Sure, Melbourne seems to be the fashion mecca this week as they host their Fashion Week, but there are plenty of stylish events around Sydney to coincide, including Zimmermann’s second sale of the year, Vogue Fashion Night Out and Westfield’s Fashion Weekend.
Plus Tommy Hilfiger has opened a new store in Parramatta.
Since its local beginnings in 1991, Zimmermann has gained international success and a celebrity following (cue Beyonce’s Instagram and Yara Shahidi’s VMAs look) for its sophisticated femininity, whimsical prints and attention to detail. So when it comes to this warehouse sale which is one of the year’s biggest, expect queues and orderly chaos with local fans vying to get their hands on past season designs.
Worth it for up to 80 per cent off Spring ready-to-wear 17, Resort ready-to-wear 17, Resort swim 17 including the coveted Cavalier Tier Dress and a range of Zimmermann accessories.
Australian Technology Park, 2 Locomotive Street Bay 4 , Eveleigh. Thursday 7th 8am-7pm, Friday 8th 9am-6pm, Saturday 9 9am-4pm.
Minimalistic clothing, accessories, beauty and decor digital atelier My Charmeleon will be holding a three-day sale in Paddington with up to 85 per cent off past season designer collections. The sale will feature international and local designers including Dion Lee, Ellery, Christopher Esber, Simon Miller, Marques, Jacquemus and more.
17 Oxford St, Paddington. Thursday 7th 4pm-6pm, Friday 8th 10am-6pm, Saturday 9 10am-4pm.
Shop designers at My Chameleon’s sale. Photo: Supplied
Renowned for their embellishment and precise eye for detail, Australian luxury brand Madame X is holding their first ever warehouse sale in Surry Hills this weekend. The sale will feature their 70 per cent off past season styles as well as one-off samples including embellishments, perfect for spring occasions.
44A Foveaux Street, Surry Hills. Friday 8th 12pm-8pm, Saturday 9th 8am-5pm, Sunday 10 9am-4pm.
It is Madame X’s first ever sale. Photo: Supplied
Last week, Napoleon Perdis celebrated 25 years in the makeup industry with a signature lavish party, as documented by Amy Croffey in Fairfax’s Social Seen. Now the businessman is offering 25 per cent off all his full-priced items in store and online for two days to help fans join in the celebrations.
In store and online. Till Friday 8.
Napoleon Perdis celebrates 25 years at the Napoleon Perdis Boutique, East Sydney. Photo: Wendell Teodoro
If you are looking for quality clothing in a cheaper price range, Australian label Cooper St is holding a three-day sample sale this weekend, with all the stock including dresses, tops, skirts, pants and jackets at $40 or under. The sale fill feature sizes 6 through to 16.
37 Doody St, Alexandria. Thursday 7th 8am-8pm, Friday 8th 8am-6pm, Saturday 10am-3pm.
Missed out on the August Street and PS the Label sale last week? Don’t fret: both brands are currently holding online warehouse sales, with the past season stock and archive pieces further reduced from the Surry Hills prices last week.
With everything under $50, expect to find their usual statement designs and structural pieces in the going-out and workwear collections.
Online only. Till stocks last.
In case you missed out on the warehouse sale August Street and PS The Label now have their sale online. Photo: Supplied
One of Sydney’s biggest vintage markets is back again next weekend at Marrickville Town Hall. Round She Goes indoor market has 60 handpicked vintage and retro fashion, handmade jewellery and accessory stallholders selling items from the 1950s onwards.
Shoppers can expect to find a mixture of local and international preloved brands including Gorman, Zimmermann, Max Mara, Moschino, Ralph Lauren, Fendi, Carla Zampatti and more. If the events held earlier this year are anything to go by, it’s important to get in early.
Marrickville Town Hall, 303 Marrickville Road Marrickville. Saturday 16 10am–3pm. Entry $2.
The Round She Goes market will have stores from some of Sydney’s most stylish women.
International brand Tommy Hilfiger is continuing to expand their local presence with the opening of their 10th Australian store in Westfield Parramatta. Spanning over 145 square metres, the store’s aesthetic will follow the global design concept which celebrates the brand’s heritage with a clean and modern minimalistic finish to make the Spring 2017 ‘Summer of Love’ collection the focal showcase.
The collection celebrates 1960s love and liberation in a contemporary style including denim patchworks, utilitarian details, paisleys and sun-washes palettes, staying true to the brand’s American classic design.
Taking cues from the brand’s signature nautical lifestyle, the furnishings feature walnut and high-gloss white wood, stainless steel and polished stainless steel, and of course accents of red, white and blue colour palettes.
While the store opened on August 31 Tommy Hilfiger has partnered with MTV Australia for an official opening music event this September 9. Hosting a set from DJ Tigerlily, customers also will have the opportunity to meet Instagrammer Pia Muehlenbeck as well as hosts Sam Taunton and Lisa Hamilton. The new GigixTommy collection is dropping in US on September 20, so here’s hoping that pieces will be available in the store.
Westfield Parramatta, Level 3, 159-175 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150.
The new store features both men’s and women’s wear. Photo: Supplied
In conjunction with their charity partner of 11 years, The Butterfly Foundation, Sportsgirl has release a quirky range of accessories as part of Love Your Body Week.
Along with conducting a survey on body image with the charity, Sportsgirl has teamed up with Melbourne accessory design Georgia Perry to create a range which includes a clutch, journal, iPhone case, eye-palette, t-shirt and two shopping totes, each with their own cartoon motifs and strong messages. All the profits from the products that will be available for the next few months will go towards helping the Foundation’s initiatives in body confidence.
“Sportsgirl is proud to support ‘Love Your Body Week’ nationally across stores and online again this year with the addition of our exciting accessories collaboration with Georgia Perry,” said Collen Callander, CEO of Sportsgirl.
“Positive body image, health, happiness and individuality are core elements of Sportsgirl’s brand DNA and we are committed to introducing new initiatives to raise much needed funding to support Butterfly Foundation’s important cause and the vital promotion of body confidence.”
Instore and Online. Till stocks last.
Sportsgirl X Georgia Perry Clutch. Photo: Supplied
Here comes the sun…shine yellow! Throwing some serious shade at the booming 2017 tones of millennial pink and red, yellow has undergone a reboot for spring in the form of mustard, saffron and turmeric toned pieces, and honestly we are all for it.
Perhaps part of the La La Land effect, Emma Watson’s Belle or Beyonce’s ‘Hold Up’ Roberto Cavalli dress, it’s been labelled “Gen Z yellow” by Man Repeller who just released a whole range of different marigold hues. It follows on from the likes of Chloe, Chanel, Oscar De La Renta and Altuzarra who heavily feature the colour during their Spring/Summer collections earlier this year.
Instagram is also going bananas over the trend that can either be rocked as a statement block colour on dresses or mixed and matched with neutrals and pastels such as white, beige and denim and woven bags for a more subtle approach.