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MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 6
Fashion Design Studio FDS Innovators Source: Getty Images The Fashion Design Studio's Innovators Show features the next generation of young talent to the industry since 1999 and is credited with producing international heavyweights like Dion Lee and Zimmermann. This year was no exception with Jessica Van, Kakopieros by Demetra, Ahmad Taufik, Frederick Jenkyn, Ipsen by […]
21 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 5
Camilla Camilla Source: Vogue Australia With a bright and early 7am kickoff, Camilla Franks hosted her African inspired Resort 17 Collection aboard luxury super yacht 'The Seadeck' on Sydney Harbour. Inspired by her recent travels to Africa, Camilla 's collection 'Jambo Jambo!' featured her signature bold and colourful aesthetic across kaftans, dresses, swimwear, childrenswear, boardies […]
19 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 4
Romance Was Born RomanceWasBornMBFWA16 Source: Getty Images Designer Duo, Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett, kicked off day 4 of MBFWA at the waterfront Carthona House in Darling Point. Romance Was Born's Liberace-inspired collection called 'Whispering Angel' showcased loud and intricate prints, paired with ruffles, velvet, fringed and quirky fabrics. From the colourful makeup, with models adorned […]
18 May 2016
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. […]
18 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 - DAY 2
Ginger & Smart Ginger&SmartMBFWA Day 2 of MBFWA kicked off with AFC member, Ginger & Smart, showcasing their Resort 17 collection. The collection titled, 'Voyager', saw silhouettes wrapped, folded and layered with hints of relaxed sport elements and swimwear pieces, tied together with oversized sun hats designed by milliner Jonathan Howard. Yeojin Bae YeojinBaeMBFWA Victorian […]
17 May 2016
MBFWA Resort 17 DAY 1 - TONI MATICEVSKI
Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.09.05 pm Source: Getty Images, Lisa Maree Williams The biggest event of the Australian fashion calendar has begun with Australian Fashion Chamber member, Toni Maticevski showcasing his 2017 Resort collection tonight, officially opening Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.08.22 pm Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 9.08.58 pm Screen […]
15 May 2016
Australia & New Zealand Nominees Announced for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize
GD2012 2016_17 IWP Nominee Montages regions_558px ANZ The Woolmark Company have announced the Australia and New Zealand nominees for the International Woolmark Prize for 2016/17. The regional award will be held on 6 July 2016 in Sydney. The Australia and New Zealand nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize are: Womenswear Daniel Avakian – Australia […]
15 April 2016
Macgraw wins the BT Emerging Designer Award 2016
2016 BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award WINNERS Tess and Beth MacGraw photography by Lucas Dawson Sydney-based sisters Tessa and Beth MacGraw took home the 2016 BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award last Thursday night, at a runway event held at Sydney’s Royal Hall of Industries. Congratulations macgraw and well done to the other finalists Haryono Setiadi and […]
15 April 2016
Applications Open for 2016 September-October Designers Abroad Showroom
AFC Lecture The fourth edition of the Designers Abroad Showroom have officially opened for applications. The AFC will be taking a selection of designers to Paris during S/S 2017/18 season from 27th September - 5th October. Five of these will be established designers with one position being allocated to an emerging designer. The AFC is proud […]
31 March 2016
MBFWA Announces Preliminary Designer Line Up for Its Inaugural Season of Resort Collections
12891666_10153639048724482_8819202514368766045_o Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) has announced the preliminary designer line up for its inaugural season of Resort Collections. The event will be the first centralised fashion week that focusses on exclusively Resort Collections, to line up with the international retail calendar. Over 55 designers will be showcasing their collections in Sydney from Sunday 15th May […]
29 March 2016
BT Emerging Designer Award, 2016 Finalists
BT Finalists 2016 BT Financial Group together with the Australian Fashion Chamber is pleased to announce labels Haryono Setiadi, macgraw and Pageant as the finalists for the 2016 BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award. With the first prize valued at $50,000, the winner will be announced at the BT Runway for Success event on 7 April […]
16 March 2016
Designers Abroad Paris Showroom, March 2016
Last week, the Australian Fashion Chamber opened its four-day Australian Designers Abroad Showroom in Paris, showcasing seven of Australia’s finest fashion designers to international media and buyers. Hosted as part of the city’s Fall 16 Ready-To-Wear Fashion Week, the Showroom was open from 6 – 9 March, 2016. The Showroom includes a mix of established and emerging […]
16 March 2016
Kangan Institute - EcoThreads
Ecothreads – Rags to Runway: Where education, design, music and sustainability collide to save the planet one outfit at a time. Kangan Institute's Advanced Diploma Students welcomed us for a peek behind the scenes of their Ecothreads designs in the making. Kangan Institute’s collaboration with Australian Red Cross and Melbourne all-girl rock band Stonefield took […]
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