriageworks catwalk as soon as you walked into the venue. Add in Andy Williams’ classic ‘Moon River’ with fairytale gowns and colours, and what do you have? Click through to find out.
All photography captured by Khiera Nicole.

C/MEO Collective’s Head Designer Siham Elmawey Talks Style, Collaborations + MBFWA

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Australian Fashion Week may be over for another year, but last week C/MEO COLLECTIVE’s new collections, ‘Liminal’ and ‘Ornate’ reinforced why the Adelaide-based label is every fashion lover’s top choice when it comes to snagging “it” pieces. We’ve always been big fans of their playful, classy and feminine designs, and so it was very exciting to receive the opportunity to interview the label’s Head Designer, Siham Elmawey!
You know the drill: Click the pic above to find out more!

Emerging Designers Showcased Their Designs in the Raffles International Showcase at MBFWA

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Since joining the official MBFWA program in 2011, the Raffles International Showcase has been widely recognised by the industry as one of the most anticipated and entertaining events on the Sydney emerging fashion calendar. This year at MBFWA, the designers featured were Rebecca Deasy, Melisa The, Carley Rose Wolski, Nath Vesaruttragool, Ashleigh Kwong, Letar Sangngern, and Wilson Nguyen.
All photos by Jess Brohier.