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SPRUNG!

  HAPPY SPRING VOXFROCKERS! WELCOME TO THE FIRST OF OUR MELBOURNE SPRING FASHION WEEK FRONT ROW REPORTS.  CHECK US OUT HERE AND ON OUR TWITTER FACEBOOK, BABBLEONBYJBB PAGE AND INSTAGRAM FEEDS ALL WEEK. KICKING OFF SPRING TODAY, THE INIMITABLE MISS ALEXIA JOINS A BRACE OF BLOGGERS TO SAMPLE MSFW’S FASHION AND BEAUTY TREATS. Words: Alexia(…)

SIX MILLINERS (LONG POST, PHOTO ESSAY)

Spring’s millinery season is full swing and Melbourne Racing Club, first to bring top designers and glamourous racegoers together ahead of its gala Caulfield Cup week, October 11-18, officially launched last night Photographs: Monty Coles, www.theloupe.org Words: Janice Breen Burns, www.voxfrock.com.au Jill Humphries fashions hats like little birds, smooth and pretty and often black, with(…)

CHRISTINE

Photographs (including archive): Monty Coles. For Mr. Coles’ full photo essay on Christine, visit theloupe.org Muse: Anthea Crebbin, Chadwick Models Words: Janice Breen Burns, editor. Christine, 181 Flinders Lane, Melbourne (downstairs), (03)9654 2011, www.christineaccessories.com Long post: Seven minutes read time. Something has changed in the elegant order of Christine Barro’s universe and she’s carefully explaining(…)

THINKIN’ SPRING (YOUR HUMP-DAY KICK-BACK LOTSA-PICTURES LONG-POST)

Fashion’s frantic obsession with sexiness has been easing for several seasons but this spring, most of the bandage frocks, knicker-flash hemlines, side cleavage tops and hooker-high heels should have fizzled almost completely except for the odd society bash and red carpet where attention-seekers gather. A new flush of fresh, sporty, feminine looks, rich tropical colours(…)

NEW BOSS

  Miss Alexia gets up close and personal with designer Jason Wu’s debut offering for this classic-with-a-twist brand Words: Alexia Petsinis Photography: Joshua Montebello Here’s a ‘classic’ conundrum to kick off your Tuesday: how to exude first lady elegance while assimilating the edgier aesthetics of contemporary fashion? Jason Wu’s first womenswear collection for Hugo Boss,(…)

WE’VE BEEN OUT!

We schlepped around the planet and back this week, Dear Reader; launch to launch, lunch to lunch. Now it’s Voxbullet Friday; time for your quikstix trinity of our fave bits. Ready? LAUDABLE The Voxfrockers are thrilled to the gills! In a cosily darkened cinema at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) we heard the(…)