MSFW Designer Series Show 4

The biggest hurrah of the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week came to a close in a flurry of partial nudity, a fleshy feast for the eyes and enough tertiary tones to sink a ship. The likes of some of Melbourne and Australia’s favourite labels showcased their spring-summer collections such as Alice McCall, Alpha60, Bul, Dress Up, […]

MSFW Designer Series Show 3

It’s nice to know that while the fashion and retail industries struggle, as evidenced by the recent demise of retailer and label FAT having gone into receivership, such events as the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week are able to run, draw attention and celebrate what is good in these industries. The MSFW Designer Series 3 runway […]

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 […]

One year of Torquing

A few weeks ago now, I went to the Fashion Torque first birthday celebration on 23 November 2011. Not only was I very fortunate to be one of the lucky few that gained a personal invitaiton from the one and only Philip Boon, but I was fortunate enough to meet and greet some of the […]