Who to Look Out For at Australian Fashion Week

The biggest street style stars and fashion insiders to look for at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2017

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NICOLE WARNE

The epitome of a digital fashion influencer, Australian Nicole Warne travels the world working with top fashion and luxury brands, including Dior, Giorgio Armani, Net-a-Porter and more. Known for her dreamy Instagram photos and sophisticated personal style, in 2013 she was the first digital influencer in the world to sign to IMG's talent division.

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READ: Nicole's Beauty Routine/

JUSTIN O'SHEA

Australian Justin O'Shea, the former creative director of menswear brand Brioni who will launch his own line SSS World Corp later this year, has come home for MBFW - expect him to be one of the most photographed men outside the shows.

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CHRISTINE CENTENERA

The New York-based fashion director of Vogue Australia is known for her influential style and impeccable connections, having worked with everyone from Kim Kardashian to Victoria Beckham. Loves a sharp blazer, Christine is always one of the most photographed street style stars at MBFWA.

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YASMINE SEWELL

The influential Australian fashion consultant - and another street style favourite - is based in London, where she works as the fashion director of Style.com. She's attending MBFWA this year, covering it for the site which last year relaunched with an e-commerce focus.

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JENNY KEE

The legendary Australian designer is famous for her colourful knits and red spectacles, and has proven influential on younger designers including Romance was Born - who she collaborated with in 2012.

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SARA DONALDSON

The Sydney-based blogger behind Harper & Harley, Sara is often photographed outside the shows in her signature muted colour palette.

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READ: Sarah's Beauty Routine.

LUKE SALES & ANNA PLUNKETT

The designers behind Romance was Born will close the week with their show on Thursday night, one of the most anticipated highlights of the week. The stylish pair bring a sense of colour, fun and creativity to Sydney's fashion scene.

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CARMEN HAMILTON

The Australian digital influencer, also known as Chronicles of Her, was in NZ earlier this year, and is another often photographed outside of the shows.

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KYM ELLERY

One of Australia's top designers, Kym has helped shape a certain kind of Sydney aeshtetic, and will celebrate 10 years since her MBFWA debut with a special party, to be held in conjunction with Etihad airlines.

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READ: Kym on her Eyewear Collection for Specsavers.

MARGARET ZHANG

The popular stylist, writer and photographer returns home to Sydney from the US for MBFWA, offering an intelligent take on Australian fashion. This week, she also opened a photography exhibition in partnership with Vestiaire Collective.

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CHLOE HILL

Technically a Kiwi, this Sydney-based stylist is a street style favourite with her eclectic approach to fashion. She recently launched a fashion website Coolpretty.cool, which showcases models and fashion from around the world - with Chloe's own fun take on personal style.

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KATE WATERHOUSE

Racing royalty and another MBFWA classic, Kate Waterhouse brings a touch of elegance to all of those street style photos from the week. She covers the week in her role as fashion editor of The Sun-Herald, as well as her own website.

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LAURA BROWN

The New York-based Australian is one of fashion's most influential, with her role as editor-in-chief of InStyle seeing her rub shoulders with an array of A-list stars and fashion designers. Previously at US Harper's Bazaar for over 10 years, Laura also has one of the best senses of humour in the industry.

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OLLIE HENDERSON

The model caused a stir in 2014 with her T-shirts handpainted with political slogans, gifted to her model friends to wear outside the shows. Since then she launched them officially under the guise of The House of Riot. Look out for more statement making style from Ollie this year.

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TANJA GACIC

An Australian Fashion Week mainstay, former model and My Empirical Life blogger Tanja Gacic is another digital influencer and street style favourite.

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