Telstra Perth Fashion Festival Jaime Lee

September 18, 2015
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Feast your eyes as you’re transported into a magical land filled with rainbows, unicorns, sequins, fairy dust and all things Harajuku.

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Last night Jaime Lee showcased her first ready to wear collection ‘Lightyears’ inspired by theme parks and the famous Robot Restaurant that she visited on a recent trip to Tokyo. Lee wanted to bring neon nightlife back to the runway and so she did! The runway was guarded by two glistening unicorns – specifically commissioned for the show, while a neon rainbow framed the stage and made for a spectacular light show when the sequinned and embellished models came to a halt under it.

Models wore Barbie blonde wigs and the attitude to go with it, while the DJ – also draped in neon attire, played chart-topping party songs and iconic 90s tunes like Barbie Girl. Similarly to the Empire Rose show, Jaime Lee took our senses on a journey by creating such an intensely exciting and beautiful atmosphere. I honestly felt like I was at the coolest club in the world! For her first ready to wear collection Lee decided to incorporate more separates and printed patterns into the collection, I fell in love with the mesh and lace flares, the soft floral printed fabrics, the completely embellished suit jackets and the killer bespoke shoes by Kira Goodey.

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For those of you that missed the show, Jaime Lee is exhibiting some of her key pieces from her ‘Lightyears’ collection at Enex100 along with an exclusive pop-up shop that will be selling pieces at a more accessible price point. I highly recommend going to see the exhibition, photos unfortunately just don’t do these incredible works of art justice!

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