I recently wrote an article on diversity in the fashion industry for a uni assignment. Representation in fashion media and on the runway is extremely important, as it has an impact on the way we perceive ourselves within society. Check it out here.
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 →
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 →
I was just shy of thirteen years old when I went to my very first concert. It was Coldplay's Viva la Vida tour and it blew me away. Before leaving the venue, my mother bought me a bright red t-shirt with Viva la Vida written across the chest from the official merch stall. That shirt... Continue Reading →
Today I thought I'd give you a peek at my tattoos. I only have two, but I plan on getting several more in the future. The moon was tattooed in February 2016 at 8th Street Tattoo in Mildura. It was quite spontaneous. A group of friends and I went to Mildura for a girls... Continue Reading →
I just had what was probably the biggest week of my year. I'll do a quick recap...amongst submitting university assignments, last week I went to the Wombats, had my college ball, went to Green Day, spent the weekend in Fitzroy with family, and turned 21. All in the space of six days. I am stuffed.... Continue Reading →
Last Thursday night I had my Chisholm College ball. It was a fabulous night with lots of delicious food, wine, music and dancing. I wore a vintage dress that I discovered in an antique shop. Big thank you to the accommodation services at La Trobe University for organising such a wonderful night.
Do you ever feel nostalgic for a time or place that you have never actually experienced? That is how I feel about the punk movement and the years that followed it. The way people lived and thought back then intrigues me. I long for the music, the fashion, the culture. I crave it so deeply... Continue Reading →
Two weeks ago, Gucci posted a series of memes to Instagram as part of a campaign to promote their new watch collection. Inspired by popular meme accounts, the iconic fashion house commissioned various artists to create these memes. They were all posted with the hashtag #TFWGucci (That Feel When Gucci). https://www.instagram.com/p/BR5eQafFeZf/?taken-by=gucci Although it received mixed reactions, the campaign... Continue Reading →