Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Coverage19 March 2018
Welcome to the coverage of VAMFF this year: from backstage photographs to comedic reviews, our writers sat in the front rows to get you the fashion coverage you’ve been wanting from your student mag all along.
Alexandra Teuben has “always seen [her] relationship to clothes as mode of visual expression that is personal, performative and at times a kind of artifice. This perception was challenged by Remuse, a Melbourne based label, and their trans-seasonal presentation Equinox V, which called me to think about how fashion can be about authenticity, and connection.”
Our photographer Caroline Voelker travelled to the Ryder Runway show in Cremorne at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival and took these beautiful shots.
“You definitely need to make sacrifices,” Tran advises, speaking of the effort required to build a brand from the ground, “but I think everyone gets their moment in the sun if you work hard.” Lucy Williams on Alyce Tran of The Daily Edited’s candid and down-to-earth advice on succeeding in fashion.
Simone Williams on a panel on the future of fashion: is it all-men, intersectional or simply all-AI?
Xiangqiao Sheng said “Fashion is the art of living beyond living”, and Lily Li was inspired to live beyond the everyday by the beauty and joy on display at the Graduate Showcase.
Hazel Lee reports and in five words: not your average fashion show.