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Runway 1 | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

Runway 1 VAMFF 2014. Photograpah by Edy Lianto for StyleMelbourne

It was all love for leather and fierce ear adornments at the first official runway of the 2014 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Catching my eye; Josh Goot’s glitchy print that reminded me of the perforations on the paper of a pianola or music box, Willow’s sheer polka-dotted mesh (surely

David Jones | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

David Jones VAMFF 2014

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival officially took off last night, as per tradition, with an epic opening runway of David Jones’ Australian designers. Below you’ll find a few of our favourite moments from the show; I’d love to hear what has ended up on your personal wishlist for the

Nixi Killick | Melbourne Fashion Festival

Nixi Killick at VAMFF 2014

Never fear; the Martians haven’t invaded Melbourne. This is simply Nixi Killick‘s psychedelic dreamscape come to life. At last year’s fashion festival Nixi was a stand-out in a strong graduate showcase. This time around the vibrant designer debuted her label on models who moved like languid lava lamps in a

Diary | Spirit Queen | Melbourne Fashion Festival

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How entrancing is this image? It’s model Louise Van de Vorst in a new series called ‘Spirit Queen’ as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Fashion photographer and Folie a Deux filmmaker Christian Blanchard (who has recently shot for Tangent, Pages Digital and Spook magazines) and stylist Bec Cole

Diary | Seasonal Delights | Melbourne Fashion Festival

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Artist and food designer Ryan Foote (his clients include Chanel and fashion weeks around the nation), recently invited me to contribute to his new project ‘Seasonal Delights; Consumption of Trends and Worlds Around Us‘ for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Now, it’s my pleasure to invite you to see the

Preview | National Graduate Showcase 2014

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Texture and tactility are key this Autumn/Winter season, a trend which the dozen stellar fashion design graduates chosen for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s 2014 National Graduate Showcase seem to have collectively tapped into. Here’s a little glimpse of the ideas we will see on the runway.Congratulations to bright

Sneak Peek | National Designer Award 2014

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Butterflies (of the nervous variety) were a recurring theme yesterday as six labels under five underwent judging for the 2014 National Designer Award presented by Tiffany & Co. Against a backdrop of iconic Tiffany’s little blue boxes and twinkling diamonds, London Management model Sarah Burns showed a hint of what

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2014 Beauty Sneak Peek

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The magpie in me zeroes straight in on the gold-flecked lids that model Phillipa is sporting at this year’s Virgin Australia Fashion Festival Hair and Make-up trials. Tearing my eyes away to scan a few more of the faces-in-progress it seems new L’Oreal Paris make-up director Elsa Morgan’s proposed looks

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2014

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Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. VAMFF. Get used to rolling that name off your tongue as the beloved fashion event has a new co-pilot in the airline (I promise that will be my last aviation-related nod to the partnership). “VAMFF” does have a certain ring to it though. At VAMFF’s

VAMFF 2014 Campaign

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Fernanda wears Romance Was Born, Pink LouLou necklace, Karen Walker necklace. See. Feel. React. The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival‘s 2014 campaign turns the spotlight back on we rabid fashion voyeurs and collectors. How are you feeling about the new campaign? I think it would have made more sense to