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Ellory Lane VIP Night

03/12/2010 by OutInCanberra

Ellory Lane, located in the Canberra Centre (opposite Nine West) is hosting a special VIP night, and you're invited. The event will showcase some of our best local designers, with looks by Little Sparrow, Latsamy, Elecie & Frankie, Jane Victoria and T-Heinrich. Great vintage will also be in display, with some of the cutest pre-loved 60's, 70's and 80's threads around, affordable and in great condition. You'll also enjoy a fashion parade, champagne, prizes and special discounts.

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Get your ticket to the hottest fashion event of 2010

09/11/2010 by OutInCanberra

The Canberra Institute of Technology's graduating fashion design class will present their full collections on Sunday, 5 December 2010 at Archetype10. Running for more than 10 years, the graduating design parade has consistently been the most anticipated fashion event on the Canberra calendar. This year’s designers include: Mai Adams, Megan Bockwinkel, Emma Chilman, Alex Ewens, Oumaya Issa, Sophie Loader, Penelope Murdoch, Sarasi Perera, Maya Pratt, Laura Steel, Sophia Vardos. Tickets are selling fast.

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Liebe Bluhm vintage frock parade this Frocktober

21/10/2010 by OutInCanberra

Just six weeks ago a local Canberra girl heard about Frocktober, the month long charity event raising money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, and saw an opportunity to bring the awareness-raising celebration to the nation’s capital. With a small committee of eight volunteers, the Frocktober Canberra team have fresh and innovative ideas to boost knowledge and awareness of this cause throughout the Canberra community.

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An Evening Frocktacular @ Thoroughbred Park

08/10/2010 by OutInCanberra

Canberrans frocked up in masses and made their way to 'An Evening Frocktacular' at Thoroughbred Park, Thursday 7 October. The event, hosted by Frocktober Canberra and Thoroughbed Park, successfully raised $3500 for the Ovarian Canberra Research Foundation. Frocks by local designers, boutiques and milliners walked the runway, including; Hats by Trish, JASH, Sofia Polak and Angela Menz. Canberra's Roller Derby Leauge also made an appearance, modelling vintage pieces from the collection of Katherine Horak - on wheels!

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Canberra hairdresser to battle it out at Paris Fashion Week

05/10/2010 by OutInCanberra

Next Hair’s Adam Noble will fly to the city of love this month to represent Goldwell Australia in an international hairdressing competition, to be held 10 to 12 October, during Paris Fashion Week. Competing against some of the hottest talent from 27 other countries, Adam will participate in the final stage of the Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge. The Challenge, being held for the first time in Paris, will create quite a stir as it shares the catwalk with Valentino, Chanel, Dior and others at Paris Fashion Week.

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Graduating designer's 'Archetype10' preview

01/10/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The Canberra Institute of Technology's final year design students hosted their Archetype10 preview and ticket launch on Thursday 30 September, at Parlour Wine Room. The 11 graduating designers presented one look each, before announcing ticket sales open for their graduating parade, Archetype10, set to take place at the National Museum this December. The short parade showcased the talented depths of this year's pending graduates, with an incredible amount of thoughtful structure and an inspiring interpretation of trends on display. This is one year to watch.

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An Evening Frocktacular @ Thoroughbred Park

29/09/2010 by OutInCanberra

Inspired by the upcoming race season and Canberra's amazing designers, the Frocktober Canberra team are hosting An Evening Frocktacular as part of the Frocktober festivities. Bring along your girlfriends, mums, sisters, aunts and grandmothers to celebrate the women of Canberra in all their shapes and sizes, and help raise funds for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. An impressive line-up of frocks by local designers will walk the runway, including showstopper pieces by Canberra's Sofia Polak.

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Local designers Re-Love

16/09/2010 by OutInCanberra

Local crafty duo, Lee Dewar and mother, Hanny, are avid recyclers. “When I was younger I used to cut into my clothes I no longer wanted to wear, customisng necklines and cutting hems on skirts to make something different for myself,” said Lee. Lee and Hanny are the creators of Re-Loved, a collective of Canberrans committed to sustainable fashion through recycled and reusing materials. “We also promote local designers using these methods in their practice by holding annual fashion parades.”

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Frocktober hits Canberra next month

06/09/2010 by OutInCanberra

Hold onto your petticoats because Frocktober is on its way! The month-long charity event that raises money and awareness for ovarian cancer is finally coming to Canberra, thanks to the commitment of a small group of local frockaholics. Frocktober puts forward a challenge to girls, women and interested men far and wide, to don a frock for a day, week, fortnight or a full month during October, and get sponsored for it.

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Local designer, 'a Little Mad Hatter'

03/09/2010 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra student and fairytale lover, Una Park, likes little hats. Driven by the excitement of the Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, Una dreamed up her own way to pay homage to the fairytales she loves so dearly, creating Little Mad Hatters. “I have always been dreaming of creating something unique and beautiful, and suddenly thought - mini hats!” Little Mad Hatters offer beautiful millinery in playful colour concepts and adorable styles, inspired by years of hat-watching.

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