Yelp published a list:
“The Best 10 Women’s Clothing in Brunswick Victoria 3056”
– with Sprinkle Emporium at number 2!
The Guardian published an article:
“Five of the best Melbourne independent designers”
with Sprinkle coming in at number 3!!!
“Something of a Melbourne institution, Sprinkle Magic operates out of her small store on Lygon Street in Carlton, creating stylish clothes that she says aim to “silhouette womanly curves, not hide them”.
In the ‘Moreland Leader’ the article:
“Brunswick fashion designer catches crook after undertaking innovative fitness program”…
IN the Sydney Morning Herald the article
“Learning curves: it’s burlesque or bust” appeared.
and in the age:
Well HOW EXCITING, Cyndi Lauper is wearing a Baronessa Blouse, and Rosebud Skirt. The throw is not part of the Sprinkle range. Cyndi left Australia with that Rosebud Skirt, a Hooded Leather Drawstring Jumper and a pair of Capone Pantalone.
Feb, 2008: Yep you better believe it, that IS Cyndi Lauper!!! Cyndi Lauper wearing a Baronessa Blouse, and Rosebud Skirt. The throw is not part of the Sprinkle range. Images: The Herald and Weekly Times Photographic Collection. Photography: I. Currie
I was most excited and delighted to once again have the opportunity to have Cyndi Lauper wear some of the Sprinkle fashion range for publicity shots whilst on her 2008 tour.
A few of the pieces also got to go home with Cyndi!!! Text: The Herald and Weekly Times. Images: The Herald and Weekly Times Photographic Collection. Photography: I. Currie.
March 8, 2008, The Age (Melbourne) The silk/viscose Alkira Blouse was featured in the ‘Annual fashion issue’ of the age (melbourne) magazine. It was part of an article, Fifty Fashion Finds, photographing pieces from 50 new independent fashion store in Melbourne.
June 24, 2008: Deck of Secrets; Deck of Secrets is a Melbourne based company creating decks of cards that focus on different cultural aspects of Melbourne. They popped into my boutique, took photos and listed it on their website. Thanx Ladies!! Check out their website deckofsecrets.com
July 2008: LOTL, The Fashion Issue; Once again, LOTL, produced a beautiful layout of the Sprinkle collection. This time focusing on autumn/winter 2008, Madam Mafia. Beautiful Daiana, featured in the photo series. Photography: Leo Farrell
July, 2008: Cherrie Magazine, Issue 10, titled STYLE LOVERS-Girls Who Live for Fashion, featured an article by Rachel Cook and Katrina Fox focusing on 3 queer women working in the fashion industry:- Sara Rundell, celebrity stylist, Lena Jones, stylist and of course myself, Sprinkle. I’m on the left handside, 2nd from left (in performance mode!)
July, 2008: Cherrie Magazine, Issue 10 Whilst Cherrie mag did an article on me as a fashion designer, Rachel Cook, who interviewed me, also focused on my costume and performance work. Shown here is one of the costumes I made for The Town Bikes’, MEAT show. Actually I was very proud of these costumes…a great example of my attention to detail (which is also very evident in my fashion range). To see my costumes, check out the Sprinkle Magic website. Photography: Samantha Holmes. Costume: Sprinkle Magic
March, 2007, Australian & NZ Apparel Vol.40 No.2 Cheryl Harty, Australian editor of Australia & N.Z. Apparel interviewed me for an article for their March 2007 edition. It focused on my inspirations, my journey and my need to create well cut, good quality garments for women with curves. Photography: Leo Farrell
March 31, 2007: B News, Melbourne Star. The Sprinkle autumn/winter 2007 collection, Russian Princess was featured in bStyle,a fashion section of bnews. It’s always great to get the support from the queer community! The beautiful models featured are Daiana, Simone and Paula. Photography: Leo Farrell
June 30, 2007: The Age Jacqui Fernandes located at Collins Place in Melbourne CBD, is a stockist of Sprinkle. This ad appeared in The Age A2 Plus- Culture & Life section, featuring an Alexandra Wrap Dress in abstract polkadot.”
Dec, 2007: Apparel Magazine Vol.40 No.11 The Australian editor of Australian and New Zealand Apparal, Cheryl Harty, wrote an article heralding the lauch of Sprinkle’s flagship boutique, Sprinkle Emporium.
Sept, 2007, LOTL Spring/summer 2008 collection, Desert Sands, as featured in the September issue of LOTL.
Fashion Trend Australia – Volume 6 – I was selected with 6 other designers to be part of the Preview Designer Showcase, at PREVIEW in September 2006. This was part of a bi-annual fashion trade fair, FASHION EXPOSED. Seen here with other dresses by Zen Zero and Davis Eyes, is my red polkadot Bella Fiora wrapdress.
Elise Mooney from A Current Affair wore one of my Marilyn wrapdresses when she intereviewed Hugh Hefner and his girlfriends at the Playboy Mansion. Photograph courtesy of Elise Mooney.
LOTL November Travel Issue, Featured Contributors. This was a little introduction to a two page photo spread of my spring/summer 2006/7 collection. Photography: Sprinkle
LOTL November Travel Issue. LOTL did a wonderful 2 page spread of my 2006/7 spring/summer collection, featuring gorgeous Chanel and Daiana. Photography: Leo Farrell
Nov25/26, 2006, The Weekend Australian: Travel. This article was part of a spread penned by Jodie Minus presenting ‘a bevy of Christmas ideas for the inveterate traveller.”
Jan 27, 2004: Moreland Community News. This article appeared just prior to the Criss Cross Fashion Parade which was part of the Midsumma Festival.
Feb 18, 2004, Scene Magazine. This designer profile was compiled by Natasha Cuenca for Rack, part of Scene Magazine. Photography: Bernadette Oberholzer.
March, 2004, Cyndi Lauper: Last Tour. As a result of Cyndi Lauper’s stylist spotting my fashion in a local boutique, I was fortunate enough to have some of my clothes adorn Cyndi during her 2004 At Last Tour. I was also very excited when I was given tickets to her incredible show and got to meet her afterwards…a definite career highlight!!
Nov 2, 2004, Moreland Community News. This article was written by Robert Fedele not long after I lauched my spring/summer range at the Malcom Brooks Fashion and Hair Show. The event was supported by Startlight Children’s Foundation. The article went on to mention one of my career highlights, having Cyndi Lauper wear one of my outfits on her 2004 Australian tour.
May, 2003, MX (City Press) Rare in Style presents Sprinkle Magic. This image was taken leading up to my winter 2003 fashion parade.
Slit Edition 4, 2003. Photography: Shae Photography: Sprinkle