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Upcoming Event | Design Files Open House 2014

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The Design Files Open House returns! This year for the first time this covetable, shoppable home-like retail gallery will be designed and built from scratch (take that, The Block). And because I think everything Design Files founder Lucy Feagins touches is gold, here’s a glimpse inside the glorious space complete

Melbourne Spaces | The Schaller Studio

The Schaller Studio

The season for Summer road trips is impending! If heading north of Melbourne, the place to lay your weary head after a day of wine-sipping and sight-seeing is The Schaller Studio. Art Series Hotel Group invited me to do that very thing at this project – one of their newest

New ‘Till Death’ jewels by Julie Deville at e.g.etal

Till Death jewellery by Julia Deville

“Till Death” is the newest collection of diamond, sapphire and emerald strewn jewellery by artist Julia Deville. Of the antique rose cut diamonds featured in the collection, Julia explains the stones were “extracted from pieces sourced in the markets of Paris and New York”. Skulls are a prominent motif in the

A Part of Me Bayside

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Designers Kate Brook and Kajsa Kvernmo of APOM have opened their very first store. As well as their current fashion collaboration with graphic artist Minty Baxter, the new boutique also stocks goodies like Bettina Willner-Browne ceramics, pieces by House of Cannon, Hope of All Heart jewellery, 66 the Label hats and socks

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