Chadstone’s AW Runway

By Eleanor Castellani.  It’s that time of year again to put our best Louboutin forward as we gear up for fashion week, and where better to roll the dice than at the melting pot of it all – Chadstone, the fashion capital. Milan comes to Melbourne, as a 30 meter runway stationed in the Designer […]

Highpoint’s Colour Studio

By Aleczander Gamboa.  It looks like the west side is getting a splash of vibrancy with The Colour Studio, a series of events and workshops showcasing fashion and interior trends for the upcoming Autumn and Winter seasons. Held at Highpoint Shopping Centre and coinciding with the premiere of Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF), The […]

Ted Baker X THE F Collaboration

This time of year, all those fabulous and fashion-hungry dawn upon Melbourne’s Central Pier in Docklands for the celebration of consumer-centric fashion, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF). This year, the English founded and born retailer Ted Baker is no different with their introduction of their very own space cube to the grand curb […]

River Island at VAMFF

There’s a brand in the UK you’ve more than definitely heard of: River Island. From humble beginnings 60 years ago, it’s now grown to the point of no return with a mammoth 300 stores around the UK and internationally in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. While we haven’t got a store in Australia, it’s […]

The perfect place, the perfect day, an OB Way of Life

Fashion is what you buy; style is what you do with it. Though for the men of Orlebar Brown, a UK-based men’s resort and casual wear label, style extends to include a little more than just threads; encapsulating everything to food, clothes, cars and overall lifestyles, dubbing everything worthy a part of the ‘OB Way […]

H&M’s April Opening Date

There’s been talk for as long as anyone can remember, but now there’s no denying that it’s actually happening. H&M, Sweden’s jewel in its retail crown and a favourite brand literally the world over is finally coming to Australia. They have moved into one of Melbourne’s most famed and beautiful heritage listed buildings, Melbourne’s GPO by way […]

From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk: The Wonderful World of Jean Paul Gaultier

In what is proving very quickly to be an exciting first for many modern day fashion lovers, the illustrious fashion designer the world-over, Jean Paul Gaultier will host an exhibition of his own work at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria. To say there’s a buzz of excitement is an understatement, as the designer will be […]

H&M to open in Australia

Seems like when it rains it pours, ‘cos now that we’ve received word that Uniqlo is opening, a few years after other northern-hemisphere giant Zara threw open its doors, Swedish retail mammoth H&M isn’t far off either. Bringing 5,000 square metres of retail store floor heaven to Melbourne’s CBD, H&M will join those before it in […]

UNIQLO’s faces announced

UNIQLO is soon to open in Australia! Finally another slice of the rest of the world comes to our shores and showers us in a rain of affordable and quality basics and token pieces worthy of even the most adventurous wearer’s wardrobe. Due to open on 16 April 2014 in the yet to be completed […]

Cycling down the Country Road

Who’d’ve thought the days of the Pop-Up Store were dead? Country Road has just implemented a nifty little pop-up in their mammoth South Yarra store in Melbourne, taking prime position in the store, capitalising on the now wintery collection for men, perfect for the cooler months. Their collection is modern and fresh, stylish with a […]

Meagan Harding: personal style consultant

As the old adage says about style: you’ve either got it, or you don’t. Based on this thought alone, there are seemingly thousands of try-hards that run around every major city on the planet, calling themselves ‘stylists’.  But, the proof is in the pudding when it comes to their aptitude for the role, which time and […]

The Melbourne Watch Company

Imitation is the greatest form of flattery, they say. And while you’d be hard done to fit the entirety of Melbourne into the face of a watch, the saying still applies when you look at the collections of the Melbourne Watch Company. It’s a small operation, founded and directed by Melburnian Sujain Krishnan whose love […]