The Royal Botanic Runway

Making the backyard of a city the size of Melbourne sustainable is no easy feat. But making it come to life with the overly impressive work four leading Australian fashion designers is not, it seems. The Royal Botanic Runway took place in Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens and showcased the work of the four top Australian designers […]

MBFWA Day One – Aurelio Costarella

Perth’s saving grace of national fashion, Aurelio Costarella’s exhibition at MBFWA was slightly different to the ways he’d previous displayed his work. Stationary models posed for cameras atop pristine boxes, bringing attention to their shape and the shape of Costarella’s work. Namely safe colours and minimal embellishment made-up most of the designer’s work, with a […]

LMFF Runway 4 with Madison

Black, white earthen tones and basic prints were the focus of Madison’s runway at this year’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. A bit placid, but nonetheless, the structural prowess and impressive insight each designer brings to their collection and its display made overlooking the basic collection of colours and activity a touch easier. Designers Aurelio Costarella, […]

MSFW Designer Series Show 1

Metallic everything, structured draping to the nines, fringing, patterns and peplum are all the rage in the collections of some of Australia’s most revered designers. Scanlan & Theodore, Maticevski, Michael Lo Sordo, Christine, Ellery, Gwendolynne, Aurelio Costarella and Lui Hon all graced the runway in what was a celebration of women’s fashion gone 2013. Peplum overcoats and blazers […]

Before Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2012

The inaugural Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is set to kick off. Melbourne is so wired and its fashionable icons, media, stylists and photographers are so geared, you can taste the excitement on the breath of every word they speak. Hosted by the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is the third in a […]