Hair, nail and beauty lovers unite!

Salon Melbourne is the country’s biggest hair, beauty and nail lovers gathering of epic proportions and took place last weekend at Jeff’s Shed for the enjoyment of countless people. I paid a visit to the expo on Saturday 31 March 2012 and found that apparently this year with new director Julia Erben and more exhibitors […]

Post-LMFF, we welcome Salon Melbourne

We’re all still reeling from the magic and wonderment of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival – what a time it was. So in true post-event celebratory homage to the design and divinity of the garments, beauty of the models and skills behind the people who make them so, Salon Melbourne is coming to town. Those who […]

What makes a man moist?

Supple skin is beautiful. That’s why I always try to ensure I have it. As the skin ages, cell regeneration slows and falters and the sun, environment, foods and other things we force our body to endure take effect, we notice changes in our appearance. Feint lines show, skin if left untreated can become dry, […]

I know nothing of good virtue. The Madam, however…

On one Friday afternoon (24 February 2012), for no particular reason other than the call of haute couture in sweet old Melbourne town, Meagan Harding from Style Farm and I paid a visit to our virtuous Madam in the city. No, she does not divvy out services to the highest-paying gentleman; she is not actually […]

Get flocked! Hasti Bala opens its doors

Purple, green, black, red; all the colours! It’s all there! Smothering the walls, the floor, the furniture, Hasti Bala certainly knows how to make a statement when it comes to winning the hearts of Melbourne’s creative, fashion and style crowds. With the all-seeing elephant head that is precariously pinned up against the far wall, guests […]

Honey, this place can turn my key any day

In true Melbourne style, we welcomed in another venue of chic opulence and interior delight. I refer to The Key Club on Lonsdale Street, which last night (22 February 2012) officially opened its doors in a flutter of stylish finesse, alcoholic celebration and musical delight with some of the city’s most social, prettiest faces and coolest cats […]

Get me drunk? You Cheeky Rascal!

Don’t love cider? Madness. If you’re not a cider lover, despair not. The Cheeky Rascal and his band of variations will soon have you on the road to normalcy, with a sweet kick up the backside and a hazy recollection of the night before; if you get what I’m saying. Cheeky Rascal by Rebello Wines is […]

With people’s tongues a chatter, Couturing graces the fashion scene

Melbourne’s fashion scene gathered in epic proportions last night (8 February 2012) at Melbourne’s GPO to officially welcome in the newest thing to hit our online sphere, Couturing.com. Having come from two very different backgrounds, Lisa Teh and Thom Whilton, Couturing’s founders, tired of the stigma surrounding blogs and online publications. So in an effort to fight […]

Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine’s Day’s a crock and I don’t love you

February 14 is coming. It’s a day that makes every man’s hair on the back of his neck stand piloerect. It’s a day that fills the city and shopping centres with the sound of ringing cash registers and swiping credit cards. It’s a day that sees pink, red and varying tones of white enshroud the city, country and its […]

Australian Open 2012 tennis players’ party

Sinking a long drink of some description at the Long Room was the done thing at the tennis player’s party held at none other than super chic and opulent Long Room on Collins Street on Thursday 19 January. With the Australian Open on everybody’s mind, tennis bigs and smalls, greats and nobodies filed into the establishment to sink […]

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 […]