Is this the PERFECT new season dress?

I may write and talk about frocks for part of my working life, but I haven’t indulged in hardly any of them for the entire year.

While the New York fashion show season has kicked off (check out a billion blogs, tweets and websites to see what is happening next spring and summer) Australians are thinking more, ‘but how now, fashion cow’?
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BLING is dead, long live real pearls . . . Miranda Otto shows how it's done.

Miranda Otto (above) with Jan Logan at the Perth opening last night

Dateline: PERTH.
Admitting she is a real pearl girl, Miranda Otto, headed west to officially open the latest retail from the filmic-minded jeweller, Jan Logan.
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Ubermodel Kristy Hinze and husband Jim Clark hit the Hamo high-life . . .

photographer Andrea Francolini

About as far north I travelled this week was Brisbane to be part of the Mercedes Brisbane Fashion Festival, but for a crew of others, Hamilton Island was the hot spot.

A swag of fashion and boating types flocked to the fair isle for a week of style and sea water as what looks to be an event to bookmark on the circuit calender. (Memo to self: save money to go next year.)
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Jayson Brundson leaves his own party early . . well he WAS exhausted . . .

A shopping centre on a Wednesday night isn’t somewhere you’d think would be buzzing.

But there it was, a mall with a huge crew of fans out to see the unveiling if the latest store from designer, Jayson Brunsdon.

And there looked to be another, much smaller crew at Westfield Bondi Junction in Sydney to see something that looked to be occurring at a Chanel beauty counter.
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Jak's back, the derided teen-model does her thing for Calvin Klein . .

The fresh-faced Polish teenager Monika Jagaciak (aka Jak) had a seriously hard time last year, when she was touted as the ‘face’ of Rosemount Australian Fashion Week.

So much so, the wee thing (who was 14, yes just FOURTEEN at the time) didn’t make it to Australia, after calls to make an age minimum of 16 for models who show off threads at the annual frock week.
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