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Behind the Scenes: Friend of Mine ‘Gypset’ Spring Summer 13-14

It’s easy to envision Teale Tabot’s nomadic lifestyle; flitting – as her Friend of Mine label is wont to take her – from Melbourne to Bali to New York to Los Angeles. Her Spring Summer 2013-14 collection is apparently inspired by the class of bohemians, not afraid of henna ink or falling

Mid-Summer: 5 of the Best Swimsuits

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Damned if I’m giving up on summer already. Cloudy skies still have weeks left to give way to streaming sunshine and beach-worthy heat. So – in an ode to mid-summer – here are my top five choices of swimsuits that will have you feeling like vintage-era MGM water darling Esther Williams

WIN the new issue of FASHIONTREND magazine

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StyleMelbourne is officially back for 2012. I hope many of you reading are still enjoying summer holidays (please let me live vicariously). When vacationing, there are not many simple pleasures better than lounging around in the sunshine, perhaps an icy-cold adult beverage in hand, while flicking through the latest glossy fashion

Meet the Designer

Designers’   House is a strange inclusion to the Harbourtown shopping centre at Docklands. Amid discount shoe and fashion outlets, Designers’ House is an elegant exception to the range of shopping at Harbourtown, showcasing up market Australian designers. It was here, amid the deco-style glamour of the glossy-black and timber

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

4th Year Collections

Traditionally the 4th year RMIT show is the longest parade of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week and a fitting end to the official town hall shows as it looks to the future of local fashion. This year the possible next big things on the design line up are Jessica Jones, Romayne