The safest and cleanest way for you to enter the Skintrade

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Skintrade ain’t all that bad. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. And no, we’re not talking porn, but instead, a sensational new addition to the Australian skincare industry that takes the best bits of all the pre-existing brands out there, darkens it ever-so-slightly, strips it of all the rubbish that otherwise surrounds labels and substance […]

Win tickets to Tina Arena’s Innocence to Understanding concert with Lanson

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You’ll even get to meet and have a drink with her!

Chocolate pairings: the best flavours to pair with chocolate right now

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Reynold Poernomo is the dessert king behind Koi Dessert Bar and to celebrate all the exciting stuff KitKat is doing these days, he’s got some handy tips on how to pair chocolate with essentially everything! This is what he had to say… Quirky flavour combinations have become the hot trend for 2017, and has produced a […]

Where to find the best steak in Melbourne

Steak! Good for you, delicious and darn hard to find a place that does a good one. That is precisely why you need this list of the best restaurants in Melbourne who know how to do a steak pretty well. Get to it! L’Hotel Gitan, Prahran Steak at L’Hotel Gitan is from three main beef suppliers – Southern […]

Where to go for a drink in Sydney during Negroni Week 2017

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Negroni week is back! The time has come to can that drinking ban. In its fifth year, the week-long international charity initiative will take place from 5-11 June, with bars, clubs and restaurants from across the world coming together over the classic Negroni cocktail – the one and only iconic mix of Campari, gin and red vermouth – […]

‘King Roger’ by Opera Australia in Melbourne was a sensation

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After stunning audiences with a modern, vivid adaptation of Carmen, Opera Australia continues to wow this season with King Roger with its second run of performances in Australia since first taking to the Joan Sutherland Theatre in Sydney earlier this year. Read about that here. This 1926 opera in three acts by Polish composer Karol Szymanowski […]

Where are the best places to live in Australia?

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Buying a home is an exciting experience at any phase of life. Whether it is your first home, or your retirement home, choosing the right home on the right land is one of the most important decisions you will make for you and your family. With the real estate market seeming to get more complex […]

How to make the most of the Vogue and GQ Fashion Night Out

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The Vogue and GQ Online Shopping Night is on tomorrow at midday and it’s about to get real. It is all about 12 hours of discounts and deal that you’ll freak out over, so it’s time to get planning. Don’t go in blind, unprepared when it comes to knowing what you want to buy and how […]

Jamie Oliver is shaking up the Australian food scene and it’s great

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Jamie Oliver is back! Part out of his touted love for Australia, but primarily because the Keystone Group went into receivership, which put his six ‘Jamie’s Italian’ restaurant in Australia right in the firing line. It would be a strange sensation, bidding in a business war to take back the company with your own name on it, […]

Turns out you actually need a CROSS pen in your life; here’s how to win

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In this world of computers the need for being the one to answer anyone’s desperate plea, “does someone have a pen?” with a confident “yes” is becoming less-and-less a thing. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t happen. Being the man who can effortlessly flick out a fine writing apparatus to save the day has something to […]

Lunch in Melbourne with Vincent Van Gogh

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When you’re celebrating iconic artists like Vincent Van Gogh, it’s got to be with a bang, and that’s exactly what Sofitel Melbourne On Collins set out to achieve. Inspired by the National Gallery of Victoria’s newly opened Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition, Van Gogh & The Seasons, we were treated to a dining experience like no […]

5 winter traveller’s tips for visiting Australia’s style capital, Melbourne

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In Melbourne, winter is never a good reason not to go out. It makes sense really, given the changeable nature of its weather and climate. Nevertheless, during the colder months, art and culture in the city seem to explode. As temperatures drop, people don’t stop enjoying outdoor activities, but they do embrace more theatre, gallery […]