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A Peony-scented Xmas

If the festive season rush has you as frazzled as I, Peony – that purveyor of fine perfume – has a duo of little events that may just take the edge off gift shopping. On Wednesday 7th and Thursday 15th December from 5.30pm they will be serving French Champagne and macarons

Spring Carnival Scents with Peony Melbourne

Hat? Check. Racebook? Check. Shoes that won’t sink in the lawns? Check. For many, a chosen fragrance for a big event is an afterthought, the cherry on top of the ice-cream sundae that is sometimes forgotten in the rush to get ready for the races. For others, like Peony Melbourne

Following the Fashionista’s Guide

I have nothing to wear. It’s such a first world problem. Alas ’tis the season of needing a plethora of new special event outfits and so a shopping trip is imminent. Away from the big glossy centres (of which I only ever feel comfortable shopping at the three that are

Melbourne Spaces: Swoon

Sandwiched between a haute perfumerie and an op-shop, Swoon seems right at home. Elgar & Lyle and Margery Daw designers Brahman Perera and Keegan Hunt have set up a shop devoted to emerging and under-the-radar fashion labels and homeware designers. Having literally raised the roof and revealed the archways within

High Tea in Paris

Last week I imagined myself in Paris during springtime, surrounded by macarons, haute couture and blooms, if only for a moment. L’Heure du Thé (or a French High Tea) captured the essence of France amid the Langham Hotel’s ballroom. The sold out event featured a mini-market, a Pierrick Boyer (of Le

L’Heure du Thé (a French High Tea)

Fashionable Francophiles will be in paradis next Saturday 17th September from 11am to 4pm as a little Parisian flair comes to Melbourne. L’Heure du Thé – hosted by French themed events organisers Le Style – will feature all manner of Gallic delights. French music will play as a high tea menu

A new place to Lounge

Designer Carmen Bianco has opened her latest Lounge boutique in a leafy part of Hawthorn (and in good company too, Hopeless lingerie HQ and the glorious Peony perfumerie are just down the road). Lounge’s Autumn Winter collection – typically black, draping, indeed ‘lounge-y’ with a nod to this season’s leather