Ruby Slipper @ L’Oreal Paris Runway 05

Today’s Ruby Slipper blog covers highlights from the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Runway 05 – Harper’s Bazaar. Standouts of the evening were Ellery, Bassike and Karla Spetic. Why yes. Why not start the night right at the VIP LMFF Lounge? Chambord cocktails, canapes and a fully stocked buffet table. Who says fashion doesn’t eat? Sass …

Famous for Fashion: The Chapel St Edition

The L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival has a little something for everyone. Thursday’s runway at Functions on Chapel – Famous for Fashion: The Chapel Street Edition (a project of Stonnington Fashion and Stonnington Council) celebrated the best of contemporary High Street Australian designer fare. The vibe was far from formal – instead it featured a runway …

Ruby Slipper @ L’Oreal Paris Runway 01

Let the games begin! Well, the fashion games at the very least – if not the Hunger Games for some after watching the models glide down the L’Oreal Paris runway at Docklands. This week Melbourne is abuzz with style as the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival is in full swing. It’s delightful to see so many people dressed …

Ruby Slipper @ Leiela Staging Glamour

Yesterday, glamour went mobile across Melbourne in the Leiela Staging Glamour extravaganza. As part of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program, Leiela evening gowns put it upon themselves to up the anti on style in neighbourhoods from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne and Docklands. Sara (a key team member of Leiela) shows off the custom …

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 Business Ninja of the Week: Lucy Laurita of Leiela

Happy LMFF everyone! How appropriate that this week’s Business Ninja is Lucy Laurita, Director of boutique formal wear range Leiela (italian for there she is). Leiela was launched in Melbourne in 2005, and has gone on to become well-known for their unique red carpet and bridal couture. Luxurious fabrics, delicate beading and rich draping are the hallmarks of …

Business Ninja of the Week: Businesschic’s Cheryl Lin

This week Ruby Slipper are bringing the 9 to 5 glamour courtesy of the discerning eye of Melbourne business fashion blogger Cheryl Lin of Businesschic. Cheryl’s take on fashion blogging is totally unique – instead of discussing the wacky and unwearable runway trends, Businesschic focuses on working seasonal trends into our existant wardobes. Worry no …

Ruby Slipper @ The Spirit of the Black Dress

You know those times in your business life where there’s a real sense of excitement in the air? New opportunity and experience buzz around, letting new ideas come to fruition. That has been the Ruby Slipper experience of both The Spirit of the Black Dress 2011 as well as the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. Here’s …