Behind The Scenes
Resort 22 Runway

From the founding moments of Aje, co-founders Adrian Norris and Edwina Forest have instilled a collaborative energy into the design house that has propelled Aje into a sphere of like-minded partners that pursue effortless cool and innovation.


Read on to discover the creatives and partners who have helped Aje bring Resort 22 to life.

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Summer is a mood, a feeling, a weightless sense of freedom affecting all of the senses; a timeless era of endless summers evoke a natural state of being. MONDAY Haircare, led by longtime collaborator Julia Homard of J Salon, lends itself to a gentle and smooth finish.




Aleisha Scanlon before walking the runway.

In a consideration for a fresh and effortless glow, the Aje muses in Resort 22 use Australian nutraceutical skincare brand Vanessa Megan to achieve a bright complexion. Led by close collaborator Isabella Schmid. Skin was prepped using the hydrating products Gold and Lime Caviar Mask and the Beauty Vibe Wand to penetrate deeper into the skin, completed with award winning N.E.O Oil, where the Aje muse becomes the symbol of summertime bliss.


To complete the raw beauty look, Biode body care from the earth enhances a fresh palette with skin salve products applied to stain the lip and cheek, ever so slightly.





To bear a unique sensory declaration, stepping into summer and nostalgically reminiscing about another time and place, Gloss & Co. tailored the nailcare of Aje muses in hues of Olive, Bare It All and Forbid.

The finishing styling touches on the Resort 22 runway radiate elegance as an attitude. The luxurious line of Longines timepieces are paired with ten primary Resort 22 looks.



In a third Superga and Aje partnership, the collaborators have co-designed three shoe styles made from organic cotton, hemp and environmentally friendly natural dye.

In an Aje first, plant-based Sydney eyewear brand LOCAL Supply, for Aje have developed three styles across three distinctive shapes and colours especially for the Resort 22 runway. Striking a balance between classic and modern, the sustainably made, luxury-grade lenses, materials and frame have been discernibly designed for the runway and Aje customers in mind.



Transporting to an endless sense of summer mood, Santa Vittoria is the beverage of the runway show.

Once more, heritage millinery meets effortless cool, in a second design collaboration with Helen Kaminski on gently crafted signature raffia hat wear, exclusive to the runway.


Watch the Resort 22 runway to awaken your senses.



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