A Brand: Jeans For The People

Already making waves online in both MYER and The Iconic, A Brand denim are the new jeans label whose bark is as big as their bite.  Already adorning the legs of the stylish and pins of those in need of a style overhaul, A Brand is a distinctly Melbourne label, the love-child of two contemporary […]

Fashion Exposed hosts Alex Perry

One of Australia’s biggest and most touted names in fashion and couture design, Alex Perry made his presence known at Melbourne’s Fashion Exposed industry fair, bringing the tale of his hardships and successes on designing in Australia, to the stage. Talking on the state of designing in Australia, it was a part-rant, part informed tale […]

Highpoint’s Life In Colour

By Holly Thomas.  Spring has sprung at Highpoint Shopping Centre, it may have been a little miserable outside but we hardly noticed with the beautiful Spring/Summer colours showcased on the runway. Highpoint’s style ambassador Nadia Coppolino kicked off the show with a sneak peak of what we would be in for and what she is […]

Kookai’s Melbourne Flagship

  Kookai Australia is the go-to for womenswear and now, thanks to its newly refurbished flagship retail store yet, right in the heart of Melbourne, is more easily accessible than ever. The store was initially built and designed by Kookai Australia‘s director Danielle Vagner and has maintained its original condition up until now. It threw […]

Who is Charlie Tinker?

When it comes to accessorising, many men could use a helping hand. Whether it’s the simple addition of a pocket square, or something around their neck, men’s style is a learned skill for those who care enough to rock it like it’s hot. Charlie Tinker is one Melbourne-based menswear accessory brand who is kicking goals […]

The Fashionable Cocktail

Jane Rocca is no stranger to the written word. A prominent Melbourne-based fashion and music writer, her repertoire has expanded to that of the cocktail as she recently launched herself into the highest echelons of cocktail mastery and merriment. The Fashionable Cocktail is the third in her line of books by Jane Rocca, as she […]

Melbourne: The land of in-between

There’s no group of people more Melbourne-centric than those that live here. Makes sense. It’s always great to see the city as a whole put so much energy into promoting what makes Melbourne the place it is. The City of Melbourne has just launched a new campaign entitled Visit the land of inbetween, whereby they encourage […]

Who has the Spirit of the Black Dress?

The Spirit of the Black Dress is a gala evening and ensuing exhibition run by a group of independent fashion industry professionals committed to raising the profile of emerging fashion and increasing international appreciation for Australian design. Again in 2013 The Spirit of the Black Dress is a part of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival’s […]

White Night Melbourne

Just when you thought another festival couldn’t possibly fit into the throng of summer entertainment options, another one is on its way. A night of dusk-til-dawn celebrations of music, art, dining, theatre, sport, fashion, film, design and performance – and the kitchen sink – will kick-off from 7pm to 7am on the night of Saturday […]

Jeep Portsea Polo 2013

Amidst a sea of stunning fake tan applications, sturdy chunky wedges – and conversely safe Jesus sandal flats – sheer overdresses – apparently a trend that went unbeknownst to me – and peroxide blonde locks, the thirteenth annual Jeep Portsea Polo in the pleasantly wind-blasted Point Nepean Quarantine Zone again took place. It was a visual feast for […]

The Melbourne Cup 2012

Feeling like you’ve stepped out of one world and into another isn’t typically something easily achieved; but Irish dancers, old world decor and quaint waiters with cheesecutters and beige tweed made light work of that upon entering the Emirates Marquee at the Melbourne Cup. Library bedecked walls and Irish attractions of all shapes and sizes, […]

Melbourne’s spring racing Derby Day

On a day that dazzled with atypical Melburnian blue skies, a lick of warmth and the promise of later showers, in amongst the hobnobbery that takes place annually amongst the exceedingly costly and equally as exceedingly ostentatious corporate marquees that line the ‘Birdcage’ at Flemington, I went, I saw, I conquered the Derby. Not much a gambling man, I […]