Why 2018 will be Opera Australia’s most creatively-charged year yet

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F fireworks

The last few months posed a challenge – albeit exciting – for Opera Australia. Why? They went without their coveted Joan Sutherland Theatre in the illustrious Sydney Opera House and it was a whole new challenge. RELATED: The saddest thing to happen to opera since 2015 However, despite that 2018 is proving to be a […]

Brunch in Melbourne by the Two Fat Monks will change your weekends

Two Fat Monks Fairfield cafe interior

When thinking of something to do on a Sunday in Melbourne, there is nothing better than a great meal in a really cool space, with fantastic cocktails thrown in. For some, the usual suspects would be in place like South Yarra, Richmond, Collingwood and even a bit of a hunt through the city but if […]

The best men’s bags you need this season

Man riding bike with backpack

Doesn’t matter whether you’re coming or going, you need a bag. To complete the look of your outfit or just more practically carry your stuff, whether it’s a laptop bag, tote bag, backpack or satchel – and then some – they all serve different purposes, come in a range of pretty handy and hardy materials […]

Truffle Month is happening at Jamie’s Italian

Jamies Italian restaurant Sydney truffles

Show of hands who loves truffles? Yep, thought so. In that case, add to the diary these dates because truffle month is taking things over at Jamie’s Italian in Sydney and around the country. Never before has food had more of a reason to be eaten. Throughout the month of August, Jamie’s Italian are celebrating […]

Devastating news for lovers of Saigon Sally in Melbourne

Saigon Sally Vietnamese restaurant Asian food mural

If affordable and stylish Vietnamese-inspired food was your calling and Chapel Street’s beloved Saigon Sally was where you went to get all of what you needed, then prepare for despair. Saigon Sally is closing. On Sunday 3 September, the Southeast Asian princess will close her doors permanently to make way for a newcomer to the […]

Complete your dapper look with new shoes by Oscar Hunt Tailors

Oscar Hunt Brogue Brown tying shoe laces

Oscar Hunt know menswear, style, and all things tailoring, so when they announce that they now do shoes, if you’re in the market for looking sharp, then this is for you. Oscar Hunt co-owner and managing director Chris Edwards said that shoes were a natural progression for the brand. “We focus on delivering a concierge-style […]

Decorate your walls with your favourite city using Modern Map Art

Modern Map Art Melbourne

Choosing what to hang on your walls is hard. Will the colours work? Will the design complement or ruin your room’s aesthetic? How big should the thing be that’s hanging off your wall? The questions are endless, but at least by using an art provider like Modern Map Art, you’ll have one element sorted – […]

Why Campari is all you need from July to August

Negroni

Australia is turning on its hospitality for the next few months thanks in large part to the sensational sensation that is Campari. The time to get excited is now. From July 13 to August 20, 2017, Campari will be bringing a touch of iconic Milanese style, sophistication and flair to The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney as […]

The iconic Bata Bullets from the 60s are back with a limited edition

Bata Bullets Heritage high top sneaker 3

The iconic Bata Bullets collection are a casual sneaker originally created for NBA team the Baltimore Bullets in the 1960s, but now – they’re back. With a brand-spanking-new collection from their limited edition Heritage range, the high and low tops in 3 colour ways – blue, pink and cream – are making waves when it comes to […]

Melbourne just got hit by a tidal wave at the NGV

NGV great wave kanagawa hokusai exhibition

A tidal wave of art!

Piccolino is a city-cool Italian restaurant in the suburbs worth visiting

Piccolino Mount Waverley Melbourne Italian restaurant food restaurant street

There are few places out in the suburbs of Melbourne that have something so oozingly inner-city-cool about them that you’re baffled as to what it’s doing there in the first place. Piccolino in Mount Waverley is just that. It’s a warm, yellow-lit, aesthetically flooring restaurant run by a family for whom quality Italian fare is […]

There’s a new Kapten & Son watches and eyewear concept store worth seeing

Kapten Son concept watch shop Melbourne 4

Kapten & Son, officially opened its first worldwide concept store in Melbourne’s funky-town Prahran to so much acclaim it’s a wonder it wasn’t overrun. The brand launched only three short years ago by a German trio in their mid-twenties and though the company is in its infancy, it has gone from strength-to-strength and has grown to have a […]