LMFF Runway 2 with InStyle

For the most part, in a display of monochromatic wonderment and textural aplomb, the second show of this year’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival in conjunction with InStyle featured many Australian women’s favourites in the way of clothing for all purposes. The likes of Bianca Spender, Camilla, Kate Sylvester, Leona Edmiston, Lisa Ho and Morrison hit … Continue reading

Are you A[WEAR]?

A witty pun, decadent array of attendees and The Whitehouse Institute of Design recently played host to A[WEAR] 2012,¬† a presentation of design from some of Melbourne and Australia’s leading designers and labels, both established and up-and-coming. The aim to raise awearness¬†for the mentally ill and the work of the Prahran Mission was achieved. The … Continue reading

Koo-Koo for Kooka√Į

The women’s clothes obsessed side of me died¬†recently in the best of ways. I bared¬†witness to the launch of Kooka√Į’s¬†AW12 collection launch in one of Melbourne’s most largely unknown function venues in the most decadent and stylish of locations; Luminare in South Melbourne. Colour, texture, pattern and allure overwhelmed affiliates, supporters, sponsors and lovers of … Continue reading

Around the world in half an hour

Last Friday, the world came to Melbourne’s doorstep, suspended 20 metres above the bustling Lonsdale Street below. Thanks to Fjorde Magazine, the Fashion Capitals of the World runway graced Melbourne’s fashion scene in a celebratory gathering of international fashion and what it has to offer. The Australian Academy of Design joined forces with its overseas … Continue reading