Fashion & Style

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year – Chilling Out in Style

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year – Chilling Out in Style

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Choose from our lists of top posts to read during the summer holidays, while The Culture Concept Circle team are chilling out by taking a break until Epiphany

Party Dressing – How to Get it Right Every Time by Jo Bayley

Party Dressing – How to Get it Right Every Time by Jo Bayley

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It probably seems like yesterday that Christmas party invitations were arriving a stack a minute, and here we are all over again! By my calendar, once the fillies have raced on Melbourne Cup day it is only, what seems a few short weeks, till many of us celebrate a Joyous…

Body Types Part One – Glamour Is Not A Size, It’s A Shape!

Body Types Part One – Glamour Is Not A Size, It’s A Shape!

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In this wonderful world of ours, we come in all shapes and sizes. While sometimes we are not happy about this, one thing is certain, we can always look our best. With a few tips and tricks it’s easy to go from average to amazing! To quote Coco Chanel “Fashion…

Charles James: Beyond Fashion at The Met – Jo Bayley Reports

Charles James: Beyond Fashion at The Met – Jo Bayley Reports

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As you might have all guessed by now I LOVE FASHION! Thinking about it, I tried to pinpoint a favourite designer, but I don’t think I favour one in particular. There are some whose aesthetic I don’t quite understand but can appreciate, and others who I immediately “get”. Then, there…

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

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Television’s White Collar dandy the dapper conman-turned-FBI consultant Neal Caffrey is about modern suited sartorial splendour & style, at the essence of cool

A model presents a creation for Chanel during the 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 5, 2016 in Paris. / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK/Getty Images

Fashion – Is It More Than a Frock asks Carolyn McDowall?

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Costume encompasses all that we wear and today reflects a society in which privacy has been stripped bare – so what is fashion, is it more than a frock?

Fashion Detective – The Social Life of Clothes at the NGV

Fashion Detective – The Social Life of Clothes at the NGV

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Become a fashion detective uncovering the social life of clothes at the NGV where clues help us understand the characters who wore them and events they were for

British Designer Roksanda Ilincic, Fashion’s Newest Rockstar

British Designer Roksanda Ilincic, Fashion’s Newest Rockstar

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There is something special about award winning British fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic. Every time I see one of her pieces in print, before I have read the credits, I know it’s her! I love a designer with such a strong instantly recognisable aesthetic. Rather like Sydney design duo “Romance Was…

Renoir Boating Party

Impressionism & Modernism – Fashionable Life, Paris 1860-80

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The Impressionists have today become popular because people from all walks of life, creeds and backgrounds relate to their optimistic view of a life well lived