Have you seen that meme, ‘I have nothing to wear: me, every morning’? I know I have days where I feel like that; a…
Slow fashion is a trend that’s become increasingly popular, partly in reaction to its antithesis – fast, mass-produced clothes. But what is slow fashion?…
Where, exactly, does one find chic designer clothes that don’t cost the annual GDP of an average small country you can wear season after season?
Classic wardrobe pieces can appear easily to some but in my case it’s taken years to learn likely long-term staples. That’s not to say I haven’t…
If you’re anything like me, and love to hunt for a bargain, I have the perfect website for you. Enter Fashion Lane.
Here’s some wonderful news: to celebrate Lipault’s Parisian origins, they want to send you and a friend to Paris!
NIVEA Q10Plus Anti-wrinkle Energising Day Cream SPF15 is a first step to anti-ageing and is designed to minimise dullness and prevent fine lines from forming.
It’s winter and you’re in dire need for a quick weekend getaway. Now, what do you pack?
“What are your top five gifts to give or receive on Valentine’s Day?” was the question put to me by Westfield Southland. “Well,” thought I, “Valentine’s Day or not I’m a power shopper from way back so let me see what I can find!”
It seems around every corner these days, there’s a superfood lying in wait to change your life. God forbid your local hipster café doesn’t…
Bombay Sapphire Gin have a pop-up bar in Melbourne at the moment called ‘Project Botanicals’ and they wondered whether I’d like to know how to make the ultimate gin and tonic, and would I like to give one of my readers two gorgeous Bombay Sapphire martini glasses? Why yes said I, I would!
You might recall last week’s post on all the amazing things happening this spring racing season at Bayside Shopping Centre. Including the floral cart…
Whether it’s dressing up for race day or revamping your wardrobe, spring summer style inspiration starts at Bayside Shopping Centre and I can’t wait to get there.
Spring is about emergence, reinvention and trying new things. It’s when we dust off the coats and boots and do what any logical person does this time of year- shop!
Fancy a blow wave? Celebrity waves or poker straight locks? You can head down to the FREE AGL pop up hair styling bar at Fed square to experience just that.
You might remember that I popped out to Northland in autumn to experience what they had on offer if you couldn’t make it to the fashion festival in the city.
Well, spring is here and that means all things racing, floral and shopping of course. There are two new pop up lounges where you can take a break while you’re on the hunt for that perfect dress or new shoes and they’re pretty special I must say.
Can you wear the same pair of shoes for a week? Turns out, you can.
I discovered recently when Clarks (yes, the brand you used to wear to school!) asked, ‘Would you like to take a challenge where you wear these heels for a week, and only these heels?’
There’s no one thing I do every day in my job as a blogger. Ok, Instagram aside, I can be at a 7am photo…
If you stalk Melbourne fashion blogs, then you’ll know that a couple of us have taken a challenge put to us by DFO Essendon to see if we can style two A/W 14 looks, with a budget of $200 per look.
75 years after the establishment of the Myer Emporium on Lonsdale Street, Emporium Melbourne now occupies its position as the city’s premier retailer centre, delivering a world class retail experience integrating a fusion of fashion, culture, food and art.
April 12th is the date you need to remember folks, specially if you missed me at my last market where I had a he-uge wardrobe clear out.
You’ll have the chance to buy up big at Westfield Southland’s Thrifty Fashionista Market, read all about it!
Have you ever considered becoming a member of something like the Victoria Racing Club? It’s actually surprisingly accessible, as I found out recently when an invitation arrived: Would I like to be a member for a day?
For the first time ever, Northland Shopping Centre is an official supporting partner of the festival and one lucky Northland customer will WIN a $1000 Winter Wardrobe as part of an ‘AW14 Runway’ photo competition. For reals.
The Style Net composes local designers in one place, where you can shop online with the warm and fuzzy feeling that you are supporting local, Aussie labels. It’s a fab idea where they’ve done the hard work for you combing the Internet to bring you the best designer, avant-garde and vintage online fashion boutiques and fashion trends by profiling them in a functional directory that is every bit as chic as the stores themselves.
One of the first stores I visited in New York was J Crew. Being an American institution operating 249 retail stores with a strong online presence, I’d stalked their necklaces in the weeks leading up to my trip. Ok I’d stalked their scarves, denim and blazers too.
They now boast an online presence where you can shop current collections with free shipping and free returns on all orders to Australia.
You can’t really go wrong for Christmas, so here’s my editors picks from their Christmas Gift Guide.
Picture a perfect, flawless tan that is lightly golden in colour, not patchy or dry with an overall glow….that you’ve applied yourself. Too good…
Picture this: rows and rows of vintage luxury by the likes of Chanel, Lanvin, Celine, Mulberry and Prada to name but a few, housed…
Do you know what you’re wearing to the spring racing carnival?
I’m getting things together but I know what a flurry it can be, so I teamed up with To The Max in Carlton to give you a behind the scenes look at some gorgeous pieces you can wear this spring carnival!
La Roche-Posay is a world renowned, French dermocosmetics brand of active skincare that has changed the lives of thousands of sensitive skin sufferers around the world.
Founded in 1954, Ann Taylor’s rich heritage has always been synonymous with iconic style and fashion for modern, working women. I discovered while I…
EziBuy is the largest fashion clothing and home decor multi-channel retailer in Australasia.
And I had no idea.
Danielle Ashcroft created Stoxbox after she’d purchased a pair of stockings she already owned but forgot about because she simply could not see what she already owned in the rolled up balls of stockings. Sound familiar?!
iRock jewellery allows you to design your own piece of jewellery by mixing and matching their pendants, gems, chains, size and leather. But what’s really special is that you will be able to see exactly what it will look like with their online design tool.
BB and CC creams- what does it actually mean? I was curious to find out because I’d heard so much about these wondrous creams and their amazing properties. Primer, sunscreen, brightener, and makeup all in one, I set off to trial Lancôme’s UV Expert BB Complete along with 5 Lady Melbourne readers who I enlisted to give the product a go.
I love a good bargain, whether its shopping at outlets, hunting in second hand stores or hitting the sales. Last week I discovered the latest offering in Melbourne’s outlet shopping in the form of Brand Smart.
Courtesy of Berlei, share your favourite ‘off’ day go-to outfit in the comments below to win $1,000 spending money to enjoy choosing whichever clothes you like & Berlei Dig Free product!
I would love to know what you think however, so, courtesy of Clinique one lucky Lady Melbourne reader is going to have the chance to win a Repairwear Laser Focus prize pack that will include:
Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream 15ml
Repairwear Uplifting Firming Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 15 50 ml
Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle & UV Damage Corrector 30ml
So if you are inspired to eat your dinner off collectable wall plates like I am, Belinda Janes has the entire collection at discount prices. And why am I telling you this? Because I have 3 x $50 vouchers for Lady Melbourne readers.
Gone are the days of baking in the sun for hours on end trying to achieve that slight glow to make you feel on top of the world. Enter Eco Tan who approached me to see if I’d like to try their products to see if I could lather up in the morning and later that night sport a stunning honey glow.
Can you buy an entire outfit theses days for $250? That was the challenge set for me by Melbourne Central as part of…