DIY Rope Necklace

August 23rd, 2011 by by | 4 Comments

Bright rope necklaces are easy to wear and surprisingly simple to make. Soft stretchy cords are ideal for this project and can be purchased from most fabric or craft stores. Once you get the hang of the braiding technique, try experimenting with thicker cords or patterned climbing rope. Keep in mind that the thicker the cord, the more you will need. For long necklaces, start with at least 4 metres of cord and see how you go.

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July 14th, 2011 by by | 1 Comment

Make up gets fun with bright colours making a splash at RAFW and on beauty counters across the country. We asked top make-up artists to share some tips on how to make brights work for you.

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July 13th, 2011 by by | 4 Comments

On the coldest day of the year so far its time to snuglle up and get warm with layers of folksy goodness. Think embroidery, navajo inspired knits and shearling vests all worn mish-mashed together as wonderful winter warmers that both warm your body and your heart.

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Tokyo Pop Up

July 7th, 2011 by by | 2 Comments

A Pop Up store straight from the streets of Tokyo has opened in the heart of Surry Hills bringing with it an impressive selection of vintage Comme Des Garcon, Issey Miyake and  Maison Martin Marigella, the likes of which you will probably never see in Australia again. Has that got you excited? Just wait till you hear the other designers whose vintage pieces they have in store. 

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Hue Are You?

July 4th, 2011 by by | No Comments

Colour-blocking, a force to reckon with in menswear at the moment. Just think Jil Sander, Prada and even local designers such as Orri Henrisson who are making the statement that bold colours can exist in the Sydney man’s wardrobe. And why not?! Colour is genderless - it always has been. More importantly colour is about expressing one’s self - a statement to the world about who you are. So hue are you?

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Street Shopping in Newtown (South)

June 21st, 2011 by by | 4 Comments

Where else but Newtown would you find a knitting café or a shop dedicated to buttons amongst some of the best vintage shopping in Sydney. Once the lonely end of town, south King Street is now dotted with wonderful boutiques, retro finds and cheerful cafés. Following up from our north Newtown shopping guide, here are our favourites south of Newtown station.

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June 9th, 2011 by by and | No Comments

Be careful of the curse that falls on young lovers, it starts so soft and sweet and turns them to hunters…sings modern day Euterpe, Florence - of the Machine. The young Sydney man becomes like hunter and layers for perhaps the city’s coldest winter to date.  

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Winter Preserves

June 8th, 2011 by by | 4 Comments

The chilly season has just begun however as we pull out the extra blankets, get the kettle ready for the boil and find ourselves sentimentally listening to ‘Here Comes the Sun’ by the Beatles whilst it buckets down outside, it doesn’t mean that colour has to go into hibernation the same way we want to join the bears and sleep in until Spring comes around. Winter is a time for the most delectable colours to emerge - of fireplaces and berry preserves, of mulberry and strawberry jams; orange marmalade; honey with cinnamon sticks and currents and gooseberries. So as the days grow colder, and before you grab the black coat and navy scarf, why not consider embracing the colours of the winter season?

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Skinny Nelson E-Store

June 7th, 2011 by by | No Comments

Label, Skinny Nelson has just launched their e-store and to celebrate they’re giving away five $100 online shopping vouchers.

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Light My Fire

June 3rd, 2011 by by | 2 Comments

Drawing inspiration from circus performers and burlesque dancers, trying to capture their eclectic and alluring nature, the talented team at Muse Hairdressing and Redken collaborated to bring you this very vibrant beauty editorial inspired by this seasons trends.

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