IN ONE of probably the most refreshing shows of fashion and runway variety, a younger Australian designer has gone the place not many have gone earlier than.
Thomas Puttick has truly used ‘older’ fashions in his eponymous designer label show, on the primary official full day of Australian Fashion Week.
Simply earlier than the show began at Carriageworks in Sydney’s Redfern, the voice of designer Puttick defined why his selection of ‘numerous’ ladies. Or the fashions he referred to as his ‘muses’.
“The brand new collection is a means for us to current empowered ladies who've a robust message, and who carry themselves,” he mentioned.
There have been tall ladies, former fashions, shorter ladies and even ladies who weren’t the normal ‘rake-skinny’. A number of the names included Yvonne Tozzi, Nadine Bush, Dina Broadhurst, Nima Davif and Aminata Conteh-Biger.
Puttick’s fashion pedigree is sound, having labored with the like of Alexander McQueen, Christopher Esber, Helmut Lang and Alexander Wang and his assortment featured ethically sourced materials in tender and flowing items that basically might be worn by many ages, styles and sizes. Slip attire, flowing coats, easy outsized black pants, white shirts and tube skirts gave the entire assortment a relatable and wearable edge.
Additionally displaying at present was Alice McCall, who kicked off an early Monday morning with a rock- chick type of show that includes mixtures that might be put collectively if we’d all raided grandma’s wardrobes and funked her items up with the addition of cool-college granny pants.
As nicely, Bianca Spender delivered a very streamlined show in free and layered pastel hued items — she actually has inherited the understated and all-class gene from her fashion designer mum, Carla Zampatti. Bianca accessorised her items with some killer Dinosaur Designs jewelry and buckles.
The extremely cool new label from Mikey Nolan, Double Rainbouu and Karla Spetic will show at present whereas Aussie mannequin, 20-year-previous Byron Bay-born Jordan Barrett is, allegedly, being paid $100,00zero to ‘stroll’ in a show from designer Justin Cassin at present.
Purple carpet favorite Steven Khalil is scheduled to show his exquisitely made extravaganzas on Monday afternoon whereas Zhivago and Sass & Bide may even wrap up day one of many annual fashion fiesta which runs till Thursday evening, when Romance was Born wraps up the fashion week that was.
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