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The new bling

16/10/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The look: Think Parisian socialite in a leather pencil skirt, and sky high YSL court platform heels. She's, busy, front-row and has a rugged edge that even Kate Moss would envy. How to get it: 'More is more is more,' your new mantra for S/S 09/10. The new bling is here; it's gritty, rugged and adds a certain grunge to a refined look. Choose matt silver, midnight black rhinestones, studs, crucifixes, leather and stock pile on your hands, or around your neck. More is more VS Less is more:


Battle the 'tan'gerine

06/10/2009 by OutInCanberra

To celebrate the launch of the new Priceline Pharmacy, Canberra Centre, we present a play by play guide to getting bronze and leaving that unsightly 'orange' shade associated with bad self tanning behind. You can also WIN a Tan Pack RRP $89.95 which includes all the products mentioned (plus a few extra treats) compliments of Priceline Pharmacy, Canberra Centre. This competition has closed 13/10/09 Avoid the embarrassment this bikini season and follow our simple steps to bronze goddess stardom (a la Gisele). Step One: Exfoliate


Deutz Swap my Style comes to Canberra

06/10/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

NB:This event has been cancelled The recession has hit shopaholics hard and that glorious new season designer item may seem less attainable than ever before. But don’t stress, panic or make a bee-line for your nearest K-Mart because Duertz have come up with a creative, environmentally kind and cost effective way to update your look with designer threads. Duetz Swap My Style is a famous national shopping event where designer goods are currency and pampering is the pass time. The event has been featured in glossies around Australia and now its Canberra's turn (finally!)


Craft ACT presents Re-Loved 2

06/10/2009 by Jules Overett

Re-Loved 2: Spring/Summer 2009, will showcase exactly what it suggests; re-loved, revived and reworked fashions with an environmentally friendly aesthetic in mind. Mother and daughter duo, Hanny and Lee Dewar (Fashion Design Graduate), launched Re-Loved early this year through the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Design Space. They presented their own clothing and accessory designs in an eclectic fashion parade, along with fashions found at the Salvation Army and clothing exchanges around Canberra.


Emma K enchants

28/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra sleepwear designer, Emma Kneriem created her own 'Enchanted Garden,' where the kittens don frills and spring blossoms pop with colour, last Friday, 25 September. Emma K's SS 09/10 collection encompasses everything romantic and feminine about springtime and the parade was appropriately set in the picturesque surrounds of Yarralumla Gallery Cafe. Pink blossoms were in bloom and champagne was circulating along with fluffy scones and scantily clad 'garden creatures.'


ftv Diamond Model Awards Canberra Grand Final

18/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

The crème de la crème of Canberra's modelling world will take to the runway on Friday 25 September in pursuit of fashiontv Canberra's Diamond Model Awards Grand Finalist. Three weeks of heats have been leading up to this moment with the top 9 set to battle it out for the title. The winner will go on to compete at the National Final in Melbourne at Peninsula Docklands.


CIT fashion graduate wins Project Runway

17/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

CIT Fashion Design graduate, Anthony Capon, showed the nation what Canberra style was made of when he won Project Runway Australia, last Thursday night. Anthony Capon's all-black collection showed attitude; with great texture, layers and interesting silhouettes - cemented him as the young designer to watch!


Carl Kapp styling event comes to Canberra

10/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

High-end fashion will return to the capital when designer Carl Kapp shows his Spring/Summer 2010 collection next week. Canberrans can enjoy the unique opportunity to meet the designer, view the collection and be styled by Carl Kapp and his team from September 17 - 19 at Hotel Realm. It is the first time Kapp has brought a show to Canberra, although his clothes already have a loyal following amongst some well-heeled locals.


Canberra's metalsmithing students show gold

02/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

ANU School of Art exhibition space was appropriately transformed into a minimalist runway setting on Tuesday 1 September for 'Crowned & Bound.' The event saw the coming together of ANU's metalsmithing students and Manuka's upmarket boutique, Department of the Exterior. Over 400 people gathered to witness Australian designed fashion for SS09/10 complemented by the students self designed and created accessories. While the clothes proved an edgy focus, many of the jewellery and object pieces became somewhat lost against the often boldly printed fabrics.


Ftv comes to Canberra in search of Australia’s Diamond Model

20/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Australia’s first fashiontv Diamond Model Awards hosted by the leading fashion channel (ftv) launches nationally this month. In pursuit of Australia's crème de la crème of the model world, ftv will be coming to Canberra's very own Meche, for a series of catwalk heats and a Grand Final event.