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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(…)

BRIGHT YOUNG (VERY YOUNG) THINGS

On a night out in Stonnington, Miss Alexia discovered fashion’s future is in good hands and, “you’re never fully dressed without a smile!” Words and pictures by Alexia Petsinis A snap-happy crowd of all ages got a sobering dose of reality and a catwalk show with a twist when they packed into Malvern Town Hall(…)

VOXBULLET FRIDAY

It was a chockers week in the Voxoffice; more kneezups and noteworthies than you could poke a stick at but for you, dear reader, we’ve plucked our faves and packed them into this quick-stix four-pack of partypops and diary jots. Ready? Here we go.. FROCKING ON Australia’s only 100 year old fashion brand, Sportscraft, threw(…)