Where to get your nails done in Melbourne

Nails

If you haven’t heard of the explosive beauty brand 3INA (pronounced MEE-NA), then become acquainted ASAP. Since 3INA’s huge success at its first store in London, it is already taking on the world in countries such as Greece, Italy, India and Sweden. The beauty cult also graced us with their colourful presence in Melbourne last […]

Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliaci are operas you need to see

In the Melbourne leg of the ultimate coming together of two operas from two different composers, the emotion runs strong. Just watch the trailer above. Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci explore the different, yet inimitably intertwining stories of a murder on Easter Sunday while a mother mourns, the loss of a son, a lover making her final position known […]

Spanish baroque music in Sydney like you’ve never seen before

If there’s one thing you should know about the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in Sydney, is that it’s good. And they manage to produce a sound as stunning as the best orchestras around without as many in the assembly as the likes of the Sydney or Melbourne Symphony Orchestras. With a lot more charisma. Their latest performance […]

How to get red carpet-ready hair

Jules Tognini Philips hairdresser

Logies season is long since over, but that doesn’t mean the need for a quality do isn’t far away. The hair guy at Philips, Jules Tognini knows how to get the red carpet ready look and you should take heed. Three tips to get your hair red carpet ready: 1. Get your hair cut a week […]

An exclusive peek at the majesty of the World Class Cocktail Week menu

Diageo // World Class Cocktail Week Launch Dinner

There’s one thing to know about World Class Cocktail Week in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane from 7-13 May: you want to go. With over 100 events between the cities, uncountable numbers of awesome bartenders who’ve dedicated their lives and lustre to the art of the alcoholic cocktail and some of the country’s best restaurants and bars […]

Cocktails at ‘The Ugly Duckling’ are a must this World Class Cocktail Week

Ugly Duckling Richmond Melbourne World Class Cocktail Week THE F feature bartender

There is in Melbourne, tucked away in Richmond – as Melbourne does so well – a cocktail bar called The Ugly Duckling, which is in fact, as far from accurate a name as can be. They’re participating in this year’s World Class Cocktail Week – a celebrating of all things ‘cocktail’ – and doing so […]

The latest sneaker store to hit Melbourne is open

JD Sports Melbourne Central THE F 6

If sneakers are your thing, then prepare to lose it. JD Sports officially opens in Melbourne today, adding to the city’s offering of quality sneaker stores for people who just don’t like dress shoes. See what they have in-store here. Peter Cowgill, the chairman and Hilton Seskin the dude who runs the company in Aus […]

Neil Perry’s top tips for Mother’s Day

Neil Perry chef

Mother’s Day is upon us and what’s the way to heart this year? Her stomach, of course. Neil Perry, one of Australia’s most decorated chefs knows a thing or two about keeping her happy with a gastronomic onslaught, so we went for a sift through his best tips on how to show Mum the love this year and, […]

Rising like a phoenix, Melbourne’s Woolshed is back in business

Woolshed Hotel Docklands Melbourne THE F

Melbourne is loaded with countless pubs and hotels that have achieved critical acclaim, and one of its best is back on the scene after a brief down period, The Woolshed. It is set to reopen its doors this April, bringing the much-loved Melbourne institution to the fore of the city’s social and fashion events. With […]

World Class Cocktail Week is back in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane

World Class Cocktail Week drinks cocktail THE F 3

The annual World Class Cocktail Week returns to Australia this May, with seven days of masterclasses, tastings and tutorials by some of Australia’s best bartenders and chefs and it’s going to be lit. Celebrating its biggest showing yet with over 100 experiences across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the event runs from 7-13 May, culminating on […]

See ‘The great wave off Kanagawa’ at the NGV in Melbourne

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

From 21 July 17 – 15 October 17 you will be able to see one of the most well-known pieces of Japanese art in conscionable memory is coming to Australia and you need to go and see it.  Hokusai is the first major presentation in Australia at Victoria’s National Gallery (NGV) of one of Japan’s most […]

How ‘Table 19’ movie is all of us at weddings

Table 19 Anna Kendrick

You know the feeling. Sure, it’s great to be invited to the wedding of your BFF, family, other friend, that random who you went to secondary school with who needs seat fillers or someone from work with no friends of their own… But is it, really? The adorably ridiculous new movie starring Ann Kendrick (Pitch […]