Category: fashion

Bang & Olufsen’s Melbourne Flagship Sensory Store opens

You know you’re at an amazing party when you have Australian superchef Neil Perry personally making your canapés. To celebrate opening their new Flagship Sensory Store, the Danish electronics purveyor Bang & Olufsen pulled out all the stops. Their new store on…

Pöcket Change pop-up shop featuring pocketed clothing

The Pocket Change launch event was the place to be for women like myself who want to keep warm on a bracing Melbourne winter eve, featuring whiskey cocktails from Whisky Co., coconut water, and cupcakes. The pocket concept store was dreamt up by…

St. Collins Lane launches in Melbourne

One of the most anticipated Melbourne CBD openings of the year is St. Collins Lane. The brand-new luxury retail complex and food emporium fits into the refurbished building formerly taken up by Australia on Collins. I was thrilled to be included in the…

Fred Fowler x Gorman launch at the Melbourne Museum

Clothing line Gorman has teamed up with contemporary Melbourne artist, Fred Fowler, to create a 43-piece winter collection entitled Fred Fowler X Gorman. This is the second nature-inspired  collaboration event for Lisa Gorman and the Melbourne Museum. My plus ones and I were…

Best of April 2016: monthly wrap

Melbourne never fails to disappoint. April was filled with fashion, food, festivals and more. Read on to see what we got up to! Let’s Meet At launch Bursting onto the Melbourne social scene is new social networking site Let’s Meet…

‘The Dressmaker’ Costume Exhibit

Wow.  Just, wow.  This is the only word you need for a visit to The Dressmaker costume exhibition at Rippon Lea Estate.  I heard this word gasped many times at the preview show on the evening of April 21.  A walk…

M.A.D. Fashion Showcase with Melbourne’s alternative designers

Corsets, goth, steampunk – it was all on show. The Melbourne Alternative Designers joined together at the M.A.D. Fashion Showcase to demonstrate just how talented this city is. Headed up by Melbourne labels Clockwork Butterfly and Lyris Designs, the evening was comprised…

VAMFF: Premium Runway 7 on closing night

Strutting up to one of Melbourne Museum’s many entrances to attend Premium Runway 7, the closing show of Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, the place looks suspiciously quiet. An elderly security guard pops his head round a fenced-off area and…

VAMFF: Global Indigenous Runway

It’s basically impossible not to get swept up in the immediate beauty of a fashion show, but I’ve always found myself just as intrigued by the stories and inspiration that lie behind all those pretty clothes. So when I learned…

VAMFF: Opening Night Runway

It was a bit of a who’s who in the front row for the Opening Night of VAMFF – presented by David Jones and supported by Vogue Australia, with everyone from Julie Bishop to the Real Housewives of Melbourne crossing…