Australia’s world music festival Under the boughs of the trees, under the stars, an impromptu fashion parade of sarongs, saris, ponchos, kaftans, an Indian prince floats by, hippy goddesses materialise. It must be Womadelaide, Australia’s world music festival.
Every year for a week in January, Adelaide goes mad for lycra, carbon fibre and two wheels as the Tour Down Under (TDU) rolls into town. For a short while lace and cotton trumped lycra For the first time in years Glenelg had a stage start and to celebrate the occasion the council organised a
Visiting London’s Somerset House for an exhibition of photos about Aussie artist Nick Cave, I unexpectedly found myself in the midst of London Fashion Week, rubbing shoulders with fashionistas and photographers, dressers and designers, buyers and bloggers, the famous and the flamboyant. Everyone was young and beautiful, I couldn’t tell the models from the masses.