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First Look: A-esque’s ‘Pieces for Men’

“In today’s world it’s almost essential to carry a bag because where do you put everything?”, contends GQ’s Grant Pearce as he helped toast the unveiling of Amanda Briskin Rettig’s new ‘Pieces for Men’ collection under her A-esque label last week. Amid the plushly historic surrounds of Collins’ Street’s No.

Melbourne Spaces: A-Esque

Label whore? You can probably just go right ahead and ignore Amanda Briskin-Rettig’s latest venture. Founding the undeniably successful Mimco brand many moons ago, Amanda’s new label A-Esque is quite the antithesis to accessories that demand attention. Oh, you’ll still coo over supple Italian leathergoods but this time around her

LMFF: Runway 5

At Runway 5 of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Joveeba came over all cowboys and Indians presenting Navajo knits, fringed leather and feathered accessories. Rodeo Show looked to another heritage era with white lace and nanna-esque florals. A combination of the prior two and sticking closer to home was Shona

Bettina Liano ‘Creatures of Light’ Summer 2010

Bettina Liano plays with the idea of light in her latest collection. This means translucent fabrics, floaty silhouettes and feature cut-outs that let the sun or flesh shine through. Not sure that many will be able to pull off the bike shorts or the high-waisted, floral pants (though I can imagine

Caulfield Spring Racing 2009

The Face of Caulfield for 2009 has been announced. Rebecca Warren, a 25 year old Graphic Designer takes over the reins from Sarah Vick for the upcoming Caulfield Spring Racing Carnival. She is looking forward to the star treatment she will be receiving, which has already begun, as Rebecca initially

The Naked Truth

The Order of Melbourne transformed to host ‘The Naked Truth’ for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. The provocative name of the event, instantly invited a number of connotations – some that turned out to be more literal than others. While every participant was indeed clothed, the show attempted to strip away

Expression Fashion Gala 2009

Fresh, youthful, quirky and practical designs emerged from the black backdrop at Chapel off Chapel on Friday. In association with the City of Stonnington and The Butterfly Foundation, young, Melbourne designers showcased their designs at the Expression Fashion Gala which also aims to promote healthy body image. In essence, the

Arnette ‘Notorious’ Sunglasses launch

I suppose we’re more accustomed to the type of parties that offer gentile bubbles and canapés than Hennessey liquor and vodka ice luges here at StyleMelbourne (while on the clock anyway). However there was one distinct invitation that arrived in our mailbox that I simply couldn’t pass up. Arnette was