SStart theh rollcall:llll theseh are the Australian labels whipping up buzz like no others. Delve into their worlds, follow their next moves, join their tribes. By Alice Birrell.
Start the rollcall: the Australian labels whipping up buzz like no others.
Editing ruthlessly is the sign of a good fashion editor and has been the basis of stylist Marina Afonina’s stripped-back summer aesthetic that is going global, despite its baby age of three. Her followers – refined, restrained and more likely to be on holidays than not – appreciate the sun-worshipper vibe emanating through her palettes of baked terracotta, navy and clotted cream. Afonina too is ever on the move. “We just got back from Paris for sales and are on to New York for the Woolmark semi-finals,” she says. Tailoring and eveningwear are joining in on evergreen summer pieces, so don’t stop watching.
From left: Albus Lumen dress, $950, swim bra, $150, and swim briefs, $150; Albus Lumen jacket, $2,500. Albus Lumen x Helen Kaminski headscarf, $280. Albus Lumen x Ryan Storer earrings, $274 per pair. St. Agni shoes, $259; Albus Lumen dress, $890. Albus Lumen x Ryan Storer earrings, $249 per pair. St. Agni shoes, $259.