WHO snars Megan Gale cossies: this is why models get paid the big bucks on a freezing night

All pictures by Belinda Rolland for WHO magazine

WHO Magazine hosted the official launch of Megan Gale’s swimwear range – Isola by Megan Gale – at a extremely smart eastern suburbs home in Sydney, models revealing over 40 looks.

It may have been a damn cold night, but the models who did show made sure the show went on, goosebumps and all.
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A swag of lotions and potions take home the Aussie beauty gongs

Chanel’s Susie Stenmark and Bronwyn McCahon

THE “Best Beauty Buys”, as decided by readers of ACP mags and also judged by magazine editors, were announced at a breakfast at Sydney’s Bennelong restaurant in the Opera House. Here you go. Here’s the media release.

"The best of the beauty industry was announced yesterday at the Australian Beauty Awards 2010 at a breakfast event hosted by Brand Ambassador Bronwyn McCahon (Cosmopolitan) at Guillaume at Bennelong.

Five awards were announced by Alison Veness-McGourty (Grazia/Harper’s Bazaar), Bronwyn McCahon, Elizabeth Renkert (madison), Edwina McCann (Harper’s Bazaar) and Helen McCabe (The Australian Women’s Weekly) to industry, media and special guests including Charli Delaney, Kathryn Eisman, Kelly Landry and Kylie Speer.
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Can I borrow that? Frock hire hits the serious designer trail

Hiring clothes may not be a totally new concept but this one made me take notice. Cutely called “Can I Borrow That?”, it basically allows you to have a lend of a designer frock, that you may never be able to afford, and at a fraction of the retail price.

And I sure get the whole idea. Chances are you may want one amazing outfit for one special event – mega birthday party, hot date, wedding etc etc – and chances are you may never, ever have the need or even inclination to wear it again.

The rationale of ‘CIBT’ is, that considering ‘designer labels have always been a luxury rather than a necessity and as the world recovers from the Global Financial Crisis, consumers have grown more conscious of how far a dollar will take them.’ goes the media spiel.
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Some questionable model behaviour: being genetically blessed doesn't equal enthusiasm

Happened to be on full-blown fashion shoot the other day – stylist, art director, assistants, wind machines, racks of clothes, great photographer, digital re-toucher, caterer. The whole shebang.

Oh yeah. And the models. Some young girls who barely should rate a mention, such was the extent of their enthusiasm.

The two on this particular shoot just consolidated the reason why some models are and will never be taken seriously.

Okay, it always sound like we’re getting really old when we write one of those ‘back in my days’ pieces, but really, ‘back in my day’ I adored my teenage jobs (and nope, certainly not as a clotheshorse!) and did everything I could to make it all work.
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Ruby Rose & Pals in modelling mode for Milk and Honey

The well-versed fash-pack already know that tv personality and DJ, Ruby Rose, has moved into fashion and designed a collection for Milk and Honey.
So, here’s one of the first PR pics that just landed in the inbox. And just to recap, here’s what the collection is all about...
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