Top 5 Faces to Watch as selected by Emma Freebairn, Sunday Style

Two weeks, five schools and 62 designers later… Flaunter Emerging 2015 is drawing to an end.

The positive feedback from the students and schools has been overwhelming.

TAFE FDS student Yousef Akbar: “Thank you for allowing me to be part of this journey. I would also like to congratulate you on the fantastic website, something that has been long overdue. Finally we have a quality platform like Flaunter for emerging designers in Australia.”

We’ve been blown away by the quality of the student work submitted to Flaunter Emerging, and so has our expert industry panel.

Congratulations to Flaunter Emerging’s Top 5 Faces to Watch as selected by panelist Emma Freebairn, super star Junior Fashion Editor at Sunday Style.

Jessica Van

I love her colour palette and the fact that she found the perfect location for her look book shoot. Her designs have a unique quality with the dying of the fabric combined with the volume she cleverly uses. Favourite look:

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Photographer: Natasha Killeen

Kate Evans

I like Kate’s mix of colour back with crisp white staples. It has a slight Marni feel and I think that this kind of use of colour is currently lacking in the Australian market. Favourite look:

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Photographer: Michael Greves

Amber Reese

I’m intrigued by Amber Reese’s use of fabrications. I definitely think there is room for this girl’s creativity in the Australian fashion industry and would like to see and feel the collection up close. Favourite look:

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ODOWD

I think this collection is the most wearable out of everything I have seen this year. The tailoring is great and I would happily wear some of these pieces both to the office and also socially. Favourite look:

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Ahmad Taufik

I think Ahmad is on to a very good thing here.  He pushes the boundaries of minimalism perfectly and both his men’s and women’s pieces are different to anything I have seen that’s currently in the market. Favourite look:

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Photographer: Natasha Killeen