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Look. Stop. SHOP!

Look.Stop.Shop 2011

Now that the mania of stocktake sale season is petering out it’s time to reclaim the simple joy of shopping. Look. Stop. Shop as part of the State of Design Festival simply adds to the pleasure of browsing, hunting and gathering. In keeping with this year’s festival theme of “design

State of (Fashion) Design

By Lucy McRae

The  theme of this year’s State of Design festival is ‘Design that Moves’ (both literally and figuratively). I’ve scoured the event program to find a handful of happenings that I think will most appeal to fashion lovers such as your fine self… 9 to 5 Talks Program (with Gareth Pugh)

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #32

Mikael Colville Andersen visits Denmark House

This week Denmark House will declare the 23rd July ‘Cycle Chic Friday’! International blogger, film maker and photographer Mikael Colville-Andersen of Copenhagenize.com and Cycle Chic will be the guest of honour. Join Mikael as he discusses how Melbourne can be inspired by Copenhagen’s bicycling lifestyle. Denmark House is encouraging guests

Win tickets to Design:Made:Trade

mucke willl be at Design Made Trade

Design:Made:Trade is a large-scale trade event where Melburnians can get the scoop on the latest and greatest in designed objects and the designers themselves. You’ll find new internationally and locally designed furniture, lighting, homewares and objects of desire as well as jewellery and fashion to lust over and marvel at.

Short & Sweet News Wrap #30

cycle style

The maddening hoards usually put me off shopping for clothing. Ruby Patootie is now guaranteeing a peaceful experience by offering personal shopping after hours. All you have to do is book in for the VIP treatment and you can shop in peace with drink in hand. There is no obligation to purchase

Cloud 19

Now  that the State of Design festival has wrapped up for 2009 I wanted to give you some great reasons to mark it on your must-visit calendar for next year. If you didn’t happen to make it this time around the Cloud 19 event was a highlight for me at

AFAR installation at Comme for State of Design

Fashion  designer Alexi Freeman and architect Aaron Roberts of Room11 continue their collaborative project AFAR; an acronym combining both their initials. I popped into the opening last week to check out their current piece, in which Roberts applies architectural technologies to Freeman’s recognisable yellow Criss Cross design. Installed in the

Short & Sweet Style Wrap #16

Miranda Kerr will be instore at David Jones Bourke Street on Friday the 14th August for two styling sessions, Q and A and signings. The sessions start at 12pm and 1pm. Stop by the womenswear department on your lunchbreak! Have you been checking out much of the State of Design festival

2009 State of Design Festival (for Fashion lovers)

Presenting our hand-picked guide to the best public events for the fashion-inclined at the State of Design festival. We’ve picked out the best fashion related design events across the festival and condensed them into brief tidbits so you don’t have wade through every event. For full details on the events

AFAR installation at Comme

AFAR is the collaborative title for fashion designer Alexi Freeman and Aaron Roberts (of Room11 architecture) as they bring their collective disciplines together to present an installation for the upcoming State of Design Festival. It will be held at the drop dead gorgeous venue Comme (7 Alfred Place, Melbourne) from