‘Style’ is a complex thing, and it’s not to be confused with ‘fashion’. Coco Chanel had many things to say about it, but one of her most memorable quotes was, “Fashion changes, only style remains the same.”
It’s no secret that I’m particular when it comes to travel. A hotel should be a home away from home and a place to feel completely and utterly relaxed, so I have a mental list I check off every time I stay somewhere new.
I seem to have hit a milestone in my life; instead of being half way through a bottle of wine at 9pm on a Saturday night, pouncing around the house to Ministry of Sound compilations mid-way through my makeup, I have begun spending the odd (and even) Saturday night in.
Fashion and food are two of life’s indulgences that cannot be ignored, and when Melbourne restaurant Prix Fixe recently hosted Designer Bites as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program, it went straight to the top of our interest list.
Melbourne has long awaited the return of Cirque Du Soleil’s trademark blue and yellow big top tents, and until the 29th of March at Flemington Racecourse, you can catch the latest instalment of the global phenomenon, TOTEM: A Fascinating Journey Into The Evolution Of Mankind.
Summer in the city is always hard: it’s dusty, it’s hot and frankly, a bikini and cut-offs just doesn’t cut it in the CBD. Dressing for summer can be difficult for a number of reasons, but I have some fool proof ways to look sensationally summery even surrounded by concrete.
‘Stylist’ to be exact, and in the fashion realm, both the supply and demand are on the rise. I like to think Charles Frederick Worth was one of the original stylists but I can only make my own judgments from what I’ve read.