Fashion designer Dion Lee launched his debut collection in 2008 and quickly cemented his status as one of Australia's leading talents. Best known for his translation of architecture and science into "relaxed sophistication" Dion now attracts global attention, but still calls Sydney home. Believing that Sydney style reflects the physical landscape and its trans seasonal climate, Dion effortlessly designs collections balancing proportion and silhouette to create structures that "link the environment and the body".
"I design for a certain kind of contemporary feminine identity, there is a very strong connection within that kind of woman being Australian," says Dion.
With origami like precision, his work is an articulation of engineered construction and detailed resolution, running parallels between architecture and fashion with "the ability to draw something on a two dimensional level and materialising it on a three dimensional sensory level".
This season is no different.
Utilising proportion, volume, texture and his signature prints, his current collection which recently debuted in the UK, is the perfect balance of structure and fluidity.
Taking inspiration from the collaborations he seeks, Dion has previously joined forces with Cue Clothing to release...