Four new products from Napoleon Perdis came across my desk and I thought I’d road test them to see if they could pass the Lady Melbourne ’10-minute-ready’ test.
Iconic Australian fashion label Romance Was Born showed their collection to close VAMFF, inspired by another Australian icon May Gibbs. Gibbs created the characters…
Melbourne has some lovely unexpected spaces in the CBD – green patches, flower beds and water fountains for example. I happened upon this little urban forest on Swanston St near the junction of two busy roads, complete with bike lanes and tram tracks.
Last night at VAMFF was definitely a stand-out from a week comprising thousands of catwalk looks. Depending on the vagaries of selection, one of the featured graduates will be given the opportunity to work with Target on a designer collaboration inspired by their national graduate showcase collection.
Ah the gift bag, usually found under the hallowed seats of the first and second row, it can be a highlight of attending fashion week. They can also be a complete wasteful showcase of stuff you don’t need, filled with teeny, tiny samples that might be appropriate for, oh I don’t know, a smurf.
Melbourne can be windy, rainy, sunny and overcast….in one day. What do you wear?