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I Spotted These 5 Major Trends Everywhere in Sydney

I Spotted These 5 Major Trends Everywhere in Sydney

Sydney was in the spotlight last week thanks to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, where talented designers showcased their Resort 2019 collections. I had the opportunity to travel to Sydney to see the shows in person, get a sense of the local fashion scene in Australia, and study the trends emerging on the runways.

Some of the highlights from the week included collections from brands that offered a point of view that felt specific to Sydney. Labels like Matteau and Bondi Born showcased their refined, minimal takes on swim and resort-wear that were styled to perfection with details like chain-link necklaces and headscarves. Designers like Christopher Esber and Michael Lo Sordo debuted collections featuring strong eveningwear looks with details like delicate feathers and crisscross silhouettes that I can’t stop thinking about. Other brands including Anna Quan and Double Rainbouu were newer to me but instantly made an impression with their … Read the rest

My First Louis Vuitton Show Was Shocking and Delightful All at the Same Time

My First Louis Vuitton Show Was Shocking and Delightful All at the Same Time

As someone who travels a lot, I’m not usually excited for an afternoon drive to JFK Airport in the heart of NYC’s rush hour, but yesterday was different. I was dressed up (a rare weekday departure from my jeans-and-tee uniform); in a comfortable sprinter van, Petite Malle in hand; and on my way to my first-ever Louis Vuitton runway show (Cruise 20). Around 6:40 p.m., I arrived at the TWA Flight Center, which, in its own right, is an architectural and aesthetic wonder, feeling like I somehow just found myself in an episode of my favorite childhood cartoon, The Jetsons—but better.

It was like being transported into the future, only an exceptionally stylish one in which Sansa Stark—I mean Sophie Turner—can walk by you at any moment, all of Hollywood’s most powerful stylists (including Karla Welch and Kate Young) are in one room, champagne is flowing, and … Read the rest