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A fashion revolution

Quite a many days ago, it was Fashion Revolution day ... I put together some images of the makers of Milly's garments, and then completely forgot to post them. It doesn't matter, obviously, because every day can be Fashion Revolution day - a day when one pauses in consideration of the people who make our clothes.... [...]

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May Edition from Chorus

Following directly (naturally) on from their first Monthly Edition in April, Chorus have released their May edition ... a neat and lovely top and pant combination. The 'LBD' pants are a redevelopment of a popular cigarette-style pant that was produced for the first ever Chorus collection - now available to order in dark charcoal cotton/poly/elastane or dark [...]

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Edition One

Here, the essential postscript to Tuesday's blog entry - some quick pics of the gorgeous things that comprise Chorus Monthly Edition One. As mentioned, these samples are only in store for a couple of weeks (until the end of day, Wednesday May 04). If you would like to visit outside of regular trading hours, please feel [...]

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Chorus Monthly Editions

As I type, the lovely Cassandra and Lou of Melbourne label Chorus are in store - doing my job for me - 'merchandising' the windows. Tomorrow they will launch both a new collection and their neat new working model, called Monthly Editions. This model will see them releasing outfits (monthly, of course), which will be [...]

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SZN

This week, we welcomed SZN to the shop! Suzan Dlouhy - the designer behind SZN - recently moved down to Melbourne from Canberra (and sweetly frets that the labels inside her garments still say 'Made in Canberra' on them, when actually they are made by Suzan in Preston). Her garments are substantial and sculptural - [...]

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Mysteria Wisteria

It's 9am on the morning of Good Friday but it feels like 6am - grey and quiet, quiet. Milly Sleeping will be shut today and on Easter Sunday but open on Saturday from 10 to 5.Twelve newish A/W styles have just been added to our online shop, from Djur, Timi Alaere and Romance Was Born. If [...]

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Now taking orders ...

\Thank you to everybody who dropped in yesterday eve - 'Elizabeth + Birgitta' was successfully and merrily launched! The pair - Elizabeth Yong of Primoeza and Birgitta Helmersson of Djur - have created a six-piece collection, and it's a pretty flawless group of beautiful, wearable linen classics. A full sample set, constituting a size range (S, M, [...]

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elizabeth + birgitta

After a few years purely in the audience, Milly Sleeping is making a return to the program of the 2016 Melbourne Fashion Festival, aka VAMFF. The shop is part of the new Style Capital Guide, and will proudly present the results of a very exciting collaboration between Birgitta Helmersson of Djur and Elizabeth Yong of Primoeza.Details here. Please [...]

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Last weeks of sale.

One of today's visitors asked how long we would be on sale for. I marvelled at the date and marvelled at the weather and then said, somewhere around mid-Feb, when we expect to start receiving little drops of Autumn/Winter.*Above: one remaining silk soft jacket by Materialbyproduct - currently hiding in the back room.*Enquiries.

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