The fashion set are currently preparing for the inaugural MAAS Centre for Fashion Ball, presented with Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter. With Catherine McNiel, Jesinta Campbell and Phoebe Tonkin jetting into Sydney just to attend!
InStyle chats to Elyse Taylor, 31, ahead of tonight's highly anticipated red carpet appearance. The Australian Victoria's Secret model reveals her healthy body secrets, including her daily diet and secrets to glowing skin.
InStyle: Today is the first ever MAAS Centre for Fashion Ball, what can you tell us about the event?
Elyse: The MAAS Ball is going to be an amazing experience to celebrate the creativity and influence of Australian fashion and help raise funds for the Australian Fashion Fund.
InStyle: Can you describe your everyday style?
Elyse: Every outfit I wear is some variation of jeans or jean shorts then a tee or silk shirt. How casual or formal I need to be is in the finishing touches—the blazers, jackets, shoes or bags.
InStyle: Who are your favourite Australian designers?
Elyse: Alex Perry dresses are always my go to. Matteau and Peony for swimwear. I love summer dresses by Faithfull The Brand and Posse.
InStyle: What’s your most recent fashion splurge?
Elyse: A new Celine handbag.
InStyle: What’s your most recent fashion bargain?
Elyse: Discovering the brand Posse!
InStyle: What’s the secret to your glowing complexion?
Elyse: I really try to take care of my skin I get regular facials at Melanie Grant in Sydney when I’m home and keep my skin as hydrated as possible when I travel.
InStyle: Do you have any skincare products you’re obsessed with right now?
Elyse: Love Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum ($363.66; net-a-porter.com/au/) and Cosmedix Serum 16 Rapid Renewal Complex ($116; advancedskintechnology.com.au).
InStyle: What’s your day on a plate look like?
Elyse: Can’t function without breakfast! Always oatmeal and coffee. Then a salad with protein or sushi. Followed by something similar for dinner but usually a little lighter or smaller portion depending on where I am and if I’m traveling.