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We Spoke to Yan Yan Chan About Fashion, Life, Blogging + More!

It’s always an inspiring/encouraging moment to meet a fellow blogger/creative who has turned their side hustle into a full-fledged career. Towards the end of May, we were invited to attend an intimate lunch with fashion content creator Yan Yan Chan and after that initial meeting, we decided we wanted to know more about her so we reached out for an interview.
Read on to discover who Yan Yan Chan is and how she got to where she is now, discussing all the things in her life from blogging and fashion to photography, career highlights and her advice for anyone thinking of taking on a creative career.

(Above photo credit – lifewithoutandy.com)

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Melbourne’s Chiara Kickdrum Created a Playlist for The 5 to 9 Life

Red Bull Music Academy’s ‘Transliminal’ is an industrial-scale, transcendental warehouse rave held at Hobart City Hall next month. Four events held over two weekends include immersive & disorientating light installations designed by Robin Fox, as well as sets from pioneers DJ Harvey, Juliana Huxtable, Legowelt & more.
The 5 to 9 Life teamed up with one of the artists on the bill – Melbourne’s own Chiara Kickdrum – for an exclusive playlist which you can listen to right here, right now. 🙂

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C/MEO Collective’s Head Designer Siham Elmawey Talks Style, Collaborations + MBFWA

Australian Fashion Week may be over for another year, but last week C/MEO COLLECTIVE’s new collections, ‘Liminal’ and ‘Ornate’ reinforced why the Adelaide-based label is every fashion lover’s top choice when it comes to snagging “it” pieces. We’ve always been big fans of their playful, classy and feminine designs, and so it was very exciting to receive the opportunity to interview the label’s Head Designer, Siham Elmawey!
You know the drill: Click the pic above to find out more!

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PAGEANT Gave Us ‘Tunnel Vision’ with Fresh and Fierce Designs at MBFWA

Pageant made their MBFWA debut with an edgy collection featuring mesh, coloured denim and swimwear on the runway. Geometric sculptures by Melbourne artist Caleb Shea accented the space providing a colourful foil to the contemporary pieces in the collection. Mixing sportswear with streetwear and fragments of feminine pieces, their designs have already garnered worldwide attention. Have they grabbed yours? Check out our review.
All photos by Jess Brohier.

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Couture Designer Steven Kahlil Showed MBFWA Why He’s One of the Best

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia aka #MBFWA kicked off again on Sunday night and you know what that means! The 5 to 9 Life team will be there to capture as much action as we possibly can from the runway shows to the street style of those attending and much more.
Check out our review of one of Australia’s leading couture designers, Steven Khalil!
All photographs captured by Jess Brohier for The 5 to 9 Life.

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