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Not that I need any more incentive to shop but…if you spend $350 (until April 29) on level two fashion at Melbourne Central you’ll receive two Hoyts premium tickets valued at $72. Have you checked out the latest Hunter Gatherer (in Royal Arcade, 355 Bourke Street Mall) boutique yet? This

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #37

Mimco have designed a bag for the upcoming L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. The very limited edition ‘Frida’ bag features woven taupe leather and silver metal details. There will only ever be 50 available and the bag is priced at $699. Speaking of LMFF, The Spirit of the Black Dress is

Free Jeans!

Are you one of those denim-philes who simply lives in their beloved jeans? Would you like a free pair custom-made especially for you by Nobody? Of course you would! The only catch? You have to wear them five to seven days a week without washing them for three months and

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Jewellery wonderland e.g.etal has just received some new, off-off pieces this season from artisans like Katherine Bowman, Yuko Fujita, Natalia Milosz-Piekarska, Ali Limb and this ‘Goddess ring’ ($2885) by Emma Goodsir. J’adore. The discounts are stacking up before the Boxing Day sales even begin this year. And here’s another. Use

Callout: Spirit of the Black Dress

The Spirit of the Black Dress is on the hunt for up to 10 emerging Australian designers for 2011. If you are a designer in your first five years of practice this is your chance to participate in the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival! The twist is your design must be

New… Forever New

As the paint was still drying and posters of Amazonian women were still being hung, I was lucky to enjoy a little sneak peak tour of Forever New‘s largest and latest store opening at Melbourne Central this morning. Vogue.com.au, Fashionising, What Would Karl Do and little old I dodged paint

Limedrop’s pop-up Greenhouse

Just like the little house from ‘Up’, Limedrop‘s latest pop-up boutique sprouts up unexpectedly among concrete jungle surrounds. Scaling the escalator you are confronted with a steel-framed greenhouse studded with greenery in macramé hanging planters, and lined with bare timber and the label’s signature digital prints. Designed in collaboration with Design of

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #35

Time to get your Xmas lists sorted. The Melbourne Design Market returns on Sunday 5th December from 10am to 5pm at Federation Square’s undercover carpark. Leonard St. has officially opened their new online boutique. Get shopping now by clicking here. I’ll have this Sail Top in silk please. For 10

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #34

If you’re an avid reader of StyleMelbourne you probably love this city and you’ve probably also stumbled across Three Thousand while hunting for something different to see and do around town. Now you can carry the guide in your pocket as they have released an iPhone application. Download The Thousands

Ritson Art Scarves

For those of us that really adore fashion, we might be lucky enough to have one or two coveted, treasured pieces in our closets that we can truly consider works of art. Yet artist sisters Julia and Joanne Ritson have taken this idea to the next level creating a series