Fashion Week

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Where are all the models of colour?

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 10:  Models pose backstage ahead of the New Generation show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE By the fourth day of fashion week, a clear trend had emerged.

Green fashion

Spotlight on fashion week's 'green' event

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ANNIE STEVENS Clean Cut, Australia's first fashion advocacy group staged a 'green' catwalk show this week.

Net-a-Porter buyer

Fashion week interview: Net-a-Porter buying manager Sasha Sarokin

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ANNIE STEVENS We all want to know what she's thinking/buying/wearing.

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The A to Z of Australian Fashion Week

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)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE From Avant-bland to Buttocks and Empty stomach breath, all of the important fashion week moments, alphabetised.

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Fresh, sexy and fun: fashion week was the strongest it has been in years

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 09:  A model walks the runway at the Emma Mulholland show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at The Elston Mezzanine, Carriageworks on April 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE Rising above the bland, this fashion week was exciting to see, writes fashion editor Georgina Safe.

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Five things we learned from Swarovski's creative director

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ANNIE STEVENS Five minutes with Swarovski's very chic creative director, Nathalie Colin.

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20 styling tips we picked up from fashion week

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  Australian designers from 'Desert Designs' thank the audience after the Desert Designs show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Update the clothes that you already own with these 20 style hacks.

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Designer double acts at day two of Australian Fashion Week

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  A model walks the runway at the Ginger & Smart show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Level 1 55 Mentmore Ave, Rosebery on April 8, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE From snakes on the runway to fashion's double acts, all of the best moments of day two of Fashion Week.

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Are the models still too thin at fashion week?

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  A model walks the runway at the Alex Perry show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)

GEORGINA SAFE The too thin debate has popped up at fashion week again, but there's good news as well.

Fashion week trends

Five things you will probably wear this year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  A model walks the runway at the Khalo show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE From trousers over skirts to leather everything and plenty of pastel.

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Interpretive dance is an important early trend at fashion week

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  Models walks the runway at the NLP show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE Now, this is a trend that we can really get behind.

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Gerard Butler sits front row at Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  Actor Gerard Butler attends the Ellery show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Bondi Icebergs Dining Room on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE Gerard Butler and a Victoria's Secret angel made surprise appearances on day one of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

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Carla Zampatti opens Mercedes Benz Fashion Week with a chic collection

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06:  A model walks the runway at the Carla Zampatti show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 6, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images for Redken)

GEORGINA SAFE Sexy black cocktail dresses, silk organza and metallic details made for a sophisticated evening collection.

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Bianca Spender on her fashion legacy

Bianca Spender for the In My Wardrobe feature in the S section of the Sun Herald at her showrrom in the CBD, Sydney. 12th February 2014. Photo by Tamara Dean

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The designer is excited for her fashion week show.

Nicole Warne

All the questions you've wanted to ask Gary Pepper Girl

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE It's hard not to fan girl over Nicole Warne, one of Australia's best bloggers, including her immaculate eyeliner.

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You don't need to have a 'signature style'

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 01: Yasmin Sewell outside the Acne show on March 1, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

ANNIE STEVENS Style is something that can’t be forced, or summed in a sound bite.

Still relevant?

Do we still need an Australian fashion week?

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Designer Akira Isogawa on stage with models during the show by Akira on day five of Mercedes -Benz Fashion Week Australia Spring/Summer 2012/13 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal on May 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

GEORGINA SAFE Australian fashion week is not the launching pad it was once, so what can be done?

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Kym Ellery answers our pre-fashion week quiz

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Fresh from showing at Paris Fashion Week for the first time, Ellery is returning to Sydney

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How We Are Handsome are getting ready for fashion week

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE The creators of seriously covetable swimmers are getting excited about fashion week.

Runway preview

A sneak peek at what Ginger & Smart have in store for fashion week

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Ginger and Smart gives us a taste of what to expect from their show at fashion week.