Fashion Week in Australia is a pretty big deal. It’s without doubt the biggest (fashion) event on our local calendar. Nothing comes close. So with Fashion Week Australia getting bigger every year due to new publications launching locally—like Who What Wear Australia—and an increasing list of international delegates making their way down under, the desire to make a sartorial statement has never been stronger.
The runway trends are essentially why we’re there, but the street style can provide just as much inspiration, and something we obviously love to watch. In the lead up to Fashion Week Australia (May 15), we asked two international expert for their street style predictions.
Keep scrolling to discover what fashion buyer Jenny Fuchs and market editor Kate Johanson of Shopbop, think everyone will be wearing at fashion week.
"Shoulder-baring looks will be everywhere. From off-the-shoulder tops to cut-outs, you just wait and see."
"The Veda BFF jacket (below) is the most memorable in recent times, but what will be next?"
"Shirting updates are major. Brands like Jacquemus are leading the way, so expect to see more of this."
"Keep an eye out for head-to-toe denim looks, novelty denim items like long trenches, and patches."
"It's no secret athleisure shows no signs of slowing down."
"Off-the-shoulder, wide sleeves, wrapped fronts, it's all about giving your poplin pieces a twist."
"They're not only head turning , but also super flattering. Wear with heels for super long legs."
"Seriously, everyone will be sporting one (or 20)."
"The romantic dress is everywhere. Whether its super sweet in a demure white or a little sexy nod to lingerie dressing."
"Even the craziest street style ensembles can be polished off with a tiny satchel or phone bag."