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August 9, 2015

Ancient proverb: Straight* boys dress like randomised Sims. I am currently (as of a week before time of print) seeing a guy who dresses uncannily like a suburban dad, but not in the ironic, “bespectacled and bearded with appreciation of craft beer” sense; more in the “closer to 30 than 20 and dressing age appropriate” […]

August 2, 2015

Somebody I recently spoke to hypothesised that as soon as a person acquires a handlebar moustache, their entire being becomes the human receptacle for a handlebar moustache. They are essentially reduced to the live mode of transport for a handlebar moustache. Their hopes, dreams and aspirations subside, rendering them an emotionally-barren, person-shaped viewing platform for […]

July 19, 2015

I have a lot of very strong feelings about puffer jackets. As in, I would rather light myself on fire in a desperate plea for warmth than be seen dead (which obviously I would be if I was to light myself on fire) in a puffer jacket. If I was stranded in an Antarctic blizzard […]

July 12, 2015

After a fairly unsuccessful semester studying fashion design at Massey—involving a surprising amount of sewing plastic, cotton wool and papier mâché together—I have now returned to Vic. Having experienced the wildly disparate student populations of the two universities, I now regard myself as quite the seasoned cultural anthropologist. Despite glaring differences (no one at Massey […]

April 13, 2014

This review is by no means attempting to encourage or discourage certain activities or a particular image of the human body. You are all beautiful. Nevertheless, here are some hints for those wanting to shake up their style in the sack. Nipple Tassles Once these bedazzled little ornaments are affixed to one’s nipple, there isn’t really […]

April 6, 2014

“I was actually scouted. I’d never really thought about modelling…”

March 31, 2014

Elise Munden goes on the search of second-hand gems

March 24, 2014

How often do you consider where your clothing comes from and what impact it has on the environment?

March 17, 2014

A few fashion-related lessons I learnt while travelling around Southeast Asia.

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