Style Melbourne

Search Results: Akira

State of (Fashion) Design

The  theme of this year’s State of Design festival is ‘Design that Moves’ (both literally and figuratively). I’ve scoured the event program to find a handful of happenings that I think will most appeal to fashion lovers such as your fine self… 9 to 5 Talks Program (with Gareth Pugh)

Emerging Melbourne designers shine at iD Fashion Week

Last week, iD Dunedin Fashion Week presented its International Emerging Designer Award to a rising star for the seventh time. From a field of 26 finalists (from 120 entrants across 20 nations) RMIT’s Kate Bolzonello was deemed the most promising as judged by Vogue online editor Damien Woolnough, Akira Isogawa, Stefano Sopelza and

MSFW: Designer Series 2 (+ video)

Aurelio Costarella delighted at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week’s Designer Series 2 runway by opening with a stunning, off the shoulder gown in ruffled, voluminous layers of latte and cream. Incorporated into the dress was a light orange corset with ruffle trimming, as the bodice became a focus. Shoulders and zips

Win tix to the Designer Series at MSFW

The hottest tickets in town right now are to the Designer Series shows at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. It’s the traditional runway experience that you could expect from any fashion capital around the world. You can purchase your tickets by clicking here now… or take your chances and win a

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2010

Only 28 beauty sleeps to go until Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) blossoms into being once again, for a sweet 16th time. This morning the steps of the Melbourne Town Hall were given a breath of life courtesy real grass, potted pansys and lavender as the MSFW lineup for 2010

LMFF Runway 7

The  weekend began with the seventh installment of LMFF’s much anticipated runways. A diverse line up of designers who challenged trends and re-invented a winter bursting with colours, leather and all things luxurious. Martin Grant opened with a black woolen mini dress complete with a caplet feature. Keeping in sync

‘Feast of Fashion’ part one

Melbourne’s  GPO hosted a boutique runway to celebrate the array of designers housed in the divine building. A vintage themed runway beneath high ceilings and spectacular arches, greeted guests with Cacao Chocolates and Deakin Estate bubbly in the heart of the city for a ‘feast of fashion.’ Lisa Ho opened

A Long White Winter: David Jones A/W 2010

It  began with a dramatic crack of thunder and a real sheet of rain tumbling down. Bianca Spender and her mother Carla Zampatti opened David Jones‘ Autumn Winter parade for 2010; their first collections with the department store. Spender presented puffed shoulders in bronze silk, while Zampatti paired bold red

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #22

For many, not my strictly pale self, summer means fake tan time (smart!) But who wants to ruin their lovely silk 1000 thread count sheet with faux glow? Dr. Glow presents a Sheet Saver in a soft grey or gelati colours that quickly fits over your precious sheets and pillows

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #19

If you didn’t get along to Trimapee’s Damaged Disposition MSFW show you may have missed their collaboration with Nelson beer. The design duo, Peter Strateas and Mario-Luca Carlucci, have created a coat of arms featuring design elements like button, zips and braiding to grace limited edition labels on Nelson bottles.