For the first time, some of Australia’s most innovative and emerging designers will unveil their Spring/Summer 19 Collections with Fashion Palette as part of the Australian Womenswear Collection show on schedule with IMG NYFW: The Shows on September 7, 2018.
Aussie labels Bronx & Banco, Elliatt, Saski Collection, Elle Zeitoune, Santina-Nicole, DA by Daniel, Harvey the Label (hailing from Adelaide), NNCY, The Blonde Republic, Avery Verse and Jagger & Stone will showcase their collections at Industria.
“Fashion Palette continues to support local designers at NYFW and this season we are thrilled to showcasing our annual platform on schedule as part of IMG NYFW: The Shows. We take pride in continuing to strengthen the Australian fashion industry and over the years have created a unique global platform as part of the fashion landscape to showcase Australian labels to world-wide buyers, media, stylists and celebrities.” says Sonya Mefaddi, Director of Fashion Palette.
“Australia has some of the world’s best designers and I’m so proud to be presenting such an amazing cross section of local talent in New York working together with IMG this season in supporting and nurturing Aussie talent.” says Sonya Mefaddi.
In keeping with the Aussie spirit, hair and beauty sponsor partners, Davroe Hair Wellness, Natur al-Vegan- Australian Hair Care and Alison Jade, Australian mineral makeup brand, will also take a team of stylists to New York for all hair and makeup looks on the Fashion Palette NYFW program.
Designers on the runway to include:
Harvey the Label
The namesake label was established in 2015 by Head Designer, Mim Harvey. HARVEY was founded on the creative vision of creating ready to wear pieces that are confident, distinctive and versatile in style. HARVEY instils an ethical approach to design; producing only 100 garments of each style. Amidst the growth of the label, HARVEY continues to remain true to this commitment. The brand is now available at 180+ retailers internationally. 2017 saw the opening of HARVEY’s first flagship store on the boutique strip of Rundle Street, Adelaide.
Bronx & Banco
Bronx and Banco designs encapsulate are sophisticated, chic and sexy with a playful sensibility that reflects the impeccable style of the label’s Founder and Creative Director; Natalie DeBanco. With a strong love of all things sartorial and a rich family history that is immersed within the international fashion industry, Natalie quickly developed an understanding of the industry unparalleled to many. Bronx and Banco is stocked in over 200 department stores and boutiques worldwide that including Australia, New Zealand, USA, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece and Russia to name a few.
After working for a number of high profile Australian fashion brands, Katie Pratt saw a gap in the Australian market for unique designer womenswear at an accessible price point. Katie launched ELLIATT from her home, in Australia in 2011. ELLIATT specializes in fine detailing such as embroidery, laces and specialty fabrications, all of which are intrinsic to the brand’s signature high-quality, innovative product. Initially focused on occasion wear for the Sydney and Melbourne social scenes, ELLIATT has since grown globally, and is now stocked across 6 continents, in more than 1200 boutiques globally, including majors such as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neman Marcus, Revolve, VIP.com, Anthropology and Urban Outfitters.
Saski Collection is a brand that has its roots in active wear, while pushing the boundaries between fashion and function. Committed to delivering high quality pieces that can withstand any workout, Saski Collection are designed for women who demand style in all aspects of their wardrobe. Classic pieces are designed as universal staples which provide the everyday basics, while statement pieces punctuate each collection, reflecting the true personality of the range in an innovative and creative way.
DA by Daniel
Daniel Alexander is an award-winning international designer born and bred in Queensland, with more than 18 years in the industry. The DA by Daniel brand oozes sophistication and edge. Daniel himself is a driven, open-minded creative, who possesses a strong sense of commitment to all that he does. Alexander recently returned from a world tour where he unveiled his ground breaking and conceptual live couture show.
Established in early 2010 Elle Zeitoune is an Australian label reflecting sophistication, elegance and glamour. Offering an exclusive range of gorgeous feminine cocktail, evening, bridesmaids and bridal dresses, Elle Zeitoune captures the very essence of femininity and elegance. Elle Zeitoune uses a combination of classic silhouettes with a modern edge which create lasting impressions.
Santina-Nicole founded by Santina Ponte is focusing on staple wardrobe pieces that are both durable and timeless. The brand has a crisp, distinctive architectural design, precise tailoring and trim, with flattering garment construction. These pieces are created with the entire collection in mind, enabling pieces to be worn together or mixed and matched, designed to be the essential mainstays of a refined wardrobe for a young, stylish woman with classic tastes.
The Blonde Republic
The Blonde Republic is inspired by everyday fashion. Sapphiroula design gives a nod to high end sports luxe glam, with signature bodysuits creating a collection that is easy, durable and versatile in a range of colours with hidden inspirational quotes.
Avery Verse is an Australian luxury brand and social enterprise. We create luxury bags for the discerning woman. Our style is formal and timeless, free from gimmicks and transitory notions of style. Our foremost goal is to produce the luxury handbag which stands as your absolute favourite.
Jagger & Stone
Jagger & Stone is a label designed by Australian friends and bloggers Lucy Jackson and Nikki Westcott. After years of making their way through the International Festival Scene, Lucy & Nikki decided it was time to fill a gap in the festival fashion market – clothing that made girls feel badass and cool.
NNCY is on a mission to create versatile and timeless pieces for THE woman, meaning ALL women. Designed by three creative dynamic sisters NNCY is designed to take the wearer on any path they are on. Whether you are the Saturday night party woman, or the Sunday morning beach woman each piece has a sense of diversity and cultural richness.