RMIT Fashion Design Graduates Toile Story 2014

Toile 1 an early version of a finished garment made up in cheap material so that the design can be tested and perfected.

RMIT Fashion Design School 2014

With MSFW Runway and final assessment looming the 10th floor gets busy.

Part one  of a series of posts showcasing the very talented graduate students and a look at their work.

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Melbourne’s Bisonte Secret.

Janice Breen-Burns talks business to Eric Wolfe – I took some snaps. VoxFrock carries the complete story.

Model Casey – Volta Models Melbourne

David Jones Spring Summer Casting 2014/15

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Designers Denise Sprynskyj and Peter Boyd talking about S!X and the business of fashion– Janice Breen Burns posted an in depth interview at

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NGV Mid-Century : Australian Furniture Design Opening

The first important exhibition of Australian furniture from the 1940s to the 1960s.A magical era of creative vision.

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Jenny Bannister -A Retrospective Fashion Show

Philip Boon in conjunction with Prahran Mission and Deutscher & Hackett hosted a spectacular fashion event to honour the legendary Australian Fashion Designer Jenny Bannister. Fashion journalist Janice Breen Burns interviewed Jenny before the show –

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NGV Italian Masterpieces Opening Night.

A sensational exhibition direct from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo Del Prado at NGV Melbourne for the winter.

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Dolce & Gabbana Melbourne Store Opening – Domenico Dolce Met the Natives

NGV – Sue Ford Photography Exhibition

Sue Ford was a pioneer  of Australian photography, and one of the most important practitioners to emerge in the wave of 1970′s feminist photographers. I went to the launch night and took a few snaps.

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UNIQLO – Tokyo To Melbourne

Opening night. The giant Japanese retailer opened its debut Australian store at Emporium Melbourne.

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VAMFF 2014 Behind the Scenes Part #2

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VAMFF – Future Runway 2014 – Expect the Unexpected

Renowned Melbourne stylist Virginia Dowzer wove a spell behind the scenes.

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Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival – a Few Candid Snaps #1

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Linda Britten Couture collection 2014

Linda brought the worlds of ballet, opera and fashion together in the grand old Anthenaeum Theatre.

The Australian Ballet School students relax before curtain up.

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Visit to the Archives of Festivals past – #1 – Backstage

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One Day in the Park – The Spectacular Royal Botanic Runway

Ten hours, sixty models, a battalion of hair / make-up specialists, plus an army of volunteers, back stage crew and event professionals. Collette Dinnigan, Aurelio Costarella, Martin Grant and Akira Isogawa designed the clothes. David Shelmerdine and Co-Founder Geraidine Frater-Wyeth organised the occasion. Funds were raised in support of Melbourne’s magnificent 165 year old Royal Botanic Gardens. This how the day went.

The NGV Members Summer Party 2014

The Cairo Club Orchestra set the mood and NGV Members reciprocated with the moves at the annual Members Summer Party.

The Royal Botanic Runway- Snaps From the Fittings

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A few snaps from Myer A/W 2014 show.

Toni Maticevski and JBB from

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