Haute Couture

Couture Designer Steven Kahlil Showed MBFWA Why He’s One of the Best


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia aka #MBFWA kicked off again on Sunday night and you know what that means! The 5 to 9 Life team will be there to capture as much action as we possibly can from the runway shows to the street style of those attending and much more.
Check out our review of one of Australia’s leading couture designers, Steven Khalil!
All photographs captured by Jess Brohier for The 5 to 9 Life.

The NGV Announces Major 2017 Exhibition “The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture”


This morning, our Melbourne contributor Krystal was at the NGV (National Gallery of Victoria), to hear a special, exclusive announcement that they will be bringing 70 years’ worth of Dior fashion to Australia.

“Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture” won’t hit our shores until August 2017 and while that’s a while to wait, it’s going to be totally worth it. Read on for the official details.

Irina Vitjaz Debuted Her ‘Pure Couture’ Line at NYFW


Austrian designer Irina Vitjaz took a major step in her fashion career by unleashing her new brand at New York Fashion Week and introducing her creativity in the form of ‘Pure Couture’ to the United States (and the who’s who of fashion).

It was a shared celebration to attend New York Fashion Week for the first time, whilst Irina Vitjaz was also debuting her new brand at NYFW for the first time. Check out our review of her runway show.

Dior: The Making of a Couture Dress


When someone utters the words ‘high-fashion’ or ‘haute-couture’, what brands come to mind?

The usual, right? I can just picture my flamoboyant workmate listing off all the brands that he covets.

But have you ever wondered how one of those finely detailed dresses are made?

Refinery29 and Visionarie teamed up together to bring you a short doco detailing the production of the dress from birth to runway.