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GUEST EDITOR’S LETTER
TWO FOR THE SHOW • To open the issue Baz Luhrmann and Nicole Kidman dissect their very special friendship reflecting on the highs and lows of their decades-long creative partnership.
CURTAIN CALL • Baz Luhrmann’s films have always said something of the mood of the moment, even as they return bygone worlds to life. Revisiting the director’s era-spanning cinematic masterpieces is a showcase of visual styles that, made in a forward-facing spirit, endure.
ALWAYS ON OUR MIND • Throughout their creative careers, Baz Luhrmann and his wife and collaborator, Catherine Martin, have maintained a long and luminous relationship with Vogue both in Australia and internationally. In celebration of their latest collaboration, Natasha Inchley catches up with the visionary double act to look back over the magazine archives and take a deep dive into their cinematic world.
DREAM TEAM • This season, Gucci’s Alessandro Michele continued his collaborative streak by way of a colourful union with Adidas. The brands’ discernible insignias – Gucci’s monogram, and the Adidas trefoil – mirror one another, encircled by retro-feel patterns for the elevated maximalist.
MAKING A SCENE • Two homegrown forces – one, fashion design duo Romance Was Born, made up of Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett, the other, Academy Award-winning costume designer Catherine Martin – come together to celebrate shared passions for storytelling, collaboration, and looking homeward for inspiration.
DION LEE • This issue, Baz Luhrmann nominates homegrown fashion designer and creative wunderkind Dion Lee to share the influences that have shaped his sharply honed, forward-facing aesthetic.
ART’S DESIRE • In keeping with our guest editor’s passion for the environment, Vogue presents the latest in ethical fashion from sustainable winter knits to capsule wardrobes to cherish forever.
ROCK STEADY • Each month we ask a design talent to guest-edit style cues for home. Here, Richard Christiansen, the Australian founder of Los Angeles lifestyle brand and home Flamingo Estate, recommends the eclectic brilliance of Elvis’s style legacy.
VIDEO STARS • A slew of young Indigenous creatives are using short-video platform TikTok to take control of the narrative and express culture as they author a new chapter in Australian creativity.
HOUSE RULES • The French maison of Dior unveils its most ambitious rework: its new 30 Avenue Montaigne flagship in Paris – the city immortalised in Moulin Rouge! – and a fashion utopia redefining retail.
RENDEZVOUS • Paris during lockdown was never idle – the city was preparing to come alive again. And it has. Today, the French capital is more vibrant than ever. Here, some of the latest not-to-miss addresses for eating, sleeping and exploring.
LOVE LETTERS • During a recent visit to Australia where she launched an exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery exploring the life of her late husband, Elvis, Priscilla Presley reflects on her time with the singer and her enduring style legacy.
SHOOT TO THE MOON • In just two years, Budjerah has gone from Fingal Head high schooler to ARIA-winning musician – and become Baz Luhrmann’s new favourite singer.
TRENT DALTON • His novels have sold millions. Here, the Queensland author, beloved by our guest-editor, shares the Australian books that changed him.
FEMALE GAZE • Meet the new wave of homegrown directors...