David Jones A/W ’18 Launch – The Trends We Loved

The David Jones Autumn Winter 2018 runway show previewed this seasons upcoming looks last night and boy, are we on board.


The David Jones Autumn Winter 2018 runway show previewed this seasons upcoming looks last night; with a strong edit of international and Australian designers and lust-worthy trends that you’ll be dying to add to your closet and boy, are we on board.

70’s Revival

A crowd favourite, this trend will make you want to dig through your mother’s closet with the hope she’s kept her vintage pieces!

Key looks: Think denim, clogs, peasant tops and mini dresses. Florals and embellishments will also play into this look.

Colours/Patterns: Yellow, green and purple. Pared back with denim pieces and tan accessories.

Style Inspiration: Kate Hudson, Almost Famous

Suit Up

Masculine femininity at its finest; expect to be seeing a more tailored look. This trend emanates power, confidence and influence.

Key looks: Fitted blazers, oversized coats, matching pantsuits and versatile basics.

Colour Palette: Basics in grey, white and black. Hero pieces in khaki and gold details with accessories.

Style Inspiration: Balmain Army – Oliver Rousteing

My Fair Lady

Embrace your desire to be extra with this post-war throwback trend for the ages; or tone it down with the demure Victorian influenced trend.

Key Looks: Mixed textures and attention to detail; think embroidery, faux fur, and patent accessories. Floaty skirts paired back with florals, and big sunglasses. Victorian frills and lace details will also get a look in.

Colour Palette: Candy (pink/purple). Florals, lace and a monotone palette for the Victorian looks.

Style Inspiration: Audrey Hepburn

New Classic

We’re going back to basics with the pieces that stand the test of time.

Key looks: Wide leg pants, sports coats, layering and unexpected modern touches – think a textured bodysuit or a slouched pant with a tailored jacket.

Colour Palette: Muted tones – grey, tan, black and white with a hint of blue. For the men, pops of red are making a comeback.

Style Inspiration: Victoria Beckham 

Hair – Aveda

Makeup – MAC

Hosts – Belinda Sloane, Chris Kontos (Adelaide Fashion Festival Director)

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