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Sydney's style tribes

Sydney's style tribes: a spotter's guide

Georgina Safe With such a high value placed on style in Sydney, we look at five stereotypes according to their suburbs.


Australian Fashion Week: Five designers who got their break on the Sydney catwalk

The Romance Was Born show in 2009 reduced several members of the front row to tears.

Georgina Safe To celebrate 20 years of glamour, hard work and trailing hems, here are five of the best brands who got their big break at Australian Fashion Week

'Mom' jeans replace skinny jeans craze

By popular demand: Levi's 501CT

Georgina Safe Step aside skinny jeans, and make way for the mom jean.

Ephemera gives swimwear a touch of haute couture

Georgina Safe Nicole Banning was designing for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris before she launched her own swimwear label blending French savoir faire with the relaxed beach lifestyle of Australia.

Robby Ingham to close after 32 years: 'I can't see the light of the tunnel anymore'

Georgina Safe When Robby Ingham opened on Oxford Street in 1983, his designer store swiftly became a fashion mecca for Sydney's best dressed and most famous faces.

Sneaker brothers take issue with industry excess

Australian brothers Tull and Josh Price in their New York store.

Georgina Safe The Feit footwear brand founded by Australian brothers Josh and Tull Price is pronounced "fight", as in fight the system.

Kym Ellery, bassike and Camilla and Marc dress up workplace

Designers Mary Lou Ryan and Deborah Sams, of Sydney's bassike, front, with Carriageworks staff in their new uniforms.

Georgina Safe From an arts centre to a bank, staff are taking their turns on the catwalk.

Fashion world of Jean Paul Gaultier stops in Melbourne

Jean-Paul Gaultier

Georgina Safe When Jean Paul Gaultier was first approached about a retrospective exhibition of his work, the couturier was horrified at the prospect.

Model hits Melbourne

Andreja Pejic in Melbourne for first public appearance since gender transition surgery

Androgynous: Andreja Pejic models a piece from the Confession of a Child of the Century collection, autumn/winter 2012-2013.

Georgina Safe Melbourne supermodel Andreja Pejic has made her first public appearance in her home town as a woman, writes Georgina Safe.

Gemma Ward chooses Country Road for local modelling comeback

Gemma Ward surprised the fashion world with her modelling comeback at the Prada spring/summer '15 show in Milan.

Georgina Safe When Gemma Ward was a child growing up in Perth, her family holidays inevitably involved the beach.

Sculptures by the Seine: Ellery presents her collection at Paris Fashion Week

Georgina Safe A grand brasserie by the Seine was the perfect romantic setting for the highly sculptural forms and billowing silhouettes presented by Kym Ellery at Paris Fashion Week over the weekend.

Dion Lee inspired by painter Geoffrey Smart in New York Fashion Week show

A model walks the runway at the Dion Lee

Georgina Safe The stark urban landscapes of the late Australian painter Geoffrey Smart inspired Dion Lee's show at New York Fashion Week.

Fashion designer Leona Edmiston dives into swimwear with stylish retro range

Georgina Safe Leona Edmiston is the first to admit she's not much of a beach babe.

Myer fashion show kicks off spring summer collections

Jennifer Hawkins

Georgina Safe Myer welcomed a host of new Australian brands to its catwalk, including White Suede, by johnny and M.J.

Socialite turned designer

Socialite turned designer Charlotte Ronson launches sunglasses line for tomboys

Charlotte is the sister of DJ Samantha Ronson and is close to many in young Hollywood like Paris and Nicky Hilton.

Georgina Safe Designer Charlotte Ronson is used to designing clothes for bodies but is now making frames for faces.

In my wardrobe: Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood talks taste and habit with Georgina Safe

Georgina Safe IN MY WARDROBE, this week Georgina Safe talks with actor Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood.

Jessica Gomes and co

Fashion seasons merge as lines get blurred

Jessica Gomes

Georgina Safe Crowded House sang of Four Seasons in One Day, but for David Jones it was four seasons on one runway.

Jac + Jack embraces androgyny in milestone year

Georgina Safe The Sydney-based label is celebrating 10 years in the business with a new spring summer campaign by US photographer ✓Jock Sturges.

In My Wardrobe, with fashion illustrator Sally Spratt

Georgina Safe Sally Spratt is the fashion illustrator behind The Lust List, a blog featuring her delicate water colours of lust-worthy items.