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See-now-buy-now shows: The evolution of fashion week

When you think of the stereotypical catwalk show, you may imagine the fashion elite sitting in the very front row, long legs crossed, achingly stylish and stony-faced as Amazonian models stalk down the runway, wearing collections the rest of us won’t see until months later. But the reality is that in recent years, these shows have morphed from being trade-only events to being open to the general public. Just recently, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) announced the launch of several see-