Australia

Sports Illustrated model Tara Lynn.

Intimates

Sports Illustrated Model Tara Lynn Is Selling Her String Bikini

The model joins a growing list of designers and brands to move from lingerie to swimwear.

clock May 7, 2019Kellie Ell

Bellroy leather goods.

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Bellroy’s Slim Wallets Are Getting a Fat Paycheck

Silas Capital makes multimillion-dollar investment in the wallet start-up.

clock April 10, 2019Kellie Ell

Naomi Osaka

Fashion Scoops

Nike Gets Naomi Osaka, Adidas Moves on With Beyoncé

The tennis superstar was reportedly in talks with the rival sportswear giant last year.

clock April 5, 2019Kellie Ell

Jonathan Simkhai poses for a portrait in his first retail space in Los Angeles on July 20, 2018.

Fashion Scoops

Jonathan Simkhai to Present Resort Show in Sydney

Simkhai will unveil his resort 2020 collection in Sydney on May 13, as part of the 24th annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia showcase.

clock March 25, 2019Patty Huntington

Tiffany & Co.'s new Sydney flagship, on the corner of King and Pitt Streets.

Fashion Features

Tiffany & Co. Taps Australian Luxury Boom With Sydney Flagship

Already one of Tiffany’s Top 10 best-performing stores, the new Sydney city flagship is triple the size of the previous Sydney city store.

clock March 5, 2019Patty Huntington

Meccaland

Fashion Scoops

Meccaland Goes to Sydney for Second, Much Larger Edition

The Australian consumer beauty festival by Mecca returns May 17 to 19 with double the number of brands.

clock March 4, 2019Tiffany Ap

From left: Gary Bigeni, Umberto Ianni and Karla Spetic at Our Store, their new shared retail space in Sydney's Paddington.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Designers Band Together to Create Retail Collective

Six fashion and accessories brands have pooled resources to open Our Store, a new shared retail space in Sydney.

clock March 1, 2019Patty Huntington

Melbourne-based men's wear designer Christian Kimber, 2019 winner of Australia's National Designer Award

Fashion Scoops

Christian Kimber Wins Australia’s National Designer Award

Savile Row-trained, Melbourne-based and already tapped by Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, Kimber is one to watch.

clock February 28, 2019Patty Huntington

Camilla And Marc RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Camilla and Marc RTW Fall 2019

Australian designer siblings Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman hit the mark of exemplary sophistication with a line that had ample texture, chic tailoring and lots of shine.

clock February 8, 2019Emily Mercer

Spell's Jungle Maxi Sundress

Business Features

Sustainable Ones to Watch: Spell & The Gypsy Collective

Over the last 12 months, the Australian brand has directed all its resources to working with sustainable fibers.

clock December 20, 2018Marcy Medina

In her farewell post on Instagram, Elle Australia's outgoing editor said the brand is "the strongest digital business in the company."

Media

Elle Australia Editor Justine Cullen Out

Cullen has been with the title since she started as an intern 28 years ago.

clock September 18, 2018Kali Hays

Jo Horgan

Beauty Features

How Throwing a Beauty Festival Upped Mecca’s Retail Sales

Mecca cochief executive officer and founder Jo Horgan shares insights on Meccaland, Australia’s first beauty festival, at WWD’s 2018 Beauty CEO Summit.

clock May 29, 2018Alexa Tietjen

The Aje Resort 19 collection based on the archives of the Australian artist, Brett Whiteley.

Fashion Features

A Decade of Aje, Australian Designer Duo Infusing Art Into Clothing

The contemporary label has found success in its ability as a retailer on top of its cherished “tough feminine” designs.

clock May 4, 2018Tiffany Ap

An Esprit store.

Retail

Esprit to Halt Australian, New Zealand Operations

The region’s 67 points of sale are loss-making.

clock May 2, 2018Tiffany Ap

C/MEO

Retail

Australian Fashion Labels Founders on Steering a Business With a Steady Hand

The now 10-year-old contemporary design house is focused on China and the U.S.

clock April 25, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Séverine Merle Elected Head of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

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