Month: November 2010

cyber monday sales!

cyber monday sales!

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving in the US so that means… (drum roll please)… it’s Cyber Monday! The online equivalent of the Black Friday sales (which, in turn, are the US equivalent of Australia’s Boxing Day sales) is the international shopaholic’s opportunity to partake in […]

lusting for: 12 days of dresses

lusting for: 12 days of dresses

I had my first Christmas party on Friday night (yes, I know it’s not even December yet) and I was so excited to win best dressed – my work is full of super stylish girls so it was a real honour! Now I’m turning my […]

friday film: it gets better, love pixar

friday film: it gets better, love pixar

In September, author Dan Savage created a YouTube video with his partner Terry to tell young people facing harassment, in particular LGBT kids, that it does indeed get better. Two months later, the It Gets Better Project has turned into a worldwide movement, inspiring over […]

lanvin for h&m charity auction

lanvin for h&m charity auction

There was madness in H&M stores around the world earlier this week when the Lanvin for H&M range was launched. There were even reports of a stabbing in a NYC queue, though these were later proved false – turns out the only victims were of […]

save the date, buy the dress

save the date, buy the dress

Wills and Kate have announced that they will be getting married on April 29 next year at Westminster Abbey. As a result, British readers can look forward to a four-day weekend to celebrate the royal nuptials, with the wedding day on Friday to be a […]

so you’re back, from outer space…

so you’re back, from outer space…

After migrating servers (and some very fancy technical manoeuvring by my resident techie AKA the boy), we’re back on line at last! Thanks for your patience over the past few days and I sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused by the down time.

lusting for: back in brisbane dress

lusting for: back in brisbane dress

As you know, I’m back in Brisbane and have been here for a bit over a year now. It’s my hometown but I never considered it was somewhere that was actually cool to be. I mean, there are some pretty great things about the city […]

(almost) at the movies: red riding hood

(almost) at the movies: red riding hood

I know we’re all still suffering Harry Potter fever but this trailer for Red Riding Hood has just come out and it looks pretty awesome. There have been some comments that it’s just Twilight with a cape (due to the wolf actually being a werewolf […]

at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part one

at the movies: harry potter and the deathly hallows part one

It’s very rare that we get a studio blockbuster hitting the Australian cinemas before it hits the US but the new Harry Potter film is one of those special times due to the global release date of 18 November. I got into the books way […]

festive = charitable at anthropologie

festive = charitable at anthropologie

While cruising the Anthropologie website this morning looking for outfits for my work Christmas parties (one themed “glam” and the other “shine”), I noticed the clever folks at Anthro have added a charitable feature to the site. Under each major category, there’s a link to […]

in the news: princess kate

in the news: princess kate

After years of speculation, Prince William has (finally) proposed to his long time girlfriend, Kate Middleton. The couple spoke publicly on the BBC tonight to share their happiness with the world. The British heir to the throne revealed he popped the question while the couple […]

on holidays…

on holidays…

Please excuse the dodgy short post (I’m typing on the boy’s phone) but my long weekend on the beautiful Sunshine Coast just got a little bit longer and the wireless coverage up here isn’t exactly the best. I’ll be back on deck tomorrow but in […]