Month: February 2011

best dressed at the 2011 oscars

best dressed at the 2011 oscars

It’s the night the stars have been practicing for – the Academy Awards, film’s night of nights. Winners were almost all as expected, with The King’s Speech scooping the pool with Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Colin Firth. Awards darling Natalie Portman […]

friday film: organizing the bookcase

friday film: organizing the bookcase

Can you believe it’s Friday again already? Admittedly it’s been a big week for me, but it seems to have just flown (pun intended). To celebrate the impeding arrival of the weekend, today’s Friday film is cute and upbeat. I was made aware of it […]

in the news: virgin blue on the runway

in the news: virgin blue on the runway

I’ll admit I’m not usually keen on corporate uniforms – I love the fun of choosing what to wear each day – but I’m rather impressed with Virgin Blue’s new compulsory wear. Project Runway Australia winner Julie Grbac designed the eye-catching red and purple outfits, […]

lusting for: lucerne peasant blouse

lusting for: lucerne peasant blouse

Looks like Anthropologie has released another Swiss-inspired item of clothing, just in time for my arrival. The boy and I arrived in Switzerland yesterday after 31 hours in transit from Brisbane – Singapore – London – Geneva. Lucerne is the next major town so it’s […]

design a t-shirt for queen

design a t-shirt for queen

Legendary rock band Queen is preparing for its 40th birthday – and they need a hand from your creative selves. In partnership with Talenthouse, Queen is offering fashion designers, illustrators and graphic designers the chance to become part of history by creating a t-shirt design […]

lusting for: the blake

lusting for: the blake

I don’t know a single girl who doesn’t love shoes – though some of us love them a little more than others. Take Blake Lively for example. The fashionista famously bought 40 pairs of Louboutins at a sample sale and when she visited Christian Louboutin’s […]

friday film: moncler grenoble nyfw a/w 2011

friday film: moncler grenoble nyfw a/w 2011

With my impending move to Switzerland getting closer and closer, I’ve been checking out the winter-wear at New York Fashion Week. One of the most Swiss-appropriate shows was the Moncler Grenoble show, featuring fabulously fashionable ski wear. The show also came with an added bonus […]

in the news: world of difference

in the news: world of difference

Ever wondered what it would be like to give up your day job and dedicate your time to helping those less fortunate? Vodafone’s World of Difference gives you the opportunity to do just that – you can work for the charity of your choice for […]

lusting for: leifsdottir shoes

lusting for: leifsdottir shoes

It’s been a big month for Urban Outfitters – not only did wedding brand BHLDN launch, but clothing brand Leifsdottir has launched its first range of shoes! Like the stunning, structured clothing from the label, Leifsdottir’s shoes have an architectural elegance. Most are classically beautiful […]

behold bhldn

behold bhldn

Just in time for Valentine’s Day (State-side, at least), Urban Outfitters has launched a sister store for Anthropologie, specialising in weddings. BHLDN’s online store went live today, and their first bricks-and-mortar store will open later this year in the south of the US. If you’re […]

best dressed at the 2011 grammys

best dressed at the 2011 grammys

As I mentioned earlier, yesterday was a big day on the red carpet. First we had the BAFTAs in London and then we had the Grammys in LA. Let’s check out the outfits at the latter. The Grammys are usually much more out there fashion-wise […]

best dressed at the 2011 BAFTAs

best dressed at the 2011 BAFTAs

It’s red carpet overload today with two major awards shows taking place – film stars are over in London for the BAFTAs and the music industry’s finest are in LA for the Grammys. Let’s start with the BAFTAs, shall we? The awards are usually a […]