A Bewitching Fantasy

Note: All images are at the slideshow at the bottom. As I promised, I am back on my runway talks and this post is all about Alexander McQueen – you had it coming. It’s my first Paris post and obviously I’m diving straight in to Sarah Burton’s debut Pret-A-Porter collection. It’s been months since McQueen … Continue reading

I’m Kinda Featured!

Note: This is kinda of a guest post by Samantha Lowcock, my coursemate from Advance Print Reporting. She wrote a feature on me for our tutorial. The story behind this feature is after Sam’s. Enjoy: Calvin Chong has a penchant for fashion. From his Ray Ban glasses through to his shoes that are made for … Continue reading

Geeky Bombshells, Greek Bondage?

After my dedicated post to Dolce and Gabbana, here is the rest of Milan’s Fashion Week with two highlights. For one we have the geeky bombshells from dSquared2 and a bit of dominatrix action in Versace. It was a shocking season in Milan, this year – almost earthquaking – because dSquared2 went from their usual … Continue reading

The Unconventional Couture

When one thinks of couture, it is all about the hand sewn intricate details of a dress, even if it is translated into pret-a-porter style. But for Dolce and Gabbana in Spring/Summer 2011, it all about unconventional materials. If you watch too many seasons of Project runway, you can’t help but think of party supplies … Continue reading

Stella McCartney For Target

Exciting and fabulous news for the fashionistas of Australia. As Aussies, you know how designers for lesser price rarely to never come to Australia – the last was a while ago with Proenza Schouler. We are in luck now, well the ladies because Stella McCartney’s latest collab with target is coming to Australia. Those who … Continue reading

I Suppport Frocktober, Do You?

Amidst all the runway reviews that I have to post, I decided on something closer to home (Melbourne) for a change. Something worthwhile and worth your time to really read it. Frocktober, as you probably might know (if not, you should) is a campaign on wearing frocks during the month of October to support the … Continue reading

The Love for Desert and Olive of Popeye

There seem to be quite a few desert lovers in Spring/Summer 2011, from New York, we have Donna Karan and Milan now, we have Armani, a tad in Gucci and some in Cavalli. Though it is desert inspired in general, the designers reinterpreted what they saw in a desert, in their own unique way. Donna … Continue reading

London Bikers, Mistresses and House Ladies?

Remember the fabulous shearling numbers from last season’s Burberry – all aviator inspired elegance. This season Christopher Bailey turns to the archives again, re-working the biker jackets and outfits that Thomas Burberry made in the 1900s. From the wool, fur and shears, we turned to sexy, tight and skinny leather and jerseys. Everything was body … Continue reading