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A design graduate, Claire is inspired by new interpretations of fashion from independent labels to international runways, drawing on her knowledge of fashion history to analyse the latest sartorial offerings. Her personal style reflects this punk-to-Prada attitude, documented on her blog The HarbourMaster.

Elemental nomad: wild styling against the stark saltplains

“Elemental, she walks alone, but never alone. She flirts with scorching wind, eyes glinting under the beating sun, and tempts with the promise of rain – but forever footloose, she is as wild and unpredictable as the landscape she wanders. She is in her element. She is nomad.” Photographer Christine Kopti captures new face Kelsie de Bruin (Scene Model Management) in the stark saltplains of…
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller
Elemental Nomad by Christine Kopti & Claire Mueller

I spy with my little eye…

“I spy tentacles, stripey ears, a flash of quartz and jewels like tears. I spy a teapot, a tribal spirit, I spy evidence the butler did it.” Captivated by the still-life photographic work of Walter Wick, who engaged youthful minds with his series of ‘I SPY’ books in the 90s, photographer Cameron Etchells and stylist Claire Mueller were inspired to look at jewellery in a…
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com
I Spy by Cameron Etchells & Claire Mueller for Fashionising.com

Kitty Grace’s otherworldly offerings

Powering through the galaxy and on to the Perth Fashion Week (SFPFW) runway, Kitty Grace (formerly of now-defunct label Illionaire) showed a legion of fearless, futuristic females in looks that ranged from overtly sexy to unexpectedly understated. Models with super-saturated makeup and powdercoated hair strutted as best they could in gold platform sandals that seemed determined to fall off (with more than one girl ending…

Willow’s Monarch Movement collection

After a nostalgic spring, Sydney based Kit Podgornik is exploring new ground for label Willow with her autumn / winter 2012 collection ‘Monarch Movement’. Voluminous silhouettes and an overwhelmingly dark palette may seem a large leap for the womenswear brand best known for feminine drape and flattering tailoring, but this may very well be the point. Inspired by the transformation of the Monarch butterfly Podgornik…

Rock royalty

From Bowie to Kanye, Madge to Minaj, the best pop star is a versatile pop star, and so it follows that the best pop star references are just as varied. Piling on the bling and cracking out the sequins, Mohamed Gaff brings us all kinds of rock royalty, with model and stylist Bonnie Strange proving there’s no limit to reinvention. Banish all thoughts of stagefright…
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Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff
Strange Fruit by Mohamed Gaff

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