Key media, influencers and the who’s who of Adelaide will get an exclusive preview of Jaimie Sortino’s latest ten-piece collection, showcasing his exquisite creations and unique talent.
The collection, entirely designed and handcrafted in Australia, is a beautiful capsule of Sortino’s couturier artistry. Winning the Adelaide Fashion Festival Emerging Designer Award in 2010, Sortino has grown his namesake label, to become a thriving influence on Australian couture, dressing the likes of Delta Goodrem, The Block stars Alisa and Lysandra and Real Housewives socialite Jackie Gillies.
His latest collection, inspired by the rich landscapes of the Adelaide Hills, uses a colour palette of dusty rose pinks, midnight blues and injections of silver and ivory that is reminiscent of a dusky sunset. Jaimie’s signature custom embellishment mimics the silhouette of ethereal tree branches against the night sky, and the glimmer of stars bursting through the clouds.
“Every collection is very personal to me, it has a story and a unique feel, and this collection in particular, has a very special inspiration,” Sortino says of growing up in the Adelaide Hills.
“Each piece has its own effortless drama, and its own allure, these gowns are custom made and no two are alike,” Sortino says.
This contemporary, raw romantic vision sees fine fabrics sourced from France and Italy, and paired with hand cut embellishments, hand cut lace detailing and custom treatment and manipulation of fabrics. A testament to Sortino’s dedicated craftsmanship, each handmade gown is treated with care and hours of painstaking beading and embellishing, which results in an ethereal fusion of whimsy and romance, with the elements of bridal inspiration.
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Also, check out The Adelaide September To Do List on which Jaimie Sortino features (plus a whole bunch of other amazing and exciting things to do this month in our fine State)!