Well looketty look what we have here... a new Time Capsule from January 1991. 1991 is the year I started getting interested in things like fashion, hair & makeup. I bought my first Dolly magazine in July, and I was ALL for that flower power revival that infiltrated pretty much every corner of 1991 pop culture.Read More
We've never featured runway editorials in a Fashion Fix post... until now. So we're righting our wrongs today with this feature from 1993. Even though most of what made it down the catwalk would never have made it onto the bods of everyday folk, street-fashion did take notice of the London, Paris, Milan & New York collections, and simplified designs eventually ended up in our suburban shopping center retail stores.Read More
It's Part 2 of our White Fashion Fix special, and this week we're looking at some great '90s editorials. Highlights for me from this bunch are the Australian magazines. There's a smokin' Cosmopolitan spread with Alison Brahe, a spread from the lesser-known Looks magazine featuring a model who I am 90% sure is a very young Sophie Falkiner*, and '90s fashion export Toneya Bird in a tropical whites editorial.
But wait! There's more! No! Let's not wait... let's get started...Read More
1994 was to be my last year of Friday night discos, ditching swimming carnivals & using maths class to carefully plan how I would style my hair when I married Nathan James.
I was savouring that last Summer holiday before heading back to school for one last ex-cru-ci-at-ing year - before being let loose in the 'real' world. To be fair, my school was a really great school. But I was a teenager, and teenage angst was just part of my job description.Read More