Source : Leiden MagazineIf you are looking for custom bridal wear that isn’t going to burn a hole in your wallet so large your wallet no longer exists, we have found the label for you. The Perfect Gown is a Canberra-based design studio founded by formally trained designer Naomi Hogie, who specialises in exquisite custom gowns that won’t have you living off two minute noodles for months on end to afford them.
Source : Leiden MagazineThe first installment of three speaker series presented by the Design Institute of Australia saw fashion designer Yumi Morrisey, the talented designer behind Canberra based label Zilpah Tart, speak alongside architect John Guida, furniture designer Chelsea Lemon, industrial designer Nicholas Karlovasitis, and Canberra Times reporter Bree Winchester, at event sponsor Zenith Interiors.
Source : LostfourwordsWhen you buy a piece from Illuminate, you’re buying a piece of Canberra. Not just because the fashion designer behind local label Zilpah tart creates all her pieces here, but because the patterns are based around photos of three of our much-loved national institutions.
Source : Life by RonjaAh, Canberra, it’s that time of year again. Although FASHFEST 2017 is a good 6 months away yet, the fashion industry never sleeps – designer applications for the shows in September have just opened up! They’re calling for old and new local designers alike – and I’m beyond excited.
Source : Canberra WeeklyA label intended for layering, comfort and sustainability; Edition designer Alice Sutton takes her brand to Korea. The Canberra designer was selected along with two other Australian designers (from Brisbane and Melbourne) to participate in the inaugural Australia-Korea Foundation Emerging Designer Exchanged Program.
Source : The Pale PinupLate last year I had the wonderful opportunity of collaborating with two of my favourite Canberra creatives! Following the success of FASHFEST and being able to walk the monster catwalk for Beleza Designs, I was approached by the brains and beauty behind the brand – Caitlin – to shoot the range of headpieces worn in FASHFEST.
Source : The Pale PinupFor the final night of FASHFEST 2016 I was very excited to be walking for Edition – the beautiful label by Alice Sutton. By this time all the kinks in the getting ready process had been ironed out and everyone knew how the getting ready process backstage was going to go down.
Source : Tailored TalkTelevision. That autonomous technology that allows us to communicate, daydream with our eyes open, entertain and inform. I had spent very little time considering all the effort behind the scenes until last Thursday afternoon when I was invited by FASHFEST Makeup Director Diana Cheetham to gain an exclusive look behind the scenes at Prime 7 Canberra.
Source : Tailored TalkLast Sunday night was the ever explosive, always interesting event that is The Grammy’s. I love the music and the performances but my favourite part has always been the Red Carpet. Make Up Director for FASHFEST, Diana Cheetham focused on the ‘winning’ Beauty Looks of the biggest stars.