Destination / Postcards

The making of the Matteau Resort 20 woman

An anticipated runway debut for cult swimwear brand Matteau. The show featured Matteau muses including Phoebe Tonkin on her first ever runway, and Robyn Lawley. Here, co-founders Ilona Hamer and Peta Heinsen share their behind the scenes postcards of their timeless designs with RUSSH. Summer is calling.

Chairs on show day. We wanted to have everyone take their pillows home as a keepsake.”

Fabric for the season in the morning sun.”

Roberta’s looks for the show.”

Looks for the show.”

“Phoebe Tonkin backstage pre show in Tiffany & Co.”

Fittings fittings fittings!”

Our Resort 20 #MOOD.”

Details of Penny’s look.”

Fittings with Roberta.”

Looks for the show.”

One of our favorite faces Penny – Matteau was her first ever runway show! Working with Dermalogica on prepping the models skin gave the girls a fresh faced look and Prisma protect gives a perfect, light reflecting glow. Skin is in!”

“Vera in our one shoulder jersey dress.”

The gorgeous Cameron Stephens.”

Ines Bressand baskets.”

Robyn Lawley in the perfect afternoon light.”

Fuyao in her fitting A.Emery shoes adding the finishing touch for our looks.”

Our bias skirt and fringe top being fit on Evelina.”

Polaroids from backstage, Linda Jefferyes and Dermalogica teams showing off the inner glow. Paloma using Oribe and Hot Tools to create slick, natural and effortless hair.”