To celebrate the announcement, which was made as part of MBFWA's 20th anniversary, we asked the fashion designer to reveal her favourite Sydney shopping haunts, from where she gets her morning caffeine fix to her secret swimming spot.

1. Where do you go for coffee?
South Dowling Kitchen in Paddington.

354 South Dowling St, Paddington.

2. What's your favourite Sydney market?

For produce, Fox Markets [now known as the EQ Village Markets].

220/122 Lang Rd, Moore Park.

3. Where do you shop for clothes?
Parloux X in Paddington's Five Ways.

213 Glenmore Rd, Paddington.

4. Favourite homewares haunt?
Pure & General in Erskineville and Parterre in Woollahra.

38 Swanson St, Erskineville.

5. Where do you go to unwind?
Camp Cove or Watson's Bay with the family.

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