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Fashioning Melbourne

Melbourne can stake a strong claim to being the nation's fashion epicentre. How did we get to be so stylish? A panel of insiders delves into the history of Melbourne's style file.

The panel includes:

  • Robert Buckingham, fashion luminary
  • Janice Breen-Burn, The Age fashion editor
  • Debra Mar of blacklisted at the Fashion Workroom
  • Sener Besim, General Manager of Scanlan & Theodore
  • Bec Cole of Madam Virtue & Co