News & Opinion | May 25, 2018 10:35 am

The Hottest Updates From Australia’s Fashion Week

Vogue recapped the highs, lows and best looks from Sydney.

A model poses backstage ahead of the Camilla show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 17, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
A model poses backstage ahead of the Camilla show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 17, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
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Australia’s summer might be winding down, but iconic fashion brands from around the world converged in Sydney this past week to don the kind of looks Vogue is calling “unaffected by the world’s current fixations with streetwear, irony, and fashion that pushes the boundaries of acceptable taste. Well, mostly.”

Take a look at some of the glitz and style from this year’s Aussie runway — and appreciate Emilia Wickstead summertime’s capsule at Coogee’s Wylie’s Baths, which Vogue calls the “highlight of the week.” (The baths, which used to be a women-only tidal pool, provided the perfect backdrop for the retro stylings.)

A model poses backstage ahead of the Alice McCall show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 14, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Getty)
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A model walks the runway during theResort Review show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia – Weekend Edition at Carriageworks on May 19, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Brook Mitchell/Getty Images)
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A model prepares backstage ahead of the Camilla Opening Showcase at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia – Weekend Edition at Carriageworks on May 18, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Brook Mitchell/Getty Images)
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A model poses backstage ahead of the Camilla show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 17, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
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A model walks the runway during the I.AM.GIA show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 16, 2018, in Sydney, Australia.
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A model poses backstage ahead of the Camilla show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Carriageworks on May 17, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
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A model walks the runway during the Matchesfashion.com x Emilia Wickstead show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Wylie’s Baths on May 15, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
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A model prepares backstage ahead of the Matchesfashion.com x Emilia Wickstead show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Wylie’s Baths on May 15, 2018, in Sydney, Australia.
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Models pose backstage ahead of the Matchesfashion.com x Emilia Wickstead show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 19 Collections at Wylie’s Baths on May 15, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. (Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images)
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