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United By Style | Ginger & Smart x Dulux

Ginger & Smart x Dulux

Renowned trend forecaster Li Edelkoort has recently declared that it’s “the end of fashion as we know it”. She sees many reasons for this, including a new focus on clothes (as opposed to fashion with a capital ‘F’) and couture. I think another could be that fashion has moved out

Viva Las Kookai!

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It seems Kookai are upping the sophistication level this Autumn Winter season. The Melbourne label’s Viva Las Vegas inspired collection, presented against a backdrop of crooning Elvis and bright light motifs, features high necklines, lady-like retro silhouettes and weightier fabrics in knits and neoprene. Naturally there’s still plenty of slink for

Gorman | Moth & Moon & Sweet 16ths

Gorman Moth and Moon Winter 2015

Lisa Gorman’s eponymous label recently celebrated its 16th year with a magical catwalk showing of Gorman‘s current Moth & Moon collection in the Fitzroy Gardens. Instead of Champagne there was a conservatory. Instead of presents there were printed pillows. Instead of party games there was pleated gold. Enjoy the lushness

Chinese New Year with Harper’s Bazaar

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Auspiciously timed to coincide with the Lunar New Year, Westpac hosted a party to celebrate the third annual Chinese edition of Harper’s Bazaar Australia. Instead of the Paris end of Collins Street, for this single evening it was the Beijing end, with the event housed within Giorgio Armani’s flagship boutique. Guests

Melbourne Spaces | Ruyi

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As we’re in the midst of Lunar New Year celebrations, it thought it an apt time to take a look at some beautiful examples of modern Chinese-influenced design right here in Melbourne. Who knew it would be found in a dumpling house? Recently marking its first birthday, Ruyi consciously stands

Style Guide | Top 10 | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2015

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Style has become omnipresent. From wardrobe, to home, to work, now even your lunch can be improved with a little thoughtful style. So the below presents what I think might just be the top 10 most stylish events of the 2015 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival calender. In no particular

Melbourne Spaces: Alto

Damm Fine Food's Alto redesigned by Moth Design

Alto (meaning a musical high in Italian) is a secret events space capping off the GPO Building – which many now know predominantly as home to H&M – in the heart of the city. Operated by Damm Fine Foods (who have ruined me forevermore from eating ungilded risotto), Alto has

The Top 20 | VAMFF 2015

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See. Do. Wear. And always get close. Here are my Top 20 picks of the cultural events and runway shows from the 2015 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival… – Josh Goot has scored the coveted Grand Showcase solo runway just in time for the lauded label’s 10th birthday. – I’ll

Portsea Polo Style 2015

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As the rain (thankfully) stayed far, far away and limoncello icy poles provided a dose of sunshine, the Portsea Polo went off swimmingly on the weekend. I was pleased to accept Peroni’s invitation to join them for the day and thus much of the serious style spotting below was conducted from

A Very Grand Christmas

StyleMelbourne wear Alfred Alberta lace crown, Anna Davern earrings & Incyda dress

Grand Hyatt just threw a trio of festively seasonal parties around the globe in Melbourne, New York and Berlin. Simply because they could! I always say life’s too short not to take advantage of any excuse to celebrate (thus I’m hosting a Christmas eve eve supper next week). Our version at