The Australian Fashion Laureate Awards were announced recently at a ceremony at Bennelong, Sydney Opera House. This an event with the who's who of the fashion industry celebrating the success of their peers. Australian designer Toni Maticevski was awarded Australian fashion’s most prestigious award, the Australian Fashion Laureate.
Additional winners included ELLERY for Best Australian Womenswear, Strateas.Carclucci for Best Australian Menswear, Parlour X for Best Australian Retailer and macgraw for Best Australian Emerging Designer.
A respected icon in Australian fashion, Toni Maticevski was awarded the Australian Fashion Laureate in recognition of his artisanal craft and innovative design, continuously breaking barriers in Australian fashion. Maticevski’s use of complex drapery, meticulous tailoring and architectural design has deemed his championship in Australian fashion. Maticevski has been exemplary in driving a successful business whilst producing majestic creations true to the heart of his brand.
The Australian Fashion Laureate Awards are presented by the NSW Government and IMG to recognise the outstanding creative achievements of the nation’s fashion industry.
Below are all the winners for the Australian Fashion Laureate Awards, and some of my favourite looks from each winner - enjoy!
THE AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE Toni Maticevski
Magnificent Bodice in powder grey (rrp $950) with Artistry Full skirt (rep $3,500)
BEST AUSTRALIAN WOMENSWEAR ELLERY
Jacques Hourglass Corset dress (rrp $2575.00)
BEST AUSTRALIAN MENSWEAR Strateas.Carlucci
BEST AUSTRALIAN RETAILER Parlour X
Buyers pics from the amazing array of Parlour X fashion and accessories in Oxford St, Paddington
BEST AUSTRALIAN EMERGING DESIGNER macgraw
Steeple top and skirt in chevron lace $1365
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