Vogue Australia epitomises the finest in fashion, design and journalism. It enlightens, entertains and inspires by focusing on its position as the authoritative voice in Australian fashion. Vogue Australia combines a modern mix of glamour, style and intelligence presenting the ultimate in fashion, beauty, health, and the arts.
LINDA MARIGLIANO ON WHY MUSIC MATTERS • Our guest music editor is perfectly positioned to talk about the connective power of lyrics, beats and melodies, having long been immersed in it through radio, TV and podcasts. And while Australian music is having a big global moment, it’s the impact it has on our personal moments that really counts.
DIVINE CRAFT • In a world of physical constraint, textured, craft-feel pieces and swirling prints are providing a masterclass in a new breed of bohemian, free-spirited dressing for spring. Open the door to joy.
MID FIELD • The midi-dress was the consummate wardrobe hero on the runways this season and its versions were manifold – from romantic to resolved lines and crisp cotton. Vogue editors give their rundown of the versatile spring piece.
SOFT SERVE • The colour surge on the runways extends to accessories as in Saint Laurent’s lusciously appealing Loulou bags in fuzzy merino shearling in shades as sweet as spun sugar.
SOUND AND VISION • Fashion is indebted to rule-breaking musicians, whose label-defying, chameleonic style has paved the way for fashion at large. But in 2021, has music still got its rebellious streak and are its style icons pushing the fashion needle as they once did? Jonah Waterhouse investigates.
ACCESS ALL AREAS • Before there was social media to beam out the good life, there was Slim Aarons. Now, a new book focusing on fashion takes us beyond his sun-baked scenes and behind the velvet curtain.
CLEAN SWEEP • Australian ease is a term often used to describe our no-nonsense approach to warm-weather clothing and a slew of local labels are now trading in a refined simplicity. Vogue enlisted them to share the ultimate minimalist’s approach to spring dressing.
IN BLOOM • A light-filled studio on her property in rural New South Wales inspires designer Collette Dinnigan to draw on her surrounds in all her creative pursuits.
BACK IN BLACK • The gleam of metal accents speaks of an after-dark sophistication, but versatile shapes allow these classic black pieces to do double-duty in the day.
PURE IMAGINATION • A completely unique endeavour from French luxury house Hermès upends ideas about design by putting creativity first – and it is set to arrive on our shores soon. By Alice Birrell.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD • An enterprising accessories designer rethinks an antique fabric, sustainable spring dresses, and the latest in ethical fashion.
MARIA RAGA • Resale is booming, and one of the biggest platforms, Depop – that doubles as an online community – is reigning, particularly among Gen Z. Heading the charge is CEO Maria Raga who shares how a unique model is changing the way we buy and connect through fashion.
SECOND COMING • Three sellers to know with distinct style.
EXTR ASENSORY OVERLOAD • Ahead of a 25-year retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, American artist Doug Aitken speaks to Alison Veness about the all-immersive installation experience his exhibition offers.
BEHIND THE MUSIC • A score can make or break a film or television show and, in recent years, some of the most exciting soundtracks have come courtesy of these must-know female composers.
SOUND TRACKS • The worlds of cinema and music have always gone hand in hand. But this month, a suite of new releases is fusing these two art forms...