Designers to Watch This Australian Fashion Week
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It’s that time of the year again.

The who’s who of Australia’s style set are about to descend on Sydney’s vibrant Carriageworks, for a week of design, inspiration and absolute artistry and awe.

Australian Fashion Week will roll out from May 13 - 17, 2024, featuring a mix of established icons and emerging talents shaping the future of Australian fashion.

Pandora leads the pack as the event's first-ever presenting partner and official jewellery partner, setting the stage for an array of designer runway shows and presentations.

The stellar line up includes: Acler, Albus Lumen, Alix Higgins, all is a gentle spring, ANNA QUAN, ASIYAM, Beare Park, Blanca, Carla Zampatti, David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway (particularly excited about this one!), EM on Holiday, FDS: The Innovators, INJURY, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, Karla Špetić, Liandra, madre natura, MASTANI, Michael Lo Sordo, Nicol & Ford, P.E Nation, Romance Was Born, Rory William Docherty, Speed, Third Form, Verner, Viktoria & Woods and Wackie Ju.

Phew! That’s a lot to take in. So who do we have our eye on?


Established by designer Marina Afonina in 2015, the label has gained recognition for its understated elegance and timeless resort pieces that bring vacation vibes straight to your wardrobe. We’re hoping for breezy silhouettes, luxurious fabrics and a touch of Mediterranean magic.

When: Monday May 13 10:00am



Melissa Greenwood's label is a tribute to Indigenous art and culture, weaving ancestral stories into contemporary clothing and textiles. Teaming up with master weaver Lauren Jarrett, Miimi & Jiinda promises bold, culturally rich collections.

When: Thursday May 16, 8:30pm (David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway)



With a focus on craftsmanship and attention to detail, Karla Špetić's collections feature intricate draping, sculptural elements and luxurious fabrics. Renowned for its innovative designs and contemporary aesthetic, the brand has a knack for capturing the essence of modern femininity with a playful twist.

When: Wednesday May 15, 3:00pm



Nat Dann's Australian-made swimwear label is paving the way for sustainable fashion, using recycled plastic waste to create stylish pieces that protect the environment and celebrate Indigenous culture.

When: Thursday May 16, 8:30pm (David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway)



With its signature blend of modern chic and laid-back cool, V&W always heroes timelessness, practicality & elegance in their designs. We’ve been promised a lustrous focus on materials and a nod to modern, transformative silhouettes for the brand’s first ever solo show (yes, really!) at AFW 2024.

When: Mon May 13 1:00pm



Returning to the runway after four years, Carla Zampatti's iconic label marks a homecoming with a new creative director, Karlie Unga.

When: Mon 13 May, 8:00pm



Lazy Girl Lingerie is all about body positivity and self-confidence, tailoring lingerie to each woman's unique measurements. Embracing eco-friendly practices, the label is committed to sustainability and inclusivity.

When: Thursday May 16, 8:30pm (David Jones Indigenous Fashion Projects Runway)



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Designers to Watch This Australian Fashion Week