Black is banned: MYER halts the hue . . on the runway anyway . .

IF you were a big black-wearing fan (and who isn’t?) you kind of got the feeling you won’t be ‘of-the-moment’ this season.

After much media fanfare, the Myer department store threw GFC concerns out the door and delivered a refreshingly indulgent spring/summer season show in Sydney.
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BONDS undies summer launch . . . hello Sarah, Ruby, Tahnee and Charlotte . . .

A huge crew of fashion funsters gathered for the launch of Bonds latest block-colored summer collection at Luxe Studios in deepest, darkest Darlinghurst, Sydney.

Walking into a mass of sweaty bods and young chicks trying their hardest to look vaguely cool, I quickly segued over to some faces I knew.

‘Hello’ footy hunk Craig Wing (how cute is he?); ‘g’day’ to the Grazia fashion team and ‘hi’ to TV presenter, Charlotte Dawson, who was with her her NBF, the divine looking Chelsea Mitchell, both pictured below.
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Dinnigan v. Thurley . . . the fashion copycat debate . .

Collette Dinnigan in scrap over signature styles Fashion

To sue or not to sue? When it comes to fashion design, it’s a tricky subject particularly in light of today’s news in the Sydney Daily Telegraph, where designer Collette Dinnigan thinks the newish fashion name, Thurley, has copied her designs.

While I doubt Ms Dinnigan will be taking her clothes to court, it does highlight the on-going issue of who and what ‘inspires’ designers.
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Fashion Friday: a few style and beauty jolts to get you through the weekend . .

Tom Ford’s Black Orchid scent and Kristy Hinze, the latter will be heading to Brisbane for the Mercedes Brisbane Fashion Festival next month
To top of a hot week of style snippets, I’m starting a new weekly frock spot: Here are a few fashion,beauty and lifestyle jolts that should get you through the weekend. And of course, if there is breaking style news over the weekend _ a nail is chipped or a hair extension is found floating down Oxford or Collins street, you’ll read about it.
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COLLETTE DINNIGAN'S NEW BABY: an exclusive and intimate unveiling of her latest collection in Sydney's Paddington tonight . . . .

Sydney based designer Collette Dinnigan showed her latest fashion baby _ an exclusive peek of the latest autumn/winter collection (previewed in Paris in March) that has just hit the CD store racks in Sydney and Melbourne.
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