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"In 2013, Mr Louboutin launched his world-renowned Nudes Collection, an all-inclusive range of flats and heels available in seven beautiful shades of nude. The collection was certainly a revelation in fashion, being the first of its kind to cater for women of many diverse skin tones. He started this collection with a simple must-have pointed-toe ballet flat, the Solasofia Flat, and an elegant Swarovski-embellished pointed-toe pump, Degrarivierina. Since the initial launch, the collection has seen much success, so much so that he has expanded the collection this year to include two more heeled styles, the Christeriva and the Cherrysandal. The lace-up ballet-inspired...

By Jessica Ienco It would seem that despite the chilly winter weather, our fashion-forward friends, sibling duo Camilla and Marc, have thought ahead to the long-awaited glorious summer days and created a collection to match. The ready-to-wear range extends from glamorous formal and evening wear to baggy tees and cropped denim, with something for every woman and every occasion. Even a wedding! The 'Benito' and' Lucia' Midi Dresses in particular, ooze a golden summer glow, perfect for an outdoor or daytime wedding and easy to restyle with flat sandals and a soft hairdo for a less formal event. A few more of...

By Jessica Ienco From delicate, flowing fabrics, to dark and rigid designs, who would have thought that Ms Donatella Versace could surprise us yet again? Well, the truth is that she has. The Atelier Versace Haute Couture Collection of Autumn 2017 is a highly sought-after range of garments that can only be purchased directly through the House of Versace. Rumour has it, there were even a few designs that haven’t been publicised and are only available to women who deal directly with the Versace tribe. The collection consists of 19 incredible pieces, all of which capture the true essence of Versace glamour...

By Jessica Ienco Famous for his show-stopping, jaw-dropping gowns and J-LO’s go-to red carpet designer, Zuhair Murad has dropped his Spring 2018 Bridal Collection, single-handedly proving that haute couture design isn’t just for the runway. Murad’s previous annual bridal collections have each been exceptional and glamorous in their own distinctive way but have this year been superseded by his ingenious creation of a bridal jumpsuit. Amazing, right?! The skin-bearing piece, known as the ‘Dona’ jumpsuit, spans from neck to toe in an intricate white lace design with a transparent mesh underlay, a perfect combination of classic and couture. For the more conservative...

By Jessica Ienco This year, Christian Louboutin’s Autumn collection is nothing short of exquisite. Not that we expected anything less of his artistic genius. From hand-picked Swarovski crystals and pearl-embellished flowers to plush Crepe De Chine bows, this collection screams out feminine and we can’t think of a better occasion for these incredible little masterpieces than a wedding. The couture collection showcases an array of elegant and meticulous designs, such as the Crystal-Embellished ‘Feerica’ and the translucent lace style ‘Hot Jeanbi’, perfect for any bride on her special day. For those more outgoing ladies, ‘Moulamax’ and ‘Miss Tennis’ are absolutely for you,...

World-renowned Filipino bridal designer, Francis Libiran, will be touring his latest bridal collection, Affaire de Coeur, at the Marco Polo Hotel in Cebu on July 21 and 22, at the Crimson Hotel Alabang on August 22 and at the Singapore Bridal Caravan on August 27, his second time to showcase his designs in Singapore. Inspired by the beauty, ornate architecture and fresh foliage of Paris, Affaire De Coeur translates to "a love affair", which Francis found suitable to call after himself having found love in the city of love. According to him, brides have a lasting love affair with their wedding gowns as they...

Alice McCall, known for her playful and feminine playsuits and favoured by the one and only Beyonce, opened the first full day of Australian Fashion Week. McCall's pretty style was enhanced with the luxury-material jacket and lavish-looking brocade materials in her resort collection. Sheer fabrics, buttoned biker shorts and ribbed body con dresses with skater girl skirts, meant that this collection was all about the body, and a throwback to the 90s. True to her signature bohemian and effortlessly chic style, the designer's showcase included all kinds of impressive fabric techniques including hand embroidery, custom in-house laces and stunning understated embellishments. Pretty pastel hues,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia kicked off on Sunday afternoon with Dion Lee opening the show at the Opera House. This year’s Australian Fashion Week is showcasing the works of over 50 designers across five days and will see the return of designer Kym Ellery, who will celebrate her tenth anniversary with the event's airline partner Etihad Airways. As expected, the stylish attendees brought their sartorial A-game, with street photographers on the ground documenting the whole thing. We've wrapped up the top bridal-inspired outfits this week so far, which can be pulled off for engagement parties, bridal showers or as reception dresses. [caption id="attachment_1619" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Elyse Taylor...

Steven Khalil presented what can only be described as a truly spectacular Resort 2018 collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. Never one to shy away from bold colours, adventurous shapes and show-stopping amounts of glam, Steven Khalil delivered once again this year, all set underneath a magnificent set of chandeliers in the Elston Room at Carriageworks. Among the designs showcased were sophisticated 50s inspired designs, extravagant bows, plunging necklines, thigh-high splits and bejewelled bodices. His 25-piece collection included a diverse array of styles and colour palettes, ranging from deep purple to metallic gold and silver. Standout features included intriguing shoulder detailing and daring colour combinations. The...