This spring a new arrival to Loca Bella.THURLEY Inspired by a scholarship awarded at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Helen O’Connor returned to Australia and established the Thurley label, a name carried in her family for generations. From humble beginnings Thurley has grown at great speed to become one of the most coveted labels in the country.  The first Thurley collection was debuted at L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Week in 2006 where it received thoroughly celebrated welcome and positive reviews. In 2008, Thurley was a finalist in the prestigious LMFF Designer Award presented by Woolmark and from...

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Camilla Franks has shared the inspiration behind her latest exquisite collection, My Wandering Heart. "My Wandering Heart, is inspired by a pilgrimage to Spain, Portugal and Turkey. It's designed to embrace the beauty, magic and history. Expect to be transported to the exotic surrounds of wondrous lands; from Topkapi in Istanbul, the opulent Sultan's palace where concubines trod a golden path to pleasure, to the last emir's Alhambra in Granada, Spain, which was described by Moorish poets as "a pearl set in emeralds. Everything begins with travel. Seeing, feeling, hearing, tasting...the full sensory journey invades me. I shoot thousands of...

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