Fashion

Pacific Runway Returns For Its 7th Year This Month!

Pacific Runway, Australia’s most prestigious platform for Pacific origin designers, is returning once again to Sydney later this month. Hosted by Carriageworks as part of its yearly program, Pacific Runway proves that Pacific origin fashion design is the next big source of global style.
Pacific Runway’s purpose is to open a dialogue about the Pacific fashion industries and their influence on global fashion. The Pacific is not just a source of inspiration, it is a producer of viable, ethical, sustainable and exciting fashion product. Click through for more details.

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P.E Nation x Woolmark Team Up For An Activewear Collection

On a rainy night in the middle of New York Fashion Week earlier this month, the who’s who of the fashion industry descended upon the Public hotel to celebrate the official launch of the P.E Nation x Woolmark collection. Today, we can share the official campaign photos featuring Australian supermodel Jess Hart.

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Black into Spring: The Iconic History of Coco Chanel & the LBD

Last week, The 5to9 Life team had the pleasure of stepping into Spring at Chatswood Chase with the first ‘Fashion Talks with Claudia Chan Shaw’, a free fashion lecture series as a part of the centre’s celebration of Spring. Check out Talica Tamanitoakula’s review of the event.
Photography by John Paul Urizar.

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Take a Look Inside Australia’s First Sneaker Store for Women

For many years, the options for sneaker-loving women have been somewhat limited. Although there’s been steady growth in the sector, there’s also been a clear shortfall in actual stockists carrying a full range of women’s and unisex sizes around the world. It’s this very dilemma that inspired the creation of SOLE FINESS, a premium women’s online sneaker destination based in Melbourne, Australia. And now, they’ve opened up a physical store! YES!! Click through for details.

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COS’ FW18 Campaign Is Simple, Yet Strikingly Beautiful

We love COS. Why?
For their Scandinavian minimalism and simplicity. Their latest campaign for their Fall+Winter 018 season is a collection of classic wardrobe pieces in natural cotton mixed with technical fabrics to create a minimal and effortless collection.
Check out our favourite looks by clicking on the photo above.

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‘The Gospel According to André’ is a Must-Watch for All Fashion-Lovers

‘Fashion is fleeting, but style is timeless,’ — this is the gospel according to André Leon Talley, the operatic style icon and fashion industry trailblazer. Kate Novack’s intimate portrait, “The Gospel According to André” takes viewers on an emotional journey from André’s roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times. Watch the trailer now.

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Naomi Campbell and Virgil Abloh Sit Down for an Intimate Interview

Virgil Abloh’s first show for Louis Vuitton will go down in history for a number of reasons, not the least of which is what it means to a new generation to see a Black man helming a major luxury house. And while it might be a personal career peak for Abloh himself, he went out of his way in a recent video interview with Naomi Campbell for British Vogue to credit his crew — Kanye West first and foremost — with his success. Click through to watch the interview.

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Akira Isogawa Celebrated 25 Years with his Resort 2019 Show at MBFWA

Celebrating 25 years in the fashion industry, AKIRA ISOGAWA defied expectations this year at Australian Fashion Week by showing a collection that was fresh and energetic.
The designer took us back to the 80’s with beautifully crafted vintage prints for men and women in a mix of layered romantic styles, in a glam-grunge look that was completed with models stomping down the runway in Dr Martens. Click through for our full review.
Featured photo captured by Karina Illovska.

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