Celebrated Western Australian fashion designer Alvin Fernandez brings raw edge elegance and modern feminine sophistication to his label ae’lkemi, which won the Most Outstanding WA Collection 2010 award at the recent Mercedes-Benz WA Fashion Awards. Known for his fine attention to detail, his pieces feature unique handprints, fabrics, adornments and organic textile processes. His eveningwear are bold statement pieces that often feature feathers, ruffles, sequins and beads. His ae’men menswear is all fine tailoring and sleek sharp silhouettes. For a piece that’s uniquely-you, get Alvin to create one in your choice of fabric. Co-owner Annmaire McGinn creates luxurious jewellery pieces to complement ae’lkemi collections.
Wares: Menswear, womenswear, bridalwear and accessories.
Price Range: From AU$69 for basic knits and tees to AU$2,500 for a strapless hand-printed ruffle gown.
Gotta Have: Hand-printed tailored men’s shirt AU$210, draped one shoulder goddess dress AU$799.
Address: Shop 22 & 23 Times Square Centre, 337-339 Stirling Highway, Claremont, WA 6010
Telephone: +61 (08) 9284 2736