Australian Fashion Designer Marie Linker to Debut First International Collection in Paris

Marie Linker Paris Fashion Week FW19

Represented by The Riviere Agency.

Fashion designer Marie Linker is pleased to announce that her evening and women’s ready to wear brand, L’Elegante, will present its first international collection on the runway in Paris during fashion week in collaboration with Oxford Fashion Studio.

The Sydney-based line will be showing their latest creations of gowns and luxurious formal wear, the Elegance collection inspired by pure romance and love. The collection will include hand-designed, dyed, and embroidered fabrics with Swarovski crystal embellishments and French lace. Bright, happy colors reflect intentions like red for passion and crystal for glamour and femininity.

Marie Linker: Paris FW19

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Beautiful clothes were always an important part of Marie Linker’s life. From a young age as a child growing up in middle class Romania, Marie Linker may not have always had food, but her dressmaker mother and aunt made sure she was clothed in handmade garments. This grew into a fascination for the fashion industry and several paper dress designs.

By age 21, Marie Linker opened her first boutique in Sydney Double Bay. Her success at such a young age drove Marie Linker to pursue a lifelong career in the fashion industry. Before eventually launching her own line, Marie Linker worked as a buyer serving as Australia’s exclusive distributor of many top labels like Dolce and Gabanna and Valentino. Her travels to Paris, Milan, London, and New York have inspired her work as a designer and led Marie Linker to develop a skill for choosing luxurious materials and embellishments.

“I don’t consider myself working; I just enjoy what I love. I love my creative side and sharing it on one to one with my clients. It is very inspirational and very satisfying to me.” says Marie Linker.

Special Occasion wear has become the basis of L’Elegante, specializing in Mother of the Bride & Groom, red carpet, and pageant gowns. It has become her goal to make everyone woman feel the glamour of Old Hollywood while wearing her designs.

Marie Linker is thrilled to share her designs and her passion with the globe at her runway show during Paris Fashion Week expanding her label L’Elegante from Australia to the rest of the world. This collection will serve as an introduction to the Marie Linker label of romance and femininity inspired by the love of making women of all ages and sizes look their very best.


About Marie Linker

Marie Linker opened her first fashion boutique in Sydney at only 21. She quickly expanded her venture establishing not only her name but 5 more boutiques within Sydney. At the same time she helped distribute Australia’s top fashion designers like Charlie Brown, Cover and Lisa Ho. Marie then expanded into design and the manufacture of her very own fashion label “Marie Cie”.Ten years ago she began specializing in Mother of the Bride & Groom. Today Marie’s experience and fashion sense are the cornerstones of her business “L’Elegante more than just fashion. It is a way a of life”. The head office is located in Sydney’s exclusive Double Bay. For more information, visit or @lelegante1954 and lelegante on social media.

About Oxford Fashion Studio

Oxford Fashion Studio presents independent and emerging global fashion brands to press and stockists through a runway show platform around the world. Its team of curators reviews more than 40,000 designers a year issuing invitations to brands with original concepts to present their collections in the world’s four fashion capitals. They are experts on these cities and the global fashion currents that flow through them. OFS has produced over 100 runway shows presenting more than 6000 looks across New York, London, Milan and Paris. For more information please visit  or follow along on Instagram at @oxfordfashionstudio.

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