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Advanced Style

Advanced-Style-Dogwoof-Documentary

Last night I encountered ‘Advanced Style’. The film, based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famously ground-breaking blog of the same name, is eye-opening, refreshing and full of warm moments as it explores fashion for the 50+ set. It was wonderful to gain an insight into these seven uniquely stylish characters’ New

Make Me Melt

Melt Couples Massage videos

They say all you need is love. So, for years I like to think that Emma and Denis Merkas have been making Melbourne a better place through the language of touch, by teaching couples’ the art of how to give a really good massage via live group workshops. Now –

First Look | Gorman | Summer 2014/15

Gorman Summer 2015

Is it just me or are Gorman going from strength to strength? I was delighted to see the new collection is just SO darn “summer”. I’ve already bookmarked pieces for the polo, the beach and other random adventures. Just can’t decide which part to like best: the amusing seagull and hot

Fashion Editorial | What is Beauty?

The Australian Ballet 2015

Photography – Justin Ridler Art Direction – Qube Konstrukt Styling – Kate Gaskin Flowers – Flowers Vasette Designers – Ellery, Alex Perry, Aurelio Costarella, Collette Dinnigan, Akira Isogawa & archival costumes from The Australia Ballet Models – Dancers Vivienne Wong, Ako Kondo, Adam Bull, Amber Scott & Chengwu Guo For

Diary | What Is Beauty? | The Australian Ballet 2015

The Australian Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty 2015

Beauty, ballerina Lana Jones, sleeps on a bed of Cecilia Fox roses wearing an archival costume by Hugh Colman Though fairy tales may end with one, all good stories really start with a kiss. As does the unveiling of The Australian Ballet’s 2015 season, as they reveal their feature performance

The Eternal Headonist | Now Open

Love Lotus. The Eternal Headonist

“Hats will change the way you think about yourself, they will change the way other people see you. You need courage to wear a hat nowadays because hats are a commitment. People will look at you – they’ve got eyes – and when they look at you with a hat

Badgley Mischka | New York Fashion Week 2014

Badgley Mischka NYFW 2014

Australian model Alexandra Agoston opened Badgley Mischka’s NYFW catwalk show full of slightly dishevelled beauties who looked as if they has just stepped out of classic watercolour paintings. And legitimate supermodel Naomi Campbell closed it in celebration of the label’s 25th anniversary. Photographer Claire Alice Young captured the festivities –

Jenkins & Jane | Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014

Jenkins & Jane by Christos Pavlidis at MSFW 2014

Fashion week overload? Think of this MSFW show by new label Jenkins & Jane as soothing respite for your besieged peepers. Shot by Christos Pavlidis, the collection is all fluffy clouds,  faded sunsets and vast skies. Kim Jane’s photographic nature prints are given the fashion treatment by designer Carla Jenkins

Nixi Killick | Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014

Nixi Killick by Tanika MacKay for StyleMelbourne.com

For one night only, Finlay Lane could claim the mantle (from the paint-daubed icon that is Hosier) of being Melbourne’s most polychromatic alleyway. Fashion designer Nixi Killick was responsible, presenting an MSFW production of creatures that glowed in the dark (face it; they’d be luminous even in full sunlight). When

Emerging Runway 1 | Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014

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The first Emerging Runway at MSFW showcased the fledgling concepts of fashion students from the Box Hill Institute, Melbourne School of Fashion, Whitehouse Institute of Design and Kangan. Here are Carolyn West‘s photographs of the vivid event for StyleMelbourne.com. Jennifer Ho Frank Bonacci Rachel Mufale Rachael Opolion Harriet Doran Stefania