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BOF’S VOICES, A GATHERING FOR THE FUTURE OF FASHION

In a prelude to December’s VOICES event from the Business of Fashion, the global fashion spotlight shown on Sydney this week as some of the industries biggest thinkers gathered at the Opera House to discuss the future of fashion. Panels were held where the likes of Karen Walker, Nicky and Simone Zimmermann,... read more

MAC COLLABS WITH ‘STAR TREK’ FOR THE ULTIMATE GEEK-TO-CHIC MAKEOVER

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the cult sci-fi series, Star Trek, and to celebrate in style MAC Cosmetics are releasing a 25-strong makeup collection inspired by the shows heroines, Commander Deanna Troi, Uhura, Vina Orion Girl and Seven of Nine. “Star Trek is an iconic pop culture phenomena whose storylines pushed gender and racial boundaries,” MAC Senior Vice President and Group Creative Director James Gager says of the collab. “For its 50th anniversary, we celebrate... read more

LISTEN: THE MEETING TREE REMIX LDRU’S BANGER “KEEPING SCORE”

Sydney producer LDRU has announced a big national tour through July; and to celebrate, he got mates The Meeting Tree to remix his biggest tune to date. LDRU, who teams up with fellow young gun DJ Yahtzel under the name Carmada, will take off on the ‘Keeping Score’ national tour later this year, hitting all major capital cities. // ... read more

LOUBOUTIN STUNS WITH LATEST CAMPAIGN FEATURING FIVE FACELESS BALLERINAS

It was the year 1988. A young Naomi Campbell sat nervously in the makeup chair waiting to be captured by photographic powerhouse Steven Klein for the cover of Italian Vogue. Except there was one small problem: the makeup artist hadn’t packed the right foundation for her skin tone. It wasn’t common for women of colour to cover international glossies like Vogue in those days, and so, from that day on, Campbell always packed her own foundation and powder whenever she stepped foot on... read more

ANTHONY LISTER CHATS ABOUT HIS G-STAR COLLAB & LEAVES OUR INTERVIEW FOR SOME REASON

With denim label G-Star RAW celebrating the 20th anniversary of its popular Elwood 5620 jeans, the brand’s latest tribute takes place tonight: a one-off exhibition in Sydney called RAW Collaborations. The event will see famed artist Anthony Lister and producer-photographer Ta-ku explore the Elwood’s iconic design through their respective crafts. Ahead of the exhibition, we caught up with Lister to chat about the collaboration and his approach to art. For... read more

SENSE & SENSITIVITY: THE ULTIMATE SOOTHING CREAMS FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

Have you ever gingerly applied new skincare to your face with crossed fingers (and toes) in the hope that it won’t break you out or send you into a fit of stinging and dry patches? Sounds like hell on earth, right? Welcome to the life of the sensitive-skinned girl: the girl who lives in constant fear; the girl whose next bumpy reaction is forever lying just around the beauty counter.

For all of you out there with reactive complexions (and because sensitivity can be temporary or ongoing... read more

FLAMINGOS FOR GUCCI PRE-FALL 2016

As is the new norm for Gucci, the Italian luxury house has released its Pre-Fall 2016 campaign full of the eccentricities and quirks we’ve become accustomed to over the last year. With creative director Alessandro Michele... read more

MONASTIC

Photography // David K Shields (website) Styling // Ella Murphy (website) Left: Alex wears M Hogan jacket... read more

SOUNDCLOUD LAUNCHED A PAID MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE & IT’S WORTH A LOOK

Following in the footsteps of Apple and Jay Z, SoundCloud has launched its own paid music streaming service in the US. Called SoundCloud Go, it gives users access to millions of tunes, offline listening, and blah, blah, blah. You know what music streaming is.

Where it gets interesting is that SoundCloud... read more

AVICII IS RETIRING FROM MUSIC

In sudden and unexpected news overnight, Swedish DJ star Avicii has announced his impending retirement from the music business – at the ripe old age of 26. Yes, the guy behind ‘Levels’ and ‘Wake Me Up’ and single-handedly introducing the banjo into EDM, is giving away the game that made him a megastar and a millionaire. In a long open letter posted... read more