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Zimmermann | New York Fashion Week 2014

Zimmermann Spring 2015 RTW at New York Fashion Week 2014. Photography by Claire Alice Young for

While Melbourne Spring Fashion Week begins to wind down, an entirely different sartorial beast has awoken. Rising star fashion photographer Claire Alice Young is in the thick of things in the Big Apple, taking on Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week in her own way for StyleMelbourne. First up, Claire

Diary | Wine & Fashion ‘Blend’ | MSFW

Champagne is synonymous with fashion week darlinks! But usually what the in-crowd sips is an afterthought. At ‘Blend’ this Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, wine is the muse of the show. Six of Yering Station’s Yarrabank Wines have inspired outfits by fashion designer Matcho Suba (either pulled from his archives or

Undressed | Bendigo Art Gallery

Undressed: 350 years of Underwear

Derrière, négligée, décolletage…the French certainly have a way with describing the saucier aspects of humanity. But a new exhibition, a little closer to home, is going one better by exploring the more intimate sections of our wardrobes in full colour. The Bendigo Art Gallery continues their recent trend of hosting

New Kuwaii Boutique | Now Open | Melbourne

Kuwaii Melbourne

When one door closes, another is sure to open. Melbourne fashion aficionados were saddened to hear that retail destination Alice Euphemia was closing recently. But now we can all rejoice as designer Kristy Barber has just opened her second Kuwaii boutique, a first for the CBD. Following on from the

Diary | Love, Desire, Riches | Fashion Exhibition

Is there another item of clothing that speaks to society, class, status of women, the economy, community and personal desire as much as the sometimes controversial, sometimes coveted wedding dress? The ‘Love, Desire, Riches’ exhibition, presented by the National Trust, looks at wedding fashion from the past two centuries as

Hooray for Marais | Melbourne Shopping

Marais‘ new second Melbourne boutique venture is intoxicatingly glossy. Somehow – from the DCG Design quartz chandelier that glows violet to their shiny hall of mirrors – the store makes it feel as if touching their lovely wares is welcome. The ground floor is home to Givenchy, Celine, Balenciaga, Linda Farrow and covetable shoes.

From Milan (to Melbourne) With Love

Roadtrip Melbourne

Recently a trio of renowned Italian food, lifestyle and travel bloggers visited our beloved Melbourne on the invitation of Tourism Victoria. I had the pleasure of escorting Laura of The Old Now for just a few days to show her our little corner of the earth; from cocktails at the

Coming Soon | Marais | Retail Therapy

The Parisian-inspired emporium that is the Royal Arcade’s Marais is welcoming a little sister. Marais mark II is being touted as nothing less than “a portal into a mythical space”, taking up residence soon within a 19th century building on what we might now call the Paris end of Bourke

Behind the Scenes | Kookai A/W 2014

‘Some folks like to get away, Take a holiday from the neighbourhood, Hop a flight to Miami Beach, Or to Hollywood, But I’m taking a Greyhound, On the Hudson River Line, I’m in a New York state of mind’ Kookai designer Danielle Wagner was inspired by New York City landscapes

Diary | Spirit Queen | Melbourne Fashion Festival

Spirit Queen

How entrancing is this image? It’s model Louise Van de Vorst in a new series called ‘Spirit Queen’ as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Fashion photographer and Folie a Deux filmmaker Christian Blanchard (who has recently shot for Tangent, Pages Digital and Spook magazines) and stylist Bec Cole