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Call for Applications for MSFW 2009 event

With  the premiere of the film ‘Coco Avant Chanel’ soon to hit cinemas it is only appropriate that this year’s Melbourne Spring Fashion Week sees a little black dress themed event added to its calender – a piece Coco herself popularised. As part of the official on-schedule proceedings for the

Beyond the Birdcage | Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014

Erykah Badu for Lavazza

So the Birdcage at Flemington during the Spring Carnival is really like another world that only a relative, privileged few are permitted to enter. It would be easy to dismiss this Melbourne institution as yet another display of our consumerist excess sometimes verging on the debaucherous (past Lavazza invitees; you know who

Fashion+Aid III

Fashion+Aid made a triumphant return for the third time to the silver enshrouded Palladium ballroom last night as event mastermind Emma Rombotis played host to a full house. Sequins seemed to be the order of the day as a (literally) glittering crowd enjoyed auctions, fire twirlers and an energetic Jessica

Beauty & the Beach (+ video)

MSFW’s Beauty and the Beach runway lifted spirits of  a corporate lunch hour with its energising collection of summer beach trends for 2010. Key looks included nautical stripes, floral prints, 80’s fluro and pops of colour, forecasted for the equally bright days to come. From street to sweet, we saw

Style Salon: Fashion Collection 5

Style  Salon, Fashion Collection 5, was structured around a simple question: how do you define style? With a “fearless spirit and strong identity”, Lisa Taranto’s models took to the stage to showcase a bold collection with an animal print motif. Matched with feathery fascinators and lots of ruffles, the collection had

Rebecca Thompson A/W 2010 preview

The  spirit of summer is kept alive in Rebecca Thompson’s latest autumn/winter 2010 collection. With loose fitting silhouettes, ethnic embroideries and floral patterns, the label is akin to Easton Pearson and epitomises that boho vibe. Her colour palette is vibrant, dominated by warm orange and fresh white, and contrasted with

Sparkle!

We love sparkle, shimmer and shine. And all that Jazz! Channel your inner showgirl this season and be the main attraction. Add some sparkle to a chilly evening out and invest in key exuberant pieces that will save you from your winter blues.  Think of old school glamour reinvented by

Noir Desire Boutique

Lush new boutique Noir Desire has popped up recently in Prahran and is well worth a look, even if only to rest your feet at the halfway point of shopping mecca, Chapel Street. Owners Shweta and Sanjeev Arora drew the inspiration for their store and stock from the alluring glamour