6) There was some snarking in the Aussie press that certain designers took Phoebe’s soft, neutral Celine silhouette and flat out ripped it off.
7) Susie Bubble represented for the northern hemisphere bloggers and chronicled RAFW with her usual infectious enthusiasm and, of course, killer outfits.
8) Unknown label Humility Couture had people shaking their heads after they sent a grim reaper down the runway pulling a cart containing headstones which read, “RIP Alexander McQueen, YSL, Ksubi….”
9)…which had to really piss off struggling label Ksubi, which closed RAFW to critical acclaim in what was billed a comeback show. The label almost went under and hadn’t shown at RAFW for three years. But they now have a new owner and everyone is hopeful.
10) Go here to see images and video from most of the runway shows.
Thanks for an entertaining week, Australia. Now where can we get those swimsuits? It’s almost beach season.