Leading designer Willow gears up for one mega sale

Lovers of the hugely popular Willow label (designed by Kit Willow Podgornik) will have their cash and credit cards at the ready, the brand holding a Huge sale with 50-70% off from past and recent collections.

The ‘on sale’ pieces will include ‘show’ pieces & lots of one-off samples.

Dresses from $100, Tops from $75 and pants from $95.

Sale opens to the the public on Thursday, May 12 between 8am – 8pm as well as Friday, May 13 between 8am – 6pm and Saturday May 14 between 10am – 4pm.

Sale is at Level 4, 119 Kippax Street Surry Hills, phone (o2) 9281 7355.

Cash, EFTPOS and major credit cards welcome.

Let me tell you, this will be one of the more anticipated fashion sales of the year (let’s face it, Willow is so hot right now) and mos will be sure to find something amazing to satisfy a sale craving.

Ever wondered what a 1st class, pointy end of the plane flight is really like?

Before you get all ‘isn’t she a smarty pants’, I have an admission. I recently flew first class. To London.

Never fear, I bought the business class ticket but through some kind of divine Easter weekend intervention, the Etihad upgrade rabbit whooshed me right up the front on the two legs; the first to Abu Dhabi and the next to London.

Ok, with disclosure made, here’s what happened.
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If you thought Ferrari just did cars, they're into books too. With diamond covers

To something, well, totally off the scale of indulgence is the unveiling of the official Ferrari Opus.

Simply, The Official Ferrari Opus is a publication that has been produced by Ferrari and UK Publishing company, Opus.

Weighing in at 37kg, the publication has 852 pages, with 70% of the material never having been published before and with 4 editions, they range from the Classic at $3,520 (gulp) to the Diamante, at $275,000 (choke and possibly pass-out).
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Collette Dinnigan creates for qualia

Following on from her recent, Paris show (her 30-something effort as part of the official pret-a-porter calander) and from dressing Australian Oscar nominee, Jackie Weaver, leading fashion name Collette Dinnigan has turned her talent to... towels.

And, as the Queensland resort, qualia, is one of her favored hang-out’s, the designer has created a limited edition beach and pool towel for the luxurious and highly desired vacation spot.
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Perth announces dates for a new season ode to consumer fashion

With the customer-friendly L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) having just kicked off tonight, dates of the 2011 Perth Fashion Festival have been announced, via the following media release.

“Fashion fever will sweep Perth from 21 – 27 September 2011 with the return of Western Australia’s premier fashion event, Perth Fashion Festival (PFF).
PFF has flourished over the past 13 years. It is a breeding ground for Australia’s most sought after creative talent and is considered a must-attend event on Australia’s fashion calendar.

“We have exciting new events and venues planned for the PFF 2011 program. Perth can expect to see the very best the dynamic and vibrant WA fashion industry has to offer,” PFF Director Mariella Harvey-Hanrahan said.

“Perth Fashion Festival is one of the most important annual events for WA’s creative industries and we are delighted to welcome it back to the City this September,” Lord Mayor and PFF Ambassador Lisa Scaffidi added.
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