Lady Melbourne discovers New Caledonia

What to do in New Caledonia

So your flights are booked, fake tan has been sprayed and you have an overflowing suitcase full of kaftans. Aside from the obvious cocktails-at-sunset-by-the-pool, there is a lot to see and do in New Caledonia that might not seem evident from tourist paraphernalia.

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New Caledonia: 5 Things That Might Surprise You

New Caledonia is an island paradise and one of Australia’s closet neighbours. You can be in France in four hours experiencing pristine beaches, speaking French and eating French food in a multicultural environment.

Lady Melbourne's flower crown

Learn How To Make a Flower Crown

The Style.Co in Melbourne run classes with their very talented in house florist Vivien, where you learn step by step wiring techniques, wrapping, how to cluster certain flowers together and ultimately create a flower crown of your very own design.

Lady Melbourne's beauty regime

Win the ultimate day of indulgence with Manicare!

One thing I love about reading blogs and watching YouTube, is the amount of beauty advice you can gleam from every day women just like you and me. Want to know how to braid hair? Youtube. Want to know how to apply the perfect winged eye liner? Head over to Chloe Morello’s blog.

Lady Melbourne's 1970s tan leather coat

A gift…from the 70s

Occasionally I am given vintage clothes from friends who know that I wear them pretty much…all the time. This was passed along to me by a friend as it belonged to her mother but she wasn’t getting any wear out of it. Would I like it?