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A Very Grand Christmas

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Grand Hyatt just threw a trio of festively seasonal parties around the globe in Melbourne, New York and Berlin. Simply because they could! I always say life’s too short not to take advantage of any excuse to celebrate (thus I’m hosting a Christmas eve eve supper next week). Our version at

Melbourne Spaces | Coombe – The Melba Estate

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I may have just found my new favourite place. After years of concealment Coombe is welcoming the public to peek behind its haphazard hedges. The estate was once home to opera darling Dame Nellie Melba, considered the most famous woman on Earth at the summit of her fame. Taking that

The Accessories Project

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With a collective of scouts hunting for treasures around the world, The Accessories Project is set to open their retail website in 2015. For now however, TAP is more tangible in the form of a pop-up shop appearing within the new ‘Made by Melbourne’ design precinct the I had no idea

Breakfast with Bianca Spender

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Over breakfast at the very Melbourne venue, The European, Sydney designer Bianca Spender explained her affinity for her appreciative southern neighbours. One that existed even before the opening of her first local boutique at Emporium earlier this year. “I love Melbourne in winter. The first collection I ever sold in my

Get Close to VAMFF 2015

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The next Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is beckoning us to “get close” both via technology and real life means. You’ll note that in the festival’s contemporary 2015 campaign, revealed in full last night, a trio of models are pressed against glass while wearing some of the flagship Australian designer

Imperfection is Perfection

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The latest muse to pose in front of Sam Bisso‘s lens is named Poppy. The international fashion photographer’s latest project, with the help of stylist Virginia Dowzer and Armadale florist Fleur, is titled ‘Imperfection is Perfection’. On working with blooms rather than models, Sam suggests this series is partly a

Fashion Editorial | Poolside

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For this new Summer fashion shoot at Claremont Apartments, I went for a Beverly Hills vaguely circa 1970’s vibe: via gold jewels, sexy silhouettes, hoop earrings and a big chic hat. Thanks as always to 35mm Fashion Photography, make up artist Trish Sousa, the sizzling Jade Cara of Chadwick‘s and to

Upcoming Event | Design Files Open House 2014

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The Design Files Open House returns! This year for the first time this covetable, shoppable home-like retail gallery will be designed and built from scratch (take that, The Block). And because I think everything Design Files founder Lucy Feagins touches is gold, here’s a glimpse inside the glorious space complete

Melbourne Spaces | The Schaller Studio

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The season for Summer road trips is impending! If heading north of Melbourne, the place to lay your weary head after a day of wine-sipping and sight-seeing is The Schaller Studio. Art Series Hotel Group invited me to do that very thing at this project – one of their newest

Dinner with Ms Collins

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Something happened a few years ago. Food became fashion. “In Melbourne – we’re such a food city – it’s a great idea to go to a club but be able to get an amazing dinner beforehand” muses Huxtable/Huxtabuger chef Daniel Wilson. Now when you dine within the neon accented nightspot