Highlights from MBFWA – Watson x Watson

Amongst a packed schedule of shows, Fashion Week held some real treats. My most loved shows at MBFWA included:

Watson x Watson:

This show was very much what you’d call “Lights. Camera. Action.” One of the earliest shows in the schedule, the team at Watson x Watson really know how to juice-up the crowd. Their showy, loud, and commercially-geared presentation was spot on for the audience which roared with applause at the finale.

Image taken by me

Media Pit and front row faces including Sam Weaving, Tash Sefton, Roxy Jacenko, and Elle Ferguson. 

Watson x Watson’s effortless, accessible “cool-girl” aesthetic was evident throughout their collection. The show opened with fresh, casual, wearable looks in denim and white which included several patchwork denim pieces that nodded to the ’80’s.

Images: popsugar.com.au, theage.com.au

Images: popsugar.com.au, theage.com.au

My favourite opening looks featured paperbag-style pants that tapered at the ankle, cinched blousy jackets, and a Farrah Fawcett-esque denim jumpsuit (pictured below). Sleeves were rolled up and hands were often in pockets as the models nonchalantly made their way down the long silver runway.

Image: @tobimakeup via Instagram

Backstage. Image: @tobimakeup via Instagram

The second half of the collection featured evening looks that centered around a palette of black, navy and red. Favourite looks of mine included more paperbag-style midi skirts and pants, sheer beaded sweaters, and long-line tuxedo vests and dresses.

Image: @watsonxwatson via Instagram

Image: @watsonxwatson via Instagram

Image: popsugar.com.au

Image: popsugar.com.au

All evening looks were accessorised with incredible fringed crystal bracelets and statement crystal earrings by Fielsol.

Image: @fielsol via Instagram

Image: @fielsol via Instagram

As far as beauty was concerned, Watson x Watson turned the mirror back on their key customer, with models sporting effortless “undone” (long) natural hair, glossy bronzed faces and bold, yet natural brows.

watson x watson beauty

Image: @tobimakeup via Instagram

Watson x Watson sister duo Somer and Liberty Watson make the kind of pieces that define everyday luxury and easy glamour, with a relaxed, sexy appeal.

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  • Reply Whatthe Sunday 26th April, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    So much blonde hair and so many long legs!

    • Vanessa Roberts - Editor
      Reply Vanessa Roberts - Editor Tuesday 19th May, 2015 at 1:50 pm

      There was a LOT of blonde, it was a very shiny show….

  • Reply BellaB Sunday 19th April, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    Love the splashes of red.

    • Vanessa Roberts - Editor
      Reply Vanessa Roberts - Editor Tuesday 19th May, 2015 at 1:51 pm

      Nice to see some red in the collections for a change.. colour creeping back…

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