Kate Sylvester’s mothwoman prophecies

Inspired by moths and motocross, Kate Sylvester’s Spring/Summer 2011/2012 collection is called ‘Into the light’. Due to the awkward lighting of her show at the Newmarket saleyard in Randwick last night, however, ironically many have complained that didn’t get to see it. In an uncharacteristically abrasive spray, even Vogue Australia’s Damien Woolnough complained today, “If […]

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Frankie’s gold class – LMFF 2011

Frockwriter’s last LMFF was Friday night’s L’Oréal Paris Runway 6 showcase presented by Frankie magazine. Fantastic, upbeat show featuring some great Australasian brands, from Alice McCall to Karen Walker, Kate Sylvester, Alpha60, Dhini, Limedrop and Nevenka, with cool girl styling that perfectly reflected Frankie’s fresh-faced readership, courtesy Jolyon Mason. Not to mention some new faces, notably […]

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Dempsey Stewart and Ella Verberne charm the pants off Kate Sylvester

Frockwriter shot backstage and front-of-house at Kate Sylvester’s Spring/Summer 2010/2011 show at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week. And now here is a preview of the new SS1011 campaign for her curiously titled “This Charming Man” collection, which is rocking Viviens face Dempsey Stewart (right, above) and Ella Verberne from New Zealand’s Clyne Models and includes this […]

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Janka Zachnikova in the Kate Sylvester outfit that Myf Shepherd was supposed to have worn

Drama, drama, drama. According to backstage sources, Shepherd’s Australian agency Chic Management threatened to pull her from this morning’s Kate Sylvester show 40 minutes from start time, when it emerged that Shepherd was not opening the show. Sylvester wanted Shepherd to close the show in the collection’s highlight piece: a microtutu, that was eventually worn […]

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