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Short & Sweet Style Wrap #34

If you’re an avid reader of StyleMelbourne you probably love this city and you’ve probably also stumbled across Three Thousand while hunting for something different to see and do around town. Now you can carry the guide in your pocket as they have released an iPhone application. Download The Thousands City Guides here for nought.

Speaking of iPhone apps Gorman have released their own which gives you a sneak peek at the collection, finds your nearest store and allows you to share your favourite looks. If you download the app and flash it to Gorman staff tomorrow Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th October you’ll get 10% off your purchases. Downloaders also go in the draw to win one of five $500 vouchers. (P.S. come on developers, we HTC users would love some Android applications!)

The Clothing Exchange are having their first National Swap Day on Monday 25th October at 6.30pm. Melbournites can be eco-chic at BMW Edge in Federation Square by bringing up to six pieces of pre-loved clothing to swap. Tickets are $25.

Want something wild to do tomorrow? On Saturday 23rd October from 12-5pm head down to Queensbridge Square in Southbank and join in on an open photoshoot with world famous fashion and celebrity photographer David LaChapelle! The lover of all things fabulously trashy and plastic fantastic will be shooting everyday people with the new Nokia N8.

Damselfly jewellery are celebrating 10 years adorning Melbourne in fab jewels by opening a pop-up shop at 20-28 Chatham Street in Prahran. Opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm and it’s open now until December 31st.

Ralph Lauren recently hosted a Pink Pony walk to raise funds and awareness for those living with breast cancer. Some lovely people turned out for the morning stroll around Albert Park including Chelsea Butler, Scott McGregor, Felicity Whelan, Michala Banas and Kerry Armstrong.  20% of the sale of Pink Pony items go towards the cause.

Since Grey have a just launched their online boutique and every purchase before the end of this month goes in the draw to win an outfit worth $450 and dinner at new restaurant Huxtable.

This Sunday October 24th from 11am to 2pm drop into the Walk-In Wardrobe market at 183 Greville Street, Prahran. They are raising funds for Youngcare who assist the 6,500 young people in Australia who require a high level of care but have to live in aged-care facilities. The fashion market selling vintage clothes, accessories and footwear will also feature bbq, music and raffles.

Don’t forget to VOTE FOR US (please) to win a super stylish end of year party courtesy Cooper’s.

Check out photographic exhibition Thread until October 30th at Somewhere, level 2, 314 Little Collins street in the royal Royal Arcade. It’s a collaboration between photographer Mia Mala McDonald and Skinny Nelson designer Jacqui Alexander.

The fabulous Alice Euphemia are having a three day “garage sale” on the 28th to the 30th of October. Find up to 80% of samples, seconds and end of season pieces and some surprises.

Willow has caught the eye of many a lovely fashion plate recently. Abbey Lee Kershaw, Rachel Bilson and Olivia Palmero have all been sporting jackets from the local designer. Check out the beauties below…

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