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Runway 3 x MSFW

Here, finally, are the looks shown on Runway 3 last week at MSFW. I haven’t included everything, just some of my favourite looks. It was everything a fashion show should be – creative, entertaining, fantasized, capricious – with the perfect music to go with each designer’s collection. Love. xo Dina AKIRA   ARTHUR GALAN   CHRISTINE … Continue reading

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Nike x MSFW Hub

Here is Nike’s live fashion runway at the The MSFW City Square Hub last week. Nike was celebrating its first anniversary of Nike Tech Pack, a clothing range combining pretty exercise and street wear. Music, people-watching, fashion, what more could you want? Have a lovely day, xo Dina Click on the photograph you want to get … Continue reading

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a lesson in styling

“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” -Coco Chanel The Whitehouse Institute of Design hosted daily styling sessions last week for the modern Australian woman. Three different red carpet looks were chosen and dressed by young fashion students using the bold designs emerging from designers such as Casa Mimo, … Continue reading

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southgate

As announced on my instafeed all of last week, I went to a handful of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) events and finally narrowed down the photos I took to 4 posts. The city was buzzing and I loved the 2-3 days I spent shooting for my ‘self-imposed’ assignments. This is the first of the four, a … Continue reading

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how to support the Australian economy – part I

 …the only way i know how…short of eating everything in sight. Φ In spirit of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, I’ve decided to start a monthly series of shopping “boards” of all the noteworthy Australian products I buy. Since I’m now on a more budget-minded lifestyle, I’m staying away from Melbourne’s attractive shops and not being naughty. But I’m allowing … Continue reading

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decorating cupcakes sunday afternoon

lollies: Australian for candy and sweets I brought very few books with me to Australia, maybe 2-3*. One of those books was Plate to Pixel by Helene du Jardin. I’ve always been attracted to her food styling which is crucial to her beautiful resulting photographs. I bought the book a few years ago and keep going back … Continue reading