I am beyond excited to be visiting Adelaide while the Fashion Icons exhibition is showing. This exhibition is exclusively showing at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Fashion Icons paints a unique picture of Parisian style within the context of contemporary fashion design since 1947 when the couturier Christian Dior re-launched haute couture with his New Look. From that time fashion design blossomed with the lavish splendour of the 1950s, the futurist dynamism of the 1960s, the inspired emancipation of the… Read more »

The unconventional and playfully irreverent designs of Jean Paul Gaultier are celebrated in the first international exhibition dedicated to this groundbreaking French couturier. The National Gallery of Victoria is the only Australian venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, which will feature more than 140 superbly crafted garments in addition to photographs, sketches, stage costumes, excerpts from runway shows, film, television, concerts and dance performances. This spectacular overview of Gaultier’s oeuvre features… Read more »

Thanks to Madman Films, we have some double passes to giveaway to the new Jennifer Aniston flick, Life of Crime Jennifer Aniston plays Margaret ‘Mickey’ Dawson, a loving, if-not naive housewife whose husband, Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), has been embezzling millions for years and keeping the cash in off-shore accounts without her knowledge. Two career criminals, Louis Gara (John Hawkes) and Ordell Robbie (yasiin bey), catch wind of his scam and figure if they hold Mickey for ransom, Frank would… Read more »

The Australian woman’s style bible has been published! And we have copies to giveaway!   Concerned that your clothes don’t reflect the REAL you? Want every occasion to be wardrobe-worry free? Need help to make sure you always look your best? Australian fashion expert Nikki Parkinson of stylingyou.com.au will help you to Unlock Your Style. Let Nikki be your own personal stylist as she shows you how to: – Work out what’s right for you and your shape – Get… Read more »

One lucky shopper at the next Melbourne market at the Box Hill Town Hall on 21 June is going to be positively glowing, because someone is going to win an Endota Spa gift voucher to spend at Endota Doncaster to the value of $120. To enter, you’ll need to add your name into the draw at the market on the day to be in the running. But if you can’t possibly wait to see if you’re the winner, then Endota… Read more »

Thanks to our pals at Madman Entertainment, we have 10 double passes to giveaway!   Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world.  He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams.  He feels powerless to change any of these things.  The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance.  James is both Simon’s exact physical double and his opposite – confident, charismatic… Read more »

From the elegant outfits of the 1930s to the Hollywood-inspired evening gowns of the 1950s, from the psychedelic patterns and micro-minis of the 1960s to the bold and bohemian styles of the 1970s, this book charts the evolution of Australian fashion through the pages of Australian icon The Australian Women’s Weekly. This trip through The Weekly’s first 50 years reveals how the evolution of fashion in Australia was also a reflection of changing times. Featuring beautiful illustrations from the magazine… Read more »

Thanks to our pals at Madman Entertainment, we have 10 double passes to giveaway!   Only Lovers Left Alive is set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangiers, an underground musician, Adam (Tom Hiddleston), deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover, Eve (Tilda Swinton). Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister, Ava (Mia Wasikowska). Can these wise… Read more »

We have a double pass to To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? to giveaway! It’s been more than 20 years since we first became anxious about sports shoes made in sweatshops, and yet cheap and fashionable clothing still seems like an unqualified good – another gift of the globalisation boom years to consumers in developed countries. But as the recent factory fires in Bangladesh have reaffirmed, it’s a gift that comes at a terrible cost to others… Read more »

Thanks to our friends at Text Publishing we are giving away 10 copies of Melinda Houston’s new book, ‘Kat Jumps the Shark‘!   ‘An irresistible cocktail of intrigue, egos and insider information. A great read for lovers of TV told from the perspective of a no-nonsense, brave and funny heroine.’ – Kat Stewart, actor (Offspring, Underbelly)   Kat Kelly reckons she’s got life sorted. She has a man who cooks and does the dishes. A stepdaughter she adores. And her dream… Read more »