Category: Fashion and Textiles

The fashion detective: vintage sale

Once a year, the National Trust Historic Costume Collection holds a big sale of donated vintage and designer fashions at Como House The funds raised go towards maintaining the collection, which is based at Labassa in Caulfield. It’s my very …  More

Akira Isogawa V French Lavender Brownies

  Working class girl For many of us the iconic white Bonds athletic singlet top conjures up images of burly sun-bronzed Aussie men and working class roots. This classic Australian garment was first introduced in 1920 and went on to …  More

Leo Greenfield and Karl Lagerfeld

 Classic stripes Navy blue and white is never out of style. Melburnians love classic dressing and fashion purists always have handsome navy and crisp white in their wardrobes as Leo Greenfield has observed. Greenfield has identified how navy and white …  More

Paco Rabanne V Champagne

Golden girl Fashion designer Paco Rabanne adored his ladies in all manner of things. In the 1960s it was tiles of paper, metal or plastic. Often large and outlandish, some say his designs were the reference in was the subject …  More

LMFF Runway 3

For a fresh and and eclectic take on autumn/winter trends we had to look no further then L’Oréal Paris Runway 03 presented by creative director David Bonney, the young, fresh, contemporary and cool of designers such as LIFEwithBIRD, YB J’aime …  More

LMFF Runway 1 & 2

RUNWAY 1 Piercing sound, lights hit, beat kicks in and the audiences attention was captured. The atmosphere was buzzing as we sat on the edge of our seats anticipating the first L’Oréal Paris Runway for 2013. Expecting only the best …  More

LMFF Runway 5

We had to refrain ourselves from biting our freshly manicured nails we’d been so eagerly awaiting the pairing of L’Oréal Paris Runway 05 presented by Harper’s BAZAAR with some of our most beloved Australian designers. Opening the show with a …  More