Terrace Bar @ The Sheraton Hotel

The Sheraton Melbourne is open for business and to celebrate, held a massive blow-out on its new, super stylish rooftop terrace aptly named Terrace Bar. Located at the fashionable ‘Paris end’ of Little Collins Street in the CBD, this new, boutique hotel offers 174 stylish guest rooms, a fabulous destination restaurant Little Collins St Kitchen and a variety […]

Hello Krimper

So typically Melbourne in style with the odd name to boot, Krimper is a new industrial-themed space that welcomed itself to the fold this week to a party of very important proportions. Guests loaded themselves into the 300-guest capacity venue operated by the Larger Than Life Event Agency for a party in cool-kid cocktail party […]

Marimekko’s 50th Unikko Anniversary

By Claudia Wood.  When you think 50th birthdays, what comes to mind? Old drunken relatives stumbling around a backyard, wine in hand, talking about the ‘good, old days’? Well whatever bad example you have, scratch that, because Marimekko threw one hell of a 50th birthday. 50 years ago, Marimekko’s most iconic print was born. Maija […]

Launching the La Máscara Beverage Co.

As made famous on hit new Australian TV show the Real Housewives of Melbourne, now prominent Melbourne social icon-come-entrepreneur Jackie Gillies is an alcohol baroness, driving the success of her new beverage company, La Máscara. Three bottled pre-mixed alcoholic options for the more discerning of alcohol aficionados make-up the range and appeal to a pretty broad taste spectrum: […]

Wicked in Oz!

Childhood memories of a story long since past recreated. Such is the power of Wicked. There are no surprises that the show’s tenth anniversary opening night in Melbourne recently received a standing ovation. When you watched The Wizard of Oz as a child, never once would you have thought that 75 years later, it would […]

Fresh look for Melbourne style icon: Henry Bucks

It’s no small challenge to reinvigorate the image of a 124 year-old brand, but that is exactly what Australia’s oldest menswear retailer has set out to do with the re-launch of its flagship store in Melbourne’s CBD. Style institution Henry Bucks has re-launched its flagship store on Collins Street, which has been re-fitted from scratch to reflect the […]

Welcoming Thomas Sabo to Emporium Melbourne

Melbourne Emporium recently welcomed the eighth flagship Thomas Sabo store to their ever expanding repertoire. The rapidly growing brand celebrated 30 years in the jewelry business by launching their new space alongside the brands most recent Karma Collection. Thomas Sabo covers a large demographic with its unisex collections, Glam & Soul and Rebel at Heart. […]

Christian Kimber shoes

Bringing an air of British elegance to a range of shoes for the Australian man, Christian Kimber owns and operates his self titled shoe business ‘Christian Kimber Shoes‘ with the finesse of his own personal style. A gentlemanly gentleman with the creative flair of the best of them and the down-to-earth business knowledge of the […]

MARAIS opens its second store

One of the only places you can play amongst the stars in Melbourne is about to augment itself onto another prime location in Melbourne’s inner city, bringing its awesome collection of things you can’t find more to the masses. Marais is one jewel of few in Melbourne that offers some of the highest end designer pieces Australia-wide […]

Top of the Uni Hill

There sits north of Melbourne a place I’d normally, despite my addiction to shopping, let alone shopping for men’s shoes – never go. It’s called Uni Hill Factory Outlets and in the predominantly University based suburb of Bundoora about an hour out of Melbourne. Here, the shopping is modest, but the savings are gargantuan with […]

Uniqlo to open in Sydney

When it rains, it pours. No more than a few weeks after Japanese retailer Uniqlo opened up in Melbourne’s newest retail destination, Emporium Melbourne, there’s talk of them moving northward to Sydney to bring their cheap awesomeness to the masses of NSW. Set to open this spring-summer season in Pitt Street Mall, the centre of […]

Lux Melbourne

A little bit underground Berlin nightclub, a little bit BDSM bar, a little bit gay, Lux Melbourne threw open its doors on Melbourne’s southeastern nightlife strip Chapel Street to a fanfare of excitable proportions. Sexually-charged caged dancers with handheld fireworks, plenty of alcohol and plenty of dancing made-up the five-or-so hour party that welcomed the […]