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The name might be unfamiliar to readers of Segmento but fashion stylist Lynette Pater has had a big hand in making known the talents of a man who has twice graced the pages of this magazine—Italian milliner Stefano Costabile. (Photo Richard Shaw)

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Raffaele Caputo

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21/2/2019

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The macramé master, Natalia Mastria

When you think of macramé, perhaps images of bell bottom jeans and coloured sunglasses some to mind.

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Jenna Lo Bianco

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20/2/2019

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Futuristic materials and technology the sources of inspiration for a 3rd generation jewellery

Stefania Lucchetta, according to the leading magazine Wallpaper, is one of the “Top 20 reasons to be in Italy”. She is a talented young jewellery designer from Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza). Her works will be displayed at Bini Gallery in Melbourne, from 18th March to June 2016, in a solo show called “Jewels from the 21st Century”. Segmento caught up with the artist at the opening night for a brief chat.

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Laura D'Angelo

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31/5/2017

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How the son of humble Italian parents has become a top Australian fashion designer

In a glittering career spanning over three decades, the Perth-based designer Aurelio Costarella has cemented his way to the top of the Australian fashion scene; from showcasing at New York Fashion Week, to having A-list celebrities Rihanna and Kendall Jenner snapped wearing his beautiful gowns, to dressing Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary. Despite his incredible achievements in such a cutthroat industry, Costarella has remained an unpretentious and approachable person.

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Glamorous Italian - Quality brands Made in Italy

Glamorous Italian is a fashion showroom in Melbourne of Quality Brands made in Italy for private customers.

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Michelle Nouri

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11/1/2017

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The art of living in fine Italian shoes

Shoe designer, Annalisa Lippis’ passion and elegance illuminates as she welcomes me with a big smile. She asks my daughter, who has accompanied me, how she is and immediately complements her on her cherry red winter boots.

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Inar Miba

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31/8/2016

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Lola lovely gift

The Clash, arguably one of the best rock bands ever, released their hit “Should I stay or should I go” in 1982. To go or to stay. Andare or Restare. The question is reminiscent of Hamlet’s existential ponderings, and continues to arise for thousands of Italian youngsters as they attempt to escape Italy’s current deteriorating economic situation.

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Laura D'Angelo

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29/2/2016

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When artificial becomes an ethical choice

A FORMER INVESTMENT BANKER DECLARES WAR TO CONFLICT MINERALS It has been said that a jewel is an extension of the personality of whom it is worn by. This could explain why many women are so charmed and abducted by the beauty and value of jewellery.

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Daniele Curto

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29/12/2015

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Redefine the culture of jewel ornaments

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF WEARING A NECKLACE MADE FROM BLOWN GLASS BUBBLES? OR SOME COLORFUL AUTUMN BLOOMS AS EARRINGS? PROBABLY NOT, UNLESS YOU POSSESS A HIGHLY ARTISTIC MIND, OR YOU HAVE VISITED THE BINI GALLERY.

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Laura D'Angelo

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26/12/2015

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Bow-ties design by Lolicu

The Sicilian actor who found his fortune making bow ties out of fabric remnants Paolo Lolicata is the young creator of Lolicu, a project based on designing bow ties. Actor by profession, Paolo came to Melbourne to improve his English and follow his great grandfather’s footsteps. Captured by the charm of this city, here he is, 5 years later: a vintage artisan inspiring new original styles in town.

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Laura D'Angelo

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25/12/2015

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Growing up at Melbourne airport

In my early primary school years, mum and dad won a tender to run a hairdressing salon inside Melbourne Airport. It was 1976 and I was six years old. They had previously run a salon at the Astrojet, a shopping precinct on commonwealth land near the airport and were now thrilled to take on the challenge of hard work and long hours within Melbourne Airport.

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Daniella Tigani

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18/12/2015

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