Fashion Elixir

1st Monday May

First Monday in May – Jo Reviews Fashion’s Exclusive Party

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The First Monday in May, maybe just another day to many, but to those in the heady world of haute couture it’s the day for the super bowl of fashion – The Met Gala Ball held in New York City. Just what does it take to put on fashions night…

Outlander: Cult Fashion, Highland Chic – Paris Haute Couture

Outlander: Cult Fashion, Highland Chic – Paris Haute Couture

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Why does a trend seem to appear out of nowhere and how does to manifest itself into the main stream fashion market? Influences come from all parts of our lives and can be quite subtle, creeping up on us until we all of a sudden have to have a certain…

Fashionable Fillies

200 Years of Australian Fashion – Jo’s Trip Down Memory Lane

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Those words, Australian Fashion. What do they mean to you? Well, when I heard the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV Australia) would be showcasing 200 years of Australian Fashion at Federation Square, I did wonder what would be on display, and what Oz fashion really meant to me? I have…

Marilyn Monroe – Bendigo Prefers Blondes 

Marilyn Monroe – Bendigo Prefers Blondes 

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If you didn’t know Marilyn Monroe was in Victoria in the historical gold rush town of Bendigo, then you weren’t looking hard enough! Greeting visitors as they arrive is the fabulous eight metre high sculpture by American artist Seward Johnson entitled “Forever Marilyn” standing tall in Rosalind Park. This 15…