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How fashion designer Effie Kats rose back to the top, smashing stereotypes on her way up

Most, if not all women, whether a size 6 or size 16, know that dreaded feeling of going shopping for a special occasion only to return home empty handed, disappointed, …

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Scarlett Johansson shines in Nikos Koulis jewellery

Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has made yet another stunning red carpet appearance at a fan event in London to promote her new film, ‘Avengers: Endgame’. Johansson, who stars as Black …

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Unfair dismissal case brought against designer Alex Perry, rejected by Fair Work

Fashion designer Alex Perry has been falsely accused by a former employee in an unfair dismissal case, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. A pattern maker and machinist formerly employed …

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Tales of a Kastellorizian great grandmother’s exotic garments

As a young Greek-Irish boy raised in Melbourne, Geoffrey Conaghan was fascinated by tales of his great grandmother Amirisa Hatziagapitou Askitis. Photos of her as a black-clad yiayia in Australia …

Karl Lagerfeld: the designer, the man, and his love for ancient Greece

In the wake of Karl Lagerfeld’s death on 19 February at age 85, the fashion world reminisces both his best and worst moments. The controversial but undeniably talented creative director …

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Napoleon Perdis’ makeup empire collapses

Greek Australian celebrity makeup king Napoleon Perdis is liquidating his million dollar empire and hundreds of employees could be at risk of losing their jobs. Having faced several tough financial …

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HOLYDAY, the Greek-born minimal label becoming a swimwear favourite

A new label that took its first dive into the fashion pool mid-2018 has been winning the hearts of fashionistas and swimwear aficionados all around the world. Founded in Greece …

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No-one does summer like the Greeks do

It was some 30 years ago that Alexandra Servos and Andrea Ibrahim first fell in love with Greek fashion, and flirted with the idea of opening their own store back …

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Mary Katrantzou to design capsule collection for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The popular lingerie fashion house has announced its collaboration with London Fashion Week designer Mary Katrantzou. In what has been dubbed one of fashion’s “most surprising collaborations in recent times” …

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From Karpathos to Canberra: The Greek dressmaker who has dressed over 8,000 brides

Dressmaker Eftihia (Effie) Kasimatis has dedicated most of her life to doing exactly what her first name dictates; spreading happiness to the thousands of brides who choose to entrust her …