Last night Dion Lee opened MBFWA with a bang at the Opera House – but thankfully not any thunder, considering the clouds looming over the outdoor runway.
And although you’ve probably seen your fair share of Insta-shares of the dramatic show, you may not have seen the up close and personal design details that gave the Aussie mainstay a jumpstart on everyone else for the rest of the week. And with Dion Lee, it really is all in the details.
At VAMFF’s kick off last night at the Royal Exhibition Building, we saw the first round of style and beauty inspo to hit the runways since MSFW last year. We popped backstage for a sneak peek at the beauty trends (hint: it was all glitter) and we’ve summed up all the key trends for next season below.
VAMFF continues all week, you can buy tickets here.
The emerging designer runway offers a tiny glimpse into the minds of Melbourne’s most creative fashion futurists – this is their vision for us, the consumer, as wacky as it might seem right now. Hey, if you’d have told me I’d be wearing white lace flares to fashion week three years ago I would have laughed in your face.
When I interviewed Yeojin Bae earlier this year, we talked a lot about colour – after all, she’s pretty well known for her sleek, block colour sheaths that are the favourite go-to for famous racegoers and stylish bridesmaids alike. However, this week at fashion week, Yeojin was one of the most surprising runways yet.