Today, Sydney’s Opera House hosted the prestigious 2015 Australian Fashion Laureate Awards, honouring outstanding creative or intellectual achievement in the Australian fashion industry.
The winner of the coveted Australian Fashion Laureate Award for 2015 was former Vogue editor, Nancy Pilcher. In the running for the Australian Fashion Laureate Award were a cross-section of Australian fashion greats including designers Alex Perry, Camilla & Marc and Toni Maticevski, IMG’s Jarrad Clark and TAFE fashion boss Nicholas Huxley.
Winner of Best Menswear went to suiting experts Calibre, Best Retailer to Scanlan Theodore and the Best Australian Emerging Designer award was claimed by Strateas.Carlucci, who were awarded a prize of $10,000.
Presented by Vogue international editor Suzy Menkes, this was the first time the Australian Fashion Laureate was orchestrated as a stand-alone event, outside of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia.
Here’s to the winners.