Fashion

Aborad: Paris & New York

Abroad: Paris and New York

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They may be located on separate continents, divided by nearly six thousand kilometres and speak different languages; however Paris and New York share one thing in common: a fabulous eye for distinctive fashion and style. Parisian and American women and men have a certain ability to distinguish their home cities from any other and provide for a truly fashionable global scene. The culture of both cities is heavily influenced by the fashion and style, as are the perceptions of others world-wide.  No wonder a fashionista likes to travel!

Paris; playing queen to the rest of France, home to Chanel and known world-wide as the city of love. Although, ironically, Paris has among the highest rate of single people in the world, nobody seems fussed when there are macaroons, the Moulin Rouge and baguettes on bicycles to keep one occupied!

Oroton SS12 Ready to Wear Collection

Oroton Spring / Summer 2012 Ready to Wear Collection

Australia's leading luxury accessories label Oroton presented its first ready to wear collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney. The latest Spring/Summer apparel and accessories collection combine to create effortlessly chic looks inspired by the sights and vivid colours of South America. Discover how the timeless design and quality that you have come to love in Oroton accessories translates into the debut apparel collection.

Photography by Chris Vogel

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MYER Spring Summer 2013

MYER Spring Summer 2013

Adventure to the land of light and colour as Myer Ambassadors Jennifer Hawkins and Kris Smith take to the runway, showcasing the latest summer trends inspired by the rich culture and colourful landscapes of South Africa. With womenswear, menswear and swimwear on show, you'll discover the latest collections by Myer's Australian designers including sass & bide, Aurelio Coastarelia, Ellery, Jayson Brunsdon, Wayne Cooper and more!

Photography by Chris Vogel

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Whitney Eve and We by Whitney Eve

Whitney Eve and We by Whitney Eve

Whitney Port headed to Australia to showcase her self-titled collections at Mercedes Fashion Festival Sydney. The Style Icon and reality TV star, Whitney Port launched her two signature fashion lines, Whitney Eve and diffusion line We by Whitney Eve.

Cementing her place within the fashion industry, Port is a welcomed breath of fresh air, having designed an original collection that distinctly demonstrates her inherent creativity and knack for style. Influenced by her Los Angeles upbringing and her time spent in New York City, the collection combines a relaxed Californian style, with the perfect balance of edginess straight off the streets of Manhattan. Both ranges incorporate styles forming an array of silhouettes, from parry dresses to playful androgynous pieces that have been heavily influenced from Ports own signature style.

Photography by Chris Vogel

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Best of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

Best of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

The hottest show on the schedule, featuring the best Aussie swimwear labels on our gorgeous home grown models, in a fast paced mash-up straight from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim recently held in Miami. A sea of Spring/Summer swimwear essentials from Lisa Blue, Kooey Australia, White Sands Australia and Suboo hit the runway in this sizzling collection show.

Photography by Chris Vogel

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Without Fear, It's Time to Shop

Without Fear, It’s Time to Shop

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Brisbane’s latest high-end shopping destination, Sans Peur Workshop, located on James St offers leading European designer brands including Burak Uyan, Christian Wijanants, Pedro Garcia, Hache and Kristensen Du Nord exclusively in Queensland.

Sans Peur Workshop is the innovation of Owner and Director Kelly Sutherland who says the store will follow European seasons, delivering apparel and accessory collections from established and emerging designers the same time as they land overseas.

Ab Fab Spring Summer 2012/13 Sneak Peak

MBFWA has come and gone as the biggest trends for Spring / Summer 2012/13 hit the runway. Winter has only begun with the freezing cold weather and we are dreaming of the futuristic fashion water world, pastel colours and the exposed midriff yet to come.

Statement Accessories: Editor's Picks

Earring1 copyCelebrate you style with a statement piece of jewellery. We are not shy about impacting and that is why we are in love with this Winter's accessories. High end designers have taken inspiration from colour, crystal clusters and everything else they seem to touch turns to gold.

We have selected our top 3 editor's picks to draw inspiration from to create you timeless amazing accessory wardrobe.

Ben Anum has designed this breathtaking crystal cluster jaw dropping earring. With champaign colours of pink, blue, green and brown it's hard not to fall in love. Tear drops of colour dripping down your ears, think big and colourful.

The Technology Woman

We live in a fast paced moving technology world. One day something's in and the next day it's out. So with technology moving so quickly the question is, do we get caught up in the expensive chaos or do we step back in time and do things the old fashioned way?

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Everyone has a Kindle, Iphone, Ipad, Smartphone or some other form of advanced technology which allows you to read what is now called the 'ebook'. All we have to do is hop on the net, search for our book title or author, select buy and within a few moments it has downloaded onto your piece of technology and you are able to read your fresh new virtual book.

Street Style New York

Every month we are going to feature some amazing styles from around the world. This month we have chosen the famous New York.

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Look Number 1

This fashion diva is rocking her look with:
  1. The Ankle Boot
  2. Texture
  3. Clashing prints
We think her look rates at a 7 out of 10.
'Here we have some serious Autumn Style. A perfect look to wear from day to night.' Stylist Approval

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane returns for 2012

MBFF12Fashion calendars are about to burst, with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane, hosted by Treasury Casino & Hotel setting the style agenda once again from Saturday 25 – Friday 31 August 2012. Queensland's premier fashion event will light up the River City spellbinding audiences with the very best from local, national and international designers and fashion retailers.