fashion

Karla Špetic Pushed The Style Envelope at MBFWA

A regular on the runways of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia since 2008 and known for her feminine tailoring and unique prints, Croatian-Australian designer Karla Špetic played to the Resort theme this year and added swimwear to her new collection along with designs incorporating sheer, rope detailing, sexy cut-outs and the silhouette of a woman’s profile, altogether bringing a sense of seduction and confidence to the woman wearing her designs. Click through for more of our thoughts on her latest collection.

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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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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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