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Lui Hon forges ‘Straight Ahead’ into Winter 2015

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There’s a famous Japanese legend which promises whomever folds one thousand origami cranes will have their dearest held wish come true. Hopefully this is a portent of  good luck for Lui Hon, who has taken the paper-craft bird as a motif for his sublime upcoming Autumn Winter 2015 collection titled

Style Spy | Yellowglen Terrace | Turnbull Stakes Day

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Aside from Turnbull Stakes champion horse Lucia Valentina, the other winners this past weekend seemed to be lady milliners. As the hub for style on this Melbourne Cup Carnival preview day, the Yellowglen Terrace was awash with beauties sporting mainly Danica Erard headpieces alongside serious showings by Jill and Jack

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 –

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

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 –

Herve Leger | New York Fashion Week 2014

Herve Leger at NYFW 2014

Take a look at the Samurai silhouettes and battle-ready bandage dresses in Herve Leger‘s Spring 2015 collection as shown at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week and lensed by Claire Alice Young for StyleMelbourne.com

Mara Hoffman | New York Fashion Week 2014

Mara Hoffman at New York Fashion Week

Claire Alice Young shoots Mara Hoffman‘s Spring 2015 ready to wear at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York for StyleMelbourne.com as the designer makes a rainbow connection between the Wild, Wild West and Woodstock.

Zimmermann | New York Fashion Week 2014

Zimmermann Spring 2015 RTW at New York Fashion Week 2014. Photography by Claire Alice Young for StyleMelbourne.com

While Melbourne Spring Fashion Week begins to wind down, an entirely different sartorial beast has awoken. Rising star fashion photographer Claire Alice Young is in the thick of things in the Big Apple, taking on Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week in her own way for StyleMelbourne. First up, Claire

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

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