DHL Fashion Scholarship Finalists Revealed

DHL has revealed the finalists of its Fashion Export Scholarship for 2013. The final three, Kahlo, Lui Hon and West 14th were selected based on a mix of their international exporting potential, domestic success and design aesthetics. The Fashion Scholarship, now in its fourth year, aims to discover emerging Australian fashion designers and provide professional and financial guidance on strategic …

Lauren Damelian Spring/Summer 2013-14

Lauren Damelian’s Spring/Summer 2013-14 collection Four Corners explores the concept of femininity and strength. This season, the Sydney designer has left behind her signature bold prints and opted to demonstrate her theme of contrast through textural diversity. The organza story featuring long clean lines and textural box pleats epitomises the nature of empowerment through femininity, while white pieces play with …

Amore & Sorvete Spring/Summer 2013

‘El Mar’ is the gorgeous new Spring/Summer 2013 collection from Perth swimwear label Amore & Sorvete. A bold South-American influence is woven throughout the range, from Peruvian mosaic prints and cheeky barely-there bikini bottoms to a rich colour palette of sherbets mixed in with brights and silver-greys. Ruffles, pom-poms and golden trinkets add a playfulness to the collection, while sports …

Interview with Milk From A Thistle

Danielle Atkinson is the creator behind popular Sydney based fashion label Milk From A Thistle. Designed and made in Australia, the label has just released its new collection for Spring/Summer 2013. In this Q&A, we chat to Danielle about her latest range and what inspires this Australian designer… Tell us the story behind Milk From A Thistle… how did you …

Whitney Port for Cooper St

First images from the Whitney Port for Cooper St collection have been unveiled. Featuring fun and stylish separates, beautiful feminine dresses and a bright colour palette, the LA inspired Spring/Summer 2013-14 line will hit stores from mid-September. The celebrity designer has signed on to produce two exclusive collections for Cooper St, marking the first designer collaboration for the Australian fashion …

Anna Quan Spring/Summer 2013-14

Anna Quan is a ready-to-wear Sydney based label founded by designer Anna Hoang. Presenting its debut collection for Spring/Summer 2013-14, the label utilises exquisite modern fabrics combined with sharp shapes to produce versatile contemporary basics. Anna Quan translates architectural concepts and spaces, the inspiration behind this collection, into laser cutting, fabrication and angular pronounced silhouettes. These subtle details and the …

Trend Report: Animal Instincts

Bring out your inner animal this season with a range of animal-inspired motifs and prints currently taking over fashion. Whether lions, tigers, owls, elephants, eagles, foxes, zebras or birds, nature calls this winter, with exotic animals adorning tees, sweaters, pants, bags, scarves and jewellery. The Inspiration. Shop the trend. Warehouse Multi Animal Face Print Scarf, RRP $38.54 Leona Cheetah Print High …

Milk From A Thistle Spring/Summer 2013

Sydney designer Danielle Atkinson has produced a Spring/Summer collection that is both fresh and fashion-forward, whilst still retaining Milk From A Thistle’s signature premium fabrications, figure-skimming silhouettes and one-of-a-kind looks. Staying true to her love of prints, this season sees vibrant garden florals and fruit mixed in with bold grid prints in a variety of fresh summery hues.    

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2013

Experience fashion front row at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney from August 21-24. With an A-Z line up of some of the best designers Australian fashion has to offer, the MBFFS experience extends beyond the front row, with fashionistas enjoying exclusive access to the Style Hub, home to a bevy of post-runway entertainment. Proving the most popular show on …

Alex Perry Cruise 2014 Collection

Alex Perry’s Cruise 2014 Collection features a fun and vibrant colour palette of candy pink, lime, royal blue and citrus. In the mix are tailored separates in micro floral prints, gorgeous floor-skimming gowns, delicate laces and silks. It’s as casual as it gets from the King of Couture. The Cruise 2014 collection lands in stores in November.    

Trend Report: Get Your Sneaker On!

This season, sneakers and athletic footwear have stepped up a notch, with glamorous detailing, luxe fabrics and prints, and on-trend designs such as wedge sneakers, plimsolls and 80s inspired high-tops ensuring your feet are looking the goods. No smelly gym shoes this winter… the latest looks are cool, edgy and highly wearable. Shop the trend. I Love Billy Fresher Neutrals, …

Sass & Bide Spring/Summer 2013

sass & bide have tapped model, actress and photographer Suki Waterhouse to front its latest fashion campaign. Lensed by Andrew de Francesco and shot on location in New York, Waterhouse styled herself in the Spring/Summer 2013 campaign, as well as provided illustrations post-production. sass & bide’s Creative Director, Heidi Middleton said, “Suki embodies the spirit of the brand. She has …

C&M Camilla and Marc Spring/Summer 2013

camilla & marc continue the sports luxe trend for Spring/Sum­mer 2013, presenting a collection of sporty separates good enough to wear both on and off the field, for their diffusion line C&M CAMILLA AND MARC. Bomber jackets, pleated mini skirts, crop tops, t-shirt dresses and logo tees are all on point, mixed in with vibrant hues and clashing prints. The new …

Myer Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Launch

Myer launched its Spring/Summer ’14 collections last Thursday at Fox Studios in Sydney, showcasing the latest designer looks from Manning Cartell, Nicola Finetti, Kate Sylvester, Trent Nathan, Dom Bagnato, Ellery, YB J’aime, Autonomy, Karen Walker, Morrison, Aurelio Costarella, sass and bide, Wayne Cooper, COZI, Jayson Brunsdon, Marcs, Seafolly, Charlie Brown, Leona Edmiston, Maticevski and more. Watch the complete Myer Spring/Summer …

Alannah Hill ‘Valley of the Dolls’ Spring/Summer 13-14

Alannah Hill’s Spring/Summer 13-14 campaign titled Valley of the Dolls, was inspired by the 1966 novel of the same name. Fall in love with polka dot and floral prints, lace, bows, flirty frocks and a gorgeous colour palette of green, lilac and peach.    

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 …