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SPANISH FASHION SENSATION DESIGUAL SPLASHES DOWN IN AUSTRALIA

ALEXIA ‘MISS ALEXIA’ PETSINIS, (pictured above, right) REPORTS FROM THE LAUNCH LA VIDA EST CHULA! (Life is cool!) Melbourne welcomed The Strand’s coolest new resident as Spanish fashion giant Desigual officially opened the doors of its first Australian store last night. Clashing prints? Explosive colours? “GO FOR IT!” says Desigual, the brand enticing a broad […]

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TURNING JAPANESE

In the early 1980s, a small band of Japanese fashion designers lead by Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo brought their strange aesthetic – of art and shadows, space and light – to the runways of Paris. They shocked, were derided, stood firm, then changed our western ways and whys of wearing fashion forever. In a […]

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FIFTY (TWO) FROCKING YEARS

ON THE EVE OF ANOTHER MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL VOXFROCK PLUMBED THE VOXVAULT AND DUSTED OFF THIS NOSTALGIC GEM FOR EVERY GIRL AND WOMAN CONTEMPLATING THE COMPOSITION OF HER 2014 MYER FASHIONS ON THE FIELD ENTRY ENSEMBLE. VOXFROCK EDITOR JANICE BREEN BURNS WILL JUDGE THE VICTORIAN STATE FINALS ON CROWN OAKS DAY, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 6. DROP […]

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FROCKS ON!

Poils of wisdom for goils of style from Voxfrock editor, Janice Breen Burns. Main photograph, top, Passionflower pleat frocklet by Cue, $339. Go to www.cue.cc for stockists. (This article first appeared for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.) Spring’s prettiest racewear frocks are lolly-colored (fairy floss, gummy bear, milk bottle cream), with slim fitted bodices […]

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