MUJI opens its new Sydney flagship

Nature. Simplicity. Global. These core concepts have built the foundation of worldwide home improvements store, MUJI. Established in Japan in 1980, and now with over 770 stores globally, MUJI produces high quality, minimalistic style goods ranging from homewares to stationary to apparel and can now be found in Sydney. Located in fashion hub The Galeries […]

Country Road AW 15

  A little bit of adventure, a little bit comfy, a lot desirable, the Country Road autumn-winter collection is everything you expect from Country Road, only this season with an added injection of adventure coupled with a modern, sophisticated sportswear look.   As always, Country Road’s collection has honed-in on a few key colours for […]

MR PORTER x COS, an interview with Martin Andersson

We all know and love MR PORTER; they bring us the best in menswear from around the world. Around the period when COS has finally landed in Australia and is making its way through the popularity ranks, MR PORTER has partnered with the Swedish design brand thanks in large part to the great reception of […]

OPSM Collins Street Optique

Bringing a whole new meaning to what it means to be a boutique optical store, leading Australian eyewear retailer OPSM has opened a new store in Melbourne. Right on Collins St. in the heart of Melbourne, in the thick of the exclusive retailer part of town, OPSM has opened a store that caters to a […]

Hawkeye pops-up… Again

Tucked away at the end of Hazeldon Place behind the bustling Chapel St. precinct, an unassuming warehouse with two white balloons signal the entrance to Melbourne’s vintage re-seller Hawkeye Vintage and their three-day pop-up store. A red carpet and walled entrance lined with green ivy transform this gallery space into a mecca for all things […]

Who’s your CUZIN?

We all know someone who does it. Maybe we even do it ourselves. There’s no shame to it because it makes life so much easier if you have that want or need for that item overseas that you annoyingly enough can only get overseas. Meet your new CUZIN, a new friend who makes shopping overseas a hell of a lot […]

Geezer’s ties

Knitted ties are a casual tie staple in the wardrobes of dudes that are only too easy to wear. A nice alternative to the run-of-the-mill formal ties of silk and cotton that proudly rock rock that age-old style, knitted ties offer minor differences in details that make all the difference when it comes to the overall look. […]

Funky Funkis

With a name stemming from the Swedish word for functionalism, Funkis is a nordic-centric home- and personal-wares store that celebrates all that’s good in simple and practical Scandinavian design. Funkis has a strong enough presence in Sydney, where the business was first started. Since expanding into two locations there at The Strand, Sydney, and Paddington, the […]

I Love Ugly, Melbourne’s new addition

By Aleczander Gamboa.  They obviously have a different take on brand names in New Zealand. Based in Auckland, I Love Ugly is finally opening its doors to Melbourne, with their first Melbourne store opening in Russell Place. If you are unfamiliar with the brand, the first thing you’re wondering about is the name. Indeed, a label […]

Kookai X David Bromley on Chapel St.

For the past 22 years, Kookai has gone from strength to strength, managing to captivate in a unique and largely never-before-seen way the minds and wardrobes of most of Australia’s tight bodied ladies. Lately, their most adventurous venture has been the opening of a new concept store on one of Melbourne’s most prominent shopping strips, […]

Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger

Going from Harvard to the wonderful world of the rag trade, you get a lot of insight into what works and what doesn’t; what people like and what they don’t. Thankfully for Tom Pen, the man behind the brand that is Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger, otherwise known as M.R.K.T., that’s exactly what’s taken place in […]

Desigual Opens at Melbourne’s Strand Arcade

By Aleczander Gamboa.  If you’re looking for a pop of colour to add to your wardrobe, then set your eyes on Desigual, Spain’s global fashion label renowned for its colourful and vibrant collections. Located in The Strand Melbourne, the launch also coincides with the unveiling of their latest collection called “L Line” – a series […]