3 Emerging Designers From Australian Fashion Week
From metaverse presentations to shimmering frocks.
One of the most exciting things about fashion is seeing the wide rainbow of taste across the world and Afterpay Australian Fashion Week Resort 2023 has given us a peek into the stylish sensibilities of down under.
Alix Higgins made its runway debut, calling it “a gift from the Fall/Winter 2022 season.” Injury dived deep into cybercore with its hybrid digital presentation of tech-centric garments, while Auteur Studio fulfilled our hedonistic summer dreams.
Continue scrolling to learn about the standout names of the season.
The Australian born and New York-based designer took his trademark fantastical approach to his debut show, offering subversive silhouettes in the form of dramatically draped dresses, adorned with bold, graphic newspaper print.
The sustainably focused brand had its sights set on a perfectly balanced presentation of an opulent yet relaxed aesthetic as sequins and embroidered sheer ensembles were abundant. Shimmering split maxi skirts alongside bikini bottoms and oceanic-hued strapless dresses suggest the brand took the Resort theme to heart.
Inspired by humanity’s latest race to explore the metaverse space by way of NFTs, Injury has created a truly one of a kind range for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week. The first metaverse fashion show for the continent featured models with Conehead-esque hairstyles to emphasize their uber-saturated garments. The show also displayed eight virtual avatar models, donning pieces that can be worn in real life.