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Melissa Singer is National Fashion Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Burberry criticised for glamourising suicide with 'noose' hoodie

Burberry criticised for glamourising suicide with 'noose' hoodie

A model who walked in Burberry's London show said she was told to "write a letter" after being "extremely triggered" by the garment.

  • by Melissa Singer

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It's true, women are buying more men's clothes

It's true, women are buying more men's clothes

The National Designer Award will see more menswear finalists than ever.

  • by Melissa Singer
Every woman over 30 needs an LBD (hint: the 'L' isn't for 'little')

Every woman over 30 needs an LBD (hint: the 'L' isn't for 'little')

Hemlines have been going down for a while.

  • by Melissa Singer
How a wool 'eating' pigment won Australia's richest fashion prize

How a wool 'eating' pigment won Australia's richest fashion prize

It's been dubbed "Aussie surfer grunge" and the fabric looks as though it has been attacked by hoards of hungry moths. Fashionistas love it.

  • by Melissa Singer
Designers spin new yarn to shed wool's daggy image

Designers spin new yarn to shed wool's daggy image

An Australian has never won the country's own wool industry prize. But that could change this weekend.

  • by Melissa Singer
I tried a bunch of dating apps so you don't have to

I tried a bunch of dating apps so you don't have to

'Too many apps can be overwhelming – if you are spreading yourself across apps you have to think about your energy and what you can manage.'

  • by Melissa Singer
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Corsets and camouflage as Aussies invade New York catwalks

Corsets and camouflage as Aussies invade New York catwalks

Zimmermann's collection was inspired by Nancy Wake, an Australian WWII secret agent.

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Regally bland: Why the BAFTAs can never out-frock the Grammys

Regally bland: Why the BAFTAs can never out-frock the Grammys

If the British film awards were a fancy parent-teacher dinner, the Grammys were a school formal after-party.

  • by Melissa Singer
Men, take it from us, we do not want lingerie for Valentine's Day

Men, take it from us, we do not want lingerie for Valentine's Day

Here are the things we want more.

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Neoprene knock-offs: how Australian designers are taking on copycats

Neoprene knock-offs: how Australian designers are taking on copycats

Designers in the $12-billion fashion industry are spending time and money fighting cheap imitations.

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The one piece of Zoe Foster Blake's advice on love that I swear by

The one piece of Zoe Foster Blake's advice on love that I swear by

It's like Feb Fast for the recently broken hearted.

  • by Melissa Singer