What does a Lass wear to…..? A VAMFF’ers Tale.

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VAMFF’s been and gone. Party’s over. I’m aware. Melbourne feels rather like a variety of Jay Gatsby at the moment doesn’t it? A little grey, a tad weary after hosting a boisterous sparkler of a party. Clean ups and a … Continue reading

UPALA

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(Image courtesy of Pieces of Eight Gallery) A COLLABORATION BETWEEN ALPHA 60 AND MELANIE KATSALIDIS It is said that the Opal is a stone of inspiration, enhancing imagination and creativity. Imagination; a vision for bringing winks of passion to life, … Continue reading

Palazzo (ft. Siss & Co.)

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‘In the crumbling mind there does exist, A glint of all that passes show, Time’s voiceless hand melts soft betwixt, A dream of space, Palazzo.’ (White Suede ‘Elude’ bustier and digital pencil skirt, both from Siss & Co. Armani watch, … Continue reading

21 Macarons (Dames Macaron)

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White vintage lace dress from Dear Gladys. Photography and styling by Big Picture Stuff So I turned 21 today. Yep, it happened! But this post isn’t one of those “Oh dear, I can’t believe it has happened so fast….help me…I’m … Continue reading

La Galerie de la Forme

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BIENVENUE, WELCOME. THIS IS LA GALERIE DE LA FORME. A purely pictorial post because sometimes there is no need for words. Something about placing the Female Form in a Gallery… Something about the Porcelain Doll. Fill in the spaces. ‘Wire … Continue reading

Monet’s Girl (Dear Gladys)

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Dear Gladys, Please excuse my writing – I have been in The Garden since sunrise, capturing the young waterlilies as they wake from a dewy slumber. You have been on my mind of late. I wrote these words for you; … Continue reading

Blue Sky Mine (ft. C-Pash)

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Alpha 60 ‘Kita’ Dress (Sky thereafter) There exists a certain type of afternoon – a moment distilled  in the vapour of newborn clouds. It is the afternoon when you look above, and are soothed by the assurance that you in … Continue reading

Sakura

“White Chrysanthemum Flowers blooming In the stones.”  - Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)  I’ve always wondered what exactly it is about the Haiku poetry of Matsuo Basho that has the capacity to stir one’s deepest emotions through the simplest yet most lyrical evocations … Continue reading

Haute Courveture – Koko Black (Spring 2013)

“We definitely believe that chocolate is the new Black.”  - Koko Black (Spring 2013) (Source: http://www.kokoblack.com) Indeed it has been a while. Spring sprung faster than you could catch the sugared drops of honey-light that fall from golden daisies, and … Continue reading

The Sketch House

When you think of fashion illustration,  what are the first words that pop into your head? Exaggerated lines, elongated limbs….Megan Hess? For a long time now I have been following the exquisite work of fashion illustrator Megan Hess – whose … Continue reading