Melbourne: A New City

Melbourne. A city like any other. Or so I thought. Melbourne is always on the itinerary when I’m in Australia – my family is there and so we visit them in the suburbs, spending as much time catching up as we possibly can. I would guess that, in the handful of times that I’ve been… View Post

Beach Essentials

Being at the beach is one of the best feelings in the world. When the breeze tickles my sticky, hot, sand-dusted skin, I’m age ten again, running up and down Bournemouth beach filling buckets with sea water, as if it were the most important mission on earth. Of course, at that age, there’s no pressure… View Post

VAMFF Style: LBD x Sliders

As promised, here’s my LBD worn casually, with flats. Which do you prefer? Dressed up or dressed down? I adore these sliders from Next but it’s worth noting that they’re real leather so do need to be worn in a bit; my feet were sore where the strap goes across the top of the foot… View Post

VAMFF: Vogue Runway

Vogue, also known as the Bible of fashion. And so, of course, the Vogue runway show at VAMFF was always going to be on point. Featuring established Australian designers such as Camilla and Marc and Scanlan Theodore, the collections on the Vogue runway ranged from neutral, relaxed tailoring (so Melbourne) to bold, colourful prints (so… View Post

VAMFF: State of Fashion Part 2

For the second part of VAMFF‘s State of Fashion series, Philip Boon hosted an afternoon in conversation with two more emerging Australian designers. The first, Tezer Huseyin, is a former designer at Pineapple Dance Studios, where he learned how fashion worked from sample to showroom. He set up his own label, HVNC (pronounced “hunk”), in 2014… View Post