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Top Trends from RAFW 2010
Rosemount Australian Fashion Week for 2010, came to a close last week having shown over 100 runway collections. Check out the top trends for RAFW 2010, with excluive photos hot off the catwalk!
Fashion week shocased iconic Australian labels including Nicola Finetti, Zimmerman, Jayson Brunsdon, Fernando Frisoni, Lisa Ho, Alex Perry and Gail Sorronda. This was juxtaposed with fresh young talent from the Ready to Wear, Swimwear and TAFE graduates shows, as well as debut solo shows from Saint Augustine Academy and Kooey.
So what are the to trends to look for going into Spring-Summer 2010-11 season? MWW gives you a wrap up of the Fashion Week trends straight from the runway!
From the heavenly draped whites, to the beiges, desert sands and greys.. Neutral block tones dominated the catwalks for the Spring-Summer 2010-11 designer collections.
Ginger & Smart; Uscari; Friedrich Gray
Little Joe Women; Sabatini White
Alkemi; Dhini; Miss Unkon
Arsndorf; Gary Bigeni
Hussy; Manning Cartell
If one trend almost eclipsed neutral tones on the catwalk, it was Sheer. Designers explored everything from subtle layering to abstract nudity, favouring chiffon and see-though fabrics in blacks and whites... with a few rare splashes of colour thanks to Fernando Frisoni and Dhini.
Ginger&Smart; Uscari; Anna&Boy
Friedrich Gray; A.Concept
Saint Augustine Academy; Dhini
TAFE graduate collections
3. Girlie Pastels
Set for the Spring/Summer season, is a return to soft and frilly pastel pieces, from the likes of Miss Unkon, Annah Stretton and Nookie. Kate Sylvester presented a super cute and quirky boy-meets-girl runway show, accented with oversized white bows. Romantic pinks, whites and blues skipped down the runway at RAFW, with a touch of sexy flirtation to match.
Models at Little Joe Women; Jayson Brunsdon
Girls at Sabatini White; Alice McCall
Annah Stretton hoop skirt; Cheeky models at Anna & Boy
Miss Unkon embraces the classic feminitity colour spectrum: Hello Pink.
4. Bold Prints
Despite the wash of pastels, and sheers in neutral beiges, whites and blacks..Some designers mixed it up with bold prints! From mottled florals at Zimmerman, to pink geometrics at Fernando Frisoni and quirky patterns at Alice McCall. Romance Was Born took neon prints to a whole different level, possibly assaulting the the eyes of the more feeble.. Turn heads and make a bold bright statement for the Spring-Summer 2010/11 Season.
Camilla Franks' Avatar inspired kaftans turned heads at her Camilla S/S 2010-11 show
Sabatini White; Bassike; TAFE graduate show; Dhini
Zimmerman plays with geometrics and mottled florals at the SS 2010-11 RAFW show
Manning Cartell; Models at Alice McCall
Seventh Wonderland; Arnsdorf; Anna & Boy
Romance Was Born