Budget Luxury ways to up your wardrobe as Melbourne Fashion Week approaches

Get ready to embrace the vibrant and sizzling world of summer fashion as Melbourne awakens to the warmer months.

Melbourne Fashion Week 2023 is just around the corner (23rd to 29th October 2023), and you don’t want to be left behind in the style race. In this guide, we’ll not only keep you up to date with the hottest trends but also help you do it without breaking the bank. So, get ready to make a splash this summer while keeping your budget in check.

One of the absolute must-haves this season is the chic and breezy linen look. Linen is the perfect summer fabric, known for its versatility and lightweight feel. Whether you’re heading to a casual gathering or a corporate meeting, linen has got you covered. While beige linen has been a go-to choice, this summer, Sportsgirl has injected a pop of fun and colour into this classic style.

Sportsgirl’s European Blend Culotte is the epitome of this trend, available in a range of colours from neutral tones to vibrant pinks. To make your life easier, this stylish piece comes in a set with a matching linen shirt. Crafted from European fibres, these culottes feature breathable fabric, ensuring comfort throughout the season.

With their high-waisted design, wide-leg fit, flat waistband, and functional side pockets (no faux pockets here!), these culottes are a steal at less than $100. Pair them with slides for a casual daytime look or throw on a blazer for a sophisticated business-casual ensemble. Mix and match with additional linen shirts to create multiple outfits effortlessly.

For those who crave a more elevated look, the Akira Linen Blend Mini Skirt is a standout choice. Available in neutral beige, classic black, or elegant emerald green, this high-waisted skirt pairs seamlessly with the European Blend Linen Tee for a polished and chic appearance. Elevate your style by adding a crossbody bag like the Dillon Croc Camera Bag and minimalistic jewellery. This easy-to-achieve yet stylish summer look can be yours for less than $150, making it a smart and budget-friendly choice.

But wait, there’s more! Linen isn’t the only star of this summer. Make a bold statement with the Dani Mesh Midi Dress, featuring a captivating 70s-inspired print and thin adjustable straps. This dress is a versatile addition to your summer wardrobe. Slip into white sneakers or slides for a relaxed daytime look, or elevate it with your favourite jewellery and heels for a more formal evening appearance. The best part? The Dani Mesh Midi Dress retails for just $59.95, and when paired with a blazer or shacket, it can transition seamlessly into the colder months, providing you with long-lasting style and savings.

So there you have it – a glimpse into the exciting world of summer fashion trends, brought to you by Sportsgirl. With their affordable and chic options, you can stay ahead of the fashion game without straining your wallet. Make this summer unforgettable with the linen look, statement pieces like the Dani Mesh Midi Dress, and clever mix-and-match linen choices. Melbourne Fashion Week 2023 is your runway, so step out in style and confidence without breaking the bank.

All prices were correct at the time of printing and in AUD.