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9th Annual Millinery Collection

The Regent Theatre took a break from its Wicked trade to serve canapés and champagne to bewitched hat aficionados among its gilded and frescoed halls. In low amber lighting, fantastical figures danced and flickered along the walls as the scent of Dior’s Hypnotic Poison on bejeweled grand dames wafted past.

Anna Campbell Spring Summer 08/09 Parade

Here’s another label to add to the ever-growing pack of local young designers who make me feel inadequate in the talent department. Anna Campbell unveiled her current Spring Summer 08/09 collection at Unlucky recently. I feel it is a big step up for the designer – her most impressive collection

Fashion Exposed Exhibition

Massive and exclusive, the annual Fashion Exposed trade show was an overwhelming experience. Inside the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, rows of rows of square stall boxes stretched out into the distance. Rows and rows of racks regaled these boxes, and the full effect was one of confusing brights and darks of

KaleidEscape official parade at MSFW 2008

No you are not reading it wrong…and my spell check isn’t broken. The title of this MSFW parade was indeed “KaleidEscape” (as opposed to kaleidoscope) reflecting the myriad of colours in warmer weather wardrobes and that sense of promising freedom that the spring breeze carries upon it. The models for

Out of the Shadows MSFW 2008

The Out of the Shadows parade was intended to be the most innovative, boundary pushing show of the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2008 official schedule. Interesting, considering it celebrates all that is new and at the pioneering edge of fashion, that it started off with a look towards the past

MSFW: Modern Odyssey Official Parade

As the end of week, “edgier” official runway parade at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week for 2008, the Modern Odyssey show presented a range of names probably largely unknown to those outside the fashion set (with the exception perhaps of Gail Sorronda courtesy Designers for Target) . That said they are