Romance Was Born and Linda Jackson: An Australian Love Story

This article originally appeared in Oyster Magazine issue #107.
Photo: Bowen Arico

During the making of this issue we’ve talked to a lot of people about what romance means to them and, unsurprisingly, most have told us it has nothing to do with romantic love. Not to deny the artistic power of masterworks like You’ve Got Mail and Love Actually, but the best love stories often have nothing to do with finding your soulmate. This sentiment couldn’t hold truer for a label that was founded on romantic ideals and has grown to represent so much more.

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Deanna Fanning on Italian Diaspora and Muriel’s Wedding

This article originally appeared in Oyster Magazine issue #110. 
Photo: Imogen Freeland

Deanna Fanning is an Australian living in London and studying a masters in knitwear
at the prestigious Central Saint Martins. Her designs are a cooee back to her days spent sewing rosettes onto wedding dresses in her grandmother’s Melbourne garage. We spoke to her about the evolution of occasion dressing, the power and beauty of nature and the eternal relevance of Muriel’s Wedding.

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