Our very own Carla Zampatti

News of the death of Carla Zampatti, Australia’s most iconic fashion designer, has resulted in an outpouring of grief from right across the country.   Over the 56 years of her outstanding career, she established 26 stores as well as David Jones concessions across Australia and New Zealand and became our very own “Chanel”. Her...
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Bags of style

Mimco, known for quality and style, has designed the kind of bag you’ll to want to keep close.  The Bloom Tote comes in two very appealing sizes that bring you the best of both worlds in space and style. Crafted in pebble textured leather, the bag resists over embellishment, to carry just the right amount...
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Marvellous Millicent Rogers

Few style icons have a museum named after them, but one such icon, Millicent Rogers (1902 – 1953) has just that – The Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, New Mexico.  Her creative style and passion for silver and turquoise jewellery, and textiles that she discovered in New Mexico, ignited a lifelong passion. Born the granddaughter of...
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One entwined CC inspires another

Chanel’s presentation of the latest Métiers d’art Collection in the Grand Gallery of Chateau de Chenonceaux was a consequence of the Chateau being inspiration for the newly appointed designer, Viard’s collection.  We selected a few of our favourites to pique your interest followed by a link to the parade. The Grand Galley’s slate and chalk...
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To a T

Where would we be without a T-shirt?   It’s the most adaptable piece of clothing in any wardrobe.  It’s devoid of class, occasion or sex.  It’s the ‘take you anywhere’ essential for everyone of every age.  The United States navy began issuing the T-shirt as undershirts in 1913.  Then came the 1950s.  Marlon Brando wore...
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