Fashion Coverage

Drunk J.Crew

J.Crew models get drunk just like us


KATHLEEN LEE JOE 10:06am We now want every one of their outfits -- and every one of their drinks.

Wang for H&M

Alexander Wang for H&M, coming very soon to Australia


JENNA CLARKE H&M's first American designer collaboration.

Australian supermodel Andreja Pejic returns home for first time as a woman

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 16:  Jean Paul Gaultier arrives with models Andreja Pejic (L) and Alexandra Agoston (R) to the opening night of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the National Gallery of Victoria on October 16, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Luis Ascui/Getty Images)

‘‘I have a lot of memories here and it is nice to be back creating new memories and be more comfortable and confident than ever.’’

Chanel No 5

Watch Baz Luhrmann's new Chanel No 5 ad, featuring Gisele Bundchen


Lisa Armstrong What made an award-winning director take on a perfume ad, even if it is No 5? (And it’s not what you think.)

Gemma Ward makes her modelling comeback with daughter Naia


KATHLEEN LEE JOE We’re glad to report that those rumours of a comeback have been proven true.

Halloween costumes

Dress your kid as Ira Glass for Halloween

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23:  Filmmaker Ira Glass attends the

Kathleen Lee Joe Halloween costumes, the hipster edition.

Fashion Blogger

Meet the stars of 'Fashion Blogger'

Fashion Blogger

Kathleen Lee Joe You subscribe to their blogs, you style stalk them on Instagram and now you can follow their day-to-day moves on the small screen.

On wearing leggings in public

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Fashion Student Nina Sieber is Nike trainers and American Apparel leggings on day 4 of Paris Collections: Women on September 26, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

Lisa Pryor "I'm not a slob," I'd tell myself. "I'm sporty."

Crusader of chic

Vivienne Westwood: crusader of chic

Cr: Alasdair McLellan/Art Partner/Raven & Snow



Image shot for Gentlewoman in January for their Spring Summer 2014 edition. Vivienne teamed up for the cover session with fashion photographer Alasdair McLellan.

Chrissy Iley She was at the forefront of the 1970s UK punk revolution, and today, at 73, Vivienne Westwood is still "proud to be called an activist".

Unrealistic beauty trend

Now you can buy a thigh gap with your jeans

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A new sketch advertising a pair of satirical jeans shows just how insane the unrealistic beauty trend is.

Comedy collection

This clothing brand replaces models with female comedians

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE BetaBrand has us fist pumping again.

Fashion people

Miranda July designs urban lady survival kit handbag

VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 28: Miranda July (in Miu Miu) attends Miu Miu Women's Tales Dinner at Ca Corner della Regina on August 28, 2014 in Venice, Italy.  (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Miu Miu)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Complete with a tiny pocket to hold a single almond, her snack of choice "in case of low blood sugar".

Shades of nude

'Nude' isn't the same for all women

Nubian Skin

Helen Schwab Crayola changed the name of its 'flesh' crayon to 'peach' back in 1962 - but Google "lingerie" in 2014 and you'll find the name 'nude' still overwhelmingly refers to light-peachy-beige.


Is Liu Wen the face of Apple Watch?

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01:  Liu Wen attends the Louis Vuitton show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on October 1, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Michel Dufour/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Apple looks to be making inroads with the style set.

Carine Roitfeld

Carine Roitfeld throws herself a lavish 60th birthday bash

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 30:  Carine Roitfeld attends the CR Fashion Book Issue N?5 launch party as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 30, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Joyeux Anniversaire, Carine, you fox!

'Man Repeller' Leandra Medine is coming to Australia

An image from Man Repeller's most recent blog post called

JENNA CLARKE The woman who has made a living by repelling men and is considered more influential than Vogue editor Anna Wintour is heading to... Brisbane.

Karl the feminist

Karl Lagerfeld stages feminist revolution for Chanel's Spring 2015 show

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 30:  A model walks the runway during the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 30, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

EFFIE MANN Could Karl be turning over a new leaf?

Breast brouhaha

What's with the brouhaha over breasts?

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 29:  Model Kendall Jenner walks the runway during the Sonia Rykiel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 29, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Robin Givhan Fashion designers seem terribly conflicted about what to do with them in spring 2015 shows.

Miss Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier stages high-fashion beauty pageant


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Jean Paul Gaultier bid a grand adieu to ready-to-wear on the weekend with a spectacular beauty pageant at Paris Fashion Week.

