David Jones A/W ’18 Launch – The Trends We Loved


The David Jones Autumn Winter 2018 runway show previewed this seasons upcoming looks last night; with a strong edit of international and Australian designers and lust-worthy trends that you’ll be dying to add to your closet and boy, are we on board.

70’s Revival

A crowd favourite, this trend will make you want to dig through your mother’s closet with the hope she’s kept her vintage pieces!

Key looks: Think denim, clogs, peasant tops and mini dresses. Florals and embellishments will also play into this look.

Colours/Patterns: Yellow, green and purple. Pared back with denim pieces and tan accessories.

Style Inspiration: Kate Hudson, Almost Famous

Suit Up

Masculine femininity at its finest; expect to be seeing a more tailored look. This trend emanates power, confidence and influence.

Key looks: Fitted blazers, oversized coats, matching pantsuits and versatile basics.

Colour Palette: Basics in grey, white and black. Hero pieces in khaki and gold details with accessories.

Style Inspiration: Balmain Army – Oliver Rousteing

My Fair Lady

Embrace your desire to be extra with this post-war throwback trend for the ages; or tone it down with the demure Victorian influenced trend.

Key Looks: Mixed textures and attention to detail; think embroidery, faux fur, and patent accessories. Floaty skirts paired back with florals, and big sunglasses. Victorian frills and lace details will also get a look in.

Colour Palette: Candy (pink/purple). Florals, lace and a monotone palette for the Victorian looks.

Style Inspiration: Audrey Hepburn

New Classic

We’re going back to basics with the pieces that stand the test of time.

Key looks: Wide leg pants, sports coats, layering and unexpected modern touches – think a textured bodysuit or a slouched pant with a tailored jacket.

Colour Palette: Muted tones – grey, tan, black and white with a hint of blue. For the men, pops of red are making a comeback.

Style Inspiration: Victoria Beckham 

Hair – Aveda

Makeup – MAC

Hosts – Belinda Sloane, Chris Kontos (Adelaide Fashion Festival Director)


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