Style Melbourne

The New Edit: June 2015

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Here’s a wrap up of the latest Australian fashion and lifestyle labels, Melbourne spaces and other objets du jour that you should know about this month. – The Smart Knot will soon offer exceptional handmade bow-ties fashion from silk, wool and cashmere. Because bow-ties are cool. – Launching imminently, n/nicholas is the new diffusion

Women He’s Undressed

Women He's Undressed

You’re about to hear a whole lot more about Orry Kelly, the oft-forgotten-yet-legendary Hollywood costume designer and the first Australian to win three Oscars. Later in the year there will be an ACMI exhibition and a book “Women I’ve Undressed: The Fabulous Life and Times of a Legendary Hollywood Designer and

Now Open: Smith & Deli

Smith & Deli

The empire of Smith & Daughters founders Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse is growing. Joining the family is Smith & Deli, the little corner Jewish deli of your dreams (that just so happens to be vegan). It’s not just a New York inspired delicatessen but also a little bit of

Mini Melbourne

3d printed stylemelbourne by officeworks

So it appears my scheme to create a hoarde of minions to do my bidding (which admittedly mostly involves fetching me iced vo-vos and making sure a vigorous daily schedule of foot rubs is kept up) is not quite going to plan. They need to be…at least three times bigger

World Watch | The Fifth Watches

The Fifth Watches

Watch it. Melbourne accessories label The Fifth will plant a tree for each tan band watch sold this month in ode to the UN’s World Environment Day. Because flora and foliage can are even more beautiful than a new timepiece. The label’s five styles are released on the 5th of

Now Open | LXÉ | Melbourne CBD

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New Melbourne label LXÉ has opened their first pop-up boutique to launch their sophomore collection. C:2 features timeless limited edition pieces in a forward-looking colour palette, plus a smattering of hero designs such as denim printed leather shorts and heavily embellished crop tanks. It is complimented in-store by lush foliage,

Festival of Steve 2015

Clint Peloso Photography - Festival of Steve

Calling all urban gentlemen. Festival of Steve becomes a city hub for all things manly for one day only this weekend. Forget butcher, baker, candlestick maker. Steve will host tailors, stylists and boot makers. Have your whiskers and follicles tamed (with a side of whiskey, natch), find the finishing details

VAMFF | National Graduate Designer of the Year Rachael Zheng

Rachael Zheng by Carolyn West

Remember this collection on the National Graduate catwalk at VAMFF recently? It’s called ‘Lilt’ by emerging designer Rachael Zheng, who has just been announced as the winner of Target’s $25,000 grant plus she’ll get to release a capsule ‘Designers for Target’ collection with the department store. “I am pinching myself,”

Now Open | Bibelot | South Melbourne

Interior Design style at Bibelot

I must admit I’m still coming down from a Chez Dre induced sugar high. Their sister venue, the dessert parlour that is Bibelot is now open right nearby the famed cafe. Inspired by French bakeries, the Breathe Architecture-guided space is accented in chic black and gold. Marble surfaces, Isa’s Italian

Style Guide: Armadale

The best of Armadale

You may not have noticed yet, but Armadale suddenly got an injection of cool. Once it was the haunt of Toorak tractors, blushing brides-to-be and ladies-who-do-not-much-but-lunch (admittedly it still is). But now, a smattering of wine bars, loosened-up cafes and the cream of savvy-yet-sophisticated designer labels have moved on into the