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.