GOTTEX – New York Fashion Week S/S 2012

With a sunrise as the ever-so-fitting backdrop for Gottex, the likes of supermodels Karolina Kurkova, Jess Hart and Lily Donaldson powered onto the runway. Draped in aqua blue and hot tangerine lycra concoctions, wrapped up in crisscross shapes, high waists, halter necks, across the shoulders, back less and cut out panels. There were white hot … More GOTTEX – New York Fashion Week S/S 2012

GEORGES CHAKRA – New York Fashion Week S/S 2012

Georges Chakra’s Edition was much more than a collection of simple and elegant gowns. At closer glance the immense detailing brought with it a definite charm. Off the shoulder dresses with ribbed detailing and delicate sequins. Dresses of flowing chiffon with criss-cross and square cut-outs across bejeweled décolletages. Full length pieces of glamorous silk and … More GEORGES CHAKRA – New York Fashion Week S/S 2012

MARIPOL: Interview with the Iconic Stylist + Photographer

Maripol with Madonna, whom she styled in the 80’s for her Like A Virgin era. 1.       What was so enticing to you, as a young French girl, about America and especially New York? All the myths about America that I grew up with enticed me. From the music legends to the grandiosity of the city and … More MARIPOL: Interview with the Iconic Stylist + Photographer

MELBOURNE SPRING FASHION WEEK – Flashback to our 2008 coverage of MSFW

 Photography by Amanda Fordyce With this iconic fashion festival just around the corner, Pen To Paper delved into the archives to pull out one of the earlier articles by Lara Antonelli. You can smell it in the air, see in the trees and feel it in the sunshine. Spring has finally shown it’s head from behind … More MELBOURNE SPRING FASHION WEEK – Flashback to our 2008 coverage of MSFW

NARCISCO RODRIGUEZ – New York Fashion Week S/S 2011

Photography by Amanda Fordyce Minimalism was the name of the game at Narciso Rodriguez. Sophisticated draping of flowing silk crepe and chiffon cloque dresses and skirts. Low cut dresses skimmed the models chests, held up by shoelace thin straps, as delicate patterns adorned slip dresses like petals falling from a flower. Ankle length gowns of … More NARCISCO RODRIGUEZ – New York Fashion Week S/S 2011

BIG DAY OUT Melbourne 2008 – feat. Rage Against the Machine, Carl Cox, Kate Nash + Silverchair

Big Day Out is a religion. Throughout its decade long tenure, this festival has seen a convoy of sanctified artists, grace its stages at various venues around our nation girt by sea. And the Big Day Out faithful have followed uninhibited. In fact, uninhibited is a gross understatement. The devoted fans are completely out of control. … More BIG DAY OUT Melbourne 2008 – feat. Rage Against the Machine, Carl Cox, Kate Nash + Silverchair

BIG DAY OUT Melbourne 2009 – feat. The Prodigy, Arctic Monkeys, Lupe Fiasco + The Living End

Patriotism means different things to different people in different countries. It can be viewed as the display of pride of one’s home land, or the innate need to want to protect its liberties and rituals. In Australia, we have one particular ritual that has survived a lengthy occupancy throughout our land. It is one custom … More BIG DAY OUT Melbourne 2009 – feat. The Prodigy, Arctic Monkeys, Lupe Fiasco + The Living End