Last night Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia officially kicked off resort 18 collections with Dion Lee opening the week with a runway show at the Sydney Opera House to more than 500 national and international fashion industry aficionados, media, buyers and VIPs.
Celebrity guests include Lindy Klim, Margaret Zhang, Carmen Hamilton, Brooke Testoni, Nadia Bartel, Sylvia Stefanovic journalist, Today show presenter and host of Nine’s Netball coverage, and those in the photos below. It was a fantastic night of break-through creativity.
Australian IMG model Elyse Taylor wearing Fendi dress and Max Mara coat.
Nine Network Postcards presenter Brodie Harper wearing Dion Lee dress.
Lebanese Australian lawyer, TV Host, beauty queen, model, charity worker, and most recently the face and presenter for Yahoo Maktoob’s new entertainment shows, ‘omg! NOW’ and ‘omg! NUJOOM’, Jessica Kahawaty in Dion Lee dress and coat, and Camilla & Mark shoes.
Sarah Ellen in Louis Vuitton outfit and bag.
Australian fashion designer and co-founder of sportswear label P.E Nation Pip Edwards wearing a navy P.E Nation top and navy Dion Lee skirt.
Australian Instagram star Pia Muehlenbeck wearing Misha Collection coat, Strathberry bag and Tony Bianco shoes.
Beth Levis in Dion Lee dress, Balenciaga shoes, Valentino bag and Celine earings.
Australian model and winner of cycle 7 of Australia’s Next Top Model Montana Cox wearing Dion Lee dress and coat, Fendi handbag and shoes.
Highlights of the show follow.