PERTH FASHION FESTIVAL //

POPSICLE OPENING //

Friday, September 10th, 2010 by John

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Popsicle is the premier event for Perth’s independent fashion designers. The event returns to the 2010 Perth Fashion Festival, for it’s third installment… Here’s photos from the opening night.

Photos by Court McAllister

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GET YOUR FIFTEEN MINUTES // FASHION FESTIVAL GIVEAWAY

Friday, September 10th, 2010 by Matt

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POPSICLE! DESIGNERS // LOVE IS MY VELOCITY

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 by Shannan
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Cut & Paste speaks with Katie and Helen from Love is My Velocity – The Cookbook II and their latest 7″ vinyl release featured on the POPSICLE! bus.

Music: ‘The Last Parade’ by Naik
Courtesy of Paper Chain //

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POPSICLE! DESIGNERS // PLONK

Monday, December 21st, 2009 by Shannan
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Cut & Paste speaks with Tessa Moncrieff – the recent fashion and visual art graduate’s unique personal narrative has woven its way through her latest collection for Plonk.

Music: ‘The Last Parade’ by Naik
Courtesy of Paper Chain //

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POPSICLE DESIGNERS! // OSIER!

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 by Shannan
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Cut & Paste speaks with Lauren O’Brien, architecture student and creator of Osier!’s quirky handmade jewellery.

Music: ‘The Last Parade’ by Naik
Courtesy of Paper Chain //

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POPSICLE! DESIGNERS // FALLEN FEATHERS

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 by Shannan
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Cut & Paste speaks with Lia, designer of Fallen Feathers – couture creations developed from a background in costume and burlesque.

Music: ‘The Last Parade’ by Naik
Courtesy of Paper Chain //

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POPSICLE! DESIGNERS // SUZI HOMEMAKER

Monday, October 26th, 2009 by Shannan
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Cut & Paste speaks with the ladies behind Suzi Homemaker, creators of smokin’ aprons – and more – that bring out the naughty dame and domestic diva in everyone!

Music: ‘The Last Parade’ by Naik
Courtesy of Paper Chain //

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WA FASHION AWARDS // 10.09.09

Friday, October 9th, 2009 by Laure
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The Mercedes-Benz WA Fashion Awards this year with new categories and awards chosen by Perth’s influential fashion industry. Hosted by Tina Altieri and Mark Gibson from Channel 7.

Music: ‘Ticky Ticky Boom’ by Boys Boys Boy
Courtesy of Love is My Velocity //

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TARVYDAS // 09.09.09

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 by Shannan
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WA icon Ruth Tarvydas unveils her Spring/Summer 09/10 collection at Fashion Paramount in the Gasworks Building //

Music: ‘Young Tram’ by Carbuncle and ‘Little Rabbit, Little Lion’ by Li’l Leonie Lionheart
Courtesy of Love is My Velocity //

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MORRISON // 07.09.09

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 by Laure
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For the first time in Perth Fashion Festival history, the Morrison Spring Summer 09/10 Collection was showcased in an independent runway event. //

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WHEELS & DOLLBABY // 06.09.09

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 by John
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Legendary WA label Wheels & Dollbaby present their hotly anticipated Spring/ Summer 09/10 Collection in an event that perfectly fuses fashion, old world glamour and rock n roll. //

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OUTSKIRTS // 05.09.09

Monday, September 14th, 2009 by Shannan
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The creative hub of Northbridge came alive for Outskirts, a precinct-wide festival celebrating emerging fashion and design – with over 50 events //

You can also vote for your favourite Fashion on the Outskirts now. //

Music: ‘Daniel’ by 7 Weapons
Courtesy of Love is My Velocity //

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DEUTZ SWAP MY STYLE // 09.09.09

Monday, September 14th, 2009 by Dani
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It was Perth’s turn to host the infamous Deutz Swap My Style event thanks to the Perth Fashion Festival. The Swap Party has become popular among women strapped for cash, where attendees can swap their old clothes for some new finds in another person’s wardrobe. //

Hosted by famous Australian fashion commentator, Melissa Hoyer. //

Music: ‘One Word’ by Diger Rokwell
Courtesy of The Community Records //

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THE GALLERY// RUNWAY // 07.09.09

Friday, September 11th, 2009 by John

The runway section of The Gallery, at Fashion Paramount. The parade featured 13 one off creations from Fremantle designers. Set amongst the backdrop of the old Gasworks. //

Featuring //
* Ashe
* Batchelor
* Chinky Wooster
* Cocoon Textiles
* Kartique
* Lin Pin
* Loop
* Love In Tokyo
* Mabu
* Mandi Mac
* Plonky
* Stiff
* Velvet Sushi

Music: ‘Drum Head’ by Diger Rokwell
Courtesy of The Community Records //

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STUDENT RUNWAY // 06.06.09

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 by Laure

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Perth Fashion Festival’s inaugural Student Runway saw Perth’s most talented student designers showcase their groundbreaking designs, as they compete for coveted places at the Mercedes-Benz WA Fashion Awards //

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THE GALLERY: EXHIBITION // 06.09.09

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 by Seb
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Featuring exquisite textile, jewellery and clothing creations, The Gallery: Exhibition will include 13 one off creations from Fremantle designers, all to the majestic sounds of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. //

Featuring //
* Ashe
* Batchelor
* Chinky Wooster
* Cocoon Textiles
* Kartique
* Lin Pin
* Loop
* Love In Tokyo
* Mabu
* Mandi Mac
* Plonky
* Stiff
* Velvet Sushi

Music: ‘Apple of Mine’ by Stina
Courtesy of Love Is My Velocity //

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STYLE OASIS // 04.09.09

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by Shannan
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Style Oasis is a lifestyle space appearing in a different CBD location daily //

Visit www.perthfashionfestival.com.au for all the details //

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UNWRAPPED: SUNDAY BEST MARKETS // 06.09.09

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by Dani
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The first ‘Sunday Best Markets’ presented by Unwrapped saw the designers of tomorrow showcase their wares. An assortment of stalls featuring fashion, jewelery, illustration, home wares, original art and skin care. //

Music: ‘Narrow Door’ by 7 Weapons
Courtesy of Love Is My Velocity //

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CHADWICK MODEL SEARCH 2009 // 06.09.09

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by Dani
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One of the biggest model competitions Perth has to offer was back for 2009,  looking for the next beautiful face of tomorrow. Hosted by Seven personality Sophie Falkiner! //

Music: ‘Better Dreamz’ by Li’l Leonie Lionheart
Courtesy of Love is My Velocity //

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WHEN I GROW UP // 06.09.09

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by Dani
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A Perth Fashion Festival first came in the way of When I Grow Up was 100% kids. With tiny models strutting their Father’s Day best from the Spring/Summer 09/10 collections from Forrest Chase retailers such as Pumpkin Patch, Myer and Levi’s. //

Music ‘Little Rabbit Little Lion’ by Li’l Leonie Lionheart
Courtesy of Love Is My Velocity //

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