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    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

Bulldog: a man’s best friend

Everyone knows that a dog is man’s best friend. After having used Bulldog’s skin care over the past few weeks, I can safely say that he is just that. Packed with the seemingly mandatory-these-days essential oils and other such ingredients that do nothing but wonder for the skin like green tea, green algae, konjac mannan and […]

Be. Fresh, Be. Luscious, Be. Breezy

Be. Fresh; The mantra of the current spring summer season and something that newly launched wine varitetals from Be., has taken under its wing and breathed new life into. In fitting with the warmer spring weather Melbourne is now accustomed to, the winery launched its three latest additions to its offering, which are all about matching […]

How to chose the right sunglasses to suit your face shape

With the sun creeping through the clouds, weather warming up and the constant push by society for us to have no wrinkles, look eternally youthful and take care of our faces, it makes perfect sense that ’tis the season to wear sunglasses. In light of this, I thought it a handy idea to put together […]

Fashionistas Australia unite at the Nights of Style

The Fashionista’s Guide to Shopping in Melbourne has been out and about in full force since its launch a few months ago and is working its published magic on the very retailers and labels it has unveiled in Melbourne’s long list of shopping gems. The new style nights that are being held by the ever charming Emily […]

The Melbourne Cup 2012

Feeling like you’ve stepped out of one world and into another isn’t typically something easily achieved; but Irish dancers, old world decor and quaint waiters with cheesecutters and beige tweed made light work of that upon entering the Emirates Marquee at the Melbourne Cup. Library bedecked walls and Irish attractions of all shapes and sizes, […]

Melbourne’s spring racing Derby Day

On a day that dazzled with atypical Melburnian blue skies, a lick of warmth and the promise of later showers, in amongst the hobnobbery that takes place annually amongst the exceedingly costly and equally as exceedingly ostentatious corporate marquees that line the ‘Birdcage’ at Flemington, I went, I saw, I conquered the Derby. Not much a gambling man, I […]

How Two Live: Stef and Jess Dadon

When your sister and best friend is on the other side of the globe, what better way to keep in touch than with a blog, a passion that joins you and an insatiable appetite for clothes that is readily and easily met through a serious shopping addiction? The Dadon girls, Jess and Stef asked themselves that […]

Melbourne’s Vanishing Elephant turns 1

Everyone’s favourite oxymoronic Sydney-based men’s and women’s clothing label, Vanishing Elephant, has been around since 2008; but this 2012, their Melbourne outlet that has become such a supplier of many a Melburnian’s wardrobe will turn one year old. It was founded by Sydneysiders Arran Russell, Huw Bennett and Felix Chan in an effort to highlight the great subtleties […]

TETTMANN.DOUST and their Parrallel Tensions

Two Melbourne girls, Naomi Tettmann and Elke Doust, founded TETTMANN.DOUST. Their love for the unique, the natural, the obscure and the skillful playing to their chosen life of fashion and design for the betterment of their self-titled label. Having recently made an impression on the Australian fashion scene in 2012’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, the couple are […]

The brightest Diamant in Sydney’s hospitable crown

As I sat on my king sized bed, testing the springiness of my mattress, softness of my down pillows and lulling after a gastronomic feast of epic proportions from some leading restaurants no further than a stone’s throw away from my then near-comatose location, I knew that I’d found my newest hub in Sydney. The […]