If nothing else, then Australia’s departmental store battle has proved one fact – get a stunning model to prance down the catwalk and you’ll get smiling faces walking out the door. With a glitzy show, department store giant Myer did just that as it unveiled its spring / summer 2011 offering in Sydney last night. Brand ambassador and face of the store Jennifer Hawkins led…
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In the historic surrounds of Melbourne’s GPO, spectators gathered under the sweeping stone archways for two parades of looks from the shopping space’s retailers. A plethora of brands participated; from the whimsical looks of Acne and the graphic prints of Alexi Freeman, to the sharp menswear of AG and Ben Sherman.
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There’s schedule for Australian Fashion Week (RAFW) 2009/2010 is now out and we’re a little surprised that, despite the current economy, it’s still a reasonably full schedule. Red bulls to the ready, Fashionising.com shall be there and sleep won’t be forthcoming! See the schedule after the jump.
If sex sells, the outfits in L’Oreal Paris Runway 6 will be out the door like hotcakes. Staged on the Thursday night of Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF), Runway 6 brought record-breakingly short minis and attitude-laden ripped denim to the runway. Designers featured were Illionaire, Roy, White Suede, One Fell Swoop, Fairbanks, Jenny Bannister, Bettina Liano, and Wayne Cooper.
Bettina Liano, Wayne Cooper and Akira Isogawa have teamed up with Sunsilk to produce Australia’s first designer hair care range. Adverts will hit later this month. Showing up for the launch at La Sala Restaurant in Sydney were Erin McNaught, Michelle Leslie, Jennifer Hawkins, Mink Sweeny and Lara Csortan (below).
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Some of you may remember the skinny model debate which arose when fellow Fashionisers, Marajoara Swimwear were scrutinised by the fashion council about their size 8 to 12 models used on the catwalk. Well, the skinny model debate has arisen again with comments at Rosemount Fashion Week by Wayne Cooper who described Aussie models as “Porky” when compared to those in Europe. However the top…
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There were a few beautiful Marilyn-esque moments on the LMFF L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival catwalk on Wednesday, and for any snapper quick enough to catch them they were there for the taking. But those moments were rare, and for the most part the models were battling it out against gale-force winds in what was not an easy task. Floaty dresses and free-flowing hair gave the…
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Bare Threads TV had their launch party last week at Industrie Bar in Sydney, and though we couldn’t make it ourselves (thanks kindly to Pete for the invite) we heard a great time was had by all.
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