Ksubi - adminstrator says there is 'a distinct prospect of the ksubi brand surviving and flourishing'

This is the latest media release from Grant Thornton Australia Recovery and Reorganisation, in relation to the current Voluntary Administration situation of the fashion house, ksubi.

’20 January 2010′
Ksubi group update

Creditors of the ksubi group of companies (‘the Group’), placed into Voluntary Administration on 11 January 2010, met in Sydney today for the first time.

At the meeting, creditors were advised that the Group had continued to trade under the Voluntary Administrators’ control with a view to securing a purchaser of the business as a going concern. The Group has debts in excess of $8 million.
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Grazia column: Hoyer on Hawkins-Gate posted from the mag's most recent issue . .

Can’t anyone keep their clothes on anymore?

Fashion journalist and broadcaster Melissa Hoyer ponders the popularity of getting naked...

Naked backlash...
The whole Jen Hawkins thing (or more endearingly, Hawkins-Gate) is perplexing.

Having happily met and interviewed the model a number of times and even shared drinks with her at a Gold Coast night club opening (yep, we shared the high life) I don’t understand why she felt the need to do that much-hyped magazine shoot.
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Armani's newest collection - a hotel in Dubai . .

The first Armani hotel (above) to open in Dubai this year

While we start packing our cossies and caftans for a wee trip to the Gold Coast, thought I would share with you some info that has just come through about the world’s ‘first Armani Hotel to open on March 18, 2010 in Dubai.’
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JENNIFER HAWKINS: so, what was she and marie claire really thinking? I speak to the mag's editor, Jackie Frank

ALL pictures courtesy of marie claire

If you didn’t know by now, ‘Jennifer Hawkins appears both naked and un-retouched on the cover of maire claire’s February issue, on sale this Wednesday, January 6, to encourage positive attitudes to body image and support the Butterfly Foundation.’ so goes the media release.

So the point too all of this is?

Instead of re-printing the media release I was happily able to pose a few questions to marie claire editor and and publisher, Jackie Frank, today.
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2010: a year of Hoyer Style Tips. An on-going blog from lips, frocks, bods, bad hair, de-cluttering & big shoulders. JANUARY 2010 . . . .

Why not? I thought.

Having observed ‘style’ and ‘fashion’ and ‘pop culture’ and ‘people’ for years, each day in 2010 I thought I’d impart some kind of do-able advice.
Some you may love, some you may just totally loathe.

Either way, I just hope I remember to update it each day. And don’t forget to throw any suggestions this way too.

For Twittering and Facebook folk, I’ll be also updating each the tips there too, so feel free to contribute. (On Twitter the hashtag is #hoyerstylestips – ok, ok FB’ers, you don’t need to take any notice of that.)
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