This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
While most beachfront locales call for flip-flops and tees, Sydney has a defined fashion sense and serious homegrown talent that has garnered global recognition. We’ve curated pieces from our favorite Aussie designers to help you fit in with even the trendiest Sydneysiders.
Sydney’s laid-back scene calls formore casual wear—forgo a suit for a rugged denim jacket from Ksubi. Pair with printed palm swim trunks from Mocha Salt that double as shorts if you choose to trade in the waves for shopping on Oxford Street or enjoying a brew at All Hands Brewing House. Sunglasses are a must—and these classic shades from AM Eyewear are both stylish and block out the unforgiving glare of the sun.