A bow of contention

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Fashion on Friday 7 June 2013

Melbourne newspaper, The Age, recently posed the question: Should bow-ties be worn in the workplace? The answer makes for some fun reading. Says writer Benjamen Judd: ‘I quite like wearing ties. The most useful thing I learnt during high school … was learning how to correctly tie a Full Windsor’. More here.

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Whistles and Handclaps: bringing back the scrunchie

Jonno Rodd Reader Find

By Jonno Rodd in New Fashion on Tuesday 8 November 2011

A cheeky little basics and accessories label from Melbourne is bringing back the scrunchie. The simple fabric covered elastic hair tie is a throwback to every girl’s favourite 80s accessory. While Carrie Bradshaw once famously insisted that New York women don’t wear scrunchies, Aussie girls are tying it up and letting loose.

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Melbourne’s Vintage Garage

Jacqui Alexander Reader Find

By Jacqui Alexander in Cool Travel on Monday 7 June 2010

A few days ago I stumbled across a great new vintage store — Vintage Garage — that has popped up on Smith St, just near the heart of Melbourne’s ‘north side’ grunge fashion area. This cavernous boutique is maze of small dressing rooms brimming with carefully selected and collected vintage clothing and relics. There’s so […]

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Shadows and Dust

This Island Life Contributor

By This Island Life in New Fashion on Monday 29 September 2008

When it comes to making an entrance, nothing says rock star quite like a pair of leather pants.

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This Island Life Contributor

By This Island Life in New Fashion on Thursday 4 September 2008

The last time we heard from Melbourne label TV, they were busy preparing for their debut at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week. Since then, the girls behind one of this year’s most talked about labels have delivered a stunning collection.

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Stacey Howard Reader Find

By Stacey Howard in New Fashion on Thursday 6 March 2008

Monika Tywanek and Ingrid Verner are the Melbourne-based designers behind T-V’s boutique label.

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