Erik Yvon is a Melbourne / Naarm-based fashion designer redefining perceptions of femininity and masculinity. His bold, transeasonal pieces are a dynamic combination of colours, prints, shapes and textures – drawing inspiration from art, his everyday surroundings, and origins in the island of Mauritius.
Having completed a Bachelor of Fashion Design at RMIT University in 2014, Erik gained experience training under iconic Australian labels such as Romance Was Born and Neo Dia. From here, he continued to find success in national design competitions such as The Wool Awards and the Australian Fashion Awards.
Yvon launched his eponymous label in 2017 with a focus on sustainable and ethical production. Each piece is made to order, and every collections includes collaboration with some of Australia's brightest textile and jewellery designers. His works have a appeared in countless editorials and runways – recently opening the Next Gen Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (2021). As he continues to expand his reach across the globe, he hopes to continue to share stories of diversity and joy through his incomparable style and personality.