Alexander Wang x H&M debuts in New York

The date is set for November 6. That’s the date that the world will go a little crazy for H&M, when the high street will be reduced to a collective Alexander Wang-induced swoon. Wang’s collaboration for the high street giant debuted last night in New York, where the Armory on the Hudson was transformed from track and field to runway. Designing for the masses didn’t…

10 of the best looks from Miami Swim

Some things are fairly constant in the world of swimwear: string bikinis and kaftans and cover-ups. But swimwear trends evolve like all others, and there’s no better place to get a sense of what’ll be hot next summer than on the runways of Miami. There were covetable summer looks aplenty, but we’ve decided to single out just a few favourites. In no particular order, here…

What to wear this festival season: from sunshine to rain

With the summer festival season upon us, it's high time to have your perfect festival outfits organised. If you don't want for your entire experience to be ruined by a little something called rain, your outfits should be festival friendly while retaining the possibility to turn waterproof with a simple change in shoes and a addition of a stylish mac. After the break, waterproofing your festival outfits - for both guys and girls.

Vampy happenings at Malene Oddershede Bach

It’s not often you see a collection and think, “wow this is only made up of three colours but it works”. Malene Oddershede Bach’s fall / winter 2013 range boasts a colour palette of cobalt blue, tomato red and kohl black, with tiny hints of green; literally on one dress. This trio of primal shades are put into a blender and whizzed round for a…

Cylk’s versatile high summer

Cylk is one of those labels that reliably delivers every season. That’s not to confuse reliability with predictability; in the world of design, the two are vastly different things, and Cylk is far from predictable. The Melbourne-based brand is where you go for modern classics made from natural fibers – always natural fibres – at a price point that’s justified without being inflated. Each piece…

Between a festival and a rave: Nicole Miller

Kaleidoscopic prints, neon striped hair, geometric dangly earrings and biker jackets: for spring / summer 2013 Nicole Miller’s girl was somewhere between a festival and a rave. But print clashes and neon splashes aside, her New York fashion week (NYFW) show was careful to offer up plenty of ultra wearable, sophisticated yet fun pieces: like panelled floral bodycon dresses and tailored blazers, and shrunken leather…

Anne Sofie Madsen: wearable on the cutting edge

Anne Sofie Madsen’s spring / summer 2013 collection roars in on a wave of impressive sci-fi-like detail: like sheer bodycon dresses that turn the torso into a snarling mecha face that’s taking a bite out of the wearer’s belly-button, or 3-dimensional appliqués that bring the wearer’s skeleton to the outside. And then, on occasion, the noise suddenly goes silent and an outfit soars with Scandinavian…

Sapphic love in Citta Bella

The story in Dwayne Foong‘s shoot for Malaysian magazine Citta Bella is all told through the proximity of the protagonists. In the opening shot they’re across opposing sides of the room, but their body language speaks of a wordless sensuality and sexual tension. The ‘courtship’, as the photographer tags it, deepens as the shoot goes on, turning into a physical relationship. Away from the Sapphic…
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)
Citta Bella magazine, Malaysia for June '12 (DNP)

A matter of sex bombs: Wheels & Dollbaby and Tiah Eckhardt

Wheels and Dollbaby is a cult contemporary womenswear label that has its own personality with a bag full of adjectives: it’s cheeky, kinky, minx-like, sophisticated, classy and luxurious. The brand opened doors to its small flagship store in Sydney, 25 years ago, and today celebrities like Katy Perry, Courtney Love, Dita Von Teese and Jessie J have taken the label to the limelight, also known…