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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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HE’S HERE

  JEAN PAUL GAULTIER BLEW INTO TOWN THIS WEEK FOR A STRING OF PREVIEWS AND PARTIES AHEAD OF THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC LAUNCH OF HIS RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA TODAY. THE FAST-TALKING, THOROUGHLY LIKEABLE FRENCHMAN PROVED A WILLING PARTICIPANT IN HUNDREDS OF MEDIA EVENTS INCLUDING A PARTY IN THE LEONARD FRENCH (THERE’S […]

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ALANNAH HILL IS LOUISE LOVE

THE SECOND INCARNATION OF MELBOURNE’S MOST LOVEABLE (AND NAUGHTY) FASHION LEGEND STARTS HERE..www.louiselove.com.au  Alannah Hill will hand deliver the first 30 orders (within Melbourne’s CBD) made to Louise Love, the online store she opened last night.  The designer, who split with Factory X  last year and has been carefully developing her new brand Louise Love […]

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NEXT SUMMER; IT’S ALREADY HERE

WORDS: JANICE BREEN BURNS PHOTOGRAPHS: WWW.STYLE.COM THE US/EURO SPRING/SUMMER 2015 SHOW SEASON HAS FIZZLED OUT. EDITORS LEFT PARIS THIS WEEK, TUT-TUTTING ABOUT COLLECTIONS MORE “WEARABLE” THAN THEY LIKED (QUELLE HORREUR!), MORE “COMMERCIAL” THAN THEY FANCIED (MON DIEU!),  MORE “SALEABLE” (NON, NON!) AND SAFE (ARRGH!) THAN THEIR USUAL IDEA OF A BONE-FIDE BOAT-FLOATER. DESIGNERS, IN OTHER […]

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