Pizza better than YAMUMS

Love pizza? Love cheap drinks? Love YAMUMS! The new restaurant fills a large gap in the Chapel Street food, grog and social offering, and is now open at number one Garden Lane in South Yarra. Tucked away from the usual Chapel Street hustle and bustle, the outdoor-indoor restaurant boasts a very cool corner location with views […]

Trying to be clean at Laundry Bar

The irony is inescapable. We were at Laundry Bar, in Fitzroy and we were surrounded by beautiful men and women: the legions of models on Giant Model Management’s books. Clean, laundered thoughts? Hardly. On Saturday 17 December at around 8pm, people filed into the small and modestly decorated bar in Melbourne’s northern suburb for a party filled […]

The Mean, the Median and the Mister Mode

Well Mister Mode has done it again. The Melbourne music, social and fashion scenes were sent into overdrive on 10 December 2011 with the Mister Mode Fashion Night Market, which went off as per usual without hitch. The Market took-over Oak Place Warehouse in South Yarra, a very cool and industrial grunge-come-fashion chic venue that was […]

The Diesel’s a-chuggin’

Who knew there were so many rules to wearing denim? Sure as the day is sunny, not me, but there are. What are they? I haven’t the faintest recollection. I think I was so bemused by the fact that “seams can sit here, not here; pockets must stretch from here, to here; and the waistband […]

Armani Exchange flagship sets sail

I was fortunate enough to go along to the official opening of the Armani Exchange new flagship store located in Chadstone ‘the fashion capital’ in Melbourne’s Southeast on Saturday 22 October. Usually, the shopping complex sucks the life out of me and I find myself lost amongst the designer outlets and walkways-off-walkways, eventually struggling to […]

Grattis på födelsedagen Kikki.K

Happy Birthday Kikki.K the business which last week, celebrated their tenth year of existence on 12 October 2011. I was present at the Kikki.K 10th anniversary and learned the brilliant history of the stationery company, which was founded by Kristina ‘Kikki’ Karlsson and her partner, who quickly built the company into an international fashion stationery label […]

Ecotools

While what I know about makeup and its application is limited, I know that it’s a combination of two key aspects that either make your face glow and attract attention, or dim and turn people away, giving that albeit dreaded ‘I’ve just come down with a bout of tonsillitis’ look. Not good. Aspect one is […]