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MBFWA 2013 ESSENTIALS

  As much as Fashion Week sounds like it will be a glamourous mix of clothes, makeup, parties and drinking, it's actually a lot of hard work. It's not unusual to be up till 3am every morning typing...
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WHO RUN THE WORLD?

I know I'm a little late jumping on the Girls bandwagon but you must watch this show. The brainchild of Lena Dunham who also starts as the main character and aspiring writer Hannah, follows the lives of four...
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OPSM ACCUFIT

Life can get busy. Between work, family commitments, catching up with friends and exercise, the health of your eyes can often be neglected. Particularly in this day an age when most of us spend hours a day...
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AESOP MOUTHWASH LAUNCH

Our first foray into oral care provides an alcohol-free solution to a delicate problem. Aesop Mouthwash combats the issue of bad breath with a combination of effective and plesant-tasting botanical...
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LIP SERVICE

I've always been pretty conservative when it comes to makeup. I generally tend to opt for smoky eyes and plain lips. This summer, I'm using the sunny weather as a great excuse to be a bit more adventurous with...
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CALVIN KLEIN SHEER BEAUTY

Introducing a new BEAUTY She is vibrant and feminine, bursting with confidence. Her beauty is natural and effortless. Youthful yet sophisticated, she is comfortable in her own skin. Calvin Klein...
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BEC & BRIDGE MELBOURNE SALE

Bec & Bridge are holding their first ever Melbourne warehouse sale. When - 1st, 2nd and 3rd March Where - The Loft Studio 6, 1 Yarra Street, Richmond VIC 3121 Times - Friday 9am - 7pm, Saturday...
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RACHEL GILBERT – A/W 2013

  Inspired by the work of artist Jeppe Hein, Rachel Gilbert's latest Autumn/Winter Collection entitled Mirrored Labyrinth is a beautiful collection of jaw-dropping biased draped gowns, fitted...
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L’AMERICA POP UP STORE

Ellery's diffusion line L'America is hosting a pop up shop, which means it's the perfect time for you to update your wardrobe with some edgy summer...
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FRIEND OF MINE A/W 2013

"In the future, everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes." - Andy Warhol Inspired by Andy Warhol and his mockery of popular fashion culture, Friend of Mine designers Teale Talbot and Letitia...
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MATICEVSKI A/W 2013

Toni Maticevski is not one to follow fashion rules. His standout collections are punctuated with luxe fabrications, delicate embellishments and strong silhouettes, perfect for the modern woman. His current...
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AKIN BY GINGER & SMART

Ginger & Smart are celebrating their 10th year in the fashion industry in style by releasing a new diffusion line called AKIN by Ginger & Smart. Taking the aesthetic from their mainline and...
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COCO ROCHA FOR SASS & BIDE

In their bid for global fashion dominance, Aussie label sass & bide have landed a major deal, securing supermodel Coco Rocha not only as the face of their new Loveshady A/W 13 Take Over campaign, but...
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2013 GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION

Thigh high splits, heavy embellishment and dazzling red were all the rage at this year's Golden Globe awards. Check out all the looks from the stars in Couturing's red carpet round...
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KX PILATES

A new year usually means a new fitness resolution for me, and this year has been no different. Vowing to get fit and tone up, I was on the lookout for an exercise class which would be challenging but also fun....
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LMFF 2013: TSENSORY

One of Australia's top independent labels, Tsen, has teamed up with some of Melbourne's emerging fashion icons, bloggers and personalities to create a unique sensory exhibit which will be displayed in...
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LES PLUS DORES

Les Plus Dores - For the Most Golden Why should sports fans have all the fun? Those clever people at les plus dorés have created a range of t-shirts which pay tribute to some of the top designers in the...
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INTRODUCING DYLAN KAIN

Proportion and control, an attractive temper, a feeling of electricity, a pulse within reach. This is the philosophy Bonnie Davis, the Creative Director of Dylan Kain/Love St.Studio designs by. Launched in...
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QT SYDNEY HOTEL

Last week Thom and I were lucky enough to travel to Sydney for Ray Ban's 75th Anniversary party at the new QT Sydney Hotel. Set in the heritage listed Gowings department store and State Theatre in the center...
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ALEXANDER WANG JOINS BALENCIAGA

It's official! In a somewhat controversial decision, Alexander Wang has been named as the new Creative Director of revived fashion house Balenciaga. The New York based designer has big shoes to fill replacing...
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FOLLOW THE MO – THE FINAL INSTALLMENT

There are nine English words for moustache, whilst the Albanian language has 27. Upon learning this I was immediately stung by a sharp pang of jealousy that I had been duped in choice of language. It made me...
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ENGAGED!

