Designer Profile: Kirrily Johnston

The brand has two flagship stores in Australia and over 70 stockists internationally in the world's most renowned Fashion precincts.

Having received formal training at the Melbourne Institute of Textiles, Kirrily Johnston began her career in fashion in Melbourne in 1999.

After gaining extensive and varied knowledge in the fashion industry she decided to launch her own label for Australian Fashion Week in Summer 2004 where she received outstanding reviews from Australia's most influential fashion editors.

Since then, Johnston has continued to impress season after season attracting some of the world's most stylish clients, including Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette, Mischa Barton, Miranda Otto, Kate Hudson, Irina Lazaroanu and Miranda Kerr to name but a few.

Focusing on luxurious fabrics and quality craftsmanship, Johnston's clothes are detailed and tailored yet maintain a sexy modern edge and are often created with particular intent.

In April/May of 2008 Kirrily Johnston was asked to open Rosemount Australian Fashion Week Spring Summer 08/09 Collection which received rave reviews.

More recently - Kirrily Johnston was delighted to be asked to be the first Australian International Designer to ever show at New Zealand Fashion Week on September 16 débuting her Autumn Winter 09 collection - 'Black Perfume'.

Kirrily Johnston plans to open an additional two flagship stores in Australia in 2009 and to showcase her next collection at London Fashion Week with a UK and Europe focus to expand.

Kirrily Johnston currently lives and designs in Sydney.

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