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Msfw 2015

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #3

Melbourne Central is running four consecutive fashion nights each Friday evening from tonight. From 6 – 9pm there with be musical performances and in-store designer appearances. Tonight songstress Ella Thompson and DJ Kevin Van Eade perform. Next Friday sees sleepwear king Peter Alexander, Fame Agenda’s Monica Lim, Arthur Galan and

Penthouse Mouse 2009

The Capitol in South Yarra has been temporarily transformed into a giant space in which fashion and art fans alike can let their imaginations run wild.  The public exhibition of independent artists and fashion designers will be running until the 22nd of March, and is well worth the trip if

Short and Sweet Style Wrap #2

Former homegirl Willow has opened her first Melbourne boutique this week. You can visit her at 582 Malvern Rd in Hawksburn. Her current collection ‘Sacred Trace’ is instore now. Pacific Brands announced it is shutting its clothing manufacturing operations in Melbourne and moving production of its brands, like Bonds and

Circa Nocturna Alternative Fashion Parade 2009

For those who don’t know, Circa Nocturna is a chance for small local designers of alternative and gothic clothing to showcase their work. It’s a fascinating display of outfits inspired by classic Victorian formal wear, corsetry, fantasy, fetish and eccentricity, all set to the picturesque back drop of the old

L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2009

LMFF has been the highlight of my professional year for the past five years now. It’s a week of rushing from show to show cursing your new high heels, catching up with interesting (seemingly much better dressed than I) colleagues and gawking at gorgeous clothes. It’s an escape, a spectacle

The Golden Age of Couture exhibition

If you haven’t heard about it already, the Bendigo Art Gallery has been fortunate enough to secure the Golden Age of Couture exhibition from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It celebrates spectacular works of famed Parisian and London couturiers from the historic decade for fashion of 1947

High Fashion, High Tea MSFW 2008

The charming team over at Fashionising contributed to the Melbourne Spring Fashion week official schedule with their event entitled High Fashion, High Tea. It ended up being the most relaxing event of the week and I was eternally thankful for that considering what a stressful week it had turned out

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