I guess you can already guess from the title, but I'd love to share a bit of news from my recent trip to Japan. While I was away, I got engaged! My partner Saul has been my biggest supporter since Couturing...
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JAPAN MAGIC

After spending two weeks in Japan, I fell well and truly under the spell of this beautiful country. The perfect mix of historical and modern sites, Japan has something for...
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TURNING JAPANESE

I'm currently visiting Japan for the first time and it's easy to see why people fall in love with the country. The Japanese people are all so lovely and there is always so many things to do. It's hard to...
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HEADPIECES

I love headpieces, and not only just for the Spring Racing Carnival. I'd wear a headpiece every day if I could! I think it's the perfect way to finish off an outfit, and a unique headpiece is always a great...
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BOTICCA

I love a good statement accessory. It's the perfect way to dress up any outfit. When I discovered Boticca it was hard not to buy everything on the site.   Boticca selects jewellery and accessories...
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GOING NUDE

Inspired by Couturing beauty writer Georgia Walsh's post on nude lips, I decided to try this trend for spring. I personally prefer lip pencils for adding a bit a colour. Starting with a base of Elizabeth Arden...
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THE LANEWAY

After having the same hairstyle for over 15 years, on Saturday, Thom and I visited the amazing Paula Kelso at Brighton East hair boutique, The Laneway. We were treated to a hair makeover by Paula who has been...
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WELCOME!

Welcome to the new and improved Couturing.com! It's been a year since Thom and I started the original website and it's been an amazing journey since then. I've met some amazing an inspirational people...
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EMMY AWARDS 2012: RED CARPET

Arguably more exciting than the actual event, this year's Emmy's red carpet did not disappoint. Citrus colours were popular with Julianne Moore, Julie Bowen and Padma Lakshmi all doning bright pops of colour....
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MIRANDA KERR FOR T MAGAZINE

If Orlando Bloom decided to give up acting, it looks like he could have a pretty successful career on the other side of the lense if these pictures of wife Miranda Kerr are anything to go by! Bloom captured...
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MIU MIU CULTE SUNGLASSES

Miu Miu’s new Culte sunglasses have been seen on the face of style icons Miranda Kerr, Rihanna, Diana Agron and Leighton Meester, all with good reason too!   The Culte’s introduce a new...
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SWOON LIFESTYLE SPRING BUYING EVENT

With the Spring Racing season almost upon us, Melbourne Boutique Swoon opened its doors for a Spring Carnival inspired buying event. After launching in May this year, Swoon has become a must visit shop for...
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MADAM VIRTUE & CO ACMI LANVIN WINDOW

Melbourne fashion institution Madam Virtue & Co have collaborated with ACMI to design a Lanvin inspired windor to celebrate the new 'Deep In Vogue' Fashion Film Program at ACMI in partnership with...
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THURLEY SPRING/SUMMER 2012/13 LOOKBOOK

Kristel Glynn fronts Thurley's new seaside Spring/Summer 2012/13 campaign. Shot by photographer David Mandleberg, the new collection is based on a palette of gelato colours, perfect for the upcoming warmer...
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YB J’AIME

Yeojin Bae has taken her trademark chic style and created a new, playful and contemporary collection called YB J'Aime. Taking her love for all things French, and channelling it into a range of beautifully...
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SASS & BIDE X MYER

Sass & bide have launched an exclusive, new lingerie collection for retail giant Myer. One of Australia’s top models, Jess Hart fronts the campaign, shot in the beautiful South African savannahs. The...