Ruby Slipper @ LMFF Launch Party & Runway

L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival swung into full gear by the waterside at Docklands last night, with a block-style party launch to the anticipated David Jones Runway. Bright eyed and bushy-tailed, Melbournites flocked to the much-publicized launch for a serious dose of people-watching and fashionising. I was dressed by local Melbourne fashion label Leiela for the event …

Ruby Slipper @ Cathleen Jia Autumn/Winter Launch

What better a way to spend a sunny Melbourne afternoon than by attending a new-season fashion premiere whilst quaffing vino and munching cupcakes? ‘Twas no dream, dear reader. It was today’s launch of eveningwear and cocktail dress maven Cathleen Jia’s new Autumn/Winter Collection at florist-to-the-faboosh Domain Flowers. Inset L-R: Kyra Pybus of Pybus PR, Designer Cathleen …

Ruby Slipper @ Fashion Torque Media Launch

Fashion bunnies of Melbourne, rejoice – for Fashion Torque returns to brighten your month! Today industry icons Jenny Bannister and Philip Boon re-launched their popular fashion chat show at new it-venue Hasti Bala (think Bali Hai, but with Richard Attenborough and Julian Clary as key design influences). All Ruby Slipper fans and Fashion Torquers can rest assured …

Ruby Slipper @ Couturing Launch, GPO

Ruby Slipper Consultants’ Iolanthe was delighted to attend the launch of Thom Whilton and Lisa Teh’s wonderful new project – Couturing. This is going to be one website to watch, comprising of their own editorial-style fashion shoots, CouturingTV and more. Held at Melbourne’s GPO overlooking Elizabeth Street, the launch was a huge success – a heady mix of designers, …

Ruby Slipper @ One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Live theatre. There’s nothing quite like it to really freak you out. Will it involve embarrassing improv? Will it be bad community theatre? Will it involve uncomfortable nudity from acquaintances and/or Reg Livermore or Rhonda Burchmore? All my worries were immediately put at ease, as Human Sacrifice Theatre’s moving rendition of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s …