First published on 13 Sep 2012. Updated on 17 Oct 2012.
Not many people start killing it professionally as soon as they finish school, but that's exactly what Dion Lee did when graduated from the Sydney Institute of TAFE. He’s been rolling out critically acclaimed solo presentations at Fashion Week ever since he was selected to show as part of the TAFE graduate show in 2008, has nabbed a decent smattering of international stockists and had one of his creations grace the cover of Vogue Australia on the frame of supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw. And Lee's brand looks to continue on its cannon-like trajectory over the next few years. “I launched Line II last year, which focuses on shirting and a more everyday aesthetic, and I want to go into accessories early next year.”