Another year, another Mercedes-Benz Australian Fashion Week takes over Sydney's Carriageworks.

And, with the sudden arrival of winter, wardrobes underwent a last-minute rework to combat the cold. On the street, outfits became all about texture and layering with faux fur, trench coats and oversized statement coats.

Ankle boots with sculptural heels could be heard pounding the pavement, and bold patterns and suiting also featured.