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    Christmas giveaway: Whirlpool Crisp n’ Grill for your kitchen

    It’s Christmas, so you know there’s not only going to be a lot of food, but a LOT of cooking to go along with it, too. The people at Whirlpool know a thing or two about just that, so their Whirlpool Crisp n’ Grill in festive, Christmas-like red fits the bill pretty well. Their Crisp N’ […]

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    Christmas giveaway: Win a Belkin tech product haul

    What happens when you don’t have all the cables, bells n’ whistles, carry bags and other tech-y paraphernalia you need to get by in this modern, tech-driven day and age? You enter a Christmas competition to win it all, of course. The wonderful people at Belkin are giving away a Christmas haul of all the […]

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    Best reasons to add the Kerala Backwaters to the top of your bucket list

    You may not have heard of Kerala backwaters, in fact, you may not have heard of Kerala at all, but this state in Southern India holds the secret to one of the lushest experiences of your life. With winding rivers and lagoons stretching over a whopping 1000 kms, water is an integral part of life […]

LIFESTYLE

A world of pretty dresses: Cathleen Jia

Design, dresses, creativity and all things pretty are in her blood. As a young girl, obsession with Barbie dolls and creating uniquely ‘designed’ dresses and garments were her bread and butter. Nowadays, Melbourne cocktail and bridal dress and gown designer Cathleen Tan focuses her attention on more lucrative options, but hasn’t lost that childhood pizzazz […]

Such is the life of a photographer: Meagan Harding

There’s a certain something about Meagan Harding that makes her stand out from the rest. Is it her exquisite demeanour with a lick of real Australiana? Is it her easily noticeable sense of style? Her warm and hilarious personality that is only too happy to approach and be approached? Or her penchant for occasionally being […]

Lqd Skin Care for men

My skin screams with joy, writhes with excitement and thirsts for its Lqd. Australia has been smacked with a new player in the men’s skin care market that rivals oily, poorly made, chemically enhanced and unnatural alternatives available that in fact do nothing. It offers manageable, fragrance-free, chemically and dermatologically tested skin care perfection, the likes of […]

Fashionopolites gather at Nuffnang’s Fashionopolis

nuffnangfashionopolis.com.au The who’s who of fashion blogging in Australia – and those who could be bothered footing the bill or making the interstate trek – gathered today at Melbourne’s cosy, typically ‘Melbourne’ side street cafe-come-function room the Thousand £ Bend. And what a day they had. MCd by David Krupp, country manager of the prestigious blogger […]

Are you coming to Fashionopolis? 12 May ’12. Be there.

Love fashion? Love Fashionopolis. Do you live fashion, know how to write, adore clothes and fancy yourself a blogger? Or better yet, care to do so? Then you’ll love this event. Lagerfeld himself wouldn’t miss it… were it not for his being on the other side of the planet. It’s the industry’s first fashion-focused event […]

I have a thing for Mister Mode

In its second year since relaunching in 2011, Mister Mode took to the streets of Melbourne for the enjoyment of many a pre-loved fashion fan. Held last Saturday night at 222 Johnston Street in Melbourne’s north-of-the-river suburb of Collingwood, the Fashion Night Market welcomed in the city’s fashion conscious and socially savvy in a celebratory […]

Love the loved at Take2

The ornate, yellowing cornices of spaciously generous Northcote Town Hall stared down at the bustling men and women below as they lovingly fondled pre-loved vintage pieces brought together from the furthest reaches of Melbourne’s households by the stallholders at Take2 Markets. One sleepy Sunday, the queenlike quartet of Irish Rivera, Ilker Kale, Chris Rivera and I made the trek from our […]

Bangin’ Bang & Olufsen

With a new president and CEO and a constantly growing global network of retail and branding, it seemed only fitting that Bang & Olufsen reopened its Melbourne CBD store for the enjoyment of digital enthusiasts and top quality electronics lovers recently. Zagame’s Maserati and Ferrari cars were parked auspiciously out the front of the beaming, pristine new store, […]

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 […]