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Fashion Hall of Fame 2010 & Spring Runway

Couturier Robert Fritzlaff and Arthur Galan (of the label Arthur Galan AG) joined the ‘crème de la crème’ of Australia’s fashion industry as they were inducted in to the Stonnington Fashion Hall of Fame. “It’s vintage…I’m vintage” chuckles Robert Fritzlaff as his 1963 Gown of the Year is paraded down

Yeojin Bae ‘Crossroads’ Spring Summer 2010/11

Yeojin Bae is offering a glimpse of the 1980s for spring/summer 2010-11. Still as sharp and sophisticated as ever, we’re not talking eighties clichés here, there’s no power-dressing shoulder pads or Fame-esque leg warmers. It’s all about eighties elegance: the suave cool of Duran Duran and James Bond style glamour

Harvest Powell Spring Summer 2010/11

Harvest Powell‘s latest collection showcases a dual-personality. It has the kind of glam-versus-subtle aesthetic that makes me think of a rockstar off duty. Sequins are muted when mixed with skin-skimming denim. Soft cream is enlivened when contrasted with metallic ‘Vegas’ leggings. Details that provide distinction include rope ties belts, high,

Wayne Cooper Boutique re-launch

Wayne Cooper welcomed Melbourne back to the re-launch of his Chapel Street store last week. The designer braved our city’s rain to personally celebrate the opening among guests like dancer Ivy Heeney and Leisel Jones. Post-makeover, swathes of sheer fabric now en-robe the walls, mimicking the darling little ‘Tulle Overlay Sateen Dress’ in Cooper’s

Bloom Organics Launch

Last night, Natalie Bloom invited us into her Chapel street flagship store to introduce her latest range of Organics beauty products. Piles of soaps, balms, washes and essential oils greeted us along with their earthy scents. The Rosehip Oil (intended as a moisturiser and antioxidant treatment for the face or

Short & Sweet News Wrap #28

Melbourne designers and other creatives have come together for the Good Friday Appeal. You can bid on these customised Marquise baby singlets by Arthur Galan, Mimco, Bloom, Kat Macleod, Yeojin Bae and Arabella Ramsay. Thread Den has opened its second store for those who take a personal approach to stocking their

Oak off Chapel

The  newest addition to Melbourne’s exclusive fashion scene is a somewhat unconventional space just minutes from the eclectic Chapel street shopping drag. Oak off Chapel was ironically an abandoned clothes manufacturing warehouse which has had a second chance to be the birthplace for fashion, only now it is a multi

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

Stacey Christie’s Flagship boutique launches

Take note of the name, Stacey Christie is a hot young Melbourne designer who has opened her first boutique just off the hustle and bustle of Chapel Street. The boutique stocks her first line, which can only be described as elegant. Recently returned from Italian Fashion Week, I caught up

Stonnington’s Hall of Fame Gala

At Thursday’s Gala evening, the grand finale of Stonnington’s Spring Fashion Runway program, Fashion designer Teresa Liano and father of Chapel Street chic, Joe Sillitto, were inducted in the Stonnington Fashion Hall of Fame which was initiated in 2001 to honour and acknowledge the outstanding contributions by Stonnington’s designers, comprising