Wondering what to wear to the #VAMFF Opening Event?

We asked David Jones ambassador Montana Cox  to choose her top looks for what to wear to Opening Event Runway presented by David Jones and supported by Vogue Australia.

David Jones Ambassador, Montana Cox, is one of Australia’s top international models. Originally hailing from Melbourne, Montana has walked for some of the most coveted international brands such as; Chanel, Christian Dior, Lanvin, Pucci, Givenchy and many more. She was appointed as David Jones ambassador in 2013 alongside Jessica Gomes, following in the footsteps of Megan Gale and Miranda Kerr.

David Jones Autumn/Winter 2016 Fashion Launch - Arrivals


Montana Cox explains her EDIT:

Look 1:
Dress to impress in this scarlet Bec & Bridge maxi dress! No doubt you’ll feel amazing yet comfortable in this outfit.

Look 2:
Make a bold statement with the finest accessories. It’s all in the details, and sometimes the most delicate and simple jewellery will make the biggest impact to your outfit.

Look 3:
This ethereal ensemble by KitX can be worn together for the perfect night time look, or worn separately to create a more casual outfit. You’ll be sure to wear these pieces over and over again.
Pair with long skirt with front split.

Look 4:
The perfect cross body bag to carry all your essentials for the night!

Look 5:
The Stuart Weitzman Leg Wrap heel is the ultimate heel for this season as they can be paired back with any outfit in your current wardrobe.

Look 6:
Eastern Influence has been a popular trend this season, and Manning Cartell are one of the many designers who have perfected this trend. This bold monochromatic dress will no doubt be loved by many!

Look 7:
The LBD has been given a make over with the knot detailing on the front of the dress. This outfit can be dressed up with heels and a statement necklace or kept casual with sandals and some fine jewellery.

Look 8:
Burgundy is the colour of the season, and this Shona Joy dress is the perfect dress to take you from day to night.  This dress is best kept minimal  with nude or black strappy heels.


Witness the largest designer line-up of the Festival with a uniquely curated runway featuring collections from leading Australian and International designers at the Opening Event Runway presented by David Jones and supported by Vogue Australia.   Join David Jones ambassadors, including Montana Cox and Erin Wasson, designers, models, and celebrities pre-and-post show at the free Opening Event Party on the Festival Plaza.

Great tickets still available here.