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LMFF 2013 Opening event with David Jones

Reigning queen of prints and ‘It’ girl of the fashion design world, it’s a pleasure to discover Mary Katrantzou is just really damn lovely. From the minute you meet her she’s all smiles and openness  and I get the sense she was genuinely happy to visit our faraway fashion capital of

DressCode: Stakes Day 2012

Stakes Day at Flemington’s Spring Racing Carnival is all about winding down. It’s a little more casual than the other three days in tone and fashion. So happy to survive the week relatively unscathed. My Stakes Day in the Birdcage was filled with confetti, beach balls and tropical pineapples so

Romance Was Born Spring 2013 Preview + Alice Euphemia turns Sweet 16

Last week one of Melbourne’s premier fashion boutiques (“institution” is not too light a term) celebrated its 16th birthday. It could not get any sweeter for Alice Euphemia, than presenting the tooth-achingly colour-coated Spring 2013 collection by Romance Was Born at the party. The exclusive preview featured an installation of “The Miraculous

My Australian Fashion quest + the very best kind of Garage Sale!

Alice Euphemia sale

Some people strive to wear all vintage fashion or all sustainable fashion. You may have heard Aleisha McCormack of The Circle and Love Local Fashion‘s bid to only wear Australian brands on air? It’s something I’ve been thinking about for a little while so… As of now I promise at least nine

LMFF Opening Runway by David Jones

Surrounded by fireworks and a New York style block party, a repeat performance of David Jones’ (sans Miranda Kerr) Autumn Winter launch show jump-started the official festival week. Easton Pearson and Ginger and Smart flew the flag for vibrant colour; the former with graphic embroidery and the latter returning to

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #39

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LMFF 2011: Runway 1

The official L’Oreal Paris Runway series kicked off on Tuesday with Runway One. Carla Zampatti opened the show with her high class collection, featuring luscious velvets, neat ladylike tailoring with splashes of tangerine thrown into the mix of monochromatic pieces. The designer combined evening elegance suited to women of all

Rainy Day SALE

ALEXI FREEMAN A/W 10

It’s raining, it’s pouring, my wardrobe’s looking boring… Alexi Freeman and Milly Sleeping have teamed up for a sale to solve my sartorial issues while keeping fashion lovers warm and dry. Selected current season Alexi Freeman pieces will be available at up to 30% off while past seasons could be as

Designer call out: Chambord Shine Awards

Aje and Carl Kapp

The third time is proving to be a delicious charm as the Chambord Shine Awards part trois ventures to Melbourne for the first time. The Shine Awards are searching for Melbourne designers to take part in a runway showcase of their latest collections here in early July. Some finalists will

LMFF Runway Two

Bold [singlepic id=13895 w=320 h=240 float=right] and daring was the theme on Tuesday night as LMFF Runway 2 took to the catwalk at Central Pier. Romance Was Born kicked off proceedings in a manner that only they can.  Model Samantha Harris strutted her stuff in a incredibly detailed red knit dress,