Amazing week at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

It’s been a great week here in Sydney, where for the last 6 days all the buzz has been the amazing collections showcased by our most talented Australian designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion week, held in Sydney’s Carriageworks.  I was so lucky that I was able to experience all the fun and excitement of fashion week with my beautiful sister Clarice (aka @brigadeirochoc), who flew over for the event.  We had a jam-packed schedule, and were invited to some amazing shows, including Akira Isogawa, Tony Maticevski, Alice McCall, Strateas Carlucci, Gari Bigeni, Michael lo Sordo, Magraw, Manning Cartell,  Jayson Brunsdon, Kate Sylvester, Haryono Setiadi, Watson x Watson and many more.

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Above: All the fun being snapped by streetstyle photographers around the entrance to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Carriageworks.

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Above: Walking to another Fashion show, wearing Helmut Lang blazer, Anna Quan leather skirt, “Run DMC” Cotton on t-shirt, Converse leather high-tops, Chanel Boy bag, Ray Ban sunglasses, Mawi Jewellery bracelet.

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Above: Photo taken by Streetstyle Photographers (@insidethetreasurechest).  Clarice wears Alexander & Greco tulle skirt, Ann & Albert top, Dries Van Noten necklace, Chanel bag, Quay Australia Sunglasses, Adidas sneakers, Celine bracelet.

One of the week’s highlights was watching one of our favourite established Australian designers, Akira Isogawa’s, 20 year retrospective collection.

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Above: Some of the beautiful pieces at Akira Isogawa’s 20 year retrospective show. (please excuse the picture quality of the photos taken on my iphone).  We were happy to be seated on the front row too ;), where we were able to see the beautiful detailing of each garment (intricate beading & all the layers of the lace and embroidery) up close.

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Font row seats at Akira Isogawa’s Fashion show, sitting opposite Christine Centenera, Margaret Zhang (Shine by Three blogger).

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Above: Loved seeing all the great streestyles throughout the week, including one of my favourites, Vogue Australia’s Editor Christine Centenera wearing a Louis Vuitton SS2015 dress.

Another highlight of the week, meeting the beautiful & talented Australian Fashion Illustrator, Kerrie Hess.

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Above: Kerrie Hess (@kerriehessillustration) the talented illustrator who collaborates with the likes of Tiffany, Lancome and many other luxury brands.

We were also lucky enough to meet some amazing designers behind the beautiful creations, I love getting to know the designers and getting insights on the inspirations for their collections.

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Above: Clarice speaking to the beautiful & talented (& former Adelaidian) fashion blogger & jewellery designer Jasmin Howell (@friendinfashion).

Well, I still haven’t had a chance to go through all the pics from Fashion Week, but thought I’d share you a small taster of all the fun fashion I will be sharing from the catwalks and the streetstyles in coming posts.

Have a great weekend!

xx Jadorais

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