LOUIS VUITTON X MY EMPIRICAL LIFE / LV ICONS: THE ALMA

  The Alma is one of Louis Vuitton‘s most iconic bags. Born as  Gaston-Louis Vuitton‘s “Squire Bag” in 1934,  it was subtly changed to become the “Champs- Elysées” ,  until it was given it’s current name “The Alma” for a famous Parisian bridge.  The bold Art Deco lines and elegant shape made it as much … Continue reading

BRONZE AGE

  Next season is all about bronze. Yep, I’m calling it. Never have I been so excited about brown make up in my life. You see , I’ve discovered it’s incredibly versatile. Not only can you shade and define, but you can add warmth, depth and contour. It is less obvious than black, yet just … Continue reading

COLOURIFIC!

Banish the black and bring the sunshine in with a selection of this and next season’s colourific dresses! From wiggle shapes to lace gowns, sunflower yellow and blood red check out my new post on Vogue.com.au here and pick your favourite hue. In this picture I am wearing a gorgeous bustier cornflower coloured Lover dress … Continue reading

MY COACHELLA & PALM SPRINGS DIARY

There is something about turning off the busy 10 highway from Los Angeles onto the 111 toward Palm Springs. It’s as if time slows down and the 21st century falls by the wayside, replaced with hot air, desert vistas and an unmistakable whiff of absolute quiet. Distinguished in a way that only a palm fringed … Continue reading

THE STREET MUSE FOR OLIVER PEOPLES X MY THERESA

The Street Muse’s blogger Melanie Galea came down to Sydney during fashion week to shoot a project for Oliver Peoples and My Theresa. I was lucky to be one of the people involved ! Here I am wearing my Stella McCartney top, Miu Miu skirt , vintage Versace bag , vintage necklace and some cool … Continue reading

THE ONLY SON’S GUIDE TO BANGKOK

The Only Son‘s Au Ekbutr Udomphol is a young designer born, bread and currently based in Bangkok. I’ve known Au since he was studying fashion in Sydney , through his stunts at then Tsubi, Sass & Bide and subsequent move to New York to work for Imitation of Christ. His clean, edgy aesthetic translates into … Continue reading

PINK LOU LOU TAKES A TRIP

    Pink Lou Lou is an Australian based fine jewellery label by Skye Campbell that infuses feminine details and modern simplicity. It is the sort of jewellery that you want to wear every day , jewellery that embellishes unobtrusively, melding understated adornment with beauty and sentiment. When the designer contacted me about collaborating she … Continue reading

ALEX PERRY SS 13/14

  Simplicity can sometimes be boring but in this season Alex Perry‘s collection simplicity is an asset for the simple shapes hold great details – beautiful metallic lace, thick silk, gold details on silk mesh and beautiful tailoring embellish in a way that is understated but never boring. Producing the most covetable boot of the … Continue reading

CAMILLA SS13/14

Gorgeous children, fluffy owls,sounds of live Peruvian flutes, printed cushions , furry lamas, colourful parrots, smoke rising in the sky and a huge teepee tent welcomed guests to the Camilla show set in Centennial Park this season. Inside the shady tent, the carpeted runway meandered around a central flower garden , tiny sprinklers created rainbows  , incense burned releasing … Continue reading

DION LEE PRESENTATION AT GUILLAUME BENNELONG

Inspired by wind patterns , movement of air and sail like shapes , Dion Lee presentation at Guillaume Bennelong was adapted from the Fall 13 collection the designer showed in Paris in March 2013 but included 15 previously unseen looks focusing on evening shapes and tailored silhouettes . Great fabrics such as pleated scaffold mesh, … Continue reading