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Perth Fashion Festival
Day four wrap-up/day five highlights
Perth Fashion Festival's Fashion Paramount was searing with summer style last night at the STM Swimwear show featuring seven of Western Australia's hottest swimwear designers.
Amore & Sorvette, Bernice Sara, Cebiche, Kooey, Miss Erika, Ocean Zone and We Heart Vintage wowed the 600-strong crowd with their sizzling 10/11 collections that included one piece, one shoulder, bikini, sarong, vintage and loungewear.
|We Heart Vintage|
Spotted soaking up the sizzle in the VIP seats were Vogue.com.au editor Damien Woolnough, Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi, US music producer Trent Blackett, and Australia's Next Top Model contestant Jessica Moloney.
STM Swimwear followed Wesley Quarter - a decadent exhibition of style and glamour that included national and international labels Alannah Hill, Coast London, Eyedonist, G-Star Raw, Industrie, Jan Logan, Karen Millen, Metalicus and RJ Pearce.
The event opened with cabaret chanteuse, Julia Jenkins who belted out a rendition of Ella Fitzgerald's classic song, Summertime. A West Australian catwalk debut for Coast London showcased a stunning blend of Spring Summer 10/11 menswear, womenswear, jewellery and cutting edge eyewear.
Highlights included Runway Model of the Year nominee Adam Erceg going shirtless for Industrie and Alannah Hill's signature frills and colour.
Earlier yesterday, Australia's most popular plus size model, Natalie Wakeling strutted her stuff in the second and final Every Body Counts show. The event offered an inspirational display of fashionable looks that can be achieved by all women every day.
Also at Fashion Central yesterday was Plaza Arcade - a runway show presenting the latest Spring Summer 10/11 fashions from city arcade and Forrest Chase: Find Your Shape.
Today's (Monday, 13 September) Festival highlights include:
* STUDENT RUNWAY, 6.30pm, Fashion Paramount, Perth [ticketed event]
Student Runway is the first of two great shows at Fashion Paramount tonight. Student Runway will see 60 of Western Australia's most talented design students display their wares on the catwalk at the popular runwayshow.
* WHEELS & DOLLBABY, 9.00pm, Fashion Paramount, Perth [ticketed event]
The decadence will continue this evening as the stars come out to play at the highly anticipated Wheels & Dollbaby runway show at Fashion Paramount.
This sold-out show promises to serve up Wheels & Dollbaby's signature style of sex, glamour and rock 'n' roll with Wheels & Dollbaby devotee, Jerry Hall front row and daughter of The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood,Leah Wood opening the show with Greensmith's partner, Divinyls guitarist Mark McIntee.
See you tonight lovers xox