Style Melbourne


Uncovering Spring at the Glasshouse

I’d like to add a little something to the classic adage; “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” Perhaps an addendum; “but they should throw many lovely parties”? A temporary glasshouse has been constructed in the Melbourne as an ode to the Spring season. Styled on an English conservatory, the

Iskra Galic for FROC 2013

Creative Director – Jason Panda @ Crave Agency Photographer – Bernard Gueit @ Crave Agency Hair – Andrea Pavlou, Jamie Furlong and Danielle @ Xiang Hair Stylist – Vass Arvanitis @ Unsigned Management Makeup – Sue Marshall Model – Iskra Galic @ Vivien’s Prominent Australian model Iskra Galic has lent

The Fashionable Cocktail at MSFW

Cocktails are not about getting wasted (no matter how elegantly). They are about dressing up, experiencing a very grown-up ritual and perhaps becoming “pleasantly giddily tiddly” as fashion writer Janice Breen Burns puts it. Savouring cocktails is about knowing who you are. Fashion and music journalist (and now three time

Anya Brock for Fashion Aid

Anya Brock for Fashion Aid 2013

Australian artist and illustrator Anya Brock, known for her colour-drenched painted ladies and dripping wildlife,  has created the 2013 ‘face’ of Fashion Aid. A fashionable sensibility is evident through much of her work; Anya once ran her own label and has worked with Christopher Kane and Richard Nicoll. You can

Time to Swoon | Sale

Soiree season is coming. So you and your pennies should probably make an appearance at Swoon’s one day only sale tomorrow Thursday 22nd August to find an outfit. They offer fashion goodness such as Lady Fox and Karlie Gartner’s delicious jewels, Alexi Freeman and Neo Dia pieces and sunglasses by

High Fashion, High Tea 2013

High Fashion High Tea at the Park Hyatt Melbourne hotel

On Sunday 8th September from 1.30pm, the Park Hyatt Melbourne’s ballroom will become swathed in fashion. High Fashion, High Tea returns on a grander scale than before. Hosted by Emily Power (of the Fashionista’s Guide to Shopping in Melbourne), the event will see the Spring/Summer collections of renowned Australan designers

Magic Johnston Designer Sale

Creative space Magic Johnston has gathered a legion of wonderful independent designers together for the Magic Johnston Designer Sale. Carly Hunter, Kuwaii, Dress Up by Stephanie Downey (just named by Vogue as one of “the 12 contemporary brands you may not have heard of but should”), Ffixxed, From Britten, Kinoak,

Emporio Armani National Art School Exhibition

Art by Jordan Beenkan and Rhys Davis at Emporio Armani

This week Emporio Armani showcased selected pieces by postgraduate artist from the National Art School in a travelling exhibition. Vogue says this fashion/art fusion is a “smart match: the youthful strength of Emporio Armani married with Australia’s…most innovative art school.” As the nation’s oldest art institute NAS has seen such

Lui Hon, Limedrop, Jolet & Bul Sale!

Well isn’t the title of this post just filled with awesome? A quartet of our favourite Melbourne designer labels – Lui Hon, Limedrop, Jolet and Bul – are collaborating for a stocktake sale. Find up to 80% off past and current seasons plus a few new surprises too. It’s on

The Ethics of Style

By Joseph Jang

The Light Factory Gallery presents The Ethics of Style, an exhibition on in fashion promoting the ideal that aesthetics do not have to be sacrificed for ethics. Australian illustrators – some based in in New York or Paris – such as Kerrie Hess, Patsyfox, Caitlin Shearer, Michel Canetti, Edwina White