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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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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...
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PHILLIP LIM – KILL THE NIGHT

Designer Phillip Lim has taken inspiration from his latest comic book themed collection and released an exclusive graphic novel entitled Kill The Night. With the heroines of the novel wearing Lim's latest...
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RAY-BAN’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Rarely does a sunglass brand manage to transcend decades and stay on trend. The name Ray-Ban has not only become synonymous with sunglasses and style, but the company, who is celebrating its 75th anniversary...
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SEAFOLLY S/S 12/13 PARIS RUNWAY SHOW

Australia’s own Seafolly, the number 1 swimwear label worldwide, has opened the swimwear show at Mode City, the largest international swimwear and lingerie trade show in Paris over the weekend. Boasting...
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MULBERRY TOKYO STORE LAUNCH

Last week British brand Mulberry launched its newest store in Tokyo, Japan. Following the theme of its latest Autumn/Winter campaign, the store installations were inspired by the children's classic book, Where...
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VOGUE MAN SPRING/SUMMER 12/13 LAUNCH

With the celebrities in town for Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, Vogue Man picked the perfect time to launch their Spring/Summer 12/13 collection. Jude Law, the new ambassador for Vogue Man eyewear was in...
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GRAINE

Going against the Graine   Designer Anna Humphrey used her years of experienced in the fashion and leather industry in both Australia and abroad to create luxury leather label Graine. Focusing on...
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INTERVIEW: BOWIE WONG

One of the highlight shows at 2012 MBFWA, Bowie Wong's couture runway showcased his unique approach to design. Combining his overseas experience with his work in top-class musicals Bowie has create a stunning...
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LOUIS VUITTON X YAYOI KUSAMA

Ever since Marc Jacobs took the creative helm of Louis Vuitton, the luxury brand has found itself collaborating with quirky, artistic talents to modernise the historic label. LV’s first drop of their latest...
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GIDEON GIVINGSHOES

The wonderful people at Gideon, makers of ethically made shoes have a new addition to their family! The GivingShoe is a canvas capsule collection made from organic cotton and natural rubbers. As well as being...
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MBFWA 2012: CARL KAPP

Inspired by the erotically charged images of Amazonian women by photographer Helmut Newton, Carl Kapp’s Spring/Summer 2012/13 collection entitled ‘Collision’ was a stunning display of the tailoring Kapp...
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MBFWA 2012: AKIRA

Akira presented a stunning collection of dresses and gowns perfectly demonstrating the masterful skill which has made him one of Australia’s most successful designers.   Dividing his installation...
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MBFWA 2012: JENNY KEE

Australian Fashion icon Jenny Kee presented a collection of new work, archival pieces and re-issues, entitled “The Art of the Scarf 1980 - 2012”, which celebrated her career which has spanned more than 30...

MBFWA 2012: MATICEVSKI

With one of the most anticipated shows of MBFWA, Toni Maticevski’s ready-to-wear collection, did not disappoint.  The sultry voice of Lana Del Rey set a haunting tone for the show. Models walked the runway...
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MBFWA 2012: GINGER & SMART

Ginger & Smart celebrated their 10th birthday in style with a colourful display in their MBFWA runway show held in David Jones in Sydney’s city centre. Models walked the runway with brightly coloured...
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MBFWA 2012: CAMILLA

Camilla’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection was a bright and eclectic welcome to what promises to be a very neon summer. Camilla - generally a fan of colour, mixes in neon to create some of the most vivid prints...
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MBFWA 2012: BOWIE

A couture highlight of the week, there was much anticipation for the Bowie show to end Day 2 at MBFWA 2012. A thunderstorm opened the runway followed by chorus of birds - beauty after the storm. Models...
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MBFWA 2012: WHITNEY EVE

The buzz surrounding this show has been like no other during day one - celebrity appeal goes a long way. Whitney Port from TV shows The Hills and The City presents two fantastic lines, Whitney Eve and her...