The Lilac Mannequin 2010-2016. Powered by Blogger.

The year that was 2013!

It's that time of the year again, my final post for the year.  As we head into 2014, let's take a look back at the year that was 2013. 
Australian Fashion Week moved venue and set up location at the Carriageworks Sydney.  Virgin Australia were announced as the official sponsors for Melbourne Fashion Festival and H&M announced their first store opening in Australia for early 2014.  Ellery, Dion Lee, Zimmermann and Sass and Bide all showcased their collections at New York and Paris Fashion Week whilst, designers including Kirrily Johnston, Lisa Ho, Collette Dinnigan, Ksubi and Kit Willow ceased business.  It was the year every celebrity decided to visit Australia, including Poppy Delevingne and Olivia Palermo, whom I was so fortunate to meet!
Marc Jacobs showcased his final collection as designer of Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week and Isabel Marant sent fashion fanatics into a frenzy with her H&M collaboration.  Harry Styles won the British Style Award at the British Fashion Awards, making him fashion's new 'IT' boy.  Jennifer Lawrence was this year's Vogue September issue cover girl and Taylor Swift shined every so bright on the Victoria's Secret runway.
We welcomed little baby North West (Kim and Kayne), Kaius Jagger (Rachel Zoe and Rodger), Everly (Channing and Jenna Tatum), Axl Jack (Fergie and Josh Duhamel) to the world.  Most importantly, we welcomed little Prince George to the world,  who created a media storm.  This year's celebrity break ups outweighed celebrity weddings. 
Ever Gossip Girl and The OC fan's dreams came true when Adam Brody and Leighton Meester announced their engagement.  One Direction became even bigger and decided to dedicated a day to their fans.. 1D Day, a whole 7 hours straight of One Direction Live on YouTube globally.  After five season's, 90210 came to an end, The Vampire Diaries celebrated their 100th episode, while The Carrie Diaries (Sex and the City spin off) aired. Made in Chelsea won a BAFTA, Lauren Conrad announced her engagement to William Tell and Justin Bieber brought a little light to Mondays thanks to #MusicMondays.
What a year it has been, I can't wait till 2014!


Merry Christmas!!

Cara Delevingne for Vogue UK January 2014

Cara wears: Cropped wool tuxedo jacket, silk chiffon blouse, faux leather jeans - all items Saint Laurent.
Cara wears: Sequin wool jacket, silk chiffon blouse and wool trousers - all items Saint Laurent.
Cara wears: Silk brocade jacket and trousers both Lanvin, a gold plated necklace by Rebekka Rebekka and gold plated hoops by H Samuel.
Cara wears: Black wool jacket with crest detail and matching trousers - both Dior
Cara wears: Embroidered and sequined wool jacket and silk chiffon blouse both Saint Laurent, silver double chain ring by Rebekka Rebekka and the other rings are Cara's own.
Cara wears: Silk mix blouse by Other Stories and a buckle cuff by Chanel

'Tis the season for a little Charlotte!

Leave it to Charlotte Olympia to create the perfect little Christmas Collection, that will leave you wanting Christmas all year round!  Who wants an oversized knitted Christmas sweater, when you can grab yourself one of these insane pieces.  You can view the entire collection at I'm still yet to decide on my favourite!

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013 Promo

           It's just a few hours till Taylor Swift's Red Tour here in Sydney.. So it only seems right to share the Victoria's Secret's angels version of 'I Knew You Were Trouble' promoting the show airing next week!