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 @ Surviving Georgia Premiere

I was delighted to be invited to the red-carpet gala event that was the premiere of Surviving Georgia this week. Surviving Georgia is a humorous, whimsical ‘Sea Change-ish’ kind of a tale, with key protagonists played by Pia Miranda, Holly Valance, Spencer McLaren and Shane Jacobson. To be honest, they had me at ‘Holly Valance’, as …