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Renowned Australian couturier Steven Khalil will showcase his 2018 Couture Collection Show at MBFWA.
With international expansion and fans like Kylie Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, Jennifer Lopez, Taraji P.Henson, Dannii Minogue, Dami Im, Guiliana Rancic, Paula Abdul and Delta Goodrem all lining up for his couture creations 2017 has been his busiest and most celebrated season yet.
Guiliana Rancic in a sheer overlay Steven Khalil dress
Actress Bella Thorne
The Collection Show will be held on Monday 15th May at 5pm in The Elston Room, Carriageworks and officially on schedule.
For this collection, Steven has created exquisitely detailed gowns, highlighting the label’s fine attention to detail and fit with exclusively designed and embellished fabrics and featuring breathtaking gowns and a few surprise elements to awe the fashion set and front row.
Each piece in the runway collection has been designed to shine. Steven has crafted the fabrics and then worked each piece into a show stopping centerpiece worthy of any Red Carpet or Gala.
In an exciting move, Steven has partnered with global beauty giant Revlon to become the show’s Beauty Partner.
A first for both Revlon and the Steven Khalil brand: REVLON are thrilled to be partnering with Steven Khalil as the official Hair and Makeup sponsor for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show:
“We see this partnership as being the perfect synergy, with Steven Khalil being recognised as one of Australia’s leading designers, and Revlon a Beauty Leader in Australia. Steven’s designs fuse elegance with a contemporary edge – which is aligned with Revlon, offering bold and glamourous beauty solutions across both the hair and makeup categories. We look forward to collaborating with the Steven Khalil team to showcase key beauty trends, and innovations for the coming seasons.” Tracey Raso – General Manager Revlon Australia and New Zealand Sydney’s leading supplier of event styling and décor, Decorative Events & Exhibitions are excited to be involved with Steven Khalil for his upcoming show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion week. The team have worked closely with Steven to bring a luxe, decadent backdrop that will showcase his exquisite work. “Designing with immersive and captivating intent is what our team thrive on! We don’t just design looks, our creative thought process extends that extra mile to design experiences, atmospheres and lasting impressions sure to excite and ignite your audience every time” Mark Magennis, Managing Director
To further highlight the detailing and exclusively designed beadwork, Steven has collaborated with leading Australian fine jeweller Affinity Diamonds. Director Sam Rahme and Steven will accessorise the looks to be showcased for the hotly anticipated collection show: “We are thrilled to partner with Steven Khalil for MBFWA. We specialise in creating beautiful bespoke pieces of jewellery, so individually matching Steven’s gowns with our statement earrings, precious stones and intricate designs, was a natural fit. Steven is one of the world’s leading designers and seeing our pieces complement his work to create such incredible beauty and elegance has been very exciting.”
Sam Rahme, Affinity Diamonds Founder
Completing the show looks with Billini shoes caps off the creative partnerships with the like-minded brands. When asked about the recent collaboration with Steven Khalil for MBFWA, Billini’s Creative Director, Susannah Khouzame said:
“Being involved with one of Australia’s most influential and iconic brands for such a premier event in Australian fashion was an exciting opportunity we couldn’t resist. We are really looking forward to seeing the creative genius of Steven Khalil revealed in his latest collection and partnering our own designs featured on the runway is a brand highlight.”
The Elston Room will be transformed into a decadent salon with models walking a square-shaped runway with an incredibly detailed staircase and room configuration to intensify the intimate showing and giving guests a close up look of the beautiful couture creations.
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