X

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

DON'T MISS A THING.
YOYOKULALA
Top Banner Ad

What Everyone's Talking About

Icon Icon Icon

The MBFWA Digest: Day 5 & 6

We know what you're wearing come swimsuit season and it's not anything you have at home.
|

If you find yourself running short on ideas about what to wear come swimsuit season, Fashion Week Australia has all your answers. With the exception of closing act Oscar de la Renta and Han, most of Day 5 and 6 shone the spotlight on Aussie’s swim and activewear scene. Even Ten Pieces  so named because every collection is built around 10 pieces – and the eclectic House of Cannon had a decidedly sporty character about them with hoodies, windbreakers, shorts over running-ish tights and sneakers.

It helps to note that there was nothing girly about the week’s swimwear offerings. Even Bec & Bridge‘s one-pieces from Day 2 were minimal and kind of sporty. Ultra sexy, but still sporty. There was no lace, no crotchet, in fact, hardly any bikinis at all from We Are Handsome, P.E Nation and the collective at Swim. Perhaps it really is time to ditch the classics for new classics of the athleisure variety. Yeap, we used the buzzword. The Oxford Dictionary-approved buzzword. Cynthia Rowley sent down an army of models in short surf suits with matching surfboards to boot. Colour block, little dotty florals, striped and blue-on-white China patterns, the American designer left us wanting at least one or two of them.

The final episode of Fashion Week Australia zoomed in on a myriad of budding designers. Of the many different aesthetics put up on display, St. George NextGen‘s Kaliver appealed to our inner girly girl with see-through embroidered dresses and silky florals, while Jason Hewitt‘s graffitied boots, zippered skirts and lace-up pants fanned the flames of our growing interest in the street. Of course, no one appealed to our inner girly girl more than Oscar de la Renta. Anything full-skirted and floor-sweeping leaves us weak at the knees. Can you blame us?

P.S.: Bored out of your mind and counting down the minutes to the weekend? Read our Fashion Week Australia coverage here and here.

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? SHARE IT!
Icon Icon Icon
What to Read Next
Fashion Conversations: Alessandra Rich On Finding Inspiration In The Unexpected In just a few years, the designer has chalked up a clientele of street style and Hollywood queens alike and the list gets longer every day. How does she do it?
Fashion 5 Perfectly Proper Reasons To Start Wearing Bell Sleeve Sweaters The time to embrace sweater weather is nigh, even if local temperatures aren't entirely on our side.
Fashion Don’t Sweat It – Your Ultimate Fall Shopping Cheat Sheet Is Here No time to look for the season's hottest trends? We round up exactly 10 things you need to stay ahead of the style game this fall.

Talk to Us!

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

DON'T BE A STRANGER.