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.
Kookai’s annual runway is an event we always look forward to over here at The Second Row, and this year was no different: A procession of pretty event wear and go-to casuals walked through the George Ballroom to herald the start of winter dressing. However, for us, it was the beauty that was to behold.
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.
Cosmo’s Editor In Chief, Joanna Coles, opens the preview of their new reality TV show with a reminder that Cosmopolitan is the ‘biggest fashion magazine in the world’. Yes, ok… but if Cosmo are so successful, in a year when two local mags have closed their doors for good, I suppose a question emerges: why contaminate your brand with a schlocky E! reality special?