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Feature: Photographer Stine Munk Jensen from Sydney, Australia

Photography by Stine Munk Jensen for designer Pamela Parker from Sydney Australia

  Stine Munk Jensen: Danish Art Down Under By: Triston Sydney, Australia     Style & Substance covers the movers and shakers in and around all things artistic, whether on the page, behind the lens, on the stage, on the runway and more. In this digital age, the fashion and entertainment worlds continue to a...

Feature: Highlights from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia SS 2014

L-R: Dion Lee II, Ellery, Bec & Bridge and Christopher Esber Spring/Summer 2014 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

    Sydney’s Style    By: Triston Sydney, Australia     This year for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014, there were the usual suspects that enthralled the crowds gathered in Sydney to find out what will be trending this season.  There were, however, a few upstarts and surprises from names and lines that...

Global Designer Spotlight: Dion Lee from Sydney, Australia

Dion Lee Resort 2013 Collection from Sydney Australia

    Dion Lee: The Face of Australia’s New Wave of Designers By: Triston Hong Kong/Shanghai China     When Vogue editrix praises your work, there is little doubt that you are on the right path. For Australian fashion designer Dion Lee, his ascent to the top of the fashion world in Australia has been...

Feature: Highlights from Perth Fashion Festival Spring/Summer 2013

L-R: Kim Barton, Jaime Lee, Morrison & Empire Rose Spring/Summer 2013 at Perth Fashion Festival

    Spring/Summer 2013 at Perth Fashion Festival    Down under displayed a fantastic array of designers who showcased their collection for the Spring/Summer Season. Here are the ones that stood out for us!   By: Hina P. Ansari       Jaime Lee   A critically acclaimed visual artist known for her...

Feature: Australia Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Easton Pearson; Romance Was Born & Roopa Pemmaraju

      Sydney sizzled at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia where the Spring/Summer 2013-14 collections were unveiled. Here are our favourites!    By: Hina P. Ansari By Johnny   A mere young’un at only 4 years-old, this label definitely has made its mark in the Australian fashion scene. The winner of the...

Video Feature: Bec and Bridge S/S 2012-13 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Bec and Bridge

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Feature: Highlights from Perth Fashion Festival

L-R: Catini Designs, Yeojin Bae & Magdalene Velevska fashion designer from Perth Australia part of Perth Fashion Festival

      In West Australia, fashion-philes flocked to Perth for the Spring/Summer 2013 presentations. Here’s our three to note from the Perth Fashion Festival.    By: Hina P. Ansari     Yeojin Bae   This Korean-born Australian has developed her couture reputation as someone who understands and appreciates the intelligence,...

Feature: “Student Runway” at Perth Fashion Festival

Nicole Marrington

Budding Stars from Down Under.    By: Hina P. Ansari     Undoubtedly whenever we hear that there is going to be a student focused presentation during our global coverage of various fashion presentations, we do the happy dance. It’s so great when design students allow us to peek inside their creative world and see...

Global Designer Spotlight: Sydney

In Mandy Heng

  The go-to designer for Oz’s notables, Mandy Heng.  By: Triston Berlin, Germany   Collaborating with an impressive artistic team of talent, photographer Thomas Wawrzyniak shot French model Claudia Carmen Carpentier in Sydney during her extended stay Down Under, as well as Sydney based models Natalie Bowden and Roni Holt. All models wore clothes by...

Feature: On the wedge of fashion

Monica flower shoes

    Soul to sole love story from Sydney.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany     Created by Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo in the 30s, the wedge shoe has seen its status ebb and flow with the times like any other trend. For the past five years, however, the wedge has returned with...

Feature: Model profile on Renny Chivunga

Renny Chivunga

      This Zimbabwean beauty brings beautiful chemistry to the Aussie fashion landscape.    By: Triston Berlin, Germany     Hailing from Zimbabwe and now a resident of Australia, Renny first came to the Land Down Under for a chemical engineering degree, but has remained for something that is far more exciting than any chemical...

Global Street Style Special: Sydney’s Prom Scene!

Chloe

    Our Sydney correspondent shares with us her friends’ cool stylings from The Formal!   By: Aditi Rajgopal Sydney, Australia     Prom, Debutante’s Ball, The Deb, Ball, Formal or, if you are from Germany, Abifeier. Wherever you are from you’ve probably heard about the this exciting event where girls and boys from High...

Feature: Highlights from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia

Toni Maticevski

    We bravely delve in fashion Down Under. By: Triston Berlin, Germany   This year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia‘s presentation of the Spring/Summer 2012/13 season, held in Sydney, lacked a few notables such as Josh Goot and Dion Lee, with many in the crowd openly wondering if the week would suffer as a...

Global Designer Spotlight: Sydney

Kim's cool jellyfish-inspired dress

    We profile 12th grader designer-to-be, Kim Pena. By: Aditi Rajgopal Sydney, Australia   She’s  jelly fishing our socks off! Kim isn’t your average 12th grader. She’s an amazing textiles student, who designed jellyfish-inspired dresses. We sit down and chat with this future design diva.   What inspired you to design your dress?...

On the streets of…Sydney, Australia

Ashleigh Larkham

    Sparkle ‘n’ Shine     The Fashionista: Ashleigh Larkham   Occupation: Local Netball player/ Part-time model   Location: Sydney, Australia   Secret: Shh..We know her secret!: The fun and loving Ashleigh has a sense of style running through her blood! Ashleigh and her equally amazing twin love spending time togethershopping or at  local...