Maybe it was a case of Day Three Fashion Week outfit fatigue. Or perhaps the intention was a strong anti-fashion-fashion message. Either way, there was a common thread amongst the outfits chosen by multiple top bloggers watching the Anna Quan Resort 2018 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia.
Cue laid-back denim in the same above-ankle crop and medium blue hue, with roughly cut hem sitting several inches above elegant (but comfortable) looking black pumps. Two of them even twinned in minimalist black tops sans jewellery.
Estee Lauder ambassador and Harper and Harley blogger Sara Donaldson kept her denim and black knit outfit simple to let her bold lip stay the focus. Next to her, Modern Legacy blogger Kaitlyn Ham, better known to her Insta-fans as Kaity_Modern, added a loose blazer and simple Gucci loafers that were fur-less, for a typical FROW change. To her left Brooke Testoni, best known for her blog of the same name and Instagram presence, belted at the waist over her check jacket (this season’s version of the prevailing ‘no arms in jacket’ style look of last year.)
It was a far cry from some of the ostentatious outfits paraded by others outside the venue, generally to lure street style snappers. Then again, practical versus improbably clothes are often the easiest way to differentiate between guests there for style business and those just hoping to shoe-horn their way into news feeds. (Case in point for the former category: New York-based Aussie fashion entity icon Christine Centenera was elegantly minimalist on the same day in fawn-coloured stirrup pants, matching hue heels and Prada knit jumper.)
SHOP THEIR fashion week DENIM LOOK
J Brand, Selena Distressed Cropped Mid Rise Boot Cut Jeans, $428. SHOP NOW
3X1, Higher Ground Boyfriend Jeans, $295. SHOP NOW
Mavi, Ada Boyfriend Mid Retro Stretch Jeans, $160. SHOP NOW