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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

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

Once Upon a Time part deux

Once Upon a Time…we were treated to a second fashion parade at Jason Grech‘s style office last week. This time the label’s main line was showcased; a range of, mostly mini, dresses destined for wear to your the big party, dressed up with a  hat to take us trackside for

Meet Me at St Pats

As we approached the end of Melbourne Spring Fashion week for 2009 it was fitting that we wrapped up the week’s schedule with the last of five pop-up fashion shows turned fashion shoots. We’ve followed Landell Designs with a Gala at the Gallery in gowns, we’ve Explored the Fashion Artery

The Naked Truth

The Order of Melbourne transformed to host ‘The Naked Truth’ for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. The provocative name of the event, instantly invited a number of connotations – some that turned out to be more literal than others. While every participant was indeed clothed, the show attempted to strip away

Pandora’s Wonderland Spring Fashion & Racing Carnival Launch

Pandora’s Wonderland showcased race wear, racier lingerie, resort wear and menswear. Atop these designers collections sat the works of the extraordinarily talented Melbourne milliner Marilena Romeo. First down the runway was K.B.A.D (Karin Bochnik Altman Design). Launched in 2007, K.B.A.D. sent out a collection inspired by icebergs consisting of graceful, diaphanous