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Top five street style trends

Top five street style trends

The Autumn Winter Fashion Weeks have given us insight on which street styles are in and which ones are out. Here are five of the top street style trends picked out by fashion heavyweights Vogue, Elle and InStyle. 1. Fishnet stockings Personally, I feel that the fishnet trend is a little done but it seems

Dress your tresses

By Khiara Elliott With the annual Spring Racing Carnival around the corner, ladies and gents alike will be fighting to secure their spot on the “best dressed” list.  Although a fascinator is a nod to the tradition of top hats and tailcoats, milliner Philip Treacy has declared the fascinator “dead”. CBD News consulted fashion textile

Fashion Festival styling

By Kara Bertoncini Here we are again folks. It’s just about that time for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival to roll out the red carpet once again for another season of fashion runways. Now, the fashion industry may seem quite intimidating at first, what with all the long-legged beauties traipsing around, but in actual

Festival Fashion101

By Kara Bertoncini In preparation for the Laneway Festival coming up this month, I thought it necessary to share a bit of insight as to what to wear to such an event. It may seem intimidating seeing photos posted on various social media platforms of everyone looking super fashionable, but let me assure you, it’s

The Conscious Closet

By Laura Timberlake Fitted for Work is an organisation that helps women who are experiencing disadvantage to get work – and keep it. Fitted for Work’s Conscious Closet is a sale of new, vintage and designer clothes and accessories. There are numerous sales throughout the year. Shoppers can expect to see labels such as Prada,

Renting trumps retail

By Laura Timberlake The festive season is fast approaching. The tail end of Spring Racing is coming up, only to be followed by numerous events leading up to Christmas. What is a girl to do for clothing options? So many events require a lot of new outfits. That’s where renting comes in. The concept gained

It’s a race of flowers

By Laura Timberlake Every major race day in the Spring Racing Carnival has a specific flower dedicated to it. These serve as an official emblem, a symbol of celebration and (for the dedicated punters) a symbol of luck. To create a twist to your race day outfit, why not consider incorporating one of the symbolic

Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood

By Laura Timberlake Orry-Kelly is one of Australia’s most successful costume designers. The 21-year-old left Kiama in New South Wales as an aspiring actor and went on to become chief costume designer at Warner Bros. ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) is hosting the Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood exhibition until January 17, 2016. Katrina Sedgwick,

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