We have had some sunshine again and a taste of REAL summer weather.
Grinderman played to a HUGE crowd at The Tivoli on Monday night.
Nick Cave was incredibly commanding as always...
It's full steam ahead for 2011 and here' s our first
new season delivery...
Northern Hemisphere SS11
This collection was extremely well received at a special London
Fashion Week presentation last September and has already been
heavily featured in international editorial.
The invited guests included international buyers, media and loyal
Antipodium fans like Alexa Chung.
The Caterpillar print and Foliage print have been exclusively
designed for Antipodium by New York based designer Craig Redman.
Craig started his design career in Brisbane under the hugely successful
Rinzen team and he his now renowned also for his character Darcel Disappoints.
Craig won a fan in Karl Lagerfeld when he exhibited some of his Darcel
work at Colette in Paris last year!
Here are the Antipodium styles that we have just received...
Haughty Culture Maxi Dress in Pink Silk Georgette with Caterpillar Print (includes Black slip) $499
Haughty Culture Blouse in Pink Silk Georgette with Caterpillar Print $239
Haughty Culture Maxi Skirt in Pink Silk Georgette Caterpillar Print (with half lining) $399
Suburbia Pink Stretch Denim Skirt $169
Commando Cotton Knit Tee in Stone $89
Commando Cotton Knit Maxi Tank Dress (with slip) in Stone $179
Secret Garden Shirt in Foliage Print Silk Cotton (with sheer back in printed Silk Georgette) $279
Haughty Culture Maxi Skirt in Olive Silk Georgette (with half lining) $349
We have more of this collection due to come in during February including their
relaunched Menswear Collection!
Ask us for more details...
Antipodium Hothouse in store now at Blonde Venus!
This is the hot Rock'n'Roll Ticket for tonight, at Woodland...
I was lucky enough to experience Per Purpose, Assassins 88 and the smouldering
Circle Pit, among many other fantastic bands at Newcastle's recent Summer Vibes Festival
and I'm very keen to see them again.
I am also looking forward to seeing Boomgates (featuring Brendan from Eddie Current SR)
making their first ever Brisbane show.
Here's some Circle Pit to get you in the mood!
See you soon,
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Hope that you had a wonderful Christmas.
I had two days off (in a row) lots of food and lots
of family fun.
It was fantastic.
This week has just flown with lots of visitors from Sydney,
Melbourne, LA, London, Sweden...
plus we finally got some sunshine!
Here's a catch up on our latest deliveries and news...
Richard Nicoll, London
Navy Pinafore Dress in Superfine Wool with Patent Belt $647
Cape Dress in Navy Silk Crepe de Chine with Patent Collar $788
Linder Sterling Washing Machine Print on Short Sleeved Midi
Dress in White Silk Crepe de Chine $629
Richard tides us over the holiday season with these special
I seem to continuously love everything he does!
We have also received the Linder Sterling Washing Machine print on White
Silk Jersey Tanks ($190) and T-Shirts ($210)
Richard Nicoll is available exclusively in Queensland at Blonde Venus!
Brett Archibald Bevege, Brisbane
Graduate Collection Images
Photos: Brett Archibald Bevege and Franchesca Blardony
Model: Lauren Moody
Clothing: Brett Archibald Bevege
The third year students of QUT's BA in Fine Art/ Fashion start evolving the concept
of their graduate collections at the beginning of the year so I actually saw the
early stages of this collection WAY BACK in February.
Brett showed this collection on the Runway in November and added these fantastic
As he had decided not to launch his RTW collection at this stage, I asked Brett
if he would make some of his fabulous bags for us...
Beige Cotton Canvas with Chocolate Leather Straps $132
Pink Fragment Digital Print with Black Leather Straps $154
Moccha Sateen with Chocolate Leather Straps $132
Green Fragment Digital Print with Black Leather Straps $154
It seems that this may be the only delivery we receive from him as days
after graduating, Brett scored a job with Karen Walker, so is moving to
Well done Brett. We're so proud of you!
Brett Archibald Bevege accessories available at Blonde Venus and The Outpost!
Make Believe, NYC
It's been a little while since Amber and Ebony moved
camp to New York but they have now set up studio
and we have just received another delivery of their
fabulous, huge flower necklaces.
Each colour is available on Gold tone and Silver tone
chunky chain and they are priced at $269.
Make Believe is available exclusively in Queensland at Blonde Venus!
Currently Exhibiting at Blonde Venus
Broom and Umbrella
Anthony McMonagle is currently sleeping in my shop.
To be truthful, it is actually 6 large scale images of him sleeping,
but as I walk around the store and catch sight of his self portraits,
I feel like he is there.
Anthony graduated recently in Photography at Queensland College
of Art and it was at the graduate show that I fell in love with his clever
They are clean, modern images with an architectural perspective.
The surprise is in the content which is a contrast of humour, discomfort
You want to laugh but you want to sleep!
Anthony's images are exhibiting in Blonde Venus until the end of January.
Prints are available for purchase on request.
Holiday Trading Hours
Friday 31st December 10am to 6pm
Saturday 1st January closed
Sunday 2nd January 11am to 4:30pm
Monday 3rd January 11am to 4:30pm
Our end of season SALE is now on with lots of great buys including:
20% off LOVER Swimwear
30% off KAREN WALKER EYEWEAR
Up to 40% off KAREN WALKER, LOVER, ARNSDORF & SARA PHILLIPS Southern Hemisphere Summer Collections
Up to 40% off RICHARD NICOLL, PETER PILOTTO, MARY KATRANTZOU, EMMA COOK, KAREN WALKER Northern Hemisphere Winter Collections
I'm heading to Woodland tonight for some great bands
and dance floor action.
Have a wonderful, night and see you in the New Year.
Hope it's a really, really, good one!
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