10. The Jada Dress
Designer: Finders Keepers
Perfect for: a casual day in the park
Youthful yet grown-up, fun yet mature – that’s the kind of style you can expect from this Melbourne-based brand. Their effortlessly chic dresses are incredibly versatile as well. Just add a pair of heels and a bold lip, and you can take any dress from day to night in an instant.
9. The Cella Midi Dress
Designer: Camilla and Marc
Perfect for: corporate workwear
Do you feel like your weekday business attire is drab? Brother-and-sister duo Camilla and Marc have the perfect wardrobe line-up for you. The label promises impeccable tailoring, classic lines, and a slightly vintage feel. No matter what your job is, you’ll look like a boss bitch in C&M.
8. Teale Wrap Dress
Designer: Realisation Par
Price: $USD 210 ($AUD 304)
Perfect for: weekend brunch with the girls
When fashion blogger-turned-designer Alexandra Spencer teamed up with Teale Talbot for their very own fashion line, we didn’t know what to expect. But Realisation Par’s debut in 2015 didn’t disappoint. The label is known for wardrobe staples with a fun twist, including a now-iconic cherry dress.
7. Bow Tie Strapless Dress
Designer: BY JOHNNY
Perfect for: an outdoor day wedding
Sydney-based contemporary designer Johnny Schembri is not scared to use unusual cuts, luxe fabrics, and bright colours in his designs. Most of his dresses fit right in at any formal occasion while still packing a ton of personality.
6. Talk This Over Gown
Designer: C/MEO Collective
Perfect for: an awards ceremony (or really fancy dinner)
For fun, experimental fashions that are less trendy and more fashion-forward, look to Aussie brand C/MEO Collective. The label’s most famous for their structured designer evening dresses and interesting silhouettes. If you want to stand out, push some boundaries, and start a few trends, this gorgeous cut-out gown by C/MEO collective is a great choice.
5. Cosmic Dress
Perfect for: a crazy night out
Perth’s own Kym Ellery might be closing up shop in Australia, but that just means you need to hurry to get your own ELLERY dress! Ellery’s style can best be summed up as adventurous and avant-garde. Her pieces are totally unique, and you definitely won’t find anything like them anywhere else.
4. Champers Playsuit
Designer: Alice McCall
Price: $USD 450 ($AUD 652)
Perfect for: a concert or music festival
Local and international celebrities alike love Alice McCall, and so do we! Her ultra-feminine, dreamy, and delicate designs have made her the ultimate fashion favourite for it-girls all over the world.
3. Aquatic Dress
Designer: Toni Maticevski
Perfect for: a cocktail party or work event
Toni Maticevski is not just one of the most popular Australian designers online, he’s a local fashion powerhouse. Literally the definition of luxury, his dresses are stunning in their minimalism. Expect only the best craftsmanship from Maticevski’s breathtaking collections.
2. C’est Magnifique Mini Dress
Designer: Bec + Bridge
With celebrity fans like Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner, Bec + Bridge can do no wrong. Their dresses, separates, and other wardrobe pieces are super current, so you’ll never have to worry about being caught on the wrong end of a trend.
1. Espionage Drawn Mini Dress
Perfect for: the most special and over-the-top occasion you can imagine
Zimmermann’s style is many things, but subtle and subdued it is not. His designer dresses are always fun, feminine, and flirty with a retro touch. Because a Zimmermann dress is such a huge statement (and an investment), reserve this for when you need to make a bold entrance.
You don’t need to look very far to find gorgeous, trendy fashions. In fact, some of the very best fashion labels are based right here in Australia! Whether you need a killer gown for a wedding or a stunning date-night outfit, these Australian designer dresses have got you covered.