Lanvin’s Lucas Ossendrijver covers the launch issue of Manuscript

Sydney-based freelance fashion journo Mitchell Oakley-Smith isn’t one for resting on his laurels. Already the author of one coffee table book through Thames & Hudson Australia – Fashion: Australian and New Zealand designers – T&H Australia has just released a second collection of his designer vignettes, Interiors: Australian and New Zealand designers. And he’s just […]

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In 2007, Gemma Ward was the world number one model. Three years later, three Australians are in the Top 15. What are the odds?

 Some don’t much care for the ranking system deployed by New York-based modelling industry website models.com. On more than one occasion on this blog, critics have called out MDC’s 1,2,2,3 system (or “dense” ranking, as distinct from 1,2,2,4 or “standard competition” ranking) saying it just isn’t cricket. But it is MDC’s opinion and that opinion […]

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