Fashion Coverage

Plus-size Pirelli

Introducing Pirelli's first plus-size calendar model


KATHLEEN LEE JOE 8:38am "My presence on this set is a sign that things are really changing."

'Thirsty' shopper

This video will turn you off online shopping

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE 11:59pm Yes, "Point Sur slim stacker Japanese selvedge jean in marshmallow wash" is an actual pair of trousers on J.Crew's website.

Fashion spawn

Vivienne Westwood's granddaughter bags modelling contract


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Genetically blessed Cora Corre signs with Next Model Management.

Cultural appropriation

Canadian music festival bans native American-inspired headdresses


Effie Mann Because people still aren't getting it.

Gisele x Sonia Rykiel

Gisele goes without makeup in latest ad for Sonia Rykiel


KATHLEEN LEE JOE The ultimate cosmetic humble brag.

Australia's top bloggers

You'll soon be able to watch Australia's top fashion bloggers on reality TV

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  Blogger Sara Donaldson wearing a Scanlan and Theodore top, Michael Lo Sordo skirt, Yves Saint Laurent handbag, and Balmain Shoes at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images)

Effie Mann Some of Australia's top independent fashion bloggers are banding together for a doco-style TV series.

Kate Moss x Stella

Kate Moss looks dreamy in friend Stella McCartney's new campaign

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Effie Mann Friends in high-fashion places.

Australian debut

Kate Spade's first Australian store opens today!

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Hooray for our wardrobes, eek for our wallets.

The Row x love

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen designed the most beautiful wedding dress for their childhood friend

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Yes, everyone’s special day is rare and magical but some are more rare and more magical than others.

Lack of petite options

Why don't more brands do petite-size clothing?

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02:  Designers Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE This goes out to those among us who've had to take at least a metre off the bottom of their jeans

Woolmark prize

Strateas.Carlucci win prestigious Woolmark prize

Peter Strateas and Mario-Luca Carlucci.

GEORGINA SAFE AND they won both the womenswear and menswear categories. Victors!

Practical advice

How to cycle in a skirt without flashing the world

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17:  A guest arrives on a bicycle to the Ashish show at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012 on September 17, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The simple trick that is really quite revolutionary.

Following in Kate's footsteps

Lottie Moss, Kate Moss' little sister makes Calvin Klein debut

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Olivia Bergin 21 years after Kate Moss first posed for Calvin Klein, her sister Lottie is following in her footsteps.

Men and shopping

Are men more likely to fib about shopping sprees?

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 25: Fashion blogger for Infashionity Henry Obalit wearing The Kooples jacket, Zara jeans and shirt, Hermes belt on day 1 of Paris Collections: Men on June 25, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Well, well, well. Maybe old stereotypes about women and shopping are totally wrong?

Jerry Seinfeld, fashion plate?

Jerry Seinfeld makes his modelling debut for Rag & Bone


JENNA CLARKE Jerry Seinfeld, the man responsible for the dad jean phenomenon and white puffy shirt fashion faux pas of the ‘90s, is now a model.

Miami Swim

We are Handsome to make Miami Swim debut

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  A model walks the runway at the We Are Handsome show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Paddington Reservoir Gardens on April 8, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Georgina Safe, National fashion editor The Australian label has won a coveted spot at the big deal swim show.

Racist necklace

Topshop angers shoppers with 'yellowface' necklace


ANNIE STEVENS Seriously, who thought this necklace was a good idea?

Fashion pets

The 25 most influential fashion pets on Instagram

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Karl Lagerfeld's Choupette has some FIERCE competition.


Net-A-Porter gets physical with Net-A-Sporter

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Miranda Kerr joins Heidi Klum on her AOL Summer Run on July 9, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Never will you look as stylish at the gym as now.

Photoshop fails

The most awkward Photoshop fails of 2014 (so far)


KATHLEEN LEE JOE From Chanel's giraffe necks to an unrecognisable Olivia Wilde.

Marc Jacobs' Instagram campaign

Is the new way of model casting worth celebrating?


Kathleen Lee-Joe Designer are recruiting fresh faces in different ways, but is it really that great?

Dinosaur Designs

Dinosaur Designs to set up shop in London

Dinosaur Designs are opening their first European store in London, in the prestigious new Ham Yard development.
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 3rd July 2014.

GEORGINA SAFE Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy of Dinosaur Designs will open a flagship store in London.

Surprise departure

Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke quit the sass & bide empire

Designers Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke backstage at their last sass & bide fashion show at New York Fashion Week back in February.

JENNA CLARKE Sass & bide designers Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton have left the brand they founded 15 years ago.

Clueless wardrobe

We love this week: Cher's virtual Clueless closet

Alicia Silverstone in a scene from Clueless 
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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Almost as good as the real thing.

Capsule collection

Nicole Warne models for Roland Mouret


The Woolmark Company and Myer have paired with Roland Mouret for a capsule collection. Nicol

Plus-size brands to know

What the best plus-size brands are doing right

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 07: Model Naomi Shimada promotes the new educational centre 'All Walks Centre' at Earls Court on June 7, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE There's a way to go, but there's some good stuff happening.

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung is the perfect poster girl for denim

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20:  Alexa Chung poses on the front row at the House Of Holland show for London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010 at Bloomsbury Ballroom on February 20, 2010 in London, England.  (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Alexa Chung is designing a capsule denim collection. Of course she is.