Fashionable friends

The 10 rules of borrowing clothes

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Fashion Blogger Irene Kim is wearing a Lucky Chouette top, Issey Miyake skirt, Suecomma Bonnie shoes and Chanel sunglasses with Fashion Blogger Aimee Song is wearing a Sachin and Babi skirt on day 4 of Paris Collections: Women on September 26, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Your fashionable friend is your best ally. Whenever you’ve a hot date, job interview or impromptu party invite, call upon that stylish, sympathetic gal pal and bags yourself an entirely new ensemble.

Fashionable charity

The most fashionable breast cancer awareness campaign, starring Kate Moss

Kate Moss

KATHLEEN LEE JOE To mark Breast Cancer Awareness month, Stella McCartney has designed some limited edition pieces in her lingerie collection.

Global shopper

Seven must-visit stores in Paris

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Osiris Martinez poses wearing a Jacquemus coat, Zara shirt, COS skirt and Furla bag on September 26, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Who cares about La Tour Eiffel and hunting down the best steak frites? When in Paris, we’ve shamelessly made these stores our first ports of call.

What Tavi did next

cr: Nick Hudson
Tavi Gevinson, photographed for Russh magazine.
Licensed for Sunday Life cover, Sept 28.

Emily Witt By the time she was 13, Tavi Gevinson was already an acclaimed fashion blogger and, tricked out in Dior, a precocious fixture at runway shows. So what next, now the mini-maven has reached the ripe old age of 18?

Could you go a year without buying anything new?

cr: Kate Heaslip
Sash Milne & Bo
Sunday Life story - buy Nothing New

Josefa Pete Here's how one woman is meeting that challenge.

Three Suits

Lena Dunham is making a fashion documentary

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 23: Actress Lena Dunham arrives at the Variety And Women In Film Annual Pre-Emmy Celebration at Gracias Madre on August 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Lena Dunham, writer, producer and wunderkind, is ramping up her involvement in fashion.

These fast-fashion retailers just agreed to pay their factory workers more


KATHLEEN LEE JOE H&M and Zara are among eight leading fast-fashion retailers agreeing to raise the minimum wage for their factory workers in Cambodia.

Healthy boob-esteem

Meet Marie Claire, the gender-bending underwear model


KATHLEEN LEE JOE There’s nothing unusual about Bonds featuring buxomly blonde babes in their underwear ads – but there’s something different about this one.

Barbie girl

Barbie goes high-fashion at Moschino

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 18:  A model walks the runway during the Moschino show as a part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 18, 2014 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Jeremy Scott sent Barbie down the runway for his spring/summer 2015 Moschino collection at Milan Fashion Week.

Gemma Ward is back

Gemma Ward makes modelling comeback at Prada

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Surprise! After a six-year hiatus, Gemma Ward has made her return to modelling, opening the show for Miuccia Prada at Milan Fashion Week.

Marketing fail

Lingerie brand Tezenis removes 'Crime Scene' knickers after outrage over 'rape' connotations

A pair of the 'Crime Scene' knickers on sale at Tezenis' UK store Photo: TWITTER/NATASHA O'NEILL

Radhika Sanghani Underwear store Tezenis has been forced to stop selling a pair of knickers emblazoned with the words 'Crime Scene' in its British store, after furious social media reaction.

The Karl Daily

Karl Lagerfeld to launch satirical newspaper

SAINT, TROPEZ, FRANCE  - JULY 25:  Karl Lagerfeld is seen in the port on July 25, 2014 in Saint, Tropez, France.  (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Karl Lagerfeld, king of controversial and LOL-worthy one-liners, has just announced he will be launching a ‘satirical broadsheet’.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence to co-host 2015 Met Ball

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02:  Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Bibby Sowray The Oscar-winning actress will follow in Sarah Jessica Parker and Bradley Cooper's footsteps by co-hosting the 2015 Met Ball with Anna Wintour.

Fashion fail

Urban Outfitters apologises for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshirt

Urban OUtfitters

A vintage Kent State sweatshirt that looked as though it was covered with bloodstains appeared on Urban Outfitters' website for $129.

Is this man 'Australia's biggest wanker'?

Art director Jarryd Zankovic has been named on B&T's '30 under 30' list but called

JENNA CLARKE Move over Bondi Hipsters, you’ve been replaced by a man from Surry Hills as “Australia’s biggest wanker” according to the internet.

Vogue's 73 questions

Anna Wintour answers Vogue's 73 questions, throws serious shade

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Follow her bob around Vogue's New York office for the inside scoop.

NOM*d creative

Margi Robertson: fashion's 61-year-old nonconformist


Claire Finlayson Margi Robertson, creative director of premier fashion label NOM*d, is all about follow-your-nose brilliance and nonconformist spunk.

