Tag: fashion

Perching at the Birdcage at the 2014 Melbourne Cup

I couldn’t believe my luck when I walked into the rarefied world of the Birdcage at the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday. Four years ago, I was with the rest of the hoi polloi — this year I got to visit…

Millinery heaven at The Eternal Headonist launch party

Hats, glorious hats. Fascinators galore. They’re everywhere in Melbourne during the Spring Racing Carnival. And at The Eternal Headonist launch party, they were elevated to art. Held at the Anna Pappas Gallery in Prahran, as I walked in (past the…

Myer Spring Fashion Lunch at Flemington Racecourse

Imagine 700 women, all in fabulous hats and fascinators, milling about in their finest racewear attire at Flemington Racecourse. That’s what I got to experience last Wednesday afternoon at the Myer Spring Fashion Lunch, one of the hallmarks of the Spring Racing Carnival…

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014 #MSFW

Melbourne became the most stylish place in the country last week during Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, and The Plus Ones got amongst it. We watched runways filled with dresses and shoes, got our makeup done (well, Ruki did), and enjoyed ogling…

Kuwaii’s Opening Party in Cathedral Arcade

Take one of Melbourne’s most beautiful arcades, add an iconic Melbourne fashion brand, throw a massive launch party. That’s what Kuwaii did for their second Melbourne location, a store in Cathedral Arcade off of Swanston and Flinders Lane. The launch party was…

The Plus Ones’ Guide to Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Paris. London. New York. Milan. And…Melbourne.Just because we’re on the opposite side of the planet to the fashion capitals doesn’t mean we can’t put on a world-class Fashion Week. Re-launched and re-vamped this year as the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion…