Posts Tagged ‘ Sydney ’

Outback Beauty: Backstage at Myer

August 13, 2013
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Outback Beauty: Backstage at Myer

August 13, 2013 5:51pm It may be summer here in New York, but Down Under things are a bit more blustery (it’s currently winter in Australia). The continent’s largest department store, Myer, warmed things up recently with its Spring/Summer 2014 collections launch in Sydney. As the countdown begins to New York fashion week, we...

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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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Georgia May Jagger Hits The Catwalk Down Under; Michelle Williams’ New ’Do; And More…

April 10, 2013
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Georgia May Jagger Hits The Catwalk Down Under; Michelle Williams’ New ’Do; And More…

Industry News April 10, 2013  3:45 pm Georgia May Jagger is in Sydney for fashion week, walking the runway for Camilla—and making a case for low-lights and hair jewelry. How is Michelle Williams dealing with the “insufferable” grow-out phase of her post-pixie-cut life? With attitude. The starlet and longtime Kate Young client turned...

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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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Australian prank call radio to donate profits to nurse’s family

December 11, 2012
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Australian prank call radio to donate profits to nurse’s family

CANBERRA (Reuters) – The Australian radio station behind a prank call to a British hospital will donate its advertising revenue until the end of the year to a fund for the family of the nurse who apparently took her own life after the stunt, the company said on Tuesday. Southern Cross Austereo , parent...

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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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Kate Bosworth Gets A Beauty Deal

September 20, 2012
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Kate Bosworth Gets A Beauty Deal

Industry News September 20, 2012  3:42 pm Kate Bosworth was perhaps NYFW’s biggest celebrity supporter this season. The actress-turned-Calvin Klein model and L.A. style icon made cameos at Cushnie et Ochs, Prabal Purung, Theyskens’ Theory, Altuzarra, and Proenza Schouler while revealing that she is in the process of starting her own fashion line to boot....

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5 fragrances women love on a man

August 23, 2012
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5 fragrances women love on a man

Men, this one is for you: whom do you wear cologne for? Think about it – your wife, your partner, your colleagues, or yourself… While you think about that one, it’s worth sharing the effect men’s perfumes have on the opposite sex. It’s not a tame reaction to a mere whiff of woodiness in...

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Nicole Pollard for the Strand Arcade: the full campaign

August 21, 2012
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Nicole Pollard for the Strand Arcade: the full campaign

What the behind-the-scenes images didn’t reveal about the Strand Arcade’s spring 2012 campaign can now official be unveiled. You may recall that the campaign was shot in Jaipur, India, against the backdrop of an ancient palace which was built in 1464, and the surrounding village of Neemrana. Model Nicole Pollard is the palace’s modern-day...

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Nicole Pollard for the Strand Arcade: the final campaign

August 21, 2012
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Nicole Pollard for the Strand Arcade: the final campaign

What the behind-the-scenes images didn’t reveal about the Strand Arcade’s spring 2012 campaign can now official be unveiled. You may recall that the campaign was shot in Jaipur, India, against the backdrop of an ancient palace which was built in 1464, and the surrounding village of Neemrana. Model Nicole Pollard is the palace’s modern-day...

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