The stones that play inside my head are like the northern lights. Radiant shades of blues, greens and pinks. Like sunsets and galaxies exploding inside a tiny stone. The opal is my birthstone. A stone the Ancient Greeks regarded as a sign of purity and love and the Ancient Romans saw as a stone [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve learnt a few things from new spring summer collection coverage. Street style has reached a sickening level of contrived, Oscar de la Renta is a sensitive hotdog and tumblr is now an omnipresent cultural force. Seriously.
This season even Proenza Schouler listed Tumblr as a reference point – “citing its random associations and [...]Continue Reading →
Fashion has always had a rather friendly relationship with film. Over the years they’ve flirted with make-over scenes and ball gown moments. It’s only more recently however that fashion has increased its sexy gaze, seducing film into allowing it to blossom into an all out genre of its own. But with only a few magazine [...]Continue Reading →
Who amongst us doesn’t love a fantastic glossy fashion editorial? Whether it’s image after image of Jessica Stam striking fierce in the latest haute couture, Julia Nobis chilling out in no makeup or a Tim Walker fantasy come to life, I’m the first to dive head first into the pages, breathe in their fashioney [...]Continue Reading →
“Anyone can get all dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress on their days off that is the most intriguing.” So says Alexander Wang, the [...]Continue Reading →
After years of shunning our colourful fashion history, Broadsheet meets the new generation of Australian designers embracing the vibrant aesthetics of fashion’s past.
It can be hard to look back at the past. The bad hairstyles, the experimental makeup, the ill-considered fads. But fashion has a way of repeating itself and what was [...]Continue Reading →
Do you dream of matching wooden hangers, equally spaced apart, each holding a beautiful piece of clothing? A library of shoes that requires a step ladder to reach them all?Continue Reading →
The artistic razor styles of the nineties, often seen at blue light discos, episodes of Ricky Lake and on Craig David, have been revived (or perhaps they never died) at Ali Barber, a popular barber shop in London’s East End.
Inspired by the popular and multicultural hot spot (which often boasts queues running out [...]Continue Reading →
If you look back at your teenage years with a myriad of fashion regrets, chances are you have a teen drama TV show to blame. From your late teens onwards, life and its fashion possibilities begin to open up. There are places to shop other than your local Big W, there [...]Continue Reading →
Every generation has its own teen train wreck. A starlet more famous for her controversial life choices than her actual talent. In the eighties Madonna grabbed the headlines just as much as she nabbed record sales, and in the nineties, wild children like Courtney Love and Drew Barrymore set bad [...]Continue Reading →