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DressCode: Goes to Hollywood

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Sponsored Even special occasions these days rarely require any dresscode at all, let alone glamorous one. So when an invitation arrived in the mail recently which requested attire in the vein of “Red Carpet Glamour” it had me wondering. What exactly is glamour in the modern era? Click here to

All that glitters: Quella jewellery collection launch

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Rebecca Tilley has launched Quella, her new label encompassing “affordable luxury” pieces she hopes will be “beautifully everlasting”. I suspect she’s already on her way to creating a new Australian jewellery heritage with Quella’s striking-yet-feminine pieces. Ten original designs veer between antique-feel oxidised and high-sheen golds, the latter inspired by costume jewellery from

DressCode: Runway 4

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The occasion – Runway 4 at LMFF, just one show mid-fest calls for something easy. Silk shirt dress by Yeojin Bae (I’ve had it tailored) ‘The Illusionist’ heels by Habbot Necklace is true vintage (my grandmother’s) ‘Nirvana’ ring by Swarovski Silver tote bag by Witchery Color Riche in ‘Pink Passion‘

5 Melbourne Jewellery Labels to wear this instant

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If  “the clothing maketh the man”, then surely I can argue that jewels maketh the woman? After all there’s none more womanly than Elizabeth Taylor and the lady had quite the penchant for the odd sparkler (all £74 million worth of them). Alas, my relatively meagre collection is not quite

Summers Past

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Photographic exhibition Summers Past: Golden Days in the Sun 1950 -1970 will cause visitors waves of nostalgia. Australian News and Information Bureau photographers captured what we now see as an era that was carefree, happy-go-lucky, a time when being slathered in coconut oil was more important than remembering your all-important SPF. There will

DressCode: Melbourne Cup day

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The Occasion – The running of the 151st Melbourne Cup The Venue – The Birdcage, Flemington racecourse Dresscode – Racewear Now what on earth to wear to Oaks Day? Hat – Mimco Dress – Yeojin Bae Shoes – Forever New (they’re actually comfortable after standing for 8 hours!) Necklace –

Sneak preview: Pre-loved Luxury & Vintage fashion Auction

Auction house Leonard Joel is accustomed to ensuring elegant furniture and coveted artworks find new homes. However their newest venture is in art of the more wearable kind. Their second ever auction of pre-loved luxury, designer and vintage fashion will be held on Sunday 19th June from 3.30pm at 333 Malvern Road,

After-glow

“Luminous” is one of the most beautiful words in the world. So is “champagne” (happily two glasses of the latter imparts a sudden feeling of the former). Dom Perignon has released its 2002 Vintage sparkling in limited edition glowing bottles. Available in just four locations in Melbourne (Silk Road, Spice

On a Mission

65 years of the Prahran Mission were celebrated in one glamorous night at Mission 65. Drawing on Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’, students from the Whitehouse Institute of Design and renowned fashion designers such as Jenny Bannister, Project Runway’s Anthony Capon and the team behind Madame Virtue and Co. transformed garments

Paper Dresses

For the first time in Australia comes the exhibition “Paper Dresses”, an extract of pieces from a collection of over 400 paper fashion designs (mostly dresses, but also including Japanese kimonos and even a bikini). Most of the dresses on display here originated from 1966-1969, with a few more additions