The final day of MBFWA has been and gone, I can practically hear the sound of the weeping!

It was a fantastic event and some great trends for SS 2013 really stood out, namely tailoring and bold colour prints!

Here is Sydney Social’s final day wrap and highlights for your fashion fix this weekend!

An injection of fresh design talent is the perfect way to wrap up the week at the New Generation show. Featuring the designs of accomplished young labels doing great things, this year’s designers include Betty Tran, Desert Designs, Faddoul, Jamie Ashkar, Natalie & Sarah, The Letter Q, Tristan Melle and Zhivago.


Coming off the back of her Project Runway win, Christina Exie’s ready-to-wear with an avante garde spirit made its Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia debut. Her cohesive lineup of sport-luxe separates and high-tech fabrication demonstrated why she deserves a place on the schedule.


Staple The Label’s ‘Crystalline’ collection was inspired by refracted light and faceted surfaces. Their runway show showcased crystallised prints in shades of lilac, lime and yellow with flashes of silver.


Zambesi presented their latest collection of both men’s and womenswear to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia on the final day. Textural contrasts and exciting constructions featured with clever detailing and dark indigo stretch denim as highlights.


Wrapping up the week on a spectacular scale, the Hello ELLE Australia show marks the end of an incredible event and a celebraion of ELLE magazine’s Australian launch, ensuring Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2013 goes out with a bang.

To close the show in style (pardon the pun) the Australian A-list descended on Carriageworks for a final time this evening for the Hello ELLE Australia show. Sam Worthington, Gracie Otto, Lara Bingle, Joel Edgerton, Hamish McDonald and Jesinta Campbell shimmied down the red carpet.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2013 made its new home inside the industrial and creative surrounds of Eveleigh’s Carriageworks. The artistic hub and dynamic space came into its own, showcasing the precinct of Redfern’s growing influence on the world of fashion and design.

From Romance Was Born’s typically stunning vision to Camilla’s tribal fantasy in a bedouin tent, anniversary celebrations for Camilla and Marc and the debut of young talent, the week has been a shining example of Australian achievements in fashion and design.

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Lisa Hollinshead
Editor & Director

Boss lady over here at Social 101. Lover of all things that inspire creativity, individuality and happiness! Former party gal, now mama to a beautiful baby boy!

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