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Blondes to Brunettes ‘Fashion Friendship’

Beauty   salon Blondes to Brunettes has put their windows overlooking 479 High Street in Prahran to good used over the past few months and, with the forging of new ‘Fashion Friendships’, are committed to continuing in the same vein through 2010. Blondes is partnering with RMIT to showcase 365 days of young

PS Spring/Summer 2010 Collection

StyleMelbourne  talks with local designer Pooja Sharma about her burgeoning fashion label entitled PS, her Spring Summer collection for 2010 and what it means to her to be a fashionable Melbournite. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in India and grew up in NZ. I

Made in Donald

Made  in Donald is a creative label that has had people whispering its name for a while. Nadia Pearse, the designer of Made in Donald, explains that the name of the label refers to the town Donald in central Victoria that she grew up in. Before starting her own collection,

Katie Hosking Summer 09/10

Do  you ever search through the racks of clothes in an Australian designer boutique only to find that it is not Australian made? I don’t know about you; but I’m one to take note of a garment’s background and I feel a tingle of excitement when I see it has

Stonnington’s Hall of Fame Gala

At Thursday’s Gala evening, the grand finale of Stonnington’s Spring Fashion Runway program, Fashion designer Teresa Liano and father of Chapel Street chic, Joe Sillitto, were inducted in the Stonnington Fashion Hall of Fame which was initiated in 2001 to honour and acknowledge the outstanding contributions by Stonnington’s designers, comprising

Bespoke Millinery by Alexis Belcher & Michelle Czech

I’m noticing hats are back in a big way. Many of us have thought that the old traditions and the craft of millinery was soon to be extinct but it seems that a new generation (my generation, in fact) are starting to embrace headwear again. I sense a renewed interest

Q&A with Strothers designer Rebecca Strothers

Rebecca Strothers from eponymous label Strothers joins us for a Q&A session about the realities and rewards of life as a young Australian fashion designer; When did you decide to get into fashion design? I finished year 12 with no idea what I wanted to do so I decided to

Nikolina Concepts

Think intricate detailing, hand-made silk flowers and brocades. Think of headwear that stands a cut above the rest as innovative, timeless and truly unique. Nikolina Concept’s Untitled Spring/Summer 2009 collection takes note from traditional millinery techniques and brings them to a modern forefront. Designer Nikolina Kucan explains, “I was inspired

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

Cocktail O’Clock

With such a passion for Melbourne, it was fitting that Landell designer, Lisa Defazio held part three of her fashion shoot at one of Melbourne’s hardest-to-find laneway bars, the Croft Institute. Some of Melbourne’s hidden treasures can take years to discover, often by word of mouth more than anything. Lucky