Feminine effervescence for Michael Lo Sordo has in the past equated to billowing silhouettes. Like a real-life version of Arwen, who couldn’t feel whimsical dressed in such an angelic palette as presented with his Spring 2011 collection one year ago.
Post his SOYA win alongside the likes of designers Romance Was Born and Dion Lee, it would seem Michael’s interpretation of grandiose chic, however changed still remains the same elegant and intelligent aesthetic.
In place of free-form fabrics we’ve more structured tailoring and the most brilliant hue of turquoise blue digi-print as shown at The Apollo in Potts Point last Tuesday as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia.
Continuing his 12 month mentorship with Nicky and Simone Zimmerman, it will be interesting to see which aesthetic Michael Lo Sordo now in his 5th consecutive year of AFW will look to present when we meet again this time next year.