Dior at the NGV

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture is currently running at the National Gallery of Victoria. The exclusive exhibition features more than 140 garments designed between 1947 and 2017. These include Christian Dior's own designs, as well as the work of Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria... Continue Reading →

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album of the day

Album: Wonderful Wonderful Artist: The Killers Year: 2017 The rundown: I have been nervously awaiting the release of Wonderful Wonderful for quite some time. The Killers, along with their first three albums, hold a very special place in my heart. However, the love letter to American rock that was their fourth album, Battle Born, never infiltrated that place. In fact,... Continue Reading →

flourishing

I am not a person, or a personality. I am a mixture of many influences that have infiltrated my being through every sense. I am the music that I listen to late at night, in the dark, under sheets. I am the art that I study, the colours and the textures and the atmosphere evoked.... Continue Reading →

living through a screen

The crowd buzzes softly, waiting. The air is thick with excitement, brimming with anticipation. The lights finally dim and everyone stretches their necks towards the stage. Screams, whistles and a heavy push forward signal the entrance of the band. Within seconds everyone is moving to the beat, smiling up at the stage and basking in... Continue Reading →

LVMH & Kering: size zero models banned

The French fashion giants LVMH and Kering incorporates have signed a charter to ban the use of unhealthy models on the runway and in photoshoots. This signals a major step forward in combating eating disorders in the fashion industry. The charter requires both male and female models to provide medical certificates less than six months... Continue Reading →

album of the day

Album: Science Fiction Artist: Brand New Year: 2017 The rundown: Brand New's fifth and final album is an emotionally exhausting masterpiece that encapsulates the band's hugely influential career. Keeping with the themes of their previous work, the album deals with mental illness and existentialism. However, it is translated in a blunt and honest fashion that emphasises... Continue Reading →

the liberating luncheon

There is something wonderfully empowering about doing things on your own. It is the kind of feeling you get after cutting off your hair, or reaching a long-term goal. This morning, after various blood tests and doctor appointments, I discovered that I am not dying (as Google had me believe). This was obviously fantastic news.... Continue Reading →

blast from the past: The Young Ones

      The Young Ones focuses on the lives of four highly unlikeable uni students that live together in a share house. Although the cult series is over thirty years old, there is nothing else like it. I first watched The Young Ones when I was a teenager. The bizarre humour, student stereotypes and... Continue Reading →

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