Hi Everyone,

Just back from Sydney Fashion Week, it’s time to share some of the fabulous creations seen walking down the runway.

The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Sydney runway shows were a delightful mix of new and refreshing inspiration.

Over 90 designers showcased their work and many of these were young Australians with an incredibly inspiring take on next Summer’s fashion trends. Sustainability in fashion played a major role.

Keep reading for a brief look at 10 designers showcasing Summer 18 at Sydney Fashion Week.

All photos taken by me – I can be booked for photo shoots and events!

 

10 Designers Showcasing Summer 18 at Sydney Fashion Week – MBFWA

1. Alissar.H

Alissar Hammoud is an Australian emerging designer who specialises in denim.

See how her collection really takes denim to a new dimension with an emphasis on wide, floaty and playfulness.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

2. Carley Rose

Carley Bishop Wolski is the designer behind the label which started in 2016.  Focusing on sustainable sourcing and ethical production. See the pretty mix of colours – who would think pink and green could be so pretty together.

You can shop her pieces online starting from AUD 120!

10 Designers Showcasing Summer 18 at Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

10 Designers Showcasing Summer 18 at Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

3. Gillian Garde

Gillian Garde graduated in 2017 and focuses on combining new with old to create modern designs. I love her choice of fabrics. The fact that some are very playful whilst other looks totally contemporary with an edge of trend.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

4. Ingrid Husodo

Ingrid started her independent career as one of the Miss World Fashion Designers (2013).  The label is a favourite of famous Indonesian actresses. Her designs are made up of interesting prints creating a story to the whole look.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

5. Leah Williams

Leah is recipient of the “Outstanding Creative Endeavour Award” (2014). She exhibited her graduation collection “Twisted Trickery” at the Powerhouse Museum in early 2015, followed by an invitation to show at China Graduate Fashion Week in Beijing (2015).

Meeting her personally for breakfast it was wonderful speaking to her and feeling her tremendous passion.

You can shop her pieces online here.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

6. MATRAI

MATRAI was launched by Zsofia Matrai Hungarian and Australian fashion designer.

Her vision is to create the most radical garment construction using 3D printed techniques.

Shop collections online here.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

7. ODD

ODD is a label created by Anna Jacobsen with the vision of being bold. Inspired by confidence and empowering women who dare to be different.

Love the play on colour and different textures throughout the collection.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

8. Vivian Tung

Vivian Tung  believes that experimentation and exploration of new techniques and materials, combined with traditional hand crafting techniques is the key to the success of her designs.
She creates in a sustainable and environmentally conscious way.

See a selection of her beautiful dresses.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

9. VALUSTA X 10/10

VALUSTA x 10/10 is founded by two Australian-Vietnamese designers, Tiana Van and Khang Nguyen. Their vision is to blur every line and redefine the term “modern luxury”. Interesting how they manage to play with colour and different textures. Note the see-through fabric theme coming through as well as ruffles.

Items can be purchased on request – see here for more.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

10. ROOPA

Roopa is a luxury womenswear label that emulates a contemporary fusion of art and design for relaxed ready-to-wear fashions.

See the colourful collection of carefully produced clothing. I love how these designs each have such a feminine touch to them.

See their online site here.

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

Sydney Fashion Week - MBFWA

 

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My street style for the day – wearing Leah Williams and hand painted unique Conor McCreedy sneakers

Have fun finding your favourite Australian designers today!

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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything! I am also a Mum of a cute teenager (dare I say it).

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  1. I love all those different Ideas and it shows all those different styles for day and evening and they look great I love the whole collection very interesting and nice

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