Kirrily Johnston is another remarkable Australian label that showed at the L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2008 (2-9 March). Among its notorious fans the most recent one is top international supermodel Irina Lazareanu.
Designer Kirrily Johnston studied at the Melbourne Institute of Textiles and began her career in fashion in Melbourne in 1999. She launched her self-titled label for spring/summer 2004/2005 season and opened her first boutique in Sydney, in June 2005.
Kirrily Johnston style mixes elegance with innovation, focusing on luxurious fabrics and high quality craftsmanship. Kirrily's clothes are tailored yet maintain a modern edge and a certain artistic quality with details like patchwork styling, beading and appliqué. A perfect example is a beautiful baby-doll dress that combines leather, sequins and silk georgette.
The label is sold in selected boutiques and department stores in Australia, USA, UK, Asia and New Zealand and online at www.kirrilyjohnston.com. The label is in the medium to high price range, destined for women who appreciate fine garments and are willing to spend on a beautiful piece of clothing they will cherish it for more than one season.