Before you start scrolling down, this may be a NSFW post. So if you are at work, scroll discretely ;P
As a resident of Melbourne, I tend to do as much as possible and absorb as many of the events and festivities that are on at any given time.
I’ve often had people (usually Melburnians) asking why I would bother walking around and learning about the city as I live here. “It’ll always be here!” they tell me.
I usually let it slide as I can’t be bothered explaining that I thirst for knowledge, I thirst for culture, I yearn to learn!
I love exploring Melbourne’s iconic buildings and lane ways at the once a year Open House Melbourne event, venture forth and stare at graffiti at the street art projects.
I love attending musicals, art galleries, concerts, and sporting events (okay, I lied about sporting events, but at least I am excited about it!)
Which is why I recently attended the L’oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF).
Oh Emm Gee!! Say what??!!!!
Yeah, I did. And the Boy was the one that dragged me along (uhuh!)
The reason behind all of it? Dita Von Teese was in town.
Burlesque Queen, sexy creature, lover of curves, epitome of vintage beauty, lover of rockers (she was previously married to Marilyn Manson), just your everyday glamorous and beautiful creature.
Dita was in town to promote her new Von Follies range available in Target at the LMFF event.
And so, off we went to purchase tickets and managed to snap up two aisle seats. They were decent seats (not the best view as the good ones were all snapped up early).
So in a mad dash on Saturday, slightly panicked as I had nothing decent to wear, and terrified of the stares I’d get, I got dressed up in a Tiffany blue dress from Zara, and a little cardigan with cute bows from Forever New, paired with my favourite heels, and got ready to Rock it!
I posted up on my instagram of the shoes I originally wore, but couldn’t perform death defying long walks from Docklands car park to the other end of the Central Pier (where the event was held) and switched them at the very last minute.
I must have sparked a trend, with these models following suit 😛
Put me anywhere with a bunch of food lovers, and I’m at home.
At a Lady GaGa concert, she is my Mama Monster.
At the Supanova event, with geeks and nerds, I’m fine!
I have never felt quite so out of place then I did that day, at the LMFF.
So not a fashionista!!!
Dita strutting down the catwalk and displaying her new Von Follies range.
I LOVE HER!
The show was great and now I want all the lingerie!!!
The range caters for women up to size 20 and priced from $19 to $150, check out your nearest Target stores or shop online at Target to get your hands on some hot knickers and overwire bras 🙂
I love the look of the runway! Though I’ve been to Target but I’ve not found any that really catches my eye…
YEAH BUT THIS IS SEXY!!!
First up, you little blue dress is gorgeous! I love the shape and fall of it.
Secondly, good on you for getting to know the city so well. Melbourne has some great things to see and do and, despite popular belief, it won’t all necessarily always be here …
Awww thanks!!!! Yayy to the worlds most liveable city 🙂
Looks fun! And my favourite line of all in your post?
“And the Boy was the one that dragged me along” !!!!!!!!!
Very very cool!
HE DID!!! He bought the tickets and said, “WE MUST GO!!!”
You’re awesome [and such a fashionista]!!
And Canberra is not.
Hahaha… fashionista.. *cough* *fail* *Cough*!
Hmmm…. I should that in Sydney. Start exploring more and outside of food
You should! Then you can take me out 🙂
That dress you had is nice. 🙂
You rock, and your a total fashionista sista!!!! GREAT blog, wish I were down your way now I’ve got some free time…. Oh to have a bod like that! Sigh.
Hahahahaah please! ANd you rock too!!
Wow I-hua 🙂 you got to meet Dita Von Teese and The Boy dragged you hahaha that’s kinda funny but you weren’t jealous? She’s so sexy hehe I’ve never gone to a fashion show either! I’ve be so freaked out because I have no idea what to wear and what to say 😛
Btw I really like your dress ~
Well… technically I “met” her *LOL* I wished! Nah.. Why would I be jealous??
You are SO a fashionista though!! Love your daily outfit instagram photos!!
You are much too kind 🙂
Love it! She uses curvy girls too, which is nice. How fun!
Yeah she does! How awesome is that 🙂
I love her style! She is so chic and she seems like a lovely person too!
She is!! So awesome!
Wow, some very lacy bottoms there, the models got guts yo! 😀
Dita is fabulous though, we need more ladies like her!
HAHAHAHA… and everyone taking sneak peeks 😛
awou!!!! what an awesome sexy fashion show!!! I like it. Most of the Brazilian fashion shows are like it.
Can you share any other fashion shows photos.
Thanks for share these,
I have never been to a fashion show and I think I would feel awkward going – what would I wear?! It would be like the time I went to the Dresden ballet in JEANS, SNEAKERS and a PENGUIN JUMPER and everyone looked at me. I tried to pretend I was just too ‘cool’ to get dressed up. FAIL.
I am interested to know why this range is on sale at Target and not DJs or Myer. There must be a marketing reason behind it.
Awwww…. Hmm why Target? Probably because it’s open to all women in most sizes I guess?
You’re totally a fashionista, hottie mchottie. x
Ooo… why thank you Dastardly Twin!