Style Spotlight: Michael Lo Sordo

This article was first published on Stylizen on 8th December 2013


Style Spotlight | Michael Lo Sordo

From the boyfriend blazer to his lizard-inspired print shift dress, Michael Lo Sordo can do no wrong.

Always sharp, edgy and beautifully cut, we’re loving every single piece in Michael Lo Sordo’s collection.

Stylist turned designer, he’s conquered the local scene with his unique in-house prints and clean, modern tailoring, and now has his sights set on the international market.

He’s well qualified for it too: winner of the 2012 Qantas Spirit Of Youth Awards (SOYA365) Fashion Prize, finalist in the National Designers Award two years in a row and one of five Australian designers selected to showcase their A/W 12 collections in New York before fashion week. Not bad.

Luxe but wearable, it’s those stunning prints produced in-house that really stand out this season. Appearing on crop tops, shift dresses, pencil and mini skirts, we love the multi-dimensional aquamarine, green and turquoise design inspired by lizards and beetles from the Amazon Jungle. These ‘exotic chic’ pieces are great paired together for impact or worn with some of the other simpler, tailored pieces from the collection.

The boyfriend blazer, in classic black or cobalt blue, is a versatile investment piece to add to your wardrobe. Wear with matching tuxedo pant or try the popular boy bicycle shorts for a modern take on the suit (and perfect for the warmer weather!)

If feminine style is more your thing, we love the classy high neck, low back and cheeky split of the Revenge silk dress – although we can’t quite decide between the white or cobalt blue versions.

For a unique twist on a basic, look no further than the ½ raglan ½ drop top – a luxurious oversized t-shirt with a half sleeve that can be styled up or dressed down.

As Lo Sordo continues to “live the dream” he’s worked hard for, we can’t wait to see what the talented designer will have us all lusting over next.