New wedding trend?

We can't get enough of Olivia Palermo's wedding shorts


ANNIE STEVENS A sweater, shorts and a ponytail. What a trifecta!

Stylish maternity wear

7 chic maternity labels to know about

January Jones is seen shopping in Beverly Hills on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Stylish mothers to be, you are slaves to the jersey wrap dress no more.

On the Run tour debuts

A celebration of Beyonce's costumes on her tour with Jay-Z


Susan Denley From bondage body suits to thong leotards. Holy smokes.

Juicy couture

An ode to Juicy Couture trackpants

HOLLYWOOD, CA - February 14:   Musician Britney Spears shops in Calypso at the Sunset Plaza on February 14, 2003 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE As the brand folds we remember the best of times, the worst of times.

Doing good

Fashion companies that are giving back

SUN S. June 2014. Banjo & Matilda jumper images below for fashion news. Photo: Sam Hendel. Supplied to Georgina Safe

GEORGINA SAFE Two Australian clothing companies are doing their bit to help those less fortunate over winter.

Simple and gorgeous

We're lusting after everything in The Row's new collection

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE A hit parade of really beautiful, really expensive things.

The great debate

So which decade was really the worst for fashion?

Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake of NSYNC at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Compelling arguments against several of them.

Street style fatigue

"The Sarcastialist" takes aim at street style stars

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Anna Dello Russo attends the Louis Vuitton show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE It's our new favourite Twitter thing.

Cheap chic

A fool-proof guide to looking expensive on a tight budget

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 18:  Susie Lau Aka Susie Bubble wearing Tommy Hilfiger trousers, street style at London fashion week autumn/winter 2012 womenswear shows on February 18, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Our broke girl’s guide to shopping has you covered.

New campaign

BFFs Cara Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse star in Burberry campaign together


Plus Cara has some other projects on the boil.

Stylish vegan finds

Designer finds for the stylish vegan in your life

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 12:  Natalie Portman attends the 'Esprit Dior, Miss Dior' Exhibition Opening at Grand Palais on November 12, 2013 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Francois G. Durand/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Five animal-friendly handbag labels.

Free People

Free People to open a pop-up store in Australia

Free People's open call campaign.

ANNIE STEVENS The brand has also announced the winners of its open-call casting. So we chatted all things Free.

Salesperson tactics

5 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 01: Fashion Stylist and Blogger Sofie Valkiers wears a Designer remix suit, Christian Louboutin bag on day 5 of Paris Collections: Women on March 01, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE And how to resist the pull.

Stylish grandpas

Stylish grandpas is our favourite new Instagram account


ANNIE STEVENS These gents are the real deal when it comes to dapper.


The rise of the anti-bitch

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 04:  Evangelie Smyrniotaki seen wearing a top, pants and bag from Valentino and Prada shoes outside the Valentino show on March 4, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

ANNIE STEVENS Could fashion be about to get a much overdue image overhaul?

Body politics

No fashion designer wanted to dress Melissa McCarthy for the Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24:  Actress Melissa McCarthy poses in the press room during the Oscars held at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

ANNIE STEVENS Of course we all know why. On the upside, she's launching her own line of clothing.

Commonwealth Games

The Australian Commonwealth Games uniforms are criminally ugly

Australian Commonwealth Games team uniform for Glasgow

GEORGINA SAFE "This is why Olympians used to perform naked," said Elle deputy editor Damien Woolnough.

Thigh gap videos

Why can't the internet move on from 'thigh gaps'?


KATHLEEN LEE JOE And if we must talk about them, why can't anybody do it right?


Fashion's You Did Not Eat That problem

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20:  Anna Dello Russo attends Moschino Dinner during the Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2014 at Giacomo Arengario Restaurant on February 20, 2014 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)

ANNIE STEVENS Fashion's favourite new internet trend tells us a lot about how women are still policed for eating.

Laundry hacks

Stop washing your jeans

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: Blogger Irina Lakicevic wears Current Elliott jeans, Celine shoes on day 2 of London Collections: Women on February 15, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE And other laundry crimes you're probably committing.

Fashion forward

Gorgeous swimsuits for breast cancer survivors


ANNIE STEVENS Introducing Monokini 2.0, designed especially for women who've undergone mastectomies.

Wang x H&M

Here's what we're hoping for from the Alexander Wang x H&M collab

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11:  Seung Meelee is seen outside the Proenza Schouler show wearing an Alexander Wang t-shirt, Acne jeans with Acne sunglasses on September 11, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Some educated guesses, wishful thinking and known unknowns.

The age of the bosoms

Breasts are back in fashion, boldly declares the fashion industry

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16:  Blake Lively attends

ANNIE STEVENS Quite the surprise to every woman, ever. But here's why it's a good thing.

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Quvenzhane Wallis

Super cute Quvenzhane Wallis is the new face of Armani Junior

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ANNIE STEVENS The spunky ten year-old is excited about her new role. Poses with puppy for her first shoot.

Shop the look

10 perfect ways to update your winter wardrobe

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 04: Nicole Warne is seen wearing a Valentino coat and Charlotte Olimpya shoes after Valentino show at Jardins des Tuileries on March 4, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Our edit of what you need in your wardrobe this winter.