MELBOURNE — Australia’s trade show circuit is blossoming.
The latest arrival: the first fall incarnation of Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, Australia’s premier fashion event. Previously a spring fashion showcase staged in Sydney each May, the fall shows were staged November 11-13 at Melbourne’s spectacular new Federation Square arts complex. According to organizers, the event drew 10,000 visitors, including 350 delegates, of which 70 were international media-retail representatives from the U.S., Great Britain, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Italy, Kuwait and Bangladesh.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"