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DressCode: Caped Crusader

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Such a beautiful evening last night at the first Designer Series runway show for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2012. I think the weather may be against us at the Melbourne Town Hall tonight though! What I wore; White Suede cape jacket, my little ode to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Tom Ford number

Think Pink for Breakfast


Rise and shine; it’s time to start the day off right with the second most important meal of the day (the after five cocktail hour being my most crucial). The Annual John Clements Pink Ribbon Breakfast returns on Tuesday 25th October 2011 from 8.30 to 10.30am. Held at The International of Brighton, 81

MSFW – Designer Series 3 ‘Enjoy’

Ristefsky Macheda kicked off the show with a lot of flesh and minimal fabric. The male models were of course showing off the underwear collection, strutting about in briefs, boxer briefs and leggings in bold shades of red, yellow, orange and royal blue. Definitely a move away from boring old

LMFF 2011: Runway 7

The atmosphere at L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival Runway 7 was electric. Perhaps it was Saturday night fever combined with the sensational line-up of White Suede, Talulah, Maurie and Eve, Joveeba, Bettina Liano, Wayne Cooper and Alannah Hill that had revellers bouncing in their seats. Whatever the reason, Runway 7 was

Designer QEE exhibition

Melissa George, Grant Pearce, actress Emma Booth, and designers Lisa Gorman, Peter Alexander and Mimco’s Cathryn Wills joined a dozen oversized designer toys to launch the Qee exhibition as part of LMFF’s cultural program. Australian designers and labels including the aforementioned along with Alannah Hill, Bettina Liano, Fat, Jack London, Leona Edmiston, Little Joe,

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #37

mimco's frida bag for LMFF

Mimco have designed a bag for the upcoming L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. The very limited edition ‘Frida’ bag features woven taupe leather and silver metal details. There will only ever be 50 available and the bag is priced at $699. Speaking of LMFF, The Spirit of the Black Dress is

Bettina Liano ‘Creatures of Light’ Summer 2010

Bettina Liano plays with the idea of light in her latest collection. This means translucent fabrics, floaty silhouettes and feature cut-outs that let the sun or flesh shine through. Not sure that many will be able to pull off the bike shorts or the high-waisted, floral pants (though I can imagine

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

Vogue’s Spring Summer 2010/11 trends editor Damien Woolnough presented eight trends that the magazine is touting for the Spring Summer 2010/11 season on the runway at Chadstone last week. Sporty, Utilitarian/Military style, Tribal themes and the New Clean are overriding looks while elements and individual pieces to look out for include shorts, the trench coat and

Designer Series 3 (+ video)

Some of Melbourne’s most loved designers put on one hell of a show Thursday night, with the likes of Alice Burdeu, Lucy McIntosh and Kate Peck gracing the runway draped in some magnificent new season pieces. LIFEwithBIRD opened the evening with geometric patterned frocks in a wide range of silhouettes,