Design Styles

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Iris Apfel – A Rare Bird Captured In Celluloid by Jo Bayley

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Sometimes you just need to colour your world, and last night I did just that. I had the pleasure of reviewing a fantastic new documentary revolving around the flamboyantly dressed 93 year old style maven Iris Apfel. If you don’t know the name, it’s more than likely that you would…

Fashion Palette – Jo & Steven, Showcasing Swimwear & Style

Fashion Palette – Jo & Steven, Showcasing Swimwear & Style

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Last week I really just scratched the surface of the talent that was showcased at Fashion Palette 2015 held at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney. This week I look at the next four designers who impressed the audience with their sensational style, all of whom were captured so…

Cecil Beaton Artist – Rare Talent Proving Real Style Endures

Cecil Beaton Artist – Rare Talent Proving Real Style Endures

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Photographer Cecil Beaton was 100% fashionable, blessed with a rare talent for observation and reflection, which was always thought provoking and entertaining

Fashion Editor Jo Bayley – Back on Line Wednesday February 4

Fashion Editor Jo Bayley – Back on Line Wednesday February 4

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What is fashion? Is it glamour, beauty and style? Or, is it all about managing your own finances, living it up on a shoestring and trying to looking current and cutting edge while wearing someone’s cast off’s! Are there really rules about this sort of thing?  Where does style fit…

The Art of Trends – Jo Bayley Muses, The Next Best Thing?

The Art of Trends – Jo Bayley Muses, The Next Best Thing?

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It’s interesting to see the effect art, film and music has on fashion. Redheads look divine in yellow, just like Christina Hendricks from Mad Men, which as a rule they probably shouldn’t. However rules are made to be broken. Why does a trend seemingly pop up out of nowhere? How…

Provence: Country Style Pt 1 – C’est Magnifique

Provence: Country Style Pt 1 – C’est Magnifique

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Provence: your distinctive country style is admired world wide created through the people, the produce of the land and practical considerations of everyday life

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Le Corbusier – Charles-Edouard Jeanneret’s Modernist Style

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Early in the twentieth century Swiss born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret adopted his grandfather’s name Le Corbusier presenting a new audacious style of architecture