Style Melbourne

Summer Flats

So I’m protesting this unseasonal weather (we are one week out from the official start of summer and it is still all clouds and showers for the seven day forecast) and looking forward to scorching days at the beach and tropical holidays. So to get in step we are looking

Bvlgari Collins Street Opening

Bvlgari’s new space at 123 Collins street (just down the road from their previous residence) has officially opened with a surprisingly jovial soiree. Loyal clients, many adorned in their own Bvlgari pieces, sipped smooth martinis (why is it such a task to find one as deliciously-made as these elsewhere?) while

Gucci Cruise 2009 Showcase at Fed Square

Special guests and loyal clientele were invited to get up close and personal with the Gucci Cruise 2009 collection last week. Held at the temporary Greenhouse space at Federation Square, the event saw a little piece of Rome brought to Melbourne. Indeed the space was transformed, no longer recognisable under

Cafe Society Photographic Awards 2008

The judging of the 9th Annual Sanpellegrino Café Society Exhibition took place in Persimmon restaurant at the National Gallery of Victoria recently. The idea behind the project is for cafes from around Melbourne to work with final year RMIT photography students to, this year, come up with an image that

Melbourne Design Market

The National Design Centre presents another round of the Melbourne Design Market…just in time for a stylish Christmas season. This biannual event is held in the undercover carpark at Federation Square and will be running on Sunday 30th November from 10am – 5pm. I recommend arriving early as this is

Side Show Design Grand Opening

Fairy floss, chocolate coated strawberries, cupcakes and popcorn decked out the tables as sparkling beverages flowed. Retro music played softly from the speakers and the walls are lined with gorgeous dresses, skirts, shirts, tees and other goodies. Walking into the Side Show Design store it felt as if we were

Greenhouse by Joost at Fed Square

“Green” was undoubtedly the trend for 2008 in fashion as well as in everyday life. Sometimes it can be hard to know where the PR spin ends and honest eco-friendly design begins. However, if you want to talk about people actually walking the walk then talk about designer Joost. He

Melbourne Cup day Fashions on the Field

Whatever Myer is paying Carson Kressley they should raise it – the man is a delight to watch and makes the fashions on the field tent fun. He parades around the stage like a gameshow model showcasing luggage and generally adds a level of joviality to proceedings. Onto more serious

Beauty In Bloom book

Natalie Bloom, local makeup entrepreneur, has released her first book entitled Beauty in Bloom “a collection of beautiful inspirations”. The scrapbook style is filled with fabulous quotes, advice and a wonderful way of showing how to surround yourself with the things you value in life. The pages have been illustrated

Mark Ronson at Global Gathering

Celebrity dj/producer Mark Ronson is set to hit our shores very shortly headlining the Global Gathering music festivals around the country – Australia’s first taste of the worldwide event.  The Melbourne stop on his journey will be held at our famed Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday 22nd November starting