fashion week

Australian fashion week.


Set against the sparkling backdrop of the Sydney Harbour, Australian fashion week (MBFWA) brings together the best of Australia’s fashion into an annual industry-only event. For Mercedes-Benz fashion week Australia in 2020 will be providing you with all the in depth reviews and runway photos that you’ll need.

Below you’ll find our coverage of Australian fashion week 2020, and on the right you’ll find links to the photo galleries. You’ll also find coverage of past years including RAFW 2019.

Known as RAFW prior to 2012, Australian fashion week brings to the catwalk established and upcoming designers from Australia and neighbouring countries. The fashion week largely features trans-seasonal clothing suited to Australia’s climate. That means on the 2020 catwalks you’re likely to see pieces suited to both autumn / winter and spring / summer. An a fashion industry-only event, tickets for Australian fashion week cannot be bought though are sometimes available as part of competitions / giveaways.

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Australian fashion week coverage 2020

How to: the bad girl Jane Birkin beauty look

In case you haven’t heard, 1960s makeup has carried over into the list of spring 2014 beauty trends. Making a subtle nod to it was James Malloy of MAC with the makeup look he created for the McGraw spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week. In drawing inspiration from the 1960s, this look was a nod to a modern “bad girl” version of…

How to: Alice McCall’s grunge-glitter beauty look

Mixing two opposing elements is something that’s commonly done in fashion. These types of combinations usually result to looks that become notable for their uniqueness. For the Alice McCall spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week, a touch of grunge was mixed with glittery shadow to create a one of a kind beauty look. MAC’s Victoria Baron is the woman behind this look…

How to: shimmering mermaid skin at Gail Sarronda

Mermaids never fail to tickle the imaginations of beauty creatives, and MAC’s James Malloy is one of them. For the Gail Sarronda spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week (MBFWA), he created a look with skin inspired by Disney’s The Little Mermaid. With a soft glow and simple yet beautiful eyes, this make up look is truly fit for a princess of the…

How to: the dark Parisian beauty look at Aurelio Costarella

There’s something about Parisian beauty that draws us in. Whether it’s the elegance, the style of the confidence, Paris has always been a source of inspiration in fashion. For the Aurelio Costarella spring / summer 2015 show at Australian Fashion Week, we were given a bit of Paris through a beauty look that’s part gothic romance and part archetypal Parisian. The man behind this look…

How to: the pretty punk look at Duvenage

We’ve always had this certain image of punk – tough, a bit unkempt and sometime androgynous. Duvenage together with MAC cosmetics presented a different type of punk for their spring / summer 2015 beauty look at Australian fashion week (MBFWA). This type of punk is pretty with big emphasized eyes and luminous skin. Girly with an edge, this look is surely worth trying and we’ve…