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Jennifer Hawkins more relatable than Karlie Kloss: Alex Perry takes another swipe at David Jones

It is a truth universally acknowledged (since 2004), that a catwalk featuring Jennifer Hawkins is a catwalk you want to be on. Which explains why Bondi Junction in Sydney was inundated with models all walking, posing and pouting through an audition process on Wednesday for Myer’s upcoming two-part spring collections launch. Jennifer Hawkins is who Australian women relate to according to designer Alex Perry. Photo: Lucas Dawson More than 150 of Sydney’s up-and-coming models turned out to be critiqued and cast by designers Alex Perry and We Are Kindred duo Lizzie and Georgie Renkert.  The turn out,…

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Brexit talks resume: Get down to business, David Davis urges

Brexit Secretary David Davis has called on both sides in the negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union to “get down to business”. Mr Davis is in Brussels for a second round of formal talks on Brexit. He said his priority was to “lift the uncertainty” for EU citizens living in the UK and Britons living in the EU. The EU says there must be substantial progress on this – and on a financial settlement and the issue of the Irish border – before trade talks can begin….

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David Jones to throw Australia's biggest dinner party, with a touch of Dior

They battle for brands and sales and now the department stores are also fighting for bragging rights over who can throw the best season launch. David Jones will up the ante next month by shelving the traditional canape-to-catwalk format and instead throw Australia’s biggest dinner party, inspired in part by a history-making Christian Dior parade the store hosted in 1948. David Jones ambassador Jesinta Franklin: “There have been a lot of great fashion moments [here] but for me also personal and career moments.”  Photo: Brook Mitchell The top floor of…

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LISTEN: David James backs Joe Hart’s rumoured move to West Ham, insisting he is still ‘England’s best goalkeeper’

Joe Hart is expected to leave Manchester City this summer Friday, July 14, 2017 Joe Hart will be a success for West Ham should the east London club manage to finalise a deal for the Manchester City outcast this summer, according to former Hammer David James. It has been reported in the last few days that the Hammers want to finalise a deal for England international Hart in the next few days, taking him to the London Stadium on a season-long loan with the option to make the deal permanent…

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Manchester United braced for another approach from Real Madrid for 'keeper David de Gea

De Gea is in America for United’s pre-season tour – including a match against Real Friday, July 14, 2017 Real Madrid are preparing another bid for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, which is expcted this summer.  United staff believe a bid for the Spain international is imminent, with a fee well in excess of £60million expected for their No 1, according to the Daily Mail.  De Gea came very close to joining Real on transfer deadline day in 2015, but the paperwork wasn’t submitted in time – causing embarrassment for both…

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Jesinta Franklin and Pip Edwards push for more diversity at David Jones

Modelling is no longer about being lithe and lean, but unfortunately fashion still is. However two women and a department store are trying to kick the industry into shape by casting athletic men and women for the upcoming David Jones summer showcase. Co-founder of P.E Nation Pip Edwards and David Jones ambassador Jesinta Campbell are leading the charge, encouraging the retailer to cast more diverse models for the bi-annual fashion shows. Photo: James Brickwood David Jones ambassador Jesinta Franklin and P.E Nation co-founder Pip Edwards joined Thelma McQuillan, the fashion director of JONES Magazine, the retailer’s…

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