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Diary | Wine & Fashion ‘Blend’ | MSFW

Yarrabank Wine & Matcho Suba Fashion at MSFW

Champagne is synonymous with fashion week darlinks! But usually what the in-crowd sips is an afterthought. At ‘Blend’ this Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, wine is the muse of the show. Six of Yering Station’s Yarrabank Wines have inspired outfits by fashion designer Matcho Suba (either pulled from his archives or

Backstage | Fred Hates Fashion | MSFW 2014


I slipped backstage to show you another side of Fred Hates Fashion – the first of many Melbourne Spring Fashion Week events this week. The undergound (in spirit, if not always in reality) catwalk show is set against a backdrop of artistic fashion films (I’ll update you on where you

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.

This must be Underwater Love

Tettmann.Doust - Melbourne Fashion Label

The seaweed is always greener, In somebody else’s lake, You dream about going up there, But that is a big mistake, Just look at the world around you, Right here on the ocean floor, Such wonderful things surround you, What more is you lookin’ for? – Horatio Thelonius Ignatius Crustaceus

A belated postcard from the tropics…


Sorry for going missing. I was lucky enough to have gotten lost for the past fortnight with my beau on the lush island of Upolu in Samoa. It’s a place that possesses an almost prehistoric mystique via misty mountain canopies, a wealth of just-right sunshine which my new freckles can

Fashion on Film | MSFW 2014

ACMI_Fashion on Film_The Director An Evolution in Three Acts

Did you hear Gucci, Chanel and even Rhianna will be at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week this year? At least their 2D versions will be present, as ACMI unveils the schedule for their immersive, evocative and inspirational “Fashion on Film” series once again. The line-up includes ‘The Director: An Evolution in Three

Undressed | Bendigo Art Gallery

Undressed: 350 years of Underwear

Derrière, négligée, décolletage…the French certainly have a way with describing the saucier aspects of humanity. But a new exhibition, a little closer to home, is going one better by exploring the more intimate sections of our wardrobes in full colour. The Bendigo Art Gallery continues their recent trend of hosting

Miso + Gorman

Miso + Gorman Hometime

Increasingly I’m finding more interesting things with which to dress my home, rather than my body. Gorman’s Hometime range of linens and interior design accessories isn’t helping this diversion; no more so than now as Lisa Gorman has invited well-known local artist Miso to collaborate with her. The Miso +

New Kuwaii Boutique | Now Open | Melbourne

Kuwaii Melbourne

When one door closes, another is sure to open. Melbourne fashion aficionados were saddened to hear that retail destination Alice Euphemia was closing recently. But now we can all rejoice as designer Kristy Barber has just opened her second Kuwaii boutique, a first for the CBD. Following on from the

JA-H by Jason Hewitt

Jason Hewitt JA-H by StyleMelbourne

“I’m not gonna lie, it’s very much inspired by porn” reveals young designer Jason Hewitt of his first ever collection as the label ‘JA-H’ to be commercially produced. “You know how you can find anyone on the internet who likes the same things as you – so people’s interests are becoming