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Be a judge at the World Class cocktail competition

Regular readers may have had hints at the fact that I love a fancy cocktail as much as a new dress. In Melbourne when you’re handing over at least $18 for a something to sip on it had better be worth it. And worthy are the nine Australian finalists for

Welcome to Fashionopolis

Fashionopolis sounds like a sparkling, futuristic city in which I would very much like to own a penthouse. In reality it’s Australia’s first industry networking event for fashion and beauty bloggers at all stages of blog life. Hosted by, in my opinion, one of Australia’s premiere personal style bloggers, Lady

The Garage Sale Trail gets well-heeled

The Garage Sale Trail – a national event with a savvy eye on sustainability – rolls up its doors once again this weekend. This year the event boasts such trend-setting ambassadors as fashion designer Marnie Skillings, Sass & Bide’s Pip Edwards, musician Angus Stone, interiors stylist Sibella Court and Dinosaur Designs’

Portable presents Susie Bubble

On our shores once again for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA), Susanna Lau is better known among blogging and fashion circles as Susie Bubble (a childhood nickname) of UK blog Style Bubble. Formerly the editor of Dazed and Confused magazine’s website Dazed Digital, Susie is one of the most

Mimco for Marquise

How many hot cross buns have you scoffed already? If you are what you eat, then I’m about to turn into something very round and doughy, sprinkled with cinnamon and studded with sultanas. Speaking of other good Easter-y things; Mimco have collaborated with Australian babywear label Marquise to create a

Fashion Fix: Frock Fundraiser

Want to slip into a little something special from designer labels like Willow, Sass & Bide, Miu Miu, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, Arabella Ramsay or Jason Grech from as little as $50? Fashion Fix is a pre-loved designer dress sale fundraising for the Alannah and Madeline Foundation (protecting our little

LMFF: Ex[ie]perimental Collective

Away from the spectacle of catwalks, my favourite thing about any fashion week including the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival is the possibility of unearthing new talent. In that spirit, here’s an easy introduction to five budding Melbourne designers. As part of LMFF’s cultural program, young designer Christina Exie is curating a fashion

Do you want to be a fashion publicist, journalist, stylist or blogger?

Want a fashion career? If a needle and thread aren’t quite your thing and you desire more of a media role such as publicist, journalist, stylist or blogger, here’s your chance to learn for the experts who have ‘been there, done that’. On this Wednesday March 21st -TONIGHT! – from 6.00pm

Grace Kelly Movie Marathon

Amid the chaos of fashion week, it can be a treat to take a breather and float away with some classic Hollywood films. This Saturday 10th March from 4.30 – 11.20pm, a free Grace Kelly movie marathon will be hosted by ACMI and Bendigo Art Gallery on the Federation Square

No Home 2012 Happy Hour

Starting tomorrow No Home returns to celebrate independent fashion on film at the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. Have you secured your tickets yet? In 2012, 21 labels such as Kuwaii, Song for the Mute and Obus have collaborated with film-makers. Together they’ve produced everything from a single idea extrapolated, to