The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival marks the beginning of the year’s Fashion activities, and one we were happy to attend! It’s a noteworthy addition-VAMFF is open to the public-allowing anyone and everyone to get dressed up and get involved. This ‘opens the door’ for fashion enthusiasts with ambition, flair and a pinch of courage to make a splash and preen their feathers alongside the industries more celebrated personalities. Located within the iconic Royal Exhibition Hall, VAMFF attracted a cast of Australia’s biggest designers, stylists, bloggers and personalities. Melbourne put on the charm with gorgeous Autumn days, the usual abundance of good food and wine and plenty of fashion fun. See our favourite looks and details from the street and on the runway below.
The trends: Oversized Jackets over summery slips and minis. Statement hair accessories. Monogrammed cross-body bags. Floor length prints. Feature footwear.