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On a Mission

65 years of the Prahran Mission were celebrated in one glamorous night at Mission 65. Drawing on Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’, students from the Whitehouse Institute of Design and renowned fashion designers such as Jenny Bannister, Project Runway’s Anthony Capon and the team behind Madame Virtue and Co. transformed garments

Meet the Designer

Designers’ [singlepic id=9866 w=320 h=240 float=right]   House is a strange inclusion to the Harbourtown shopping centre at Docklands. Amid discount shoe and fashion outlets, Designers’ House is an elegant exception to the range of shopping at Harbourtown, showcasing up market Australian designers. It was here, amid the deco-style glamour

Fame Agenda & Leonard St

Fame [singlepic id=9547 w=320 h=240 float=right] Agenda hosted a fabulous collection launch Friday evening with fashion forward label Leonard St. Just doors down from their Level 2, bustling Melbourne Central store, a walkway transformed into a runway with stage and a talented acapella guitarist keeping us entertained as we took

Killer Queen presented by Thread Den

Prologue; [singlepic id=8851 w=320 h=240 float=right] An empty stage, a piano trio warming up, a restive audience flipping through Frankie magazine. On stage a lone powder blue tutu, a pair of red high heels. Act 1 The lights go down and two dancers emerge, twirling around in their underwear: he

Fashion Revealed

Returning [singlepic id=9528 w=320 h=240 float=right] to the official schedule for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week in 2009, Fashion Revealed once again presented a handful of local designer labels to a design-receptive audience. Aiming to showcase the talents of mostly local Asian designers the show included looks from labels such as

High Fashion, High Tea

Opening [singlepic id=8646 w=320 h=240 float=right] Fashionising‘s High Fashion, High Tea, Gwendolynne‘s collection – there’s no other way to put it – was enchanting. Neutral hued silks were highly embellished with silver lace, pearls and beading and were capped off by headwear from Richard Nylon (Gwendolynne’s frequent design partner in

Fashion at Altitude at Melbourne’s GPO

I confess I was on double duty at the Fashion at Altitude parades last week; both checking it all out in my capacity as editor of StyleMelbourne and also slipping into my role as community manager (basically in charge of writing/running their snazzy new website) for Melbourne’s GPO. So I

4th Year Collections

Traditionally [singlepic id=9058 w=320 h=240 float=right] the 4th year RMIT show is the longest parade of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week and a fitting end to the official town hall shows as it looks to the future of local fashion. This year the possible next big things on the design line

Trimapee’s Damaged / Disposition

Envision [singlepic id=9047 w=320 h=240 float=right] a concrete runway in an industrial warehouse. The room is dark and the music is thumping. There’s a sudden flash of light as the music reaches its crescendo and the first model steps onto the runway. In this raw and industrial setting, the Trimapee

Miss Green’s Garden Party

The [singlepic id=8970 w=320 h=240 float=right] weather held out beautifully on Sunday for the fashion week finale that was Miss Greens Garden Party. Rebecca George (aka Miss Green) and The Willows in St Kilda pulled off not only a delightful atmospheric afternoon get together, but an innovative ‘Eco friendly’ fashion