Fashion Revolution Day

Fashion Revolution Day

While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of fashion week and the lure of shopping and new clothes, writes Brittany Stewart, it’s important to remember the bigger picture of fashion – where your clothes are coming from.
Jordana Borensztajn: Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me

Jordana Borensztajn: Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me

For those who have long since replaced feelings with emoji, know that anything worth saying can be said in 140 characters or less and live by the rule: hashtag or it didn’t happen, 'Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me' is a hilarious look at online life.
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Alexis Dubus: Cars and Girls

Alexis Dubus' 'Cars and Girls' is a tribute to those often tough truths the road teaches young wanderers about life, love and what it means to find your perfect travelling companion.
MBFWA: Michael Lo Sordo's Disheveled, Delicious Collection

MBFWA: Michael Lo Sordo’s Disheveled, Delicious Collection

Never did Brittany Stewart think it was possible to make disheveled clothes look sleek, chic and elegant. That is, until Michael Lo Sordo’s SS14/15 show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.
The Fat Penguin's Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar

The Fat Penguin’s Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar

The Fat Penguin Café in East Kew will host a super cool Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar in its newly renovated courtyard these school holidays – and they will donate $2 to the Royal Children Hospital Good Friday Appeal for every ice-cream sold.
MBFWA: Toni Maticevski’s Botanical Metamorphosis

MBFWA: Toni Maticevski’s Botanical Metamorphosis

Botanical metamorphoses were the theme for Toni Maticevski’s RTW 2014 collection, mixing elements of femininity and delicacy with the artificial, in an exploration into the manipulation of natural beauty.
Australian Fashion Labels on Growth Path Despite Tough Economic Times

Australian Fashion Labels on Growth Path Despite Tough Economic Times

A South Australian fashion house is bucking a downward industry trend by not following the traditional seasonal buying cycle of the fashion industry. Melissa Wait reports.
MBFWA: The Pop-Punk Power Queen Has Arrived

MBFWA: The Pop-Punk Power Queen Has Arrived

It was the emergence of the pop-punk power queen at Aurelio Costarella, with plenty of strong silhouettes and embellishment including beading, feathers and leather. Brittany Stewart reports from MBFWA.
For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

'For Auld Lang Syne' is a new exhibition from the Art Gallery of Ballarat, taking the viewer on a journey from First Fleet to Federation, delving into details such as fashion, sport, high art and whiskey and bringing all manner of curious stories to the surface.
The Speechmaker; All Aboard For Razor-Sharp Political Comedy

The Speechmaker; All Aboard For Razor-Sharp Political Comedy

The pre-flight anticipation for the playwriting debut of Australia’s comic royalty, Working Dog’s Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch, stepped up today with the announcement that Packed to the Rafters’ Erik Thomson will play the role of the President of the United States in The Speechmaker.
Justin Hamilton: 'Johnny Loves Mary Forever 1994'

Justin Hamilton: ‘Johnny Loves Mary Forever 1994′

From the second he stepped on stage, to the second he stepped off, Justin Hamilton filled his routine to the brim with his rapid, machine gun fire delivery, reviews Jess Sykes.
MBFWA Shines The Spotlight on Sydney

MBFWA Shines The Spotlight on Sydney

The spotlight is on Sydney and NSW this week, as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia showcases the city and its sights and talents to an international audience.
Genevieve Fricker: The Pineapple

Genevieve Fricker: The Pineapple

Fans of HBO’s Girls will particularly enjoy 'The Pineapple' and Fricker’s millennial brand of comedy, writes Margot McGovern. This fresh new voice on the Australian comedy scene is one to keep tabs on.
H&M Australia's Heritage-Listed VIP Big Bash

H&M Australia’s Heritage-Listed VIP Big Bash

And the wait is finally over. After months of speculation, excitement, countdowns and Miranda Kerr adverts, H&M’s first Australian store finally threw open its heritage-listed GPO doors for VIP guests on Thursday night, ahead of its official launch on Saturday.