SPRING I SUMMER 2009
as the destination for Australian designers SIZZLING SUMMER STYLE Get into HOT animal print, daring cocktail frocks and super chic accessories!
MEET OUR DESIGNERS
the names you need to know
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR 10 YEÅRS OF ENVY
PHOTOGRAPHY BEC PARSONS
Electric Frocks and Walk on The Wild Side
Little Black Dress: The New Rules
CONTRIBUTORS NUNO DA COSTA
268 Flinders Lane Melbourne +61 3 9663 8043
176 Bridge Road Richmond +61 3 9421 1466
It’s been TEN YEARS since we opened the doors to our first BRIDGE ROAD store in RICHMOND and wow, what a journey it’s been! Each season, we have scoured the RUNWAYS and showrooms to make sure our stores offer you the very BEST from our MOST talented, Australian designers. Today, our stable includes almost 60 of the country’s most ESTABLISHED brands, CULT LABELS and UP and COMING designers, all under one roof. Your LOYALTY and unwavering support has played an integral part in shaping us into what we are today. For that, we would like to say a HEARTFELT thank-you. In the SPIRIT of celebration, we thought we’d pay back the love you’ve shown us over the years with this very FIRST EDITION green with envy magazine including, your chance to WIN a $2,000 SHOPPING SPREE! Find out more on page 80... With fun SUMMER DAYS just around the corner, this BUMPER first issue is sure to get you PREPARED! Bare some SKIN (bronzed of course) with gorgeous SUMMER DRESSES from NICOLA FINETTI (page 46), WILD LOOKS with animal print and fierce cuts (page 40) and the HOTTEST LBDs of the season (page 34); stock up – and pile up – on NICOLE RICHIE’S House of Harlow 1960 JEWELLERY line (page 14); nail your off-duty style with the sassiest tanks from SASS & BIDE; and sizzle in C&M SWIM by camilla and marc – BATHING SUITS that work just as hard at night as they do during the day (page 20). Want more? Your favourite green with envy staff give you the styles that ROCKED the runway at RAFW on page 64. So many ways to up the style ANTE. Join us while we get chatting to some of green with envy’s FAVOURITE friends. We get personal with SUSIEN CHONG, co-designer of CULT BRAND, LOVER (page 56) – it’s the newest recruit to green with envy’s INCREDIBLE mix and we’ve already fallen hard… We also get talking to our current STYLE crush, RUBY ROSE (page 62) and discuss summer loves and INSPIRATIONS with our much-loved DESIGNERS on page 28 – they’re the names to know for the season so make sure you read it up! Enjoy the issue. And have a birthday wish on us! Irene xx
creative director green with envy
1. Pyramid strong sandal, $199 2. Diamante t-bar, $199 3. Petal sphere sandal, $199 4. Gold stud gladiator, $220 5. Pyramid stud double t-bar, $199 6. Gold chain t-bar, $199 7. Eyelet flat sandal, $199 8. Silver chain t-bar, $199 9. Gold stud gladiator, $220 10. Diamante t-bar, $199 11. Pyramid strong sandal, $199 12. Studded rope shape sandal, $199 13. Stitch and tassel drawstring bag, $495
GLADIATOR flats are bigger than EVER, and this season theyâ€™ve had some UPDATES. Cool CUTOUTS, EYELETS, rivets and COLOUR: these sandals by NATASHA add a dose of toughness to MAXIS and DAY dresses.
Get set to strut your STUFF in these GRAVITY-DEFYING heels by PEEP TOE. Pretty platforms, SASSY strapping, modernised T-BARS and glorious EMBELLISHMENT add allure (and desirable inches) to a dressed-up look. Walk the INTREPID line.
1. Miss Sydney, $299 2. Miss Shaker, $299 3 Miss Fever, $275 4. Miss Violette, $320 5. Miss Magnuson, $275 6. Miss Valentina, $299 7. Miss Peaches, $299 8. Miss Paddington, $275 9. Miss Dionesia, $275 10. Miss Soleil, $275 11. Miss Alegria, $275 12. Miss Zola, $299 13. Miss Top Hat, $275 14. Miss Rose Bay, $275
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E L E C T R I C F R O C K S NICOLA FINETTI possesses limitless inspiration when it comes to dressing up. Bold colour, statement detailing and confident hemlines â€“
FINETTI HAS A LOOK TO SET YOU APART FROM THE REST. Photographed by BEC PARSONS
nylon flocks one shoulder dress with zip detail, $365.50 and manning cartell punch out shoes, $399
Say goodbye to the dress-stress. Frock genius,
this page: nicola finetti pleated sheer train dress, $1,100 and peep toe miss palm beach shoes, $275 opposite: nicola finetti side peplum bodice dress, $350
this page: nicola finetti pleated swirl ruffle dress, $770 opposite: nylon frocks strapless layered origami dress, $469.95 and peep toe miss lion tamer shoes, $299
opposite: nylon flocks strapless dress with triangle panel, $430 and georgia patent belt, $110 this page: nicola finetti twisted dress with square application, $645 and peep toe miss big top shoes, $275
THE DESTINATION FOR AUSTRALIAN DESIGNERS, green with envy INVITES YOU TO REAP THE REWARDS BY JOINING THEIR EXCLUSIVE VIP CUSTOMER PROGRAM…. A DECADE since we opened, you know you can still walk through our DOORS and find something you are looking for, EVERY time. From beautiful DRESSES, KILLER HEELS, divine sandals, SIZZLING swim, DENIM, tees and tanks - we’ve scoured the RUNWAYS and showrooms to bring you the ULTIMATE selection from LEADING Australian designers, CULT-LABELS and the country’s most PROGRESSIVE young designers. They’re all here, under one roof. So why not TAKE ADVANTAGE of our generous VIP DISCOUNT and really STEP OUT in style this SEASON!
HOW TO JOIN: sign up to our (very stylish) database, online or in-store and spend $1,000 or more at green with envy. it’s really that easy.
THE BENEFITS: An on-going 10% discount on all purchases*. Invitations to exclusive events (think preview sales and special customer events). Free subscription to the green with envy magazine. Special giveaways including gift vouchers and much more!
ENVY WAS A SIN?
Terms and Conditions
• *VIP discount is not valid on sale items or where specified, not to be used in conjunction with other offers • Discounts, gifts and vouchers are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash/credit.
A $2000 green with envy
shopping spree green with envy turns 10! To celebrate a decade as the destination for Australian designers, we’re giving you the chance to win a $2,000 shopping spree! Every purchase made at green with envy between October 15 and December 1 is your automatic entry into the draw. The more purchases you make, the more chances you have to win... it’s that easy!
Who said shopping doesn’t have its rewards? TERMS & CONDITIONS:
Competition drawn on December 10, 2009 | The winner will be notified by email/phone | Every purchase (per sale not per item)Entitles the customrer to one entry into the draw | Sale items not included | You must be a registered green with envy database member for your entry to be valid; sign up in-store or online at www. greenwithenvy.com.au/subscribe.php | The prize is non-transferable and can not be redeemed for cash or credit.
268 Flinders Lane Melbourne, Victoria +61 3 9663 8043
176 Bridge Road Richmond, Victoria +61 3 9421 1466