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:: Spotlight :: David Jones Autumn/Winter 2010 Fashion Launch - Sydney

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

The home of Australia’s leading designers, David Jones launched its Autumn Winter 2010 Season at the Hordern Pavilion, Entertainment Quarter, Sydney recently. Australian born, internationally based model Miranda Kerr returned to Sydney, where she led the runway as David Jones Fashion Ambassador for the Autumn/Winter season.

Australia’s most celebrated designers and members of the David Jones Fashion Family were showcased, including: Akira, Alex Perry, Alannah Hill, Anna Thomas, AG by Arthur Galan, Bianca Spender, Calibre, Carla Zampatti, Collette Dinnigan, Easton Pearson, Fleur Wood, George Gross, Ginger & Smart, Gorman, Harry Who, Kirrily Johnston, Lisa Ho, Sabatini, Sass & Bide, Scanlan & Theodore, Simona, Thurley, Trelise Cooper, Willow and Zimmermann.

Bianca Spender and Carla Zampatti opened the show with their enchanting designs setting the scene for a sophisticated Autumn/Winter season, while Sass & Bide took centre stage with the coveted finale spot.

Guests were welcomed with a morning tea menu prepared exclusively by JohnandPeter. Refreshing fresh juices of lemon ginger and elderflower, watermelon and honeydew, kiwi fruit and spearmint were served, complimented by a selection of sweet and savoury delights including; fresh fig with savoury marscapone and baby basil; savoury tartlet with a salad of heirloom tomatoes; fresh herbs and goat ricotta brioche buche with smoked sea-trout and chervil; mozzarella in carozza; raspberry and pomegranate salad with goat milk sorbet; vanilla and cinnamon scented doughnuts; orange and pistachio nut cakes and warm madelines. Fresh herbal infused loose leaf teas were served to refresh the palate.

Pictures from the event.

Bianca Spender
Carla Zampatti
Alannah Hill
Alannah Hill AG by Arthur Galan
AG by Arthur Galan
Collette Dinnigan
George Gross & Harry Who
George Gross & Harry Who Alex Perry
Alex Perry
Gorman Easton Pearson
Kirrily Johnston
Lisa Ho Sabatini
Akira Trelise Cooper
Willow Zimmermann
sass & bide
Heidi Middleton & Sarah-Jane Clarke Jessica McNamee
Megan Gale Rianna & Ricky Ponting
Kate Waterhouse Zoe Ventoura
Pip Edwards Tony Thomas & Sophie Faulkiner
Jodie Meares Emma Freedman
Colette Garnsey & Mark McInnes