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Women He’s Undressed

Women He's Undressed

You’re about to hear a whole lot more about Orry Kelly, the oft-forgotten-yet-legendary Hollywood costume designer and the first Australian to win three Oscars. Later in the year there will be an ACMI exhibition and a book “Women I’ve Undressed: The Fabulous Life and Times of a Legendary Hollywood Designer and

Now Open: Smith & Deli

Smith & Deli

The empire of Smith & Daughters founders Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse is growing. Joining the family is Smith & Deli, the little corner Jewish deli of your dreams (that just so happens to be vegan). It’s not just a New York inspired delicatessen but also a little bit of

Now Open | LXÉ | Melbourne CBD

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New Melbourne label LXÉ has opened their first pop-up boutique to launch their sophomore collection. C:2 features timeless limited edition pieces in a forward-looking colour palette, plus a smattering of hero designs such as denim printed leather shorts and heavily embellished crop tanks. It is complimented in-store by lush foliage,

Festival of Steve 2015

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Calling all urban gentlemen. Festival of Steve becomes a city hub for all things manly for one day only this weekend. Forget butcher, baker, candlestick maker. Steve will host tailors, stylists and boot makers. Have your whiskers and follicles tamed (with a side of whiskey, natch), find the finishing details

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