Time to glove up

Classic, elegant and understated, the simple glove is certain to become fashion essential as the emphasis on keeping our hands washed and clean to safe guard our health, becomes important.  The modern day glove, generally dug out only in the depths of winter, is set to become the go-to fashion accessory. A well chosen glove...
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Going to great lengths

If you want to look understated but utterly gorgeous this season, then reach for the longer skirt to give your wardrobe a modern day overhaul.  Nothing is more versatile, flattering and comfortable than the swish and the swing of long skirt. Feminine by nature, topped up with a silky shirt and ballet flat, it won’t...
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Mary Quant – energetic fashion

Mary Quant’s dynamic entry into the world of fashion was totally revolutionary.  Her sixties mod appeal grew from the larger cultural rebellion of the 1960s that saw expression in music, art and ‘sexual politics’. She responded to the youthful desire for simple clothes that allowed for easy movement ‘in which you could run and jump’ –...
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Keep your pants on

At long last the time has come when whatever style of pants you choose to wear, you’ll still be winning style points.  Gone are the anxious days of discarding your favourite style of trouser, to embrace the latest trend.  We are free to choose just what style of trousers we want to wear and when....
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An escape from reality

Years of glamour are on show at the National Gallery of Victoria’s current exhibition: The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift.  Here is a glimpse of the exclusive world of couture fashion, that traces its history and its impact from the 19thcentury until today.   Soooooo romantic and sooooooo thoroughly gorgeous. The 150 garments by international fashion luminaries...
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