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Chat with Fashion Photographer Isabel Engelhardt

As I flick through the pages of my favourite fashion magazine; the illuminating images bounce back at me and I am mesmerized by the array of hot new trends dancing around my eyes. For every fashion-infatuated person out there, lies the influence under it all. The images that showcase the

Fashion Finds at the Markets

There’s a hunter-gatherer pleasure in perusing market stalls in the cold early morning, latte in hand, as you search for something special. A visit to one of Melbourne’s many markets is bound to turn up something you can fall in love with. Vintage and preloved fashions are often a cheaper

Behind the Scenes Photoshoot with Miss Lyndel Yeo

Usually on a fashion photoshoot models and photographers pray for gorgeous weather and smooth sailing. Not so when it comes to this recent shoot involving local label Miss Lyndel Yeo where all things dark and stormy were wished for. The ever-present blue skies may have been something of a curse

Bloom for TV’s RAFW Runway

Yet more beauty looks emerging from the RAFW 2009 runways. This time around the creative cosmetic artists at Bloom tell us how they created their look for Melbourne label TV. As you’ll see the focus is all about the eyes; Start by applying Coy sheer colour cream from the base

Jess Hart in Bettina Liano’s New ‘O’ Jeans

A local girl now based in the Big Apple, model Jess Hart is the latest face (and body) to star in a Bettina Liano campaign. The cult denim label has previously worked with models like Alyssa Sutherland, Nicole Trufino and our shining international star Gemma Ward in their bold shoots.

Award-winning new designer Eva Huynh

Although the economy may be glum, the fashion scene refuses to be ensconced in this bleak atmosphere.  We’ve dubbed ourselves ‘Recessionistas’, sewing has become chic as we’ve snipped our ’08 maxis into must have minis, and we’ve diligently scoured op-shops trying to channel retro grunge, aka Agnes Deyn.  Now we

Saba Autumn Winter 2009 Collection Review

Taking you from the office to lazy Sundays spent shopping to dinner and a night out on the town, iconic Australian brand Saba, has all your wardrobe essentials. It is a very chic and very contemporary winter 09 Saba season, with both womenswear and menswear bringing new meaning to the

Winter Coats

Living in Melbourne requires a trans-seasonal wardrobe. However with winter fast approaching, we all need to increase the warmth in our wardrobes. This winter is not completely focused on our cool shades of greys and black, we’re experimenting with bright colours, prints and patterns. Amid the GFC (Global Financial Crisis)

Emma Veall A/W ’09 Collection

Emma Veall has a no fear policy when it comes to winter fashion. Her latest AW09 collection brightened my day with its colour injection, rich prints and quirkily styled pieces. Emma likes to play with cuffs, waistbands and sleeves and ensure her pieces have interesting detailing. Balloon sleeves, lace collars

Country Road “Big Winter” 09 Review

Chunky knits, plaid print scarves, cable knit beanies, leather gloves; the only thing missing from Country Road’s Big Winter Collection is a big mug of warm Milo! The newly released collection is on-trend, easy to wear and fresh. It experiments with trends from the bohemian lifestyle, the polo club and the military.