The natty traveller

In defence of dressing up when you travel


J. Bryan Lowder The competently dressed individual stands apart as a beacon of civilised life, an island of class amid a swamp of schlumps.

Reluctant icon

Six rare insights from street style inventor Bill Cunningham

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01:  (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Photographer Bill Cunningham working during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014 on October 1, 2013 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Before The Sartorialist, before Tommy Ton, before anyone even thought to put the words ‘street’ and ‘style’ together, there was Bill Cunningham.

Will the fashion world accept Andreja Pejic as a woman?

Andrej Pejic

Matthew Schneier After several months away from the business, Andreja Pejic is waiting to see whether a major designer — indeed, the entire fashion establishment — will accept her as a woman.

Next big thing

15 faces to look for during fashion month

Jean Campbell for Vogue.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Cara, Joan and Karlie aren’t going anywhere, but these young women are definitely worthy of our attention too.

Designer lingo

Finally! A definitive answer on how you say ‘Hermés’

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05:  A model walks the runway at the Hermes Autumn Winter 2014 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The first time you heard ‘Proenza Schouler’, you thought it was a breed of German dog, right? There are some fashion label names that are just made to be mispronounced.

Fashion imitates art

Dion Lee inspired by Australian painter in New York Fashion Week show

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06:  A model walks the runway at the Dion Lee fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Hosfelt Gallery on September 6, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE The stark urban landscapes of the late Australian painter Geoffrey Smart inspired Dion Lee's show at New York Fashion Week.


Designers debut spring collections at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Backstage at MSFW: Designer runway show at Town Hall

JESSICA WRIGHT Romance, passion and captivating couture trends took - literally - centre stage at Melbourne's Town Hall on Tuesday night.

NZFW wrap

10 takeaway points from NZFW

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE What went down at New Zealand Fashion Week.


We chat to búl's Virginia Martin


And check out the sleek new collection as it hits the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week runway.

Jess and Ashley Hart: the model sisters on carving out a career in NYC

Jess & Ashley Hart

Erin O'Dwyer When they're together they're inseparable, say jet-setting model sisters Jess and Ashley Hart, who caught up in New York for our cover shoot.

Made for walking

How to break in your boots

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 9: A guest wearing a Chanel bag and shoes day 4 of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, on July 9, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Here are a few tips for expediting the breaking-in process and making your shoes pavement-ready in no time. Your flat arches and misshapen toes will thank you for it …

Zara pulls kids' T-shirt that looks like a Nazi camp uniform


Customers unsurprisingly unimpressed.

Full fash disclosure

Why don't e-tailers tell you where their clothing's made?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 16: A model walks the runway at the Ann-Sofie Back Atelje / BACK S/S 2012 show at London Fashion Week at Somerset House on September 16, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE It's time we demanded more transparency from our favourite online fashion retailers.

Cultural appropriation

NZ designer under fire for headdress use


Many prominent New Zealanders have spoken out on social media against Dame Cooper's use of Native American headgear, which she says is just a "fun thing" she saw while travelling in America and Ibiza.

Fashion on film

Four fashion films to look out for this year

Premi?re: Ellery in Paris

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Love clothes? Partial to popcorn? Then get excited.

Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour has a $200k clothing allowance

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19:  (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED)  Sir Philip Green (L) and Anna Wintour sit in the front row at the Unique Autumn/Winter 2012 show during London Fashion Week at TopShop Venue on February 19, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Ah, the lives of the rich, fashionable and famous!

Dress sense

Fashion's power over our emotions

Dress, Memory by Lorelei Vashti
Courtesy of Allen & Unwin

Lorelei Vashti Collector of dresses Lorelei Vashti on the influence clothes have over our psychological state

Kardashian fashian

10 ways you can accessorise ‘ugly crying’ Kimmy K

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Behold, the best pieces of ‘ugly crying face’ merch to grace the internets.

Style icons

Owning style at any age

CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 22:  Carine Roitfeld attends amfAR's 21st Cinema Against AIDS Gala Presented By WORLDVIEW, BOLD FILMS, And BVLGARI at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 22, 2014 in Cap d'Antibes, France.  (Photo by Kevin Tachman/amfAR14/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE What you wear is no longer dictated by however many candles you blow out on your birthday cake. Look at these fabulous older women for inspiration.

Celebrity soles

Check out these six gorgeous sky-high soles by Olivia Palermo

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 09: Olivia Palermo attends the Valentino show as part of Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 at Hotel Salomon de Rothschild on July 9, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Jacopo Raule/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Olivia Palermo has designed an exclusive collection of killer heels for Aquazzura.