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.
CRAIG SILVEY ON THE POWER OF CONNECTION • Writing the story of a trans teenager searching for love and self-acceptance in his novel Honeybee, Australian author Craig Silvey educated himself on the challenges that his protagonist would be facing.
PRINT RUN • High-octane and high-energy punchy patterns are back. Mesmeric swirls, bold and static, or vibrant and kinetic – there’s an abundance of choice for reinvigorating your wardrobe.
COOL TO BE KIND • Many are singing the praises of a new fashion era of kindness where giving back is back in. But is an industry built on altruism, community and niceness really the next big thing for a fashion system that also thrives on competition and exclusivity? Alice Birrell finds out.
BREAK POINT • Trust Jonathan Anderson to hatch a surrealist idea like his faux cracked-egg heels for Loewe spring/summer ’22. Its symbolism? The fragility and absurdity of the world we live in. No need to tread lightly.
FROM LITTLE THINGS • A partnership and a friendship grew when New Zealander Maggie Hewitt and Good Earth Cotton’s Danielle Statham collaborated on a carbon-positive collection, the newest for Hewitt’s label Maggie Marilyn.
TALKING SHOP • With physical retail still adjusting to a pandemic-affected world, Australia’s new wave of fashion stores with a difference are finding power through community.
LUKE EDWARD HALL • We ask fashion’s pre-eminent talents to curate their world through style. English artist and designer Luke Edward Hall, whose newly launched lifestyle and clothing label Chateau Orlando draws on his rich inner world of English mythology, art and interior design, shares his creative fascinations.
SUPER MARTENS • As creative director of Y/Project and Diesel, Glenn Martens is a powerhouse of ideas, energy and humour. Now, collaborating with Jean Paul Gaultier, he’s added couturier to his list of accomplishments.
ROOM FOR REFLECTION • Transformative life events propelled jewellery designer Bibi van der Velden to reinvent a historic property in Portugal’s lush ocean-adjacent hills, as a place for rejuvenation.
ESSENTIA LLY SPEAKING • Every month, we ask a leading design talent to guest-edit the style cues to adopt now in the world of interiors. This month, Kelvin Ho, of interior design and architecture firm Akin Atelier, explains the appeal of a welcoming brand of minimalism.
SISTERHOOD • The search for great female roles brought Sienna Miller to her latest project, a collaborative drama from the team behind Big Little Lies.
WHAT THEY’RE WATCHING
LEAD ROLES • With the recent arrival of Suzanne Cotter at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Jane Albert talks to a growing powerhouse of new female gallery and museum directors enriching the nation’s cultural landscape.
SHELF LOV E • From genre-bending non-fiction to heartbreaking love stories, these are the books to read this month.
OPEN DIALOGUE • This month’s lush and immersive small screen adaptation of bestselling book Pachinko is the result of a deep and unique collaboration between its two directors.
CLARE SMYTH • Vogue sits down with three-star Michelin chef Clare Smyth at her new Sydney fine dining restaurant Oncore to discuss career highs from working with Gordon Ramsay in London to catering a royal wedding.
WHAT’S ON THIS MONTH • Heading out in April? There is plenty to see and do around the...