Aussie designer Toni Maticevski is opening MBFWA this year

Aussie designer Toni Maticevski is opening MBFWA this year

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australian kicks off on May 15 this year – and it opens with a bang, now that Maticevski has been confirmed as the opening night show

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The iconic Australia label, helmed by Toni Maticevski, will showcase its Resort collection at the MBFWA opening night on May 15. The Sydney fashion festival celebrates its 21st birthday this year and cements its status as one of the biggest in the country.

"At Mercedes-Benz, we celebrate the use of quality materials, unique style and innovative design and the Maticevski brand is recognised as beautifully crafted and designed with artisanal attention to detail and exceptional values we proudly share with Toni," says Mr Horst von Sanden, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific.

"I am honoured and excited to have my vision and Resort '17 collection presented by Mercedes-Benz," says Toni Maticevski. "They are leaders in both drive and design and a true inspiration." Maticevski joins an impressive list of Australian designers who have held the 'Mercedes-Benz presents' title for MBFWA, including Kym Ellery, Carla Zampatti, Easton Pearson and Johanna Johnson.

Also on the schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2016 are Resort Collections from:
Aje, Akira, Anna Quan, Aqua Blu, Bec & Bridge, Bianca Spender, Bondi Bather, By Johnny, Christopher Esber, Cristahlea, Daniel Avakian, Dion Lee, Discount Universe, Duskii, Emma Mulholland, Georgia Alice, Ginger & Smart, Holystone, House of Cannon, Jason Hewitt, Jennifer Kate, Kaliver, Karla Špetić, Macgraw, Manning Cartell, Maticevski, Misha Collection, Monster Alphabets, Palm Swimwear, P.E Nation, P.Jamé, Rebecca Vallance, Steven Khalil, Third Form, Ten Pieces, We Are Handsome, We Are Kindred, Yeojin Bae and Zhivago. 

Aussie designer Toni Maticevski is opening MBFWA this year (фото 1)