Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Fashgasm 3.8.2013

August 3, 2013
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Fashgasm 3.8.2013

3.8.2013 Yesterday’s most popular picture SAASHA B by 35mm Share:   TwitterTumblr   Newsletter: Click the thumbnails for full pictures New photo shoots d.sign by Dimitri Burtsev Calvin Klein Jeans A/W ’13 Campaign All About Blonde by Weronika Kosinska Anna Selezneva for Mango A/W ’13 David Ten Napel by Katya Tsyganova East Side Story by...

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‘Great Gatsby’ director, cast come home with Sydney premiere

May 22, 2013
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‘Great Gatsby’ director, cast come home with Sydney premiere

By Thuy Ong SYDNEY (Reuters) – Director Baz Luhrmann brought “The Great Gatsby” home on Wednesday for its Australian premiere, with box-office success for the Sydney-produced film bolstering hopes for the resurgence of the local film industry. The film, set in 1920s New York and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, is one of...

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Toughened up resort wear: talking to Suboo

April 4, 2013
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Toughened up resort wear: talking to Suboo

Hailing from Australia, Suboo is the resort brand that’s gone global. Capturing the attention of a bigger audience, Suboo is following in the footsteps of Dion Lee and Sass & Bide and so forth, and making tracks overseas. While the brand will show at next week’s Australian fashion week (MBFWA), Sue Di Chio of...

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Princess Diana gowns fetch $1.2 million at auction

March 19, 2013
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Princess Diana gowns fetch $1.2 million at auction

By Clare Hutchison LONDON (Reuters) – Ten dresses worn by the late Princess Diana, including a velvet, midnight blue gown she famously danced in with John Travolta at the White House in 1985, fetched more than $1.2 million at a London auction on Tuesday. The Victor Edelstein creation worn at the U.S. gala dinner...

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Willow’s new cool: autumn with an edge

March 14, 2013
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Willow’s new cool: autumn with an edge

More from Willow. By Tania Braukämper. Architectural shapes and a darkly romantic mood make Willow’s autumn / winter 2013 collection particularly appealing – one imagines in both her homeland of Australia and abroad. Her signature use of lingerie cuts appears in a black bustier with jagged cutaways, while textured fabrics and leather panels create...

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Foreign firms seek retail therapy in Australia

December 16, 2012
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Foreign firms seek retail therapy in Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Americans are coming. And the Japanese and Europeans. Australia is being invaded by a swathe of foreign retailers, piling pressure on a local industry already battered by weak consumer spending and ruthless internet competition. U.S. retail giant Williams-Sonoma Inc opens its first owner-operated stores outside of North America in Sydney...

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Minimal chic from TOME

November 25, 2012
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Minimal chic from TOME

Sometimes ‘wearable’ is simply the best way to describe a collection. But when you cross effortless wearability with understated yet edgy detailing you get something else: TOME. Born in Australia but now based in New York, the label knows the formula for effortless cool off by heart. Their latest collection plays with volume in...

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Which curvy model should be crowned? Vote now.

November 11, 2012
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Which curvy model should be crowned? Vote now.

Women of all sizes and shapes don their soft lace Simone Perele bras each morning and feel beautiful. It’s that kind of brand: made not just for special occasions or particular body types, but to cater to every occasion, to provide the supportive and comfortable foundation to any outfit, to create the feeling of...

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Barefoot in big backyards and abandoned buildings

November 8, 2012
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Barefoot in big backyards and abandoned buildings

If you call Australia home then the sight of a rusty Hills Hoist silhouetted against the skyline like the skeleton of a naked umbrella will always pierce you with a kind of nostalgia. Australia is the land of washing lines in big backyards, country towns and single-story weatherboard homes with paint peeled and crooked...

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Fowl Play

October 31, 2012
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Fowl Play

Natural Beauty October 31, 2012  4:16 pm As far as we can tell, the beauty industry is booming in Australia and New Zealand. Aside from the international expansion of Aesop, the Melbourne apothecary brand, a wealth of lines from Down Under are starting to trickle onto our shores. Between Sodashi’s Western Australian-sourced masks and mists,...

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