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Dinner with Ms Collins

Ms Collins

Something happened a few years ago. Food became fashion. “In Melbourne – we’re such a food city – it’s a great idea to go to a club but be able to get an amazing dinner beforehand” muses Huxtable/Huxtabuger chef Daniel Wilson. Now when you dine within the neon accented nightspot

Fiorina’s Golden Anniversary

Fiorina Jewellery

Melbourne jeweller Fiorina Golotta’s believes in talismans and lucky charms. After all, they seem to have taken her this far; her old-world inspired label of precious trinkets – featuring the likes of coins, freshwater pearls and Amazonite – recently celebrated its 20 year golden anniversary. To mark the occasion, Fiorina

60+ Wonderful Last Minute Hats for the Races


I’ve always been an advocate for wearing a proper hat (or substantial headpiece at least) to the races or whenever you feel you can get away with it. But this year I’ve truly fallen in love with the idea. You honestly feel more grand while wearing a millinery creation; it

Fashion Editorial | Get Racy

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‘Tis the season for classic yet fresh Spring racewear inspiration. Trying to figure out what to wear to the carnival? Look no further than this new shoot. Thank you to 35mm Fashion Photography, beauty hero Trish Sousa, really, really ridiculously good looking Rory and Belle from Chadwick‘s, Arnie from Flowers

Botanica | Violet & I | Spring Summer 2014


I’m a sucker for a botanical prints. An so Violet & I‘s new Botanica collection turned my head with native wattle motif. Tropicalised poppies also feature in the pretty-as-a-picture range alongside miniature roses that mimic polka dots and reference memories of designer Anna Tyrrell’s grandmother’s garden. A serene mood is

Advanced Style


Last night I encountered ‘Advanced Style’. The film, based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famously ground-breaking blog of the same name, is eye-opening, refreshing and full of warm moments as it explores fashion for the 50+ set. It was wonderful to gain an insight into these seven uniquely stylish characters’ New

First Look | Gorman | Summer 2014/15

Gorman Summer 2015

Is it just me or are Gorman going from strength to strength? I was delighted to see the new collection is just SO darn “summer”. I’ve already bookmarked pieces for the polo, the beach and other random adventures. Just can’t decide which part to like best: the amusing seagull and hot

Fashion Editorial | What is Beauty?

The Australian Ballet 2015

Photography – Justin Ridler Art Direction – Qube Konstrukt Styling – Kate Gaskin Flowers – Flowers Vasette Designers – Ellery, Alex Perry, Aurelio Costarella, Collette Dinnigan, Akira Isogawa & archival costumes from The Australia Ballet Models – Dancers Vivienne Wong, Ako Kondo, Adam Bull, Amber Scott & Chengwu Guo For

First Look: A-esque’s ‘Pieces for Men’


“In today’s world it’s almost essential to carry a bag because where do you put everything?”, contends GQ’s Grant Pearce as he helped toast the unveiling of Amanda Briskin Rettig’s new ‘Pieces for Men’ collection under her A-esque label last week. Amid the plushly historic surrounds of Collins’ Street’s No.

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