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Who and what to wear to Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week 2023

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Melbourne Fashion Week 2023 is approaching in March this year. With an event this exciting, it is time to start planning your outfits. Dressing for fashion week can be intimidating, there may be pressure to step out of your comfort zone in choosing what to wear. In this guide, we will make it easy by giving you options that allow you to do so, as well as classic styles if that is what you prefer.

It is hard to keep up with the trends, so we will show you all the on trend outfits and designers for Melbourne Fashion Week March 2023.

Fashion Week Do's & Don'ts


Get Style Inspiration

If you are extremely lost in trying to find an outfit for fashion week, we recommend searching through social media of your favourite content creators or fashion designers, to get some inspiration for your fashion week looks.

Dress For Yourself

The pressure of trying to find an outfit that is unique is real, but do not let this overcome you and rather choose an outfit that YOU want to wear, not what others want to see you wear.


Don't Be Afraid to Embrace Trends

Trends come and go and fashion week is all about embracing the current trends of the season. Do not be afraid to experiment with these trends because that is what fashion week is all about.

What to Wear to Melbourne Fashion Week

Fashion Week Dresses

L'idee Renaissance Split Gown

The L'idee Renaissance Split Gown in bright green, is the perfect simple but unique fashion week outfit. With the famous L'idee pleating in the umbrella skirt and halter, you will be looking sleek and elegant with this dress. You can't go wrong with this dress as you embrace the pleating trend and bold colour. This style will guaranteed have you feeling confident and comfortable which is essential for Melbourne Fashion Week.

This style also comes in colours: ballet pink, dusty rose, floss pink, chocolate, sea green, sky blue and hot pink for a look with no split.

L'idee Theatre Mini Dress

The Li'dee Theatre Mini Dress is another unique, fun and playful style. The dress features a fitted waist and flared umbrella skirt which gives a flattering silhouette, as well as a rounded neckline and soft flared sleeves for a touch of elegance. With a cut out at the bust, this dress is elevated to a whole other level. This dress is simple yet can be accessorised in every which way - choose a pop of colour, keep it simple with neutrals, the world is your oyster! We think this dress would be perfect for fashion week for those who would prefer to opt for a style that is simple with a twist.

Rebecca Vallance Calla V-Wire Midi Dress

The Rebecca Vallance Calla V Wire Midi Dress is a sophisticated style made from a thick structured crepe. The dress has a fit and flare silhouette. This elegant style is perfect for those who's clothing style is simple and classy. This effortless design is a must-have for Melbourne Fashion Week as it can be accessorised in any way and is the most beautiful understated piece.. A classic, timeless piece that you cannot go wrong with which is why we are loving this minimalistic style.

As seen in the images below, this style is available in black and ivory/white

Significant Other Simone Top & Skirt Set

The Significant Other Simone Top & Skirt Set is a gorgeous, colourful two piece set that we know you will love. This stunning set features the trending pleated material, one sleeve design that has everyone obsessed at the moment. The perfect style for fashion week as it embraces all the current trends, while maintaining an elegant and sophisticated look. Best paired with neutral tones, this set will guaranteed have all eyes on you at Melbourne Fashion Week

Aje Dresses

Aje is one of the most popular designers because of their fun, flirty and unique designs. Aje dresses are perfect for events such as Fashion Week as they allow you to step outside your comfort zone while maintaining an elegant and classy look. If you love aje, click here to see more of their dresses that perfectly suit the attire for Melbourne Fashion Week.

Aje Myriad Cut Out Mini Dress

If you want to opt for a mini dress this is the perfect option for you. The Aje Myriad Cut Out Mini Dress is the perfect style to make a statement at fashion week. The puff sleeves, intricate ruching detail and voluminous skirt make this unique style a statement piece. You can never go wrong with Aje styles to fashion week as they make you feel so confident, and allow you to experiment with your style. Step out of your comfort zone with this gorgeous dress at Melbourne Fashion Week.

Aje Breathless Frill Sleeve Mini Dress

The Breathless Frill Sleeve Mini Dress stands out in the bright lime green. It has a square neckline and trendy frill sleeve design. This stunning dress hugs the figure so well and gives a flattering silhouette, with the corset inspired waist. This style is versatile as the sleeves can we worn on the shoulder or off. We love this Aje mini dress as it is a unique colour and design and will have jaws dropping at fashion week.

Aje Caliente Tiered Cut Out Dress

The Aje Caliente Tiered Cut Out Dress is an asymmetric midi dress in a beautiful daisy yellow colour. This linen dress is perfect for those who want something more casual and understated for Melbourne Fashion Week. The daisy yellow is perfect for introducing a pop of colour to your look and this dress exudes elegance and sophistication. This stunning dress can be accessorised with neutral tones or pops of colour, the perfect style to experiment with, which is what fashion week is all about

Bec + Bridge Dresses

Bec + Bridge dresses are elegant and understated designs that allow you to have a more sophisticated look to Melbourne Fashion Week. You can never go wrong with any of their dresses as they are simple yet innovative designs that always incorporate the current trends.

Bec + Bridge Carrie Halter Maxi Dress

The Bec + Bridge Carrie Halter Maxi Dress is a stunning effortless statement style. The elegant satin fabric elevates this dress making it perfect for any type of event, semi-formal to formal. The open back and underbust cut outs give a flattering silhouette and the two-tone yellow/gold makes this dress a unique design. The simplicity of this style makes it easy to dress up or down, so pair this number with neutrals or pops of colour to fashion week for a sophisticated statement look that has you feeling confident.

Bec + Bridge Amber Maxi Dress

The Bec + Bridge Amber Maxi Dress is a gorgeous maxi dress made from a luxe silk. A sleek, statement and timeless design in a stunning pop of colour, candy pink. Featuring an open back, this dress celebrates the timeless and elegant designs in fashion. Perfect for all occasions, you cannot go wrong with this style for Melbourne Fashion Week.

Bec + Bridge Moondance Strapless Dress

The Bec + Bridge Moondance Strapless Dress is one I'm sure you've all seen before as it was worn by icons Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid. In a beautiful seaspray blue, this dress is guaranteed to look amazing on all skin tones. This strapless dress flatters all body types and is the perfect simplistic, yet elegant dress. This dress is this seasons trending style, so Melbourne Fashion Week is the perfect opportunity to embrace this trend.

Finding Your Fit

Now that we have discussed the do's and dont's for Melbourne Fashion Week as well as shown you popular designers and styles, it is now up to you to decide what look you want to go for. Timeless and sleek or big and bold? You can hire all these dresses mentioned above for a fraction of the retail price at Dress for a Night. Why buy a dress for fashion week when you will only wear it once? Save money and jump on the trends for this years fashion week, it is a win-win situation.


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