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Oscar & Wild goes to the races

One of my favourite sayings is attributed to fashion boutique Oscar & Wild‘s famous namesake. The oft-quoted novelist Oscar Wilde said “you can never be over-dressed or over-educated”. This is especially true for the Spring Racing Carnival where the best-dressed punters of the day are thoughtfully styled (as for the

Jasu selects StyleMelbourne as a StyleMaker

So the kitty has been out of the Chanel bag for a while, but this week it’s my turn to be featured as one of Jasu’s Stylemakers. You may remember the new online luxury shopping portal recently whisked me away for a fashion shoot adventure to Broome? Today I can

Couture Inq

As the clouds come rolling in and thunder crackles over Melbourne right now I feel as if the below photographs are reflecting a mood. Alym Usuf is a new Melbourne fashion and jewellery designer with an eye for couture. His label Couture Inq has just completed its first campaign and

Style…Broome?

This is my last behind the scenes post about our recent top secret fashion adventure to the outback for a little while. In a few weeks proper details will start to be revealed which I simply can’t wait to share. Back home in Melbourne now – and I do love

Behind the Scenes in Broome

This fashion shoot business is about 50% glamour versus 50% sweat. There’s gorgeous clothes to play dress up in and then roaring sunshine for your eyes to contend with. Divine hair and make-up and then 13 hour non-stop days. I guess I’ve done 10 different shoots over the past 48

Behind the Scenes: Delilah fashion shoot

Were you one of the lucky ones to see Prince on his latest Australian tour? You may have noticed the striking support act; London songstress Delilah (Prince personally requested her to join him on stage). While she was on our shores, Delilah managed to fit in a fashion shoot for

A[Wear] Fashion Show

'Cheap Thrills' fashion editorial for A[wear]

In support of A[Wear] – an annual Whitehouse Institute of Design student-led fashion show in aid of the Prahran Mission – two fashion editorials that are showcased below have been produced. The shoots predominantly sourced items from the Mission’s op-shop, while the show itself  will feature luminous fashion and jewellery

Fashion Editorial: Samsara

Dress by Eva Q, Earrings by Candy Spender

“Saṅsāra or Saṃsāra (Sanskrit: संसार), (in Tibetan called “khorwa”), literally meaning “continuous flow”, is the cycle of birth, life, death, rebirth or reincarnation…In modern parlance, samsara refers to a place, set of objects and possessions, but originally, the word referred to a process of continuous pursuit or flow of life.

Behind the Scenes: Bellechasse lingerie shoot

The Paris end of Collins street, the Block arcade, Hosier lane and various alleyways and rooftops of Melbourne doubled as a European-style cityscape for Bellechasse‘s latest fashion shoot recently. I was invited to shadow the creative team and very brave model Teisha Lowry as they traversed the CBD for the guerilla-style adventure;

Summer Dance

The next instalment of stylist Stevie Dance’s ‘Best Dressed’ project for Melbourne’s GPO is imminent. The high summer campaign – to be released this Friday – stars model Jess Gold (fresh from editorials in Surface and W magazines) and is shot by photographer Will Davidson. The beauty look is courtesy Justine Purdue who recently contributed