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Posted in RAFW, Spring Summer 2011/12 by brisbane on May 9, 2011

Rosemount Australian Fashion Week made us a little stir crazy last week, and for good reason, the spring/summer 2011/12 collections were some of the best yet! And you should all be pleased to know that most of the designers on show are available in Brisbane City. Here’s a rundown of the designers and where to get them. Start saving your pennies!

Ellery

Zimmermann

Bec & Bridge

Source: www.vogue.com.au

Alice McCall – Violent Green, Elizabeth Arcade and David Jones, QueensPlaza
Arnsdorf – The Loft, Broadway on the Mall
Bec & Bridge – City Dweller, Broadway on the Mall and David Jones, QueensPlaza
Bianca Spender – David Jones, QueensPlaza
Camilla & Marc – David Jones, QueensPlaza
Ellery – Bessie Head, Broadway on the Mall
Gail Sorronda – Bessie Head, Broadway on the Mall
Gary Bigeni – The Loft, Broadway on the Mall
Karla Spetic – The Loft, Broadway on the Mall
Kirrily Johnston – David Jones, QueensPlaza
Lisa Ho – Lisa Ho, Wintergarden
Lover – The Loft, Broadway on the Mall and Violent Green, Elizabeth Arcade
Manning Cartell – Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre and Little Lace, Elizabeth Arcade
Miss Unkon – Princess Polly, Adelaide St
Rachel Gilbert – Bessie Head, Broadway on the Mall
Shakuhachi – David Jones, QueensPlaza
Stolen Girlfriends Club – Violent Green, Elizabeth Arcade
Therese Rawsthorne – Bessie Head, Broadway on the Mall
White Suede – David Jones, QueensPlaza
Zimmermann – Zimmermann and David Jones, QueensPlaza

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the cold shoulder

Posted in Autumn/Winter 2011, Broadway on the Mall, Elizabeth Arcade by brisbane on April 19, 2011

I know I’ve already said it, but it really is starting to cool down in Brisbane. What to do? Well you don’t have to bring out the jackets, stockings and scarves just yet, instead opt for a longer sleeve and it will keep you warm while you still look damn cool. Here are our fave options from our fave city stores …

Garnsis, Elizabeth Arcade – Love this!

Camilla and Marc from David Jones, QueensPlaza

Manning Cartell from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre

Garnsis, Elizabeth Arcade

Neon Heart from General Pants Co. Albert Street

Rachel Gilbert from Bessie Head, Broadway on the Mall

Therese Rawsthorne from The Loft, Broadway on the Mall

Rachel Gilbert pre-orders at Bessie Head Black

Posted in Broadway on the Mall, Spring/Summer 2010/11 by brisbane on June 29, 2010

Bessie Head Black couldn’t wait until July to show you the Spring/Summer 2010 collection from Rachel Gilbert … featuring voluminous floor length dresses, layered silk ruffles and sequin embroidered bustiers. Just beautiful!

Visit the Bessie Head Black blog here to view more images. Pre-orders begin now, so be quick! Click here for Bessie Head Black’s contact details.

www.rachelgilbertsydney.com.au

Oh what to wear to Melbourne Cup?

Whether you are trekking down to the real race in Melbourne, going to Eagle Farm or heading out to a Brisbane event, Melbourne Cup is one of those days where you have an excuse to go all out …

Taking our inspiration from Louis Vuitton,  here is our edit of what all the ladies should be wearing this year, all sourced from none other than the Queen Street Mall and Brisbane City …

For store contact details – search our directory here.

Louis Vuitton, $590

Decjuba jumpsuit, $199.99

Elke Kramer from Violent Green, $220

Suzy O'Rourke from Jean Brown City, $880

Karen Walker from Violent Green, $399

Zimmermann slip dress,  $495

Rachel Gilbert dress from Bessie Head Black, $495

Oroton mesh clutch, $345

Sass & Bide dress from David Jones, $490

Cooper St dress from Princess Polly, $160

Mimco headband, $179

Wittner heels, $169.95

Cassette Society dress from General Pants, $159.95

 Anne et Valentin glasses from Optiko

Nicola Finetti dress from Myer Brisbane City