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Favourites Part1…

A few of my favourites from Rosemount Australian Fashion Wk Spring / Summer 2011 / 12…

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Ellery S/S 11-12

Abstract tailoring and a play on oversized pieces, Ellery’s Spring / Summer 2011 collection drew inspiration from David Hockney’s contemporary artwork. Entitled ‘The Second Marriage’, Ellery fused her signature cool, sexy and quirky aesthetic into modern yet classic pieces. The waists on skirts and dresses were nipped in while shoulders were exaggerated. As one of the hot tickets at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, Ellery’s  front row was the place to be seen. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the bright yellow coat and gown! Two of my absolute favourite looks from the week…

Camilla and Marc S/S 11-12

Taking a far more playful aesthetic than past seasons, Camilla and Marc’s Spring / Summer 2011 collection featured some extraordinarily bright colours and captivating prints. Still maintaining the sharp relaxed tailoring the label is known for, Camilla and Marc also offered some silhouettes with an understated simplicity. These were made fierce with colouring blocking techniques or bold leopard print. The collection also had hints of ‘sporty’, with hot pink neoprene and contrasting white…

Dion Lee S/S 11-12

Having achieved monumental success for such a new label in the last few seasons, the pressure was on for Dion Lee to deliver something impeccable. And he did. ”There’s a focus on silhouette… Micro short shapes transition into cutaway skirts, through to austere, sober shapes.”, said Dion Lee of his Spring / Summer 2011 collection.  Entitled ‘Composure’, the collection maintained Lee’s sharp architectural silhouettes with his strong lines and crisp tailoring. Yet it also felt fresh and new.  Lee also stayed true to his signature colour palette of white, greys, blues, pinks and black…

Alex Perry S/S 11-12

Entitled ‘Cuban Princess’, Alex Perry’s Spring / Summer 2011 collection was a vibrant feast for the eyes. Bright Colours, floral prints and hoop earrings brought the Cuban inspiration to life. There were sequin embellishments and flowing chiffon skirts ready to cut a fierce rumba on a steamy Havana night. And don’t forget exquisite wear – of course the most glamorous evening gowns of RAFW were to be found at Alex Perry! Perry always creates effortless, fairytale, sophistication…

What do you think of these collections? xx


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From Fashion Designer to
Style Muse…

Kym Ellery has made the transition from Fashion Designer to stylish muse.

Photographed by the renowned street photographer, Garance Doré, in Sydney; Ellery looks every bit the stylish city girl (pictured above & right). Wearing all black, Ellery’s textured 50’s inspired skirt is amazing! Love it! Her cat eye sunglasses add the perfect finishing touch. 

Meanwhile, other good news for Ellery…

Kym Ellery’s label, Ellery, has been announced as a Finalist for the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Designer Awards. The award for ‘Emerging Talent’ has a AU$20,000 prize package for the winner.

The other nominees include; Arnsdorf; Bassike; Dress Up; Ellery; From Britten; Laurence Pasquier; Lui Hon and Song for the Mute.

From Business Mogul
to Model…

Tamara Mellon, co-founder & chief creative officer of Jimmy Choo, has taken the spotlight as the face of Jimmy Choo’s first fragrance campaign (pictured right).

The scent is simply named ‘Jimmy Choo’ and will be available exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue. Fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin captured Mellon in the campaign.

Of the fragrance, Mellon has said: “We wanted something that reflected what was in the bottle, something empowering but also sensual and soft. Fragrance is something that’s very personal.”

Hope you all have a super stylish Wednesday! xx


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