What to Wear to The Races: Derby Day

What to Wear to Derby Day

It would be difficult to overstate how big the Spring Racing Carnival is in Melbourne. We take our horse racing seriously enough around here to score a public holiday on a Tuesday virtually guaranteeing many Melbournians a four day weekend. So I guess it's not that surprising that Melbournians really love the Spring Racing Carnival. I confess I'm not interested in the horses (save for that … [Read more...]

Friday’s Frock – Bohemian Traders

Friday's Frock - Bohemian Traders Slider

Welcome to October or should I say HELLO FROCKTOBER! Yes, once again I am very happy to be participating in Frocktober to help raise awareness and funds for Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. This time I've started my own page which you can check out here. Just to recap, the challenge of Frocktober is to wear a dress every day, once a week or just once during October, document your efforts … [Read more...]

The Ten Best Supermarket Beauty Buys

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I'm delighted to welcome the fabulous Gillian Moody from Champagne Cartel who is guest posting today. A Napoleon trained make-up artist who has styled, art directed and produced numerous fashion, editorial and corporate photographic shoots over the last 15 years, Gill knows all there is to know about make up and beauty products. She's also all sorts of fun and loves a boogie and a champs with the … [Read more...]

What to Wear When Your Weight Fluctuates

What to Wear When Your Weight Fluctuates

Like many women, my weight has fluctuated significantly over my adult life. In the last decade, I've done Weight Watchers (successfully) three times. Pre and post kids. I've gained eighteen, twenty and then eleven kgs respectively with three pregnancies over the last decade. I then lost some, most or more of that weight again, post partum. Then I put on another couple of kilos or so … [Read more...]

Everyday Style @ Shenanigans Central: Gorman

Everyday Style @ Shenanigans Central

I've long been a fangirl of Gorman. It's hard to isolate the reason why as there are several. Like our mutual love of quirky, statement prints. And our penchant for an oversized dress and the flattering, Harry high pant. Not to mention our colour obsession and our abiding love of fun home wares. Just when I thought it couldn't get any better, Gorman has gone all '80s on me. And I … [Read more...]

Spring Trend: Lace

The Lace Edit

  When I was travelling in the US 6 months ago, one of the biggest trends I saw in fashion was lace. It was everywhere - across all stores and clearly a huge trend heading into the US summer. *I may have purchased most of the lace on this rack. When I finally hit up my fave US store Anthropologie, above, I bought several of these gorgeous lacy numbers, including the one I'm … [Read more...]