Muther of All Things

While the liquid beauty of the ocean has long taken pride of place in Australia’s collective identity, surf culture has largely remained a boy’s club. One label though that is recasting girls front and center is Muther of All Things. No longer content to relegate girls as beach-lounging-towel-minders, this progressive new label encourages women to …

From Paris with Paco Park Love!

Paco Park is one label that’s marching to it’s own beat. With tribal accents, immaculate tailoring and quirky details, their capsule collection of unisex blazers is quickly making a name for itself. Check out my interview with Marianne Diaz, the creative whiz behind the label, for Broadsheet.

Genki Goes Online

Genki lovers rejoice! After closing the doors of its Cathedral Arcade store early last year, this little shop of delights is now just a mouse click away. With its eclectic mix of clothes, accessories and all things cute, Melbournians treasured Genki just as much for their iconic ‘I love’ tees, as their genuinely welcoming and …

Pussy Willow

Image: Broadsheet Check out my latest article for Broadsheet on Kit Willow’s short film, Lady into Cat. Not only does it herald the launch of her Spring/Summer 2011 collection…but it also features a pretty majestic feline friend.

Get Your Clog On!

You can blame it on this season’s revival of all things seventies – but clogs are a certified shoe-in as spring’s it footwear. One Melbourne-based label leading the resurgence is May. Proving that the hideous, gelatinous Croc isn’t the only comfy clog on the block, May’s take on a vintage classic means you don’t have …

WORTHIS is Worth It

Swimming against the tide of knock-offs and disposable fashion, Melbourne-based design collective WORTHIS is quickly making a name for doing things differently. Borrowing heavily from the Slow Food Movement, you could call their approach slow fashion. By working closely with artisans and embracing traditional crafts, WORTHIS are creating yearn-worthy accessories that effortlessly straddle old and …

Is there a Doctor in the House?

Fashion Doctors at Alice Euphemia There may be life yet for those garments you just can’t get to work… For this Saturday only, bring three pieces into Alice Euphemia for diagnosis by their expert ‘medical’ team. The Fashion Doctors are clever, avant garde crafty and deft with a needle and thread! And their advice can …

Calling all Vintage Lovers!

For three weeks from June 30, online maven Claire Inc and her razor-sharp collection of vintage and cult labels, will take up residency at Melbourne fashion institution Alice Euphemia. To find out more about this match made in heaven, check out my article for Broadsheet. Only 28 more sleeps, and counting!

Seek and Ye Shall Find

Image: Broadsheet OAK off Chapel Do you want in on a Melbourne fashion secret? Then click on over here and check out my article for Broadsheet on OAK off Chapel. Afterall, what fun is a secret if you can’t share it?! OAK off Chapel 33 Simmons Street South Yarra Open Thursday – Sunday; 12pm ’till …