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Melbourne goes glam to celebrate all things Dior

The NGV’s forthcoming gala event is the perfect excuse to splash out on an all-new look at one of Melbourne’s fashion hotspots.

the crafty squirrel in ballarat

Getting crafty in regional Victoria

Regional Victoria is home to a hive of creative makers providing a more authentic retail experience where consumers can meet the maker or learn the narrative behind their product. From collectable pieces at high end retail galleries to more affordable items at markets, there is a work of craft to suit everyone visiting regional Victoria, and an array of places to find them.

Sass and Bide at Emporium Melbourne

Top spots for fashion in Melbourne

For runway-ready looks, here are five of Melbourne’s top shopping destinations.

Cruise Ships Melbourne

Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.

Christian Dior hat from the Raout silhouette, spring−summer 1956 haute couture collection, Fleche line © Henry Clarke, Musée Galliera. ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

House of Dior comes to Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria will present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International in August 2017.

Dimitria Papafotiou of DIIDA

Inside Word with Dimitria Papafotiou of DIIDA

Designer Dimitria Papafotiou brings Grecian elegance to Melbourne’s doorstep with the launch of DIIDA’s first retail store.

Toni Maticevski Doona Dresses Photo: Georges Antoni

Toni Maticevski at Bendigo Art Gallery

In a world first, Bendigo Art Gallery will present Dark Wonderland, showcasing the much-celebrated twenty-year career of renowned Australian fashion designer Toni Maticevski.

St Collins Lane

St Collins Lane – a new retail precinct

Melbourne will welcome a new destination for luxury fashion and food, when St Collins Lane opens its doors in May 2016.


A fashion fusion: VAMFF 2016

Australia’s largest and longest running consumer-facing fashion event, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is set to rock the socks off fashionistas all over town when it returns for its 20th incarnation.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe at Bendigo

Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox present Marilyn Monroe, a world first exhibition launching in March 2016.

Myer Spring Fashion Lunch 2014: KARON PHOTOGRAPHY

Race day ready fashion

Whether styling a traditional black and white outfit for Derby Day, dressing to the nines for the Melbourne Cup, looking for something lady-like to celebrate Oaks Day, or something a little more casual for Stakes Day, Melbourne designers have something to suit all race days.


Style maketh the man

If style maketh the man, then Melbourne is the place for men to be made(over). The city is brimming with options for men to hone their grooming – from boutiques to […]


Melbourne fashion designers

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW, 28 August – 4 September), the season’s consumer-friendly fashion event, will show more than 50 designers to the runway, including some of Melbourne’s best talent, including: Livia […]

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Getting crafty

Melbourne is home to a hive of creative makers providing a more authentic retail experience where consumers can meet the maker or learn the narrative behind their product.

Vikki Kassioras’ ‘Token’ collection at e.g.etal

A centre for contemporary jewellery

Melbourne is regarded as an international centre for contemporary jewellery and is home to one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse communities of contemporary jewellery makers, galleries and stores.


Finding a shoe that fits

Although a rare art these days, a handful of shoemakers are keeping the traditional craft of shoemaking alive in Melbourne.