Because the night – LMFF 2011

Alex Perry’s Spring/Summer 2011/2012 presentation was not the only glamour event at last week’s L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival. Although unlike Perry’s show, it provided no reveal of any brand new season’s offerings, the L’Oréal Paris Runway 5 show on Friday night, presented by Harpers Bazaar Australia, was nevertheless a wonderful showcase of highend PM-wear from […]

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Jayson’s New Wave

Every season Jayson Brunsdon mines some bygone hard glamour era for inspiration, more often than not hovering around the mid century. Last night, he made poolside chic his muse and cited a couple of film refs: Jacques Deray’s La Piscine from 1969 and Jean Luc Godard’s 1963 film Le Mépris (Contempt). Both were part of […]

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Jayson Brunsdon backstage at RSFF

They had ballerina hair and ballerina-inspired footwear. Herewith a backstage portfolio from Kent Vaughan of last night’s Jayson Brunsdon Spring/Summer 0910 show, which opened the 2009 Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival – a consumer event that presents in-season collections. A glamorous, softly-toned collection of silk shirtwaisters, cocktail shorts, embellished halter tops and draped goddess gowns, it […]

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Here’s to you, Mrs Brunsdon

Jayson Brunsdon’s customary illustrated RAFW show invitation has certainly had the fashpack aTwitter, with many scratching their heads trying to ID the subject. “Puzzled by sketch of Lindy Klim on Jayson Brunsdon invite…” noted The Melbourne Age fashion editor Jan Breen Burns. Whilst vogue.com.au editor Damien Woolnough found himself “Wondering why Cruella de Ville is […]

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