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MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 3

Manning Cartell ManningCartell1 Source: Getty Images Manning Cartell began MBFWA Day 3 in a spectacular location - beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Resort 16/17 Collection, 'Diaphonous', has been described as 'utility meet feminity' featuring bold yellows and reds, mixed with graphic stripes, rich textures and lots of layers. Merging modern romanticism with industrial elements. […]

by The AFC

18 May 2016

Manning Cartell


ManningCartell1

ManningCartell1

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Manning Cartell began MBFWA Day 3 in a spectacular location - beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Resort 16/17 Collection, 'Diaphonous', has been described as 'utility meet feminity' featuring bold yellows and reds, mixed with graphic stripes, rich textures and lots of layers. Merging modern romanticism with industrial elements.

By Johnny


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ByJOhnny

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By Johnny debuted his Resort 16/17 collection with every variation of monochrome at the corner of Blacksmith's Workshop. A spectacular set featured a giant igloo against the concrete backdrop which saw models adorned in off-the-shoulder pieces, asymmetric hemlines and oversized yet feminine pieces, his celebrity following has come to love.

macgraw


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Macgraw2

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Following their win at the BT Emerging Designer's Award, sister duo Beth and Tessa Macgraw showcased their Resort 16/17 collection, inspired by French royalty. The collection featured their signature lace aesthetic with an ensemble of bold colours, velvet textures, tiered ruffled tops and dresses with bows.

Bec & Bridge


Bec&Bridge

Bec&Bridge

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The Bec & Bridge Resort 16 collection by design duo Becky Cooper and Bridget Yorston featured 40-45 RTW and swimwear looks. Described as "a dichotomy of structured woven fabrics and fluid silks, metallic ombre and Indian cottons". The collection is inspired by a recent trip to India and is described as an indian midsummer night's dream. True to their style the collection showcased sleek, contoured lines and smooth feminine silhouettes with main themes of trousers, cold shoulder dresses and cinched waists.

Christopher Esber


MBFWA Christopher Esber

MBFWA Christopher Esber

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Set in One Hot Yoga at Potts Point, Christopher Esber's Resort 17 collection drew inspiration from desert landscapes and Rick Joy's architectural structures.  With a sandy and natural colour palette, the collection is described as a desert oasis, combining structure, utility and fluidity featuring precious dainty evening wear elements in Swarovski crystals. Combining nature and its elements, the collection is said to be about the "trouser and going back to workwear".

Akira


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Akira2

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Fashion darling, Akira Isogawa has been known for his east-meets-west aesthetic which took centre stage for his Resort 17 collection on Day 3 of MBFWA. Akira's Resort 17 collection embraced gender fluid silhouettes with models in loose-fitting ensembles, oversized shirting, tunics with wide-legged trousers and true to his style, some overlaid with sheer organza.

Bianca Spender


BiancaSpender

BiancaSpender

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Tailored silhouettes, cascading hems and pops of colour filled the Bianca Spender Resort '17 runway show.

Taking inspiration from traditional menswear silhouettes, Spender mixed these with sleek and slinky cuts and fabrics, in strong earthy colours. The addition of RM Williams boots gave for a grounded Australiana vibe.

Jennifer Kate


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JenniferKate

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Jennifer Kate's Resort '17 runway models entered through a sparkling forest-like setting dressed in hand-painted leather, red suede and relaxed, yet boxy silhouettes. Held off-site at the Entertainment Quarter, the eerie forest-like setting played host to a show that played with a tailored silhouettes accented with unique prints and resort-ready fabrics.

Alice McCall


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AliceMccall

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Playful cuts, delicate lace and a pretty pastel palette set the tone for the Alice McCall's showcase. McCall transformed the bustling restaurant Porteno in Surry Hills into a cheeky boudoir, with each corner of the upstairs room transformed into a makeshift photoshoot. Models lounged on chairs or shimmied about in Chantilly lace and cute rompers reminiscent of the 60s and 70s.

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