Sydney

The two-toned hair trend

Dip-dyed, two-toned, sun-kissed, top-deck, re-growth – whatever you want to call it, there’s no disputing that balayage has quickly become one of the most…

The Bali Trip

After a cold snap in Sydney in this week, an exhausting five days of fashion last week and no work booked in next week,…

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…

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,…

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…

Camilla Franks

It’s hard to believe that a sans-style man could influence a whole crop of fashion designers, but then again we are talking about James…

Rachael Ruddick Backpacks

Walk down any street in Surry Hills and not only will you find Sydney’s entire population of parking inspectors, you’ll spot hipsters carrying vintage…

We Are Handsome

When their debut collection sold out in a matter of weeks last summer, I thought I’d missed my one and only chance to own…

Tato & Memi

You don’t set aside precious wardrobe real estate for just anything. When storage is limited and your clothes collection is growing, drastic measures need…

Seventh Wonderland

If you’re not in the southern hemisphere, then I’d like to apologise in advance because one look at Seventh Wonderland’s latest swimwear collection will be…

After The Apple

Life is made up of a series of moments. Some of them you’ll blink and miss, but others can shake up your entire world…

Tina Kalivas

What do you get when you mix one of Australia’s top fashion designers with Afghani women living in the outer suburbs of Sydney? A breath…

Maurie & Eve

With waiting lists and pre-orders already taking place, there’s enough competition for this label without sharing it with the world. But what the heck….