Fashion Record

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Joe Black Shirts at Division 2

Joe Black 2009
Division 2 have received a range of shirts from French label Joe Black. Joe Black have made their reputation on smart, relaxed urban fashion. The shirts are available in a wide range of checks, stripes and plain colours.

Division 2 is located at 168 Campbell St Surry Hills 2010 (ph 9211 3005)

Joe Black
Division 2

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique Opens in Cannes

Diane Kruger
Jaeger-LeCoultre boutique
On Tuesday 19th May 2009, legendary Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre opened its 28th boutique, in Cannes. The boutique was opened during the 62nd Cannes film festival.

The official ceremony was attended by the Deputy Mayor of Cannes Bernard Brochand, Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Jérôme Lambert (pictured), as well as by Jaeger-LeCoultre brand muse Diane Kruger (pictured), who wore a Reverso Squadra Lady jewellery watch during the occasion.



Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Fashion Palette

Fashion Palette Sydney 2009
Fashion Palette Sydney 2009
Fashion Palette Sydney 2009
Fashion Palette Sydney 2009
Fashion Palette Sydney 2009
Fashion Palette is a new Fashion Industry event founded and directed by Sonya Mefaddi. A 2 day convention, twelve fashion designers shared their own career paths, with the intention of supporting the next generation of Australian fashion designers.
Hosted by MTV VJ Ruby Rose, speakers included Mimco, Arturo Elena, Daniel Herman and Alpha 60.

In addition to the speakers, the Fashion Palette Excellence Awards were also presented. The 2009 category award winners were : Sarah Schofield for Fashion Design, Phong Chi Lai for Accessory Design, Amanda Lim for Capturing Fashion and the Book Club for the People’s Choice award.

The prizes for each winner included AUD2,000, an the opportunity to meet with the General Pants Co. buyer. The top 15 entrants were also invited to showcase their work on the runway at the events after party, with all models, hair, makeup provided by Fashion Palette.

Fashion Palette ran from Friday, 1 May 2009 to Saturday, 2 May 2009 at the Sydney Convention Centre.

Fashion Palette
Arturo Elena
Daniel Herman
Alpha 60
General Pants

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Fashion Weekend 2009 - Sunday

Fashion Weekend Sydney 2009 Ginger and Smart
Visited Fashion Weekend Sydney 2009 at Royal Industries on Sunday 17th May 2009. Amongst the many highlights at Fashion Weekend included: Something Else, Ginger and Smart (pictured),Camilla, Cheap Monday, Master/slave, Billion Dollar Babes, Spring Court, Fleur Wood, Zoemou, Pleasure State, The Cassette Society and Shona Joy.

Another highlight was the Chambord (Black Raspberry liquer) bar.

Billion Dollar Babes
Cheap Monday
Ginger and Smart
Pleasure State
Shona Joy
Something Else
Spring Court
Fleur Wood
The Cassette Society


Thursday, May 14, 2009

Via Alley Popup at Galleries Victoria

Via Alley has recently opened a 'Select' store in the Galleries Victoria, Sydney. This store stocks selected items and accessories from Via Alley including cameras from Holga, Q-Pot Jewellery, shoes from To & Co and watches from IDEA International> Its also an opportunity to showcase colourful items like the Tear Dolls from Singapore brand Mimipong.

Via Alley are intending to open another store at Crown Street, Surry Hills later in May.

Visit the Via Alley Select store at Shop RG26A, The Galeries Victoria (TGV)
500 George Street, Sydney.

Via Alley
To & Co
IDEA International

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Monday, May 11, 2009

North Face Japan at Halfsleeve

North Face Scoop Jacket - Green
Halfsleeve in Surry Hills have a small selection of limited edition North Face Japan Dot Shot and Scoop Jackets. The jackets are part of North Face collections developed only for the Japanese market.

The jackets are designed with features like fully sealed waterproof seams, zip flaps and cuffs and Taslan Nylon Hyvent™D or Nylon Faille Weave Hyvent™technology (used on the outershells). Halfsleeve is at Shop3 133 Goulburn Street Surry Hills Sydney.

North Face

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Saturday, May 09, 2009

Osklen at Order and Progress

Melbourne fashion boutique Order and Progress are the exclusive Australian stockists of Brazilian label Osklen.

Founded in the 1980's, the Osklen label was created by Oskar Metsavaht. Osklen was first recognised by its distinctive blending of sports, action and urban styling. Osklen collections draw from inspirations in Metsavaht's life, including his love for adventure/expeditions, fashion, environment, art and culture.

You can shop for Osklen at Order and Progress online.

Order and Progress

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Little Miss Pin Up

Little Miss Pin Up
Little Miss Pin Up is a new Australian fashion label created by sisters Rita and Grace Yammouni. Little Miss Pin Up will be launching their SPRING 2009 collection in July/August 2009.

For a preview of the Spring 09 Little Miss Pin up collection, watch Annette Melton's shoot for the label. For information about Little Miss Pin Up stockists or the Spring 09 collection, email

Little Miss Pin Up
Annette Melton

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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Spring Court in Surry Hills

Spring Court Surry Hills White Room
Spring Court Surry Hills Gold Room
Spring Court Trainers
French shoe label Spring Court are legendary for their iconic styled trainers made since the 1930's. Spring Court have recently opened a Sydney store.

Spring Court came onto the scene in 1936 when Georges Grimmeison created a shoe with a cotton upper and vulcanised rubber sole, popularly used as a tennis shoe. Features like foxing and toecap in soft white rubber, removable innersoles and ventilated archsupports (introduced to the design in the 1950's) have all become the hallmarks of Spring Court's signature styling.

Famous fans of Spring Court included Serge Gainsbourg, and John Lennon was photographed in a pair of white Spring Courts on the cover of the Abbey Road album.

Spring Court are also the makers of Schmoove, boots and shoes with flamboyant styling, with a nod to retro. The Surry Hills store also offers a range of Schmoove boots and shoes.

Visit Spring Court at 113a Commonwealth St Surry Hills NSW (02) 9281 8806.

Spring Court
Spring Court Blog

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Faconnable Flagship Sydney Store

Faconnable Sydney store entrance
Faconnable Sydney store interior
Faconnable Sydney store interior
Partnered with Bentley Sydney, French label Façonnable launched its Flagship Australian store in April 2008 at 183 Elizabeth Street in Sydney. The Sydney store stocks a range of casual and business menswear, womenswear, shoes and cufflinks.

Façonnable was created from Albert Goldberg's vision of menswear, Sportwear chic in 1962. The menswear line was followed by a womenswear line some years later. Façonnable's roots started with Albert's father Jean, a tailor that settled in Nice, Rue Paradis. Jean became sought after by residents and celebrities for eveningwear for International Film Festivals in Cannes.

Façonnable is now available in 500 retail outlets worldwide.


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