Colour & Prints
Keeping with Desert Designs aesthetic inspired by Indigenous art, their prints were symbolic on one hand but on the other; contemporary and very funky due to the bright colours. This is a label that is much needed in the fashion industry since it reflects the rich culture of Australia before white settlement.
Young graduates Natalie Foran and Sarah Lim from Natalie & Sarah presented a youthful collection which saw a toughened perspective on the 'mod' era. Neon hues of acid yellow combined with sheer materials and sharp silhouettes made this a stand out collection that would really appeal to the young and stylish.
A soft approach to femininity was prevalent overall. Tristan Melle presented a mixture of feathers and silk organza ruffles along with a subdued colour palette of lemon and camel.Whereas Faddoul experimented with another aspect of softness by designing a romantic collection of pastels and florals. The Letter Q unveiled a soft gothic angle taking inspiration from gothic architecture and structure. I loved the final black gown with the layers upon layers of tulle.
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