Ruby Sees All Spring/Summer 13

Following on from the success of their debut collection, Ruby Sees All present their first Spring/Summer 2013 collection that balances cool, striking modernity with wearable feminine pieces for every woman. Prints command attention and provide a focus, while a neutral colour palette is contrasted with emerald and fluoro orange, sophisticated pastels and metallic accents. Textiles and textures are a luxe …

Sarina Suriano x The Dark Horse

With the ear cuff the trend du jour this season, Australian costume jeweller Sarina Suriano has teamed up with online accessory retailer, The Dark Horse Jewellery, to create an exclusive collection of ear pieces. Suriano has previously collaborated with iconic designers and brands including Collette Dinnigan, Ellery, Swarovski and Paspaley Pearls. >>>Shop the collection here

Lover White Magick Part 2

Lover designers Susien Chong and Nic Briand have followed up their hugely successful debut bridal collection White Magick, with the equally impressive and beautiful White Magick by Lover Part 2 range. Featuring eight gorgeous ivory lace designs for the modern bride, the capsule collection is available at the label’s flagship boutique in Sydney.    

Trend Report: Backpacks

Fashion’s ultimate carry-all accessory is back. Yes folks, the humble ‘backpack’ is having somewhat of a renaissance, due in part to fashion’s current obsession with the 90s. Seen all over the runways and on the streets, the new backpack styles combine functionality with a cool fashionable edge. Prada, Chanel, Jason Wu, Hermès, DKNY, Marni and Miu Miu have all jumped onboard… …

Toi et Moi Resort 2013

Capturing a cool city-chic aesthetic, the Metropolitain Resort 2013 collection from Toi et Moi Sydney mixes urban sophistication with an effortless wearability. Referencing Parisian summer days and French Riviera nights, signature monochrome stripes and colour-block pieces are featured alongside brand favourites like wax coated stretch denim skinnies, exclusive prints and detailed party dresses. Monochromatic fashion pieces like the ‘Jetable’ blazer …

LifeWithBird Spring 2013

Entitled ‘Dream Kill’, the Spring 2013 drop from Melbourne-based label LIFEwithBIRD is inspired by photographer Corrine Day’s renowned 90s shoots for i-D magazine. High necklines, leopard and cheetah prints, graphic monochromes and reworked tie-dye capture perfectly the essence and free spirit of the 90s, albeit with a cool, modern twist. Undoubtedly the hero of the collection is a striking cobalt …

Interview with Lauren Damelian

A graduate of the Whitehouse Institute of Design, Sydney-based designer Lauren Damelian launched her eponymous label a few years ago. Paying meticulous attention to fit, fabrics and shapes, Damelian keeps her looks clean with the use of neutral tones, quirky prints and colour. We’re big fans of her work and caught up with the talented young designer for a quick chat… …

Anna Campbell Gossamer Collection

Inspired by French romance, the made to measure Gossamer collection by Melbourne bridal designer Anna Campbell, is the epitome of timeless, classic elegance and is designed for the bride seeking to embody both grace and glamour in a custom crafted gown. Modern flourishes are met with opulent fabrics, vintage touches and the finest lace. The Gossamer range features all the …

MSFW 2013 Campaign Shoot – Behind The Scenes

We may be in the midst of winter but here is something to look forward to in a couple of months… Melbourne Spring Fashion Week kicks off on August 31 and will run until September 8. It’s always an exciting time of year with nine days of fashion goodness! While we count down to spring, feast your eyes on this …

Are You The Next Big Fashion Star?

DHL is calling for entries for its 2013 DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship program, encouraging emerging Australian fashion designers with dreams of global success to get involved. Previous winners have included Haryono Setiadi (formerly An Ode to No One), We Are Handsome and bec & bridge. Now in its fourth year, the coveted Scholarship offers an incredible opportunity for up …

Thomas Hulston Launches Debut Collection

Thomas Hulston is a name to watch. The up and coming Australian designer recently launched his debut collection in Sydney with a runway parade showcasing his SS13-14 designs. After graduating from the Whitehouse Institute of Design in 2011 and with a love for the French textile industry, Thomas started work on producing a collection that embodied his high quality design …

Caslazur SS13/14

Caslazur is a luxury resort label created by Cassie Snelgar, a South African native and wanderlust who calls Hong Kong, Sydney, London and Johannesburg home. Snelgar designs every original print, inspired by exotic cultures, African folklore and natural phenomena of her birth country. The first collection aptly named ‘Va Va Voodoo’, is Snelgar’s contemporary interpretation of the voodoo witch doctor. …

Shona Joy Winter 13

Shona Joy presents the ‘Crystal Shards’ collection for Winter 2013; a beautiful range featuring a colour palette of mint, coral, mustard, sand and gold, paired with luxe black and ivory. The collection draws upon Chinoiserie inspiration with a mixture of East and West stylistic elements influencing the soft and structured shapes as well as the prints, which are based on vintage …

SpencerLacy AW13

Australian fashion label SpencerLacy brings a touch of luxury to the everyday lives of busy women, designing effortlessly stylish, quality and versatile apparel using fabrics that are sublimely soft to the touch and rewarding to the senses. For AW13, designer Belinda Abbott has created an enchanting woodland feel, taking inspiration from creatures of the forest – the idea that many …

Fashion Weekend 2013

Sydney’s most exclusive designer shopping and catwalk event – Fashion Weekend – is back. Prepare yourself for incredible discounts from your favourite designers, sensational catwalk shows, luxury pampering, on trend style advice and more. Join the fash pack and experience the front row glitz of the full runway experience. The Fashion Weekend catwalk is set to dazzle and inspire with …

Jamie Ashkar SS13-14

Jamie Ashkar’s Spring/Summer 2013-14 collection ‘Reflection’ was inspired by the concept of angles and intersecting lines. The power of identity and abstract shapes were merged with the idea of reflections on the past and future. Shapes are clean and modern with an ultra-sports luxe feel; boxy jackets sit back with sleek midi skirts and high-waisted cigarette pants. Luxurious silks and …