Under the inimitable Kym Ellery's direction, the runway was dominated by flared sleeves, structured shirting and a sophisticated colour palette of navy, black, grey and white - with a surprise hit of sky blue. Read Buro 24/7 Australia editor Rebecca Caratti's edit of the show's key looks below.

LOOK 1

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

The play in proportions and expert layering make this a standout. It's a study in classic Ellery silhouettes - a crisp tailored shirt teamed back with flared pants and a voluminous bell sleeve top make this a contemporary take on the prevalent '70s trend.

LOOK 2

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

White feels particularly fresh for winter and this look's crisp lines only add to the effect - made modern by the long-lined sleeveless coat, high-neck shirting and tailored pants.

LOOK 3

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

Long lines reigned supreme and this buttoned vest is a case in point. The bold ceramic buttons were a highlight feature, adding an unexpectedly folksy element to the sophisticated all-black ensemble.

LOOK 4

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

Models shimmied and shimmered their way down the runway in high-shine metallic tassels - a sophisticated take on fringing. Black satin tempered the glitz.

LOOK 5

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

A shot of pale blue provided a breath of fresh colour amid a predominately ink-hued collection. This oversized top was worn by Christine Centenera at Paris Fashion Week and takes Ellery's penchant for flared sleeves in a slightly different direction. 

IN THE DETAILS:

Editor's choice: Rebecca Caratti's standout looks from the Ellery show

Models wore ultra-fine gold chains in their hair, worn over the shoulder and finished with a circular enamel plate in white or blue.