Formerly Fabulous??

I once actually had a fabulous life, you know. Not just a trying to be Fabulous Authoress life. Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week (MBAFW) reminded me this week.

Yes, I used to be that Fashion Editor in the front row at Australian Fashion Week.  I had a Chanel handbag and a MaxMara coat.  My makeup was an endless supply of MAC and my perfume wardrobe overflowed to the garage. I wore heels like stilts. I wore my dark glasses inside some of Sydney’s grungiest and most divine locations while the music thumped, the lights flashed and my excitement at such creativity peaked. I may have even swooned. And, with all the freebie hairdressing I was privy to, I was having a truly awesome hair life.

I thought about how it would be if I went back to work in this industry….

Trending: #FelicityLenehansHair. 

greyroots copyFashion doyenne, and housewife Felicity Lenehan shocked the world’s magazine editors at Day 4 of Australian Fashion Week, sporting cutting edge grey roots and completely and utterly unblowdried hair….

Instagram: Wowing the glitterati in cutting edge Kmart and new look Band Aided feet #TrakkiesFrontRow  #Where’sTheSlippers

Project Runway - Front Row - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
#TrakkiesFrontRow #Where’sTheSlippers

Front Page, SMH: Children Who Don’t Pick Up Their Toys: Backstage at MBAFW.

It’s no wonder models stomp out on the catwalks looking like they’ve only done half their eyeliner with hair that’s never seen a brush – you too would have lost your tools in the disgraceful mess that is left lying around backstage at Fashion Week.  Our undercover reporter, Motha Lenehan, unveils the disrespect behind the curtain.

Ginger and Smart wore the look of designers who are sick of telling their subordinates to pick up after themselves. “1, 2, 3…” they cried out, as models left clothes all over the floor and exited the room without heeding the warning. Nor had they listened earlier, it was blatantly clear, when “eat your breakfast!” was being repeated, yet again….

Facebook: AWayWithWords checked in (a looooong way away) at Carriageworks, Eveleigh for Fashion Week…. #What’sWrongWithWarriewoodSquareIAskYou

Tumblr:  Ginger & Smart’s giant sun hat accessory #SkinCancerYouLOOSE  #DoubleAsAWeddingGown  #CantSee hat






Toni Maticevski’s jewelled handcuffs.  #WrongExpoMyFriend.




Yes. Well. Back to the old Fabulous Authoress for me.








Published by felicitylenehan

Felicity Lenehan Australia Experienced journalist, copywriter, sub-editor, editor and stylist, who has worked on newspapers, magazines, websites, newsletters, in marketing and PR, and for large and small corporations, internationally.

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