What you’ll actually wear this spring-summer: the RAFW wrap-up

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There was this little event in Sydney last week.  If you’re not in any way related to the fashion and beauty industry, it probably passed you by without a moment’s thought. But for those in …

Fashion focus firmly on Queensland: MBFF 2010

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It may have been one of the coldest nights of our winter but on Saturday night, the heat was definitely on in the marquee on the Cultural Forecourt of Brisbane’s Southbank – Queensland fashion’s home for MBFF …

MBFF heads to South Bank for feast of Queensland fashion

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This week may be State of Origin on the footy field but much to the disappointment of my husband, I’m more focussed on fashion’s State of Origin, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane. This year the festival, which …

RAFW … the dust settles. What will you be wearing next season?

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Phewww … another Rosemount Australian Fashion Week is over and I’m exhausted.  No, not from running from show to show, weighed down by gift bags. No, I’m exhausted from having to try and keep up …

Update your beauty kit with MAC must-haves, straight off the RAFW catwalk

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It’s all very well to create makup looks for models but what about in real life?  What products do the professionals love that we should embrace too? Nicole Thompson, senior artist at M.A.C Cosmetics, worked …