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PFF Blog – Rock & Roll will make you immortal….

PFF Blog – Rock & Roll will make you immortal….

When you celebrate 25 years in the global fashion industry, you wanna make it a night to remember! And Tuesday night’s Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) finale was just that as Wheels & Dollbaby (W&Db) closed the whole calendar with a big rock band bang. Yup, W&Db went all out for their anniversary parade. The buzz […]

PFF Blog – Travel into the dark heart of fashion….

PFF Blog – Travel into the dark heart of fashion….

Monday night Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) took us into the dark heart of fashion. It’s here that we find ourselves seduced, or gasping with the audacity of it all. And then, sometimes, just sometimes, a designer like Chrissie Caitling from S2 will show us the beauty of this dark heart, and how hypnotically beautiful it […]

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PFF Blog – Sometimes, it’s about what lies beneath…

PFF Blog – Sometimes, it’s about what lies beneath…

Some of the most exciting aspects of fashion are the undercurrents that shift beneath it. They are the unarticulated trends. The visions actualising. Sometimes it takes the flick of a switch to bring to the fore, like UV detailing beneath a black light, but other times it’s a matter of nurturing, of providing opportunity. Yesterday’s […]

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PFF Blog – Watching the stars rise across the night….

PFF Blog – Watching the stars rise across the night….

Fashion can change the world. Yes, it is capable of disrupting nature, realigning elements… even envisioning a new pattern for the actual function of the real world. For a moment, it disrupts the ozone so stars can descend on to the catwalk. Other times it tickles tectonic plates, causing a ripple across the globe. And […]

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PFF Blog – If fashion is armour…

PFF Blog – If fashion is armour…

Yesterday saw Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) explode with feminine charm. In particular, Story By Tang closing parade for the day emerged as a delicious foray into the strength inherent in the female form, her warrior goddess bandage dresses a divine mixture of strength and vulnerability. Of course, the day started well well before this incredible […]

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PFF Blog – Aiming for the Paper Skye!

PFF Blog – Aiming for the Paper Skye!

Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) has landed… and how! Last night saw PFF take roost at its new Fashion Paramount home over at the WA Museum’s Hackett Hall, with a divine set of collections setting a high standard. Yes, Melbourne based Yeojin Bae may have hit the mark with incredible tailoring, but it was local label […]

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Parades Are So Last Century…

Parades Are So Last Century…

Pride? I’m not a big fan of pride. Technically it’s a sin, a heartless thing. I am proud of my accomplishments, but I prefer humility and the awkwardness of being. Pride can be applied to your life to enhance its function, but leave it to its own devices and it becomes egocentric, dull and repetitious. […]

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Wicked: Some where over the… moon’s face?

Wicked: Some where over the… moon’s face?

Wicked is a global phenomenon. It’s a heady mix of scale, majesty, audacity and hype. Since blowing Broadway apart back in 2003, it has hurtled head first across the globe, consuming city after city with its big green shiny appeal. And now finally – and even though they never said it’d come here – Wicked […]

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Cultural Hotspot: Turning Corners In Northbridge

Cultural Hotspot: Turning Corners In Northbridge

Whether it be the bygone days of brothels along a 1950’s Roe Street or the more recent media coverage marking the area as unsafe, Northbridge has always had a colourful past. But it seems that those colours are shifting toward friendlier shades and more inviting tones as the entire area is revitalised, both physically and […]

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Fashion :: What is done in the dark….

Fashion :: What is done in the dark….

Of Cabbages & Kings return with What is Done in the Dark, a very noir romp through the woods. Gothic? Yes. Medieval? Yes. Enchanting? Simply. That and this new collection ticks all the right boxes. This season OC&K travel deep into a dark landscape of elegance and modernity, one wrapped up with hangman nooses and […]

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