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Category Archive: Fashion

Frock on Friday: Boden

Today’s pick is the Marilyn dress from British fashion online retailer Boden. The Marilyn dress proved so popular last season that Boden has brought it back for autumn in an pretty magenta and red print. It really pops! The keyhole neckline adds interest to the flattering and super-feminine cut, which features full-length sleeves, an empire […]

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Pretty in Pink

I love this poster of Andie/Molly Ringwald from Pretty in Pink. It was made by Melbourne artist Alice Oehr for Meet Me at Mike’s special benefit screening of Pretty of Pink for Craft Victoria’s Craft Cubed Festival. You can read all about the night over at Meet Me at Mike’s. Did you know that in […]

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Make: Shibori for Beginners

Indigo prints and the ancient Japanese tie-dyeing technique of shibori is one of this season’s biggest trends. Flick through a current issue of your favourite home and interiors magazine and you’ll find actual shibori or shibori-inspired prints on countless collections of homewares, from high-end designer soft furnishings, through to the high street. Meanwhile, shibori techniques […]

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Frock on Friday: De-Mes’Tiks NYC

The Cynthia Dress, around AU$175 from De-Mes’Tiks NYC Etsy shop. I’m excited about today’s Frock on Friday, as I’ve had fashion designer Reuben Reuel’s Etsy shop De-Mes’Tiks NYC in my favourites folder for a while now, just waiting for its own dedicated blog post. As many of you will well know, I’m a huge fan of […]

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Book: Men In This Town

Photography by Giuseppe Santamaria, Men In This Town. Street style photography isn’t a new thing. Led by the likes of bloggers such as The Sartorialist and Garance Dore, it exploded into our collective cultural consciousness a few years ago, creating a new genre in itself and instantly hooking into our innate sense of voyeurism to […]

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Frock on Friday

If you’ve watched the most recent series of Call the Midwife, you’ll recognise this rather memorable outfit that Trixie, played by the sassy Helen George, wore on her “date” with the Rev. Isn’t it glorious? Her Jean-Seberg-esque pixe crop would have been quite progressive for 1959 Poplar in London’s East End. Indeed, it wasn’t until […]

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