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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tastes like Paris…it must be Loafer….

Sometimes visiting the city of your dreams can be a torturous thing…..for starters, there is the day you have to hop on the plane and leave….yes, I have cried all the way to the airport in a cab….not for a broken heart or the cab fare I was about to be billed for….but for the [...]

New York Spring Summer 2011…..Jeffery Monteiro for Bill Blass

Bill Blass is making a come back with Australian designer Jeffery Monteiro as creative director…..he also designs under his own name, a collection of feminine and modern pieces, perfect coats, blouses and dresses………and has previously worked his magic with Mayle and Derek Lam…..but with Bill Blass he is aiming for the modern Park Avenue lady…….the [...]

Spotted…London Fashion Week….Valentine

The ever amazing and always stylish…..Charles Anastase Muse…..Valentine Fillol Cordier….looking amazing…looks like a seventies Cacharel Liberty print dress! Photo: Candice Lake, UK Vogue

Cuteness Alert! Genki is back……

For almost 11 years, there was a magical store in Melbourne, where it felt so special just to visit…..it was the first to bring many new labels from all over the world, Milk Fed, X-Girl, Aronzi Aronzo, Tatty Devine, Built by Wendy and introduce labels like Lover……..it had its own time zone and culture….like a [...]

Les Mason….Graphic Designer Extraordinaire…at The Narrows…

One of my favorite Melbourne galleries The Narrows always seems to have something unexpected and amazing on show at any given time during the year…..their latest offering is breathtaking, the work of Les Mason, the first art director for the Epicurean Magazine, 1966-1979……all 77 issues art directed by him will be on show, his work [...]

For the Dreamers…….

The new October issue of UK Vogue is quite a mix of styles……. The Dreamer by Laura Sciacovelli story really captured the ethereal quality of a Deborah Turbeville shoot but also the mixed feelings one has when the seasons change….there is always that adjustment in spirit and wardrobe but also for a few weeks the [...]

All Hail Pope Joan…..

Part of the loveliness that it is to live in North Fitzroy, is the Paris worthy collection of amazing cafes…..why have one favorite, when there are so many to love? So every weekend, a new delight is discovered and enjoyed…..last weekend was Pope Joan…a new addition to the area….and already with a dedicated following….if you [...]

Somewhere….in Venice…..with Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola has just been awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for her latest film, Somewhere….it has the trademarks of a Sofia film, slightly ethereal, heartfelt emotion and a touch of the world weary…..while the preview and many reviews give some insight into this father, daughter story…..it is only when you are [...]

Lover Romance….All Over the World…..

Last Thursday night, Alice Euphemia hosted a special Spring/Summer collection launch for Lover’s “Untitled” collection…..there was a special zine created, to evoke the spirit of the new season…and a special installation to set the mood…..I especially loved Susien Chong’s design notebooks illustrating the collections development…..all part of the creative magic that is Lover………..also spotted, the [...]

Tommy Ton Walking the Streets for Japan Vogue……

He knows the best angle of every high fashion lady worthy of her new designer bag and shoes at all fashion weeks around the world, so why not a fashion shoot too? In what is a brilliant achievement for this New York fashion street style blogger, Tommy Ton of Jak and Jill has shot for [...]