by Josh Goot:
and Dion Lee:
And here is the fearful symmetry of Alexander McQueen's Spring 2010 RTW collection:
Of course in fashion everyone copies everyone, don't hate the player etc. But when there is such a considerable delay in even the copies hitting stores in Australia, I think that high-end local designers really have to think more about bringing something new to the trends they are aping. Goot and Lee are two of the most critically acclaimed Aussie designers around at the moment, but they can do better.