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Judge Marcia Hines told to get tougher for Australian Idol

AUSTRALIAN Idol's Marcia "the mother judge" Hines has been told to replace her signature terms of endearment with a much harder edge in another attempt to revitalise the show's waning format. As the karaoke competition enters its sixth season, fol...

Floral ... one of the designs in the Akira show which wrapped up RAFW / Charlie Brewer

AKIRA has closed Australian Fashion Week in spectacular style, with an exotic and ethereal collection.

Fashion Week considered a success

Australian Fashion Week founder Simon Lock has hailed this year's event one of the best ever, despite controversies over the weight and age of its models.

Sydney sets sights on being fifth fashion capital

Belinda Goldsmith Reuters 03.05.2008
Sydney sets sights on being fifth fashion capital

SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Holding a fashion week in the land of speedos and thong sandals was an idea greeted with laughter when Australian Fashion Week was proposed in the 1990s but now Sydney is set on becoming the world's fifth fashion capital.