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Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (msfw) 2014

This must be Underwater Love

Tettmann.Doust - Melbourne Fashion Label

The seaweed is always greener, In somebody else’s lake, You dream about going up there, But that is a big mistake, Just look at the world around you, Right here on the ocean floor, Such wonderful things surround you, What more is you lookin’ for? – Horatio Thelonius Ignatius Crustaceus

Fashion on Film | MSFW 2014

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Did you hear Gucci, Chanel and even Rhianna will be at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week this year? At least their 2D versions will be present, as ACMI unveils the schedule for their immersive, evocative and inspirational “Fashion on Film” series once again. The line-up includes ‘The Director: An Evolution in Three

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014

MSFW 2014

Like florists persuading blooms accustomed to warmer climes into an early performance for the launch announcement, the 2014 faces of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week also bravely slipped into unseasonable outfits while the city’s tempestuous nature still gave a Wintry bite. Headlining the trio is ever-smiling Ashley Hart as fashion week’s

Gabrielle Brown | Graduate Fashion Designer of 2014

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RMIT graduate fashion designer Gabrielle Brown has been announced as 2014′s winner out of the dozen finalists in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s National Graduate Showcase supported by Target. Her collection ‘Kinesis’ juxtaposes grass-roots craftmanship like pin tucking and cording with the high-technology of 3D printed rubber. A collaboration

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014

Alice McCall MBFWA

This week I’ll be condensing some of the highlight MBFWA catwalk presentations down into bite-sized pieces for New York based publication The Fashion Spot. So if you’re sans time or trying to see the runways incognito from your desk, tune in here. The show list will be updated as we

National Graduate Showcase | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

Gabrielle Brown at the National Graduate Showcase VAMFF 2014. Photography by Scott Gick for StyleMelbourne.

From enormous teddy bears to optical illusions to kinetic movement to mementos; inspirations for the collections included in the National Graduate Showcase at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival are always vast and varied. Fashion design graduates Juliette Booth, Gabrielle Brown, Chin Hau Tay, Tan Thanh Trieu, Victoria Thaniotis, Yan Wang,

Independent Runway | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

One Fell Swoop at the Independent Runway VAMFF 2014. Photography by Calvin Cropley for StyleMelbourne.

Last night the nation’s slightly under-the-radar labels took back some of the spotlight at the Independent Runway for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Tiffany & Co National Designer Award nominee Christina Exie and last year’s victors From Britten took to the catwalk alongside designs from Emma Mulholland, Kathryn Beker, Neo

Camilla’s Grand Showcase | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

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Perched cosily on the designer’s own embellished pillows we watched as Camilla Franks took her turn to star in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Grand Showcase. The orchestral sounds of a live symphony made a moody backdrop as the ‘And God Created Woman’ collection marched down the catwalk adorning feathered

Runway 7 | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

Nevenka at Runway 7 VAMFF 2014. Photography by Scott Gick for StyleMelbourne.

The final official Runway at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival had me dancing in my seat (it was a Friday night after all). Alice McCall’s comic book prints packed the intended punch, Limedrop‘s range went from sweet to plastic fantastic and we welcomed Sydney label Macgraw to the VAMFF

Runway 6 | Melbourne Fashion Festival | 2014

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Runway 6 got arty at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival last night. Ellery’s collection incorporated abstract art prints and tapestries by Ben Barretto. Meanwhile Yeojin Bae’s curvy panelling reminded me of the marbled paintings of childhood. Runway 6 also featured the leading labels Alex Perry, Arthur Galan AG, Carla Zampatti, Lui Hon