Models walk the runway during the Aje show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney. Rising labels made a splash, but the big domestic labels stayed away. Photo: Getty Images

Australia fashion week: a launchpad for new talent, but it needs established local labels to show too

  • Sydney event showcased successful home-grown brands such as Aje and Double Rainbouu, whose resort wear and swimwear have a relaxed, effortless vibe
  • However, if it is to claim a regular place on the crowded global fashion calendar, it needs to attract household names of Australian fashion that show elsewhere
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Models walk the runway during the Aje show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney. Rising labels made a splash, but the big domestic labels stayed away. Photo: Getty Images
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Vincenzo La Torre

Vincenzo La Torre

Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre started his career in fashion journalism after graduating from Columbia University in New York. He has previously worked for Vogue Japan, Harper's Bazaar Singapore and Prestige Hong Kong. Before joining the Post as fashion editor in 2017, Vincenzo was a member of the launch team of Vogue Arabia in Dubai.