If there’s ever a week to dust off those cheekless pants you never knew you’d be brave enough to wear or don your shirt back to front as trousers with the sleeves tied into a super cute bow at the back – Fashion Week is it. But while Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia tends to bring out the style crazies, this year’s dressing was more muted and understated.
Neon raincoats were replaced with plaid blazers, black sheer skirts took a backseat to beige and khaki floating pants, and disco turned into safari. 2019 was simplified – but somehow managed to stay true to the traditional sartorial ways of the style set (with the help of some artful layering and an ant-sized designer bag slung casually over the shoulder).
MBFWA Street Style
Let’s face it – anything Sammy wears looks good. She’s ridiculous. But then you put her in a detailed mini dress and it goes to a whole new level of ridiculousness. How is she even possible?
Saasha Burns & Mr Turner
Pastels had a turn at MBFWA this year, with Saasha Burns and Mr Turner turning up to the Aje show twinning in a similar baby pink number. Who wore it best? We can’t decide.
See what we mean by sartorial safari? This girl never gets it wrong. And she just goes about it in such an uber-casual cool way that has us somehow feeling unworthy.
Proving once again that pastels are having a moment. This lime green two-piece has got to go down as one of the best at a fashion week ever. Yes, you have to have the body to pull it off, but for those who do; I’d be adding this one to the shopping basket.
Yan Yan Chan
Yan Yan never gets it wrong. This time using big lace sleeves and ruffles to add a little bit of romance to Carriageworks.
Em Gurr & Maral Uysal
Mini bags, pastels, head scarves; these two couldn’t have got it more right.
No words. Absolutely none. She’s not human.
Returning to the MBFWA, on and off the runway – Bambi is A class. We need that shirt IMMEDIATELY.
Twinning never looked so good. We want in on the family affair.
The ultimate cutie – this girl knows how to layer. Who would have thought plaid teamed with florals could look this fine. Nailed it.