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her name was kate sylvester

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Kate Sylvester SS 13/14 Presenting my favourites from Kate Sylvester’s collection shown at MBFWA. I loved the boyish, sportswear inspired looks which were balanced ever so femininely with pink lips and pointed heels. I’ve never really been into leather jackets but after seeing the tanned coloured jacket with baseball like stitching I changed my mind. Even the leather short sleeve shirt version looks wonderful though I don’t know what I’d wear it with just yet. Also, the pointed white and…

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manning cartell ss’14

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Presenting in a transformed shed in a location outside the main building of Carriageworks, the SS collection from Manning Cartell featured an exciting collection of new fabrics and prints. Above are a snapshot of a few of my favourite looks. In particular, I loved the boxy overcoats with the zip down front shown in peach and off white. If only these pieces came in store for Winter, I can see it working so beautifully with the gloomy weather. You’d be…

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backstage at shakuhachi

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I’ve never covered a show backstage before so when I was invited to go backstage for Shakuhachi to check out the behind-the-scenes action, I admit I was a tad nervous. Not because I don’t like Shakuhachi (in fact, I quite like Shakuhachi) but because I’ve never really worked with my camera indoors under harsh fluorescent lights and when I put indoor lighting and me together, I always end up with the answer: catastrophe! I went anyway, with low expectations and…

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alice mccall s’14

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Alice McCall Summer 2014 Alice McCall never really does much wrong. I remember when I first fell in love with her work – I think back when I was about 16 years old, at one of those Spring Fashion Week shows at Melbourne Town Hall. From then to now, Alice has still never ceased to amaze me every time she sends a collection down the runway! In contrast to the Babooshka collection last year, this years one utilised a more…

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