Eleni Kondos studied Fashion Retail/Dress Design at the Bankstown Technical College and famed college East Sydney TAFE in the 1980s. She went on to explore various facets of the design and tailoring industry. Not content working in one strict medium, she tried her hands at working and tailoring for Channel Seven's wardrobe department in 1985. Amongst other productions, her credits include the telemovie: Spearfield's Daughter.
After her training in television, she went on to harness her designing skills and founded her own label Mileni in the 1990's. Her Intricate lace work and couture gown found fame in Australian Vogue in 1995. It was featured in the magazine's editorial on couture gowns entitled Puppy Love, a homage to the styles of Cruella De Vile from the movie 101 Dalmatians.
Her design resume reads like the who is who of the music and entertainment industry guide. Her natural instinct for knowing exactly what women wants to wear makes her one of the most sort after designers in Australia for bridal couture.
Delta Goodrem, Jessica Mauboy, Marcia Hines are amongst many female celebrities that have bought and worn her designs.
Designer to the Stars, Eleni Kondos.
Designer: Roderick Ng
After completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts and Human Resources Management at UNSW (Australia), Roderick Ng travelled to New York City at the age of twenty one. There he secure intensive training in makeup/hair artistry and fashion styling.
An assistant to Gray (Makeup) at I-Group NY, Danilo (Hair) at Wallgroup NYC and styling assistant to Marina Codecasa (D-Milano). He returned to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to work as a makeup artist and stylist for various fashion and entertainment publications doing fashion editorials and magazine covers.
Beside assignments with celebrities and politicians, Roderick worked extensively with exclusive boutiques and advertising agencies creating advertisements and marketing campaigns throughout Asia. His love for live theatre has also brought him various projects in the theatre industry in Singapore.
In 2003 he returned to Sydney to study design.
After completing his certificate in pattern making, he went on to study Costume for Theatre, Film and Millinery at S.I.T.
He now produces, styles and designs for fashion editorials, commercials and films alongside his full time directing role at Australian couture fashion house: Master/slave.