Fashion

RAFW – Day 3

What a day. Fernando Frisoni showed his collection against the magnificent backdrop of Sydney Harbour, Nacho Pop hit up almost every show and someone…

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RAFW – Day 2

Start your stomach crunches now ladies, because crop tops are back and they’re back in a big way. However this season’s varieties are a…

RAFW – Day 1

With day one of Rosemount Australian Fashion Week already wrapped up, I think it’s safe to say that next summer here in Australia looks…

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RAFW Spring/Summer 2011/2012

This Island Life has been invited to cover Australia’s most prestigious fashion event, Rosemount Australian Fashion Week.  Running from May 2-6, most of the…

Zimmermann Swim

You’ve got to love a label that releases a new swimwear collection every few months. Just as we’re heading into winter here in Australia,…

Kanye West at Coachella

I’m not here to talk about Kanye’s performance at Coachella 2011, I’m here to discuss more important issues like how he ROCKED THE SHIT…

Sass & Bide

If I had to choose one label to wear for the rest of my life it would be Sass & Bide. Take at look…

Trail Blazers by Mario Testino

I was sitting in the cigarette scented internet room at Loki Hostel in Cusco, recovering from a three-day trek to Machu Picchu that has left me too traumatised to attend spin class (only go downhill mountain biking in Peru if you have a death wish), when my stepdad emailed through this Mario Testino editorial featuring his homeland.

Del Playa Drive

With beach-front houses, bath tubs overflowing with beer, old-school cruiser bikes, late night skinny dips, spring breaks in Mexico and hot Californian surfer boys,…

We Are Handsome

I’ve got a problem with We Are Handsome. You see when most designers release a new collection it’s usually just a few pieces that…

The Summer Vibe Towel

After living out of a backpack for five weeks in hostel-style accommodation, I was in desperate need of some luxurious digs. Don’t get me…

Vintage Kate Moss

Editorials don’t get much hotter than this vintage castaway shoot featuring the fabulous Kate Moss, so I’m going to make this brief. Shot back…

Toggs Swimming Shorts

My boyfriend is your typical guy who likes wearing nice clothes, but has no patience for shopping. So when a recent shopping trip in…

Nookie

The latest collection from Nookie made me anxious. When three models stormed onto the catwalk in draped jersey mini dresses, long capes cinched in…