Monthly archive August, 2015
Fred Hates Fashion MSFW 2015

Fred Hates Fashion MSFW 2015

Fred Hates Fashion was back for it’s third year, and this time as part of the official Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) program. I had the pleasure of attending the very first FHF show and it was so good to see how much it has grown since then. Docklands Studios was the perfect venue for...
Kim Fletcher Millinery 2015 Spring Collection

Kim Fletcher Millinery 2015 Spring Collection

Kim Fletcher, one of Melbourne (and Australia’s) best loved and well known milliners launched her new 2015 spring collection at Lexus Brighton in Melbourne. Enlisting the help of family, friends and a gorgeous line up of models she presented her 15th spring millinery show. With designs that ranged from playful and fun, to elegant and...
London calling! The rising stars of British millinery

London calling! The rising stars of British millinery

Existing since the 1700s in England, the art of millinery has been refined, reworked and revamped into the most modern of forms over the last three centuries in Britain. While some milliners choose to maintain old-world techniques, others adopt the latest technology from alternative fields to produce their one-of-a-kind signature styles. While their manufacturing processes...
Cheap Thrills- Best Beauty Buy Under $10

Cheap Thrills- Best Beauty Buy Under $10

Sportsgirl Lip Chalk. For $9.95 this is of of my current favourite lip products. It’s my new go-to lip product as it’s super long lasting and doesn’t budge once it’s applied. What is Lip Chalk? Its in a lipgloss tube and is applied with a sponge tip wand. It applies as a cream and dries...
How to get noticed at the races

How to get noticed at the races

Angela and I used to have a rule when entering Fashions on the Field: it didn’t necessarily matter if we won or lost (ok, it kind of did), but everything was fine as long as we got “papped”. I’m sure this is painting us to be self-obsessed, scene-stealing, D-list wannabes, but one of our prime...
Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials

I’ve been doing lots of international flying lately and with that comes terrible cabin air, nasty skin and puffy ankles. When I fly, I usually have to hit the ground running when I land. Because of this I am very particular about what I take in my handbag to make life a little easier. These...
To repeat? Or not to repeat? That is the question.

To repeat? Or not to repeat? That is the question.

With Spring Carnival coming up next month in Australia, outfit planning is well underway for many racegoers- myself included. I endeavor to attend a good number of racedays over the season which requires many outfits. Something I often get asked is how many outfits I’ll prepare and wear over the carnival. The answer is… way...
Snapshots from Glorious Goodwood: Days 3 and 4

Snapshots from Glorious Goodwood: Days 3 and 4

While Royal Ascot is known for its glamour, pomp and ceremony, Glorious Goodwood is celebrated for almost the opposite reasons. Goodwood, based in the beautiful surrounds of Sussex, is loved for its relaxed elegance and garden party-like atmosphere. Although the dress code is much simpler than Ascot’s – requiring a jacket and tie, cravat or...