We’re in the midst of party season in Australia – spring racing has started, the evenings are warming up and Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner. So, before you start looking to update your wardrobe, we’ve put together a few Australian designers that you need to get familiar with… stat!
Classic black and white never go astray and these numbers by West Australian designer, Ae’lkemi prove that sometimes simple elegance can sometimes make the biggest statement.
Above Ae’lkemi gowns available from Dresses For Hire
2. Con Ilio
Melbourne couturier, Con Ilio is becoming one of the biggest names of the year, releasing a collection renowned for its texture, structure and creativity. Perfect for a more formal Christmas soiree.
Images from Con Ilio
3. Lillian Khallouf
Chic, elegant and sophisticated, we want one of everything from Lillian Khallouf’s latest collection. All you need to add to her bold, statement dresses is delicate stacked jewellery and slicked back hair – and voila, you’re ready for party season!
Images from Lillian Khallouf
Feminine cuts, detailed lace work and unexpected silhouettes make Thurley an obvious pick for the party months!
Above Thurley dresses available from Dresses For Hire
5. S.E. by Sant Elia
Otherworldly, with delicate lace and intricate detailing, the first ready-to-wear collection by Sant Elia is just made for dancing under the stars with a cocktail.
Images from Sant Elia
6. Jewels + Grace
For a versatile dress that be worn to a summer BBQ, or dressed up with statement earrings and heels for a dinner-do, Sydney-based brand, Jewels + Grace has you covered.
Images from Jewels + Grace
Zimmermann has become a household name over the last few years and this season it’s all about the ‘Mischief’ dress, seen on celebrities and fashion bloggers across the globe. If you can’t get your hands on this regularly sold-out piece, fear not, Dresses For Hire can send you one out for your special occasion.
Images from Zimmermann
8. Misha Collection
After securing international model, Bella Hadid to lead their runway at Sydney’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Misha Collection continue their reign into the summer months, bringing us simple, but sexy dresses that need to be worn with confidence.
Images from Misha Collection