• Pharrell Williams & Louis XIII are doing their bit to save the planet (sponsored)

    People are ruining the World. It’s a fact. Global warming, pestilence, the sex trade, pollution, lack of recycling… The list is endless. It’s a wonder the Earth hasn’t thrown in the towel and collapsed in on itself entirely. There was a quote in the 2008 film starring Keanu Reaves, The Day the Earth Stood Still that rings […]

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    Top 5 places to spend holidays away in NSW this January

    With forced annual leave at plenty of work places, Christmas time off and more of a reason ever to get the hell outta town for a bit for that much-needed R&R, the time to escape is now. And with so many options out there of places to go and call ‘home’ for a few days […]

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    Movie review: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya shine in the movie of 2018, ‘The Greatest Showman’

    Remember when Baz Luhrmann teamed-up with Leonardo Dicaprio to create the big screen phenomenon that was The Great Batsby back in 2013? Well, there’s now a new production in town vying for top spot and Michael Gracy’s The Greatest Showman isn’t pulling any punches. A visually meaty, delightfully camp, dream-like colourful and musically effervescent production which makes its […]

LIFESTYLE

The Wise officially opens its doors

One chef is Greek. The other Spanish. Two fiery and interesting cultural backgrounds that clash in both the real world and the marriage that in this case binds these two, adding nothing but a flavoursome zest to the food they produce and the ambience of High Street in the Chapel Street Precinct’s funkiest shopping and […]

I believe a good pair of undies should be a stylish extension of a man’s penis

The closest thing to a man for the most part of any given day, other than himself, is his underwear. It knows his most intimate parts and appendages and realistically endures quite the battering from the most uncouth of individuals. Commonly, underpants aren’t a spoken about thing. They’re buried under piles of garments when passing […]

How to spice up your suit

Five tips on how to add interest to your work wear For many, our work clothes get more wear time than the rest of our wardrobe. But just because they may be required to fit into the corporate bland aesthetic that is forced upon us by our office job rules and regulations, doesn’t mean they need to be strictly […]

All you need is hope

I’m normally not one for charity. I’m one of those prudish, prickish cynics that doesn’t believe the money raised goes to the charities whose names have been lent to the fundraiser, nor the very people the fund-raising is meant to benefit. However, the MO behind the Bands4Hope program seems to be slightly more substantial than most, having […]

White Night Melbourne

Just when you thought another festival couldn’t possibly fit into the throng of summer entertainment options, another one is on its way. A night of dusk-til-dawn celebrations of music, art, dining, theatre, sport, fashion, film, design and performance – and the kitchen sink – will kick-off from 7pm to 7am on the night of Saturday […]

Goodbye Grazia Australia

In a trend that seems to be rearing its ugly head in Australia, another casualty has been claimed in the gradual demise of Australian fashion and style magazines: Grazia Australia. After only having been in operation in Australia for five years, the Italian inspired editorial offering succumbed to poor circulation figures and bad sales as […]

It’s Aus Open time! Jacob’s Creek Super Sunday

I love tennis. So naturally, when January rolls around – in addition to it being my birthday month – my other favourite happening is the Australian Open that tickles my tonsils. In what is set to be a fantastic day at Australia’s much loved sporting tournament, Jacob’s Creek Super Sunday is taking place on Sunday […]

Jeep Portsea Polo 2013

Amidst a sea of stunning fake tan applications, sturdy chunky wedges – and conversely safe Jesus sandal flats – sheer overdresses – apparently a trend that went unbeknownst to me – and peroxide blonde locks, the thirteenth annual Jeep Portsea Polo in the pleasantly wind-blasted Point Nepean Quarantine Zone again took place. It was a visual feast for […]

Australia welcomes Ellen

In March, Australia will welcome one of America’s biggest names in television, Ellen DeGeneres. Move over Oprah. The pro-equal rights activist, comedian, actor-come-talk show host celebrity whose name rose through the ranks of television to international fame, bolstered only by her same-sex marriage to Australian actress Portia De Rossi, Ellen will head down-under (cringe) to spruik two […]

Food, cars, horses and champagne. Chukkas!

This January, Melbourne’s gorgeous Mornington Peninsula will find itself abuzz with excitement over the infamous and annual Jeep Portsea Polo. Again in 2013 sponsored by leading automotive giant The Fiat Chrysler Group and its favourite brand Jeep, the Portsea Polo will also be hosting a new face to take the games to the public, celebrity chef Ben […]