Yearly Archives: 2015

09Nov,15

Intertextile, Shanghai China

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Having Attended Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics in China last month with a selected panel of international delegates. The TCF panel, lead by Carol Hanlon of TCF Australia, was a delegation of mixed industry professionals and designers that were able to discuss and talk about creative trends, next season forecasts, and plenty of design options. There were over 4600 global exhibitors at the event, with thousands of visitors, I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to share […]

03Sep,15

1950’s dating tips revealed

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The gentleman does the ordering, fruit is ’embarrassing’ and never EVER leave a lipstick mark on a glass: 1950s dating tips revealed Eating and restaurant etiquette have almost seemingly disappeared, however there are still a few  that apply till this day, in a copy of a 1950s Woman’s Own magazine reveals dating guide titled ‘How to Behave in a Restaurant’ complete with a  picture diagram The story was recently covered by Bianca London for Mail-online in 2014 […]

23Jul,15

Why the Vintage Inspiration ?

I am often asked why the vintage Inspiration ? Rachel Hennessey nicely sums this up as if she was reading my mind, You simply need to take a good look around and see ideas being recycled over and over and again.. At surface level, the obsession with vintage clothing among young people may be baffling. In an age when newer is better in most industries, that many people are choosing to wear blatantly outdated apparel seems counter […]

15Jun,15

Do you Xplore Sydney ?

A fresh perspective uncovering the hidden gems, latest events and finest attractions which this exciting harbour city has to offer, Xplore Sydney is a travel and lifestyle publication informing sophisticated locals and travellers with the most intimate knowledge of this glorious city. With a consistent Top 10 ranking in Best World Cities combined with endless cultural events and activities, breathtaking attractions, world class dining and remarkable hidden gems; Sydney has a premium edge with endless entertainment waiting […]

09Jun,15

Hair Expo Sydney 2015

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What a week of excitement and energy, As a last minute fill in, No More Laundry was given the task to organise a stage show in conjunction with Elite Adore Models Australia for a catwalk show at the #gennext Gala for the Sydney Hair Expo. Sponsored by OMT Formal Boutique Dresses, I  decided on a “Romantic Chaos” stage theme and ran with it, we had less than a week to organise outfits,fittings, hair, makeup and rehearsals with […]

01Jun,15

Music We Love

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“Sweater Weather” is a song by American indie rock band The Neighbourhood. The song was written by group members Jesse Rutherford, Zach Abels and Jeremy Freedman, and was produced by Justyn Pilbrow. It serves as the lead single from their debut studio album, I Love You (2013). “Sweater Weather” reached number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in June 2013, logging eleven non-consecutive weeks at the summit of the chart. It was re-released on November 2, […]

09Apr,15

Stand out at the track

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 Autumn colour trends

The autumn racing carnival is well underway and it is equally as fashionable as its spring cousin. Be bold is the very chic challenge coming from leading designers as they offer up a kaleidoscope of plush colours in rich burgundies, vivid reds, intense greens, bold blues, passionate pinks and tantalising oranges. Continue reading

27Mar,15

No More Laundry Styling Shoot

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What an absolutely exciting weekend we had. Our Designer Faydi Saddik was styling a shoot for Elite model management agency, and the looks had to differ on each set. The concept of the shoot was focused on enhancing the models characters and utilising their versatility that would allow them to flourish in any given situation. Some of the themes or looks that Faydi created were, Continue reading