• Christmas giveaway: An Ecovacs Robotics Vacuum Robot, Deebot Ozmo 930

    It’s one thing for us to be able to control the lights in our home with an app, it’s another to be able to play music through more stylish wireless speakers through an app, but it’s completely another to be able to clean-up your home with an app. Miraculously, though, that is now a reality thanks to […]

  • Sennheiser CX

    Christmas giveaway: Win a set of Sennheiser CX 7.00BT In-Ear Wireless earphones

    You know how there are heaps of wireless headsets and earphones out there on the market and some are heaps better than others? Well, Sennheiser is right up there – like, right up there – at the good end of the scale, championing what it means to have practical and functioning life-ready earphones that not only […]

  • SoulCycle class

    Why Soul Cycle will change your take on exercise – and life in general

    There aren’t many exercises out there in the world that could blur the lines dividing exercise, therapy and religion, except Soul Cycle. It’s an American phenomenon that had already taken off in its own right. But then, a Kardashian found it and the whole world naturally had to follow suit. Now fast-forward eleven years and […]

LIFESTYLE

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 […]

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 […]