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Carl Kapp opens 1st Melbourne store

Is Hawksburn’s portion of Malvern Road becoming a cool destination for retail therapy again? Seems so. The wonderful Grace and Husk boutiques remain, joined by a newly minted Bassike. And now Carl Kapp has officially cut the ribbon on his first boutique in Melbourne along the strip. The space is a

Meet the Designer

Designers’   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 of the glossy-black and timber

Fame Agenda & Leonard St

Fame 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 our seats. Kicking of the

Killer Queen presented by Thread Den

Prologue; 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 in simple black briefs; she

Fashion Revealed

Returning 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 Thrill, Stand, Notre Dame de

High Fashion, High Tea

Opening 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 crime). Nicola Finetti stayed true

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 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 up are Jessica Jones, Romayne

Trimapee’s Damaged / Disposition

Envision 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 Damaged Disposition literally starts with

Miss Green’s Garden Party

The 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 show and charity auction. Guests