Nicky Hilton, Charlie Brown & the Tony Abbott effect

Okay, so Nicky Hilton walked the walk for Charlie Brown as part of the Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival (as you can read in the media release below) but what about the other snippets of stuff. The other globs of goss that seemed to jump into our laps as we twirled around the after show party in the Astral Bar in Star City...
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Selena Gomez fashion collection hits Aussie BIG W. Hollywood cutie pie defines real girl style

Selena Gomez, the American actress, singer-songwriter and Disney darling has turned her talents to fashion design, collaborating with Big W to create Dream Out Loud, a fashion range for ‘tweens’.

Ok. Stop right there. The name may have passed some of you by, but considering she stars in the Emmy Award winning Disney Channel series, Wizards of Waverly Place and it is a favorite of the 8-year-old son, well...

Gomez has also starred in the flicks Another Cinderella Story and Princess Protection Program and recently made her theatrical film debut in Ramona and Beezus.
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'Our' Jennifer Hawkins gets the Melbourne Cup to Sydney

The red carpet launch celebrations of this year’s 150th Melbourne Cup saw Myer Ambassador, Jennifer Hawkins, share the spotlight with another golden beauty (um, the Cup) as she accompanied the 2010 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy to celebrate the upcoming ‘race that stops a nation’.

The Sydney city hot spot, The Ivy, went all equine as MC, Mark Beretta, from Channel Seven’s Sunrise joined a swag of fashion, entertainment and sporty types.

Guests at the exclusive Victoria Racing Club (VRC) event received a red carpet welcome from 1992 Melbourne Cup-winning thoroughbred, Subzero, before being treated to an exclusive look at the legacy of the Melbourne Cup and its impact on Australian culture and our national identity.
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Kardashian names cuts into clobber

If you wondered what those lavish-looking Kardashian sisters actually did, well, this may explain. Straight off the fashion media release sushi train comes the following morsel.

“THE KARDASHIAN SISTERS PARTNER WITH BRUNO SCHIAVI IN GLOBAL FASHION COLLECTION - SYDNEY, August 5th, 2010 – Today the Kardashian sisters announced their global partnership with leading international designer Bruno Schiavi and his apparel company, Jupi Corporation.

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney will collaborate with Schiavi on a complete brand launch encompassing apparel, home and accessories. The initial range to include a women’s RTW collection, handbags, belts, wallets and lingerie expected to be in-stores in 2011 in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Germany.
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David Jones: The Verdict and the odd bedfellows of fashion and a sexual harassment claim

Save the elephant in the room – that $37 million pending lawsuit against David Jones and its former CEO Mark McInnes – there was a real show-must-go-on mentality and surprise buoyancy about today’s spring season fashion launch in the Sydney retail HQ.

With a spring in their step and mega-watt smiles on a collective of corporate faces, it was lights, camera, well, you get the picture.

Fashion is usually dismissed by many as totally frivolous simply because people don’t understand it. And I don’t mean ‘understand it’ by knowing about trends (fashion was deemed so unworthy that every few months it has to be changed: a train of thought once so eloquently put by Oscar Wilde).
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