Onia Resortwear

Look as casually awesome as you can this summer with one of the nicest men’s resort wear brands I’ve come across yet. Onia by founders Carl Cunow and Nathan Romano is a celebration of how awesome it is to be a man, how versatile you can be when it comes to dressing one and how effortlessly […]

Australia joins the rest of the world: H&M

One of H&M‘s largest stores globally is going to land smack-bang in the middle of Melbourne, Australia in 2014. At last Australia joins the rest of the world in offering affordable men’s and womenswear, bringing the standard offering of H&M clothing, underwear, accessories, homewares, bedding, textiles and decor to the Australian market as well as some […]

Sheep Shearer – the fashionable kind

Sheep Shearer

Inspired by Australian shearing icon Jackie Howe, Sheep Shearer is the latest clothing label to hit our vibrant fashion scene.  Taking it back to basics with a collection of singlets, t-shirts and hoodies made exclusively for men, the range exudes a modern and relaxed feel with a pop of subtle colour. Previous to this launch […]

NIKE 267

In a full house of trend setters, funky-trunks and Nike lovers, Nike’s latest Australian addition threw open its doors to the Chapel Street strip, welcoming-in a new era of Nike sneaker, the Nike Air Trainer Max ’94 Premium. Thanks to a recent bout of Nike’s popularity in Melbourne and Australia, Nike has made the right move […]

Tutti Interiors

By Aleczander Gamboa Although I haven’t read ‘Eat, Pray and Love’ myself, the novel has become the latest craze amongst my girl friends. Inspiring, cathartic, and life-changing are the common words thrown around when discussing it (that, and the squeals of joy when they spoil it for me since they have an inability to contain […]

FOG’s Oaks Day After Party

By Holly Thomas.  FOG restaurant, Prahran played host to a beautifully green after Oaks Day soiree within the grounds of the restaurants Night Garden of Earthly Delights. Tucked away in the outer back courtyard of the restaurant this secret garden was flawlessly adorned with pretty hanging lanterns, birdcages and perfectly preened shrubbery to complete the […]

Windsor Smith’s Concept Store

Inspired by art, purposed for fashion, the new Windsor Smith shoe brand concept store in Melbourne’s northern suburbs will bring a breath of fresh air in the form of quality footwear. Purposed to add a simple edgy and exciting vibe to the store to enhance the customer’s experience, the Doncaster concept store will bring to […]

The Australian International Sourcing Fair

Essentially an emerging designer’s wet dream, the Australian International Sourcing Fair is Australia’s answer to other international seminars that serve the same purpose: to provide a place where visitors can learn and make informed (enough) business decisions. Starting this Wednesday 13 November, the Australian International Sourcing Fair will take to the stage a series of free […]

The Emirates Melbourne Cup

In about three days, Melbourne will be absorbed into a frenzy of equine-obsessed fancy and consumption like nowhere else the country knows. It’s the start of the Melbourne spring racing festival in Flemington, an event so renowned that last year – which I was fortunate enough to attend – was graced with the British Royals […]

Making Shoes with A. McDonald

By Henry Ng.  Opening up one’s studio is becoming a common practice and Andrew McDonald recently teamed up with Chivas Regal and invited guests to his atelier to understand his brand and craft, one that McDonald has been doing for the last 20 years. Housed in the heritage building The Strand Arcade, the work studio […]

Hey there QT

By Henry Ng.  A traditional shave is nowadays regarded a luxury service that men indulge in occasionally more than it is a grooming activity that they seek out regularly. With that understanding in mind, The Barber @spaQ has cleverly worked out treatment packages that entice men into the realm of luxury grooming. Catering to the […]

Frocktober 2013

By Aleczander Gamboa. Organised by Melbourne based not-for-profit group Team Get Your Frock On! , fashionistas, celebrities and independent designers gathered for the fashion extravaganza event Frocktober, a fundraiser aimed to support early detection tests for ovarian cancer and help raise much needed funds for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF). With performances from up […]