Australian couture designer, CON ILIO has recently launched his inaugural menswear collection. The new collection is part of the brand's sponsorship of Melbourne United Basketball Team.
As part of the menswear launch, CON ILIO has designed match suiting for Melbourne United which they debuted at their season launch on a basketball court themed runway.
Melbourne United co-owner and CON ILIO Director, Misha Slepoy is delighted to see two of his passion projects come together. "We love that Melbourne United is celebrating all things Melbourne... and I'm proud to say that one of Con's designs has appeared with one of our city's most iconic trophies, the Melbourne Cup."
Launched in 2016 CON ILIO and his team are fresh from showcasing their coveted evening and bridal womenswear collection at New York Fashion Week.
Con is a self-taught designer who from a young age was immersed in the colourful life of dressmaking. Con has always had a keen eye for design and garment execution. His fashion house is globally inspired. The team use European sourced fabrics and employ intricate hand beading and lace crafting techniques.
Sharp and modern Con's new range is bound to impress.
Model - Lachlan Busk (London Management)
Photographer - Liane Hurvitz
Hair & Makeup - Chantelle Baker
Creative Director - Con Iliopoulos