Month: April 2012

best dressed at the white house correspondents’ dinner

best dressed at the white house correspondents’ dinner

While the White House Correspondents’ Dinner should technically be for the staff and press of the White House, for some reason it always seems to end up overrun with celebrities. This has two distinct upsides – a more interesting selection of fashion… and more people […]

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

fashion inspiration: the duchess of cambridge

It was a year ago today that Kate Middleton married Price William to become Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – and a bone fide fashion icon. So who better to look to for today’s fashion inspiration than the most recent addition to the British royal family? […]

at the movies: the avengers

at the movies: the avengers

The Avengers has to be one of the most hotly anticipated films of the season. It is the end product of Disney’s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment and brings together several pre-established actors-as-heros including Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Chris […]

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

in the news: vivienne westwood’s QEII collection

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her diamond jubilee this year and in her honour, Vivienne Westwood has created a capsule collection inspired by some of the Queen’s most memorable outfits. Fear not, though – Westwood’s dresses are not inspired by the Queen’s recent, brightly coloured […]

in the news: vogue paris now in english

in the news: vogue paris now in english

If you don’t speak French but you love the style of Vogue Paris, you’re in luck! My local edition of the Vogue imprint has just launched a new website in English so you can get your news directly from the French fashion capital without using […]

what’s on: anthropologie’s earth day activities

what’s on: anthropologie’s earth day activities

As you might remember, I used to work for Tourism Queensland promoting Australia’s sunshine state and the Great Barrier Reef. Perhaps that’s why I’m so excited about the series of workshops Anthropologie is running for Earth Day this year. The whimsical retailer has teamed up […]

friday film: writer’s block

friday film: writer’s block

Can you believe it’s Friday already? I wish every week was a four-day week! Today’s Friday film was directed by Gia Coppola (yes, from that Coppola family) to promote the printed denim collaboration between DVF and Current/Elliot. The film itself has nothing to do with […]

(almost) at the movies: lola versus

(almost) at the movies: lola versus

You all know I love a bit of quirky in my rom-coms and I think Lola Versus might just have what it takes. Fox Searchlight is choosing to promote the film as being “from the studio that brought you (500) Days of Summer” but I […]

fashion inspiration: game of thrones

fashion inspiration: game of thrones

Every Sunday night, an epic battle is staged in our house. I want to watch Mad Men first, while the boy wants to go straight to Game of Thrones. While the violence of the HBO series is a bit much for me, the storyline is […]

IFB’s links à la mode: april 5th

IFB’s links à la mode: april 5th

I’m so honoured to be included in Independent Fashion Bloggers’ Links à la Mode for the first time this week. If you’re looking for a dose of spring inspiration this Easter weekend, check out the fabulous posts by this week’s other talented bloggers below and […]

(almost) at the movies: to rome with love

(almost) at the movies: to rome with love

Woody Allen’s follow-up to the captivating Midnight in Paris takes us to another European capital. To Rome With Love is an ensemble film starring Woody himself (after his absence from the previous film), Penelope Cruz, Ellen Page, Jesse Eisenberg, Alec Baldwin and Greta Gerwing. The […]

in the news: how sarah burton kept the royal wedding dress a secret

in the news: how sarah burton kept the royal wedding dress a secret

A year ago, the best kept secret in fashion was the name of the royal wedding dress designer. Everyone had their suspicions but nobody knew for sure. On the big day, Kate Middleton stepped out of the car to reveal that after months of speculation, […]