Stunning Spring Couture From Paolo Sebastian

Saturday, July 27, 2013



Spring is by far my favourite fashion season, I've never been a fan of winter so the arrival of fresh, pretty hues, lighter layers and floaty fabrics makes my heart beat faster, much like this stunning new collection from Paolo Sebastian.  Hailing from South Australia, these gorgeous garments are by Adelaide couturier Paul Vasileff, who at just 23 has made a name for himself as an in-demand evening and bridal gown designer.

The Marr Factory Returns For 2013!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Models in Karen Walker at The Marr Factory in 2012















Following a sell out edition last August, which saw some of New Zealand's leading fashion labels transform Ponsonby's Golden Dawn into a hub of spring fashion on a quirky chalk-drawn runway, The Marr Factory is back again for 2013!  Presented by Courvoisier this year, in association with Hallertau Beer, The Marr Factory promises 5 nights of fantastic runway fashion with Karen Walker kicking off the first event on August 25th.

The Rapid Rise Of Holly Rose

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Holly Rose in Kate Sylvester's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign


I'll confess a year ago I hadn't heard of Holly Rose Emery, the 17 year old Auckland teenager who has recently walked in Paris on the couture runways for the likes of  master couturiers Valentino and Elie Saab. Why you ask?  Well, Holly Rose has literally only been modeling a year, her first runway appearance was at New Zealand Fashion Week last September and as much as she was tipped to be a modeling star on the rise at the time, I don't think anyone would have predicted quite how far she's come in the past year. 

Monday Must-Have From Pia Boutique

Monday, July 22, 2013


You know spring isn't far away when florals are catching the eye again and pretty prints are even more alluring than usual.  Piquing my interest at the moment is this charming Blue Minty Frill dress by talented young designer Pia Naera of local label Pia Boutique.  She has just released new prints in her captivating range of frill dresses, the cheerful colours and bold prints of which are so light and joyful they're quite simply happiness in garment form.

C Is For Candice

Sunday, July 21, 2013


Celebrating the arrival of the fall collections in America, Candice Swanepoel features in this stunning editorial shot by Terry Richardson for the US edition of Harper's Bazaar.  Set in the breathtakingly beautiful Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in Utah, the deep earthy tones of the desert complement the soft and feminine hues of the garments making for some gorgeous photos. 
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