Prepare for spring with the next wave of dress designers

Prepare for spring with the next wave of dress designers

Three Australian labels are banking on looks that will grab attention for the next season.

  • byDamien Woolnough

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The tie is dead:Here’s how men can still dress well with a free neck

The tie is dead:Here’s how men can still dress well with a free neck

Ermenegildo Zegna said it best:“Let me be clear – the suit is not dead. But the tie is.” But there are ways to dress a tie-less suit to still look sharp.

  • byDamien Woolnough
‘Don’t look back in anger’:Supermodel Cat McNeil returns to modelling

‘Don’t look back in anger’:Supermodel Cat McNeil returns to modelling

After a three-year absence from the camera one of Australia’s greatest fashion exports returns to modelling,in love and feeling hopeful for the future.

  • byDamien Woolnough
Fashion first:Ranking the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony uniforms

Fashion first:Ranking the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony uniforms

The dress code for sporting heroes meshed tradition with athleticism with varying degrees of success in Birmingham. Here are the standouts.

  • byDamien Woolnough
The next frontier for Australian fashion is beyond a size 14

The next frontier for Australian fashion is beyond a size 14

The average Australian woman is a size 14-16 but fashion leaders at the National Designer Award say there are challenges to meeting plus-size demand.

  • byDamien Woolnough
Tech billionaires need to break up with the basics and dress better

Tech billionaires need to break up with the basics and dress better

The bland Silicon Valley stereotype is wearing thin,even on the cover of Vogue. Billionaire Evan Spiegel needs to lean into fashion like his supermodel wife,Miranda Kerr.

  • byDamien Woolnough
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Wearing a skirt made me feel like Brad Pitt,until the wind changed

Wearing a skirt made me feel like Brad Pitt,until the wind changed

On the press trail for his latest movie Bullet Train,Brad Pitt has made wearing a skirt look effortlessly masculine. Trying to pull the look off in Australia has its challenges.

  • byDamien Woolnough
Power and polish:Anna Wintour reigns in a gossipy tour of the elite

Power and polish:Anna Wintour reigns in a gossipy tour of the elite

Amy Odell’s biography of the Vogue editor is an enjoyable frolic through the nosebleed section of the fashion industry.

  • byDamien Woolnough
Fashion bounty hunters are the future of luxury shopping

Fashion bounty hunters are the future of luxury shopping

Gab Waller has built her business on finding elusive Chanel handbags and Balenciaga sunglasses and customers are willing to pay for access to her treasures.

  • byDamien Woolnough
Front row gasps:Nicole Kidman and Kim Kardashian co-star on the Paris runway

Front row gasps:Nicole Kidman and Kim Kardashian co-star on the Paris runway

The refined world of haute couture has embraced celebrity with actor Nicole Kidman and reality star Kim Kardashian on the runway at Balenciaga in Paris.

  • byDamien Woolnough
How Jacinda Ardern is winning at fashion diplomacy

How Jacinda Ardern is winning at fashion diplomacy

The New Zealand prime minister’s deft approach to supporting designers looks casual but has professional results.

  • byDamien Woolnough