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GOMA’s Iris Van Herpen exhibition and Bella Hadid fronting Saint Laurent: here’s what you missed in fashion this week

GOMA's Iris Van Herpen exhibition and Bella Hadid fronting Saint Laurent: here’s what you missed in fashion this week

Now at the tail-end of Men's and Couture fashion weeks, we have plenty to talk about in the sartorial realm. Of course, we'd be remiss to not discuss Sydney-based womenswear designer Christopher Esber's monumental Grand Prize win at the ANDAM Fashion Awards overnight (placing him in a pantheon of winners that includes giants like Martin Margiela and Anthony Vacarello). And of course, we'd highly suggest to take a look back through our Balenciaga, CHANEL and Dior couture show reviews too. But if you're already caught up, here are the fashion moments and newsworthy bits you might have missed this week...

 

Baggu x Collina Strada capsule is unveiled

Baggu x Collina Strada capsule is unveiled

NYC designer Collina Strada unveiled its debut collaboration with cult bag brand BAGGU this week, featuring pieces adorned with vibrant prints and a standout Horse Bag. Drawing directly from Collina Strada’s original print archives, the 18-piece collection is adorned with trippy chrysanthemums, AI-manipulated plaids, and other intoxicating creations. Crafted with sustainability in mind, the collection offers accessible pricing, with everyday bags available for $70 and under, available online and in stores now.

Find out more on the BAGGU website.

 

'Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses' opens at GOMA, Brisbane

'Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses' opens at GOMA, Brisbane

Starting tomorrow, Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) will open their exhibition celebrating Iris van Herpen. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines announced that 'Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses’ will showcase 130 Haute Couture creations, merging fashion, art, design, technology, and science, with pieces worn by icons like Lady Gaga, Cate Blanchett, and Beyoncé.

Find out more or purchase tickets on the QAGOMA website.

 

Dinosaur Designs release a short film

Dinosaur Designs have released Handmade, a short film by Tim Georgeson, offering an intimate look into their Sydney studio where resin pieces are meticulously crafted by hand. This film reveals the decades of developed processes and secret recipes that shape the brand's distinct visual language, surprising many with the true handmade nature of their creations.

Find out more on the Dinosaur Designs website.

 

Paspaley hosts Pearl Awareness Month event in Vaucluse

On Thursday morning, RUSSH editor-in-chief Jess Blanch and Paspaley creative director Christine Salter hosted an intimate gathering at a boathouse in Vaucluse, where esteemed guests like actress Mel Jarnson, artist Shal, model Bella Thomas, and digital creative Mikka Byarugaba explored Paspaley's distinctive pearls to coincide with Pearl Awareness Month and to view the Paspaley family collection.

Get an exclusive look inside the event, or visit the Paspaley website.

 

Bella Hadid announced as the new face of Saint Laurent

Bella Hadid announced as the new face of Saint Laurent

It's been nearly 10 months since Bella Hadid last graced a fashion campaign, but this week the American model made her return in a single image shared on Saint Laurent’s Instagram. Commanding the spotlight for the Anthony Vacarello's Autumn 24 campaign, Hadid is pictured lounging on a pink bedspread in a ribbed white dress with lace detailing, captured by the lens of Gray Sorrenti.

Find out more on the Saint Laurent Instagram.

 

Zimmermann celebrate first Caribbean boutique

Zimmermann celebrated the opening of their new store in St. Barth with a weekend of festivities, including an intimate candle-lit dinner at NAO Beach and a seaside lunch and beach party at Le Toiny Beach Club. Guests from around the world like Azizi Donnelly, Bambi Northwood-Blyth, Jourdan Dunn and more enjoyed dining, dancing, and music by DJs, marking the launch of Zimmermann's first Caribbean boutique.

Find out more on the Zimmermann website.

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