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Fashion moments you might’ve missed this week

Fashion moments you might've missed this week

This week we transitioned from London Fashion Week to the ateliers of Italy, and already there are plenty of memorable moments happening at Milan Fashion Week (Gemma Ward returning to the runway for Max Mara? Prada's impeccable show?).

But even on our shores, there's plenty of fashion moments to discuss. One of our favourite Australian jewellery brands has opened up their biggest boutique yet in Melbourne, and a heritage department store has hosted an immerse and experiential seasonal showing. One of the world's rarest and most beautiful High Jewellery collections has made its way to Sydney for show, while a Byron-based label release their latest Art Deco-inspired collection.

For all the fashion moments and news tid-bits you might have missed, read on.

 

Cartier's High Jewellery collection comes to Sydney

Cartier's High Jewellery collection comes to Sydney

Kicking off this week's fashion moments, Cartier's High Jewellery collection made its way to Sydney this week, where friends of the brand were invited to experience the collection by the harbour at the heritage-listed property The Hermitage in Vaucluse. Canapés and caviar were provided by Mimi's, as well as bespoke muddled cocktails. Comprising over 300 creations, the High Jewellery on display included the Panthere Exotique, and the Mirragio earrings and necklace.

Find out more on the Cartier website.

 

LOEWE has brought back their 1980s 'Flamenco' bag

LOEWE has brought back their 1980s 'Flamenco' bag

Pulled from the 1980s archives of Loewe by Jonathan Anderson in 2015, the Flamenco purse now appears in the House's Spring Summer 24 campaign, photographed by David Sims, and featuring Taylor Russell, Yang Mi and Lim Ji-Yeon. Originally defined by its 'Flamenco skirt' effect, creatd when its coiled knots are pulled to cinch the bag closed, Anderson's contemporary reimagining of the silhouette features two panels of buttery leather – sans raw edges – to give the bag a sensual silhouette.

Find out more on the Loewe website.

 

St. Agni launch their AW24 collection

St. Agni launch their AW24 collection

St. Agni have released their latest AW24 collection online and in stores this week, defining the collection as a "meditation upon the concept of wearable architecture and the interplay between intricacy and minimalism". Inspired by the refined approach to dressing taken by contemporary and mid-century designers, the collection explores deconstruction, layering and proportion whilst revisiting their signature take on classic tailoring and contemporary wardrobing.

Find out more on the St. Agni website.

 

David Jones host their 'Autumn, Winter and Beyond' event

David Jones host their 'Autumn, Winter and Beyond' event

Photography by Dan Castano

 

David Jones hosted their season launch: 'Autumn, Winter & Beyond 2024 with David Jones' event this week, inviting friends of the brand to partake in an intimate dinner evening and experiential presentation in Sydney. Giving guests the chance to immerse themselves in experiencing timeless seasonal trends, and exploring the iconic brands to know and love, the evening celebrated new season fashion, the arrival of 50 new brands to the David Jones portfolio, and the latest issue of JONES magazine, starring actress and model, Charlee Fraser.

Find out more on the David Jones website.

 

SARAH & SEBASTIAN opened a new store in Melbourne’s CBD

SARAH & SEBASTIAN opened a new store in Melbourne’s CB

SARAH & SEBASTIAN have opened the doors to their latest flagship store on Exhibition Street in the heart of Melbourne's CBD this week. The space is their biggest boutique to date, promising an immersive retail experience with their full suite of in-store services – including the brand's iconic Soldered service and Ear Alchemy service.

Find out more on the SARAH & SEBASTIAN website.

 

Lucy Hale designs capsule collection for Weekend Max Mara

Lucy Hale designs capsule collection for Weekend Max Mara

Actress Lucy Hale has co-designed the FW24 signature collection for Weekend Max Mara, called JoyRoad. Presented at Milan Fashion Week yesterday, the JoyRoad collection "channels the free-spirited vibe of a road trip into the wild". Balancing Western and urban influences, the collection also heroes a new black, fringed new iteration of the House's iconic Pasticcino Bag, enriched with a bradied decoration and tarnished metal boule clasps.

Find out more on the Weekend Max Mara website.

 

Dior present their new S24 core accessories range

Dior present their new S24 core accessories range

Dior have presented three new accessories into their core S24 range, inclusive of the the Lady D-Sire bag, the New Dior Jolie bag – both presented as part of their SS24 Ready-to-Wear collection – and the DiorAct sandals. Reinterpreting the architectural lines of the iconic Lady Dior, the Lady D-Sire is distinguished by its supple silhouette, and signature graphics of macrocannage, while the Dior Jolie bag – an emblem of timeless elegance – promises a bold, free-spirited allure. The DiorAct sandals, quilted in calfskin leather, come in several colourways that each echo the heritage of the House, punctuated by the emblematic "Dior" signature in gold metal.

Find out more on the Dior website.

 

Balenciaga unveils new colourways of its Cargo Sneaker

Shortly after the presentation of its Spring Summer 2024 collection, Balenciaga launched its oversized Cargo Sneaker with only a limited selection available. Now, fans of the sneaker, with its exaggerated proportions, can shop the style in a range of new colourways including red, blue, beige, pink and white. So if you want to look like a model that's stepped straight off the set of Balenciaga's Fall 24 show staged in LA, now's your chance to add them to your collection.

 

Dempstah wins eBay Australia's 2024 Circular Fashion Fund

Dempstah wins eBay Australia's 2024 Circular Fashion Fund

Supported by the Australian Fashion Council, eBay Australia announced Dempstah as the recipient of their 2024 Circular Fashion Fund, set up with the aim to advance circularity in the fashion industry. Turning recycled Australian textil waste into spun yarn in collaboration with a network of international and local textile milles, Dempstah founder Guy Dempster was selected to receive the leading prize fund of $100,000. Runners up included RCYCL and The Very Good Bra.

Find out more on the Australian Fashion Council website.

 

Kaia Gerber stars in Valentino L'Ecole SS24 campaign

Kaia Gerber stars in Valentino L'Ecole SS24 campaign

Valentino's L'Ecole SS24 campaign was launched this week, starring ambassador Kaia Gerber, joined by Taiwanese singer and actress, Jolin Tsai, who is the newest brand ambassador for Valentino, and South Korean actress Son Ye-jin. Shot in New York and creatively conceived by Pierpaolo Piccioli, the campaign captures the energy and personality of the city with an intimate view of Kaia and a Valentino wardrobe that establishes a dialogue between body and clothing.

Find out more on the Valentino website.

 

Camilla launch their Netherlands-inspired WONDERKIND collection

Camilla launch their Netherlands-inspired WONDERKIND collection

Camilla introduced their newest collection, WONDERKIND, inspired by their founder Camilla Franks' travels through The Netherlands and Belgium. Translating to the Dutch word for child prodigy, WONDERKIND is a collection that journeys into the heart of creativity, featuring Club Cinemania, a new print that reimagines Jugendstil, Art Nouveau and Art Deco motifs in retro 1970s hues.

Find out more on the Camilla website.

 

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