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DressCode: Derby Day 2012

Recovering from a thrilling Derby Day yesterday; I didn’t actually touch a drop, it was just an epic party. Gregarious Italian designer Roberto Cavalli made a splash in the Lavazza birdcage marquee (from where I report live on fashion, food and style during the carnival), but I was just as

DressCode: Caulfield Cup 2012

There’s a silly superstition that wearing green is bad luck; something you certainly don’t want looming when it comes time for a flutter. Happily I was able to balance out this apparent bad juju by wearing a lucky symbol – an origami crane (made from real paper) by milliner Kerrie

Brunch with a bunch of Bright Young Things

They had me at “brunch” (which for me is a verb rather than a noun). The wonderful folk at Art Series Hotels are supporting the Caulfield Cup Carnival this year and – in the spirit of the racing season and championing the artistic community – decided to host a pre-Guineas

DressCode: Caulfield Guineas Day

I posted the hint ‘Sam Sparrow’ on instagram of my outfit as I headed to Caulfield Guineas Day and a Spring Racing brunch at The Olsen’s Spoonbill yesterday. Did you guess the theme? It’s black and gold! Inspired by a sculptural blouse I found at Swoon, the rest of the

Beauty Tester call-out: Lancome UV Expert BB Complete

Would you like to be a beauty reviewer alongside myself and trial a new beauty balm that’s not even available on our fair shores yet? French cosmetics house Lancome is soon to release their UV Expert BB Complete and they would love to find a select handful of StyleMelbourne readers

Jasu selects StyleMelbourne as a StyleMaker

So the kitty has been out of the Chanel bag for a while, but this week it’s my turn to be featured as one of Jasu’s Stylemakers. You may remember the new online luxury shopping portal recently whisked me away for a fashion shoot adventure to Broome? Today I can

Lunch with the Inner Circle

Pre-MSFW I flew to Sydney to be a ‘lady who lunches’ with the Inner Circle family (a group of fashion-thinking online types curated by Sunglass Hut). A beautiful flower-strewn cafe in Surrey Hills called Orto was our destination (‘Orto’ translates to garden from Italian; coincidentally an unrelated place with the same

DressCode: Caped Crusader

Such a beautiful evening last night at the first Designer Series runway show for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2012. I think the weather may be against us at the Melbourne Town Hall tonight though! What I wore; White Suede cape jacket, my little ode to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Tom Ford number

DressCode: Spring gets electrified

Last week, Lady Melbourne and I launched a Spring/Summer season project called the Electric Lounge amidst the high fashion precinct of Westfield’s luxury Doncaster centre. Our photographs and curated outfits will be on display for a couple more weeks here and in Sydney if you are wandering by while undertaking some retail

DressCode: Hamptons Chic

Betts ‘Euphoria’ heels Mimco ‘Nebula’ chain choker Yeojin Bae Silk Shirt dress Pamela Usanto ‘Ellery’ suit jacket Prada sunglasses via Sunglass Hut as StyleMelbourne is in their Inner Circle this year — Location – The glorious Sand Bar in Middle Park Thanks Jess at WWKD? for the snap.