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Gear up for winter

Gear up for winter

By Aleczander Gamboa Winter can be long, unpleasant, and tedious. But it’s not all bad, because a new season presents the perfect opportunity to update your wardrobe with new clothes. And who doesn’t love new clothes? Now that winter is upon us, it’s time to gear up and get warm. But for many of us,

Untitled (Fashion illustration for Fibremakers, model Maggi Eckardt) 1966. Henry Talbot Fashion Photography Archive (119689) © Lynette Anne Talbot

Melbourne’s homegrown talent

By Aleczander Gamboa Melbourne is often renowned as a city where creativity thrives. Everywhere you go there is always something artistically profound waiting to be discovered, from hypnotising laneways to the iconic arts and theatre spaces the city is home to.  As someone who works in the creative industry, I often utilise Melbourne’s eclectic space

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,

The best free events at MSFW

By Laura Timberlake Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) has rolled around again. We might still be shivering in our coats, but it’s time to start planning our spring/summer wardrobes. MSFW has a variety of events on between August 28 – September 4. And plenty of them are free! A lot of designers and retailers are

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