New-season looks from some of the brightest Australian design talents reveal the shape of things to come. Step into unchartered territory.
All things shiny and new define this month's fashion line up: the latest looks from local designers, such as Ellery above.
Ellery dress, $2900, ellery.com.
Outerwear gets a fresh floral update via Lee Mathews.
Zimmermann makes a case of unabashed femininity that’s both cool and commanding.
Maticevski serves up lush layers befitting a modern heroine.
KITX is defined by down-to-earth designs, organic in both form and fabrication.
Camilla and Marc (left) delivers cover-ups cut to precision; Magraw (centre) puts a pared-back spin on patchwork; and Carla Zampatti (right) riffs on animal print.
Babs wears (left) Camilla and Marc blazer, $999, camillaandmarc.com. Salvatore Ferragamo scarf, $550, ferragamo.com. Sylwia wears (centre) Magraw coat, $1595, macgraw.com.au. Kate Sylvester scarf, $89, katesylvester.com. Bottega Veneta boots, $1700, bottegaveneta.com. Nynke wears (right) Carla Zampatti faux-fur coat, $1299, carlazampatti.com.au. Bassike dress, $420, bassike.com. Chanel shoes, $1680, chanel.com. Bess scarf, $275, bess.studio.
Sener Besim has made a name among the A-list with his luxury eyewear, but it’s his geometric neckpieces that shine brightest this season.
Resplendent in rouge, this Ginger & Smart concoction says wearable show-stopper.
Ginger & Smart dress, $649, gingerandsmart.com.
Michael Lo Sordo gives candy floss hues a luxurious edge.
Nothing rings in the new season like a classic trench and easy shirt-dress, courtesy of Bassike.
Why stop at one? Albus Lumen provides inspiration aplenty with a modern, matching three-piece.
The consummate creatives behind Romance Was Born juxtapose a sleek silhouette against all-out maximalism.
This ethereal ensemble by White Story is designed for the daydreamer.
No Longer reserved for brides-to-be, these lovely all-white lace looks by Sir the Label (top) and Alice McCall (below) are sure to steal hearts.
Matin (left), Viktoria & Woods (centre) and Chief Studio (right) prove perennial power of the stripe.
Nynke wears (left) Matin dress, $516, matinstudio.com. Babs wears (centre) Viktoria & Woods top, $330, viktoriaandwoods.com, and skirt $290, viktoriaandwoods.com, stylist’s own hat. Sylwia wears (right) Chief Studio vest, $138, chief-studio.com, top (worn underneath), $309, chief-studio.com and pants, $253, chief-studio.com, Country Road shoes, $100, countryroad.com, stylist’s own hat.
Photographed by Georges Antoni. Styled by Jana Pokorny. Produced by Jemma Waud. Hair by Daren Borthwick using shu uemera Art of Hair. Make-up by Sarah Tammer using Lepaar. Models: Nynke/IMG; Babs/The Mgmt; Sylwia.Priscilla’s. Text by Kathryn Madden. Shot on location at Miller’s Springs, millersprings.com.
See the best of Australian fashion on show at Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival from March 1-10. Visit vamff.com.au for details.