Australia Day 2017: Adelaide fashion designer Paul Vasileff named Young Australian of the Year

GLOBAL fashion brand Paolo Sebastian’s creator Paul Vasileff hopes being named Young Australian of the Year inspires other youth to take on the world. Receiving the award in Canberra on Wednesday night, the 26-year-old largely self-taught designer, who at 17 started his couture label in Adelaide 10 years ago, described it as a “great honour”. … Read more Australia Day 2017: Adelaide fashion designer Paul Vasileff named Young Australian of the Year

New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised

Olympic stars Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill are recognised in a New Year Honours list which also includes big names from the entertainment world. Rio 2016 men’s tennis champion Murray and double gold-winning athlete Farah receive knighthoods, while heptathlete Ennis-Hill becomes a dame. A host of Paralympians also receive honours, including 11-times gold … Read more New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised

Why 2016 was the year the Duchess of Cambridge embraced fashion

For those of us professionally tasked with following the Duchess of Cambridge’s every style move, 2016 has been quite the landmark year. Just when it was presumed that the duchess was settling into a comfortable pattern of L.K Bennett nude heels, purse-pleasing day dresses and polite, if a little dull, evening gowns, HRH has used her … Read more Why 2016 was the year the Duchess of Cambridge embraced fashion

Bitcoin enjoys end of year price surge

The value of the Bitcoin virtual currency has hit a three-year high with each one now worth about $900 (£730). At the start of 2016, single coins were only worth around $435 but their value has climbed steadily all year. The steady upward progress has continued despite regular hack attacks on virtual currency exchanges in … Read more Bitcoin enjoys end of year price surge