What you need to create a beautiful 'face' in 10 minutes

Easy beauty solutions from Napoleon Perdis

I’m always on the look out for products that are camera ready, but that won’t take a lot of time to apply. Four new products from Napoleon Perdis came across my desk and I thought I’d road test them to see if they could pass the ’10 minute ready’ test.

Lady Melbourne in Melbourne's CBD

Inner-City Green

Melbourne has some lovely unexpected spaces in the CBD – green patches, flower beds and water fountains for example. I happened upon this little urban forrest on Swanston St near the junction of two busy roads, complete with bike lanes and tram tracks.

Sofie Teh shows at the National Graduate Showcase during VAMFF 2015

National Graduate Showcase at VAMFF 2015

Last night at VAMFF was definitely a stand-out from a week comprising thousands of catwalk looks. Depending on the vagaries of selection, one of the featured graduates will be given the opportunity to work with Target on a designer collaboration inspired by their national graduate showcase collection.


What’s inside a fashion week gift bag?

Ah the gift bag, usually found under the hallowed seats of the first and second row, it can be a highlight of attending fashion week. They can also be a complete wasteful showcase of stuff you don’t need, filled with teeny, tiny samples that might be appropriate for, oh I don’t know, a smurf.