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Fashion Stills

Ever wondered what you may see if you joined the French fashion elite alongside the haute couture catwalks or backstage at model fittings? Well, wonder no longer. The Fashion Stills exhibition showcases over 30 photographs by Paris’ finest style shutterbugs. Derek Hudson, Jean-Marie Périer, Françoise Huguier and Gérard Uféras take

Elegance on Eat Street 2010

Returning to the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Grand Ballroom are a plethora of Melbourne’s best restaurants, fashion designers and personalities combining to create Eat Street. This year the theme is “elegance” with pieces from Alice McCall, Yeojin Bae, Kirrily Johnston, Willow, LIFEwithBIRD, Mimco, Richard Nylon, Gwendolynne and Peter Jago to

Hot Brides 2010

While  we’ve seen a few hints of 2010’s bridal trends at a smattering of shows throughout LMFF, there is only one dedicated solely to those who may soon be hearing the chime of wedding bells. Hot Brides showcased couture labels Jenny Bannister Vintage Collection, Keon Couture, Linda Britten, Crocé Colosimo,

Eat Street’s ‘Winter Wonderland’

Fusing  food with fashion (two of my equally favourite things), Eat Street has just celebrated 10 years raising money for the Australian Childhood Foundation (which provides counselling to kids affected by neglect, violence or abuse). Their event at the Sofitel on Collins last week saw lots of delish food and fashion

I Just Love that Little Black Dress

The book launch of “I just love that Little Black Dress” by Robyn Johnson was more a history lesson in the origins of the infamous LBD than a look inside the book on the iconic wardrobe piece. Opening the show was a history of the LBD and I must say

I just Love that Little Black Dress

Can you believe the precursor to the ubiquitous “Little Black Dress” was unveiled by Coco Chanel way back in the 1920’s? Such is the longevity of this practical, flattering style that it is rather inarguable that it will be anything other than a classic wardrobe icon for many, many years

Hot Brides Runway Parade

Hot Brides at the Sofitel Melbourne began in the hotel’s foyer with groups of women and a few supporting men highly anticipating if they’ll find the dress of their dreams tonight. Cappellazzo Couture graced us with their collection of outstanding bridal pieces. Magnificent dresses filled the catwalk with models accompanied

Fashion Remade Salon Show

It’s not often these days that wearing ‘Pretty Woman’ style opera gloves is fitting at a Melbourne social event; but kudos to the very chic young lady who pulled off the look at the Fashion Remade Salon Show at the Sofitel On Collins. The salon show was presented to coincide