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A Model Life

It must be a perilous task. To watch hundreds of models strut up and down for hours and then choose the cream of the pretty crop based on just a few fleeting moments. Then to the crushing of their fragile dreams of being the next Gemma Ward-esque discovery. I don’t

A GIANT Celebration

Throwing a Xmas party for a modelling agency must be pretty simple; a beautiful guest-list is guaranteed! Such it was for Giant Management‘s end-of-year celebrations at Mon Bijou as the sun over Melbourne set last week. Fashion industry types like photographer Ed Purnomo, designer Jolet Ucchino and a rainbow eye-lidded Lady Petrova

A Model Moment in Melbourne with Samantha Harris

Apologies for the above alliteration (there I go again); here’s a dose of the gorgeous Samantha Harris – in town recently for David Jones as they cast local models for their upcoming Spring Summer runway show – to make up for it. Looking fresh in a floral suit, the department

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week MSFW 2012

In 2012, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week celebrates its 18th birthday. And they’ve invited, not the traditional one, but four “faces” to the party. The model quartet is made up of international catwalker Annaleise Smith, MSFW’s first ever male face Jake Sofo, the fresh faced Ebony Edwards and a flame-haired Emily

Breakfast with Jessica Gomes

Flying in from her Los Angeles base, Australian model Jessica Gomes was in Melbourne for breakfast with Mimco, fashion bloggers and me this morning. As the face of the accessories label’s ‘Kaleidoscopic Cinematopia’ collection, Jessica features in their latest campaign. Shot in the desert oasis of Palm Springs, the model is no

‘Von Follies’ by Dita Von Teese

A palpable shift in fashion festival patrons occurred earlier this week, as victory rolls, scarlet pouts and tattoos aplenty descended upon Central Pier. ‘Von Follies’ lingerie by burlesque performer Dita Von Teese is the latest incarnation of the Designers for Target series in Australia. Obviously a major drawcard was Dita

Melbourne Models to watch in 2012

Holly Jane Vivien's Models

Inspired by the rise of Australian supermodels like the omnipresent Miranda Kerr, Elle MacPherson and rising star Shanina Shaik, today I bring you some fresh faces from Melbourne’s modelling scene.  In the wake of various L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2012 model castings, I caught up with six local beauties to ensure

MSFW: Search for a Model Final

In 2011, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week searched for “real” faces to walk among the models at City Square. Today the final round took place, judged by a panel including MSFW face and model Sophie Van Den Akker and stylist Franco Schifilliti. Which of the lovelies would you like to see

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

Walking in a Winter Wonderland…

Models having (faux) snowfights… The musical delights of Owl Eyes, dressed head to toe in Gorman…. Stylist Jess (a.k.a. What Would Karl Do?) fitting out Melburnian window shoppers in earmuffs, scarves and mittens… A warming glass (or deux) of bubbles on a winter’s eve… It must be Winter Shopping Day