Time to glove up

Classic, elegant and understated, the simple glove is certain to become fashion essential as the emphasis on keeping our hands washed and clean to safe guard our health, becomes important.  The modern day glove, generally dug out only in the depths of winter, is set to become the go-to fashion accessory. A well chosen glove...
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Japanese Modernism

The National Gallery of Victoria is showcasing an exclusive exhibition – Japanese Modernism that features Art Deco paintings, prints, design and fashion created between the 1923 Kanto earthquake and the devastation of World War II.  Of special interest is the way it illustrates the changing traditions as women adopted a modern Western lifestyle. This screen depicts...
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The perfectly poised Princess

Whether she’s attending a gala event or glimpsed off duty, Princess Charlene of Monaco is the perfectly poised Princess.  The elegant cool blonde Charlene Wittstock married Albert II, Prince of Monaco in 2011, having met while competing in a swimming competition representing South Africa in Monaco in 2000.  Since the very first moment she began accompanying...
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Facing up to it

How often have you gone to purchase your favourite face cream to learn it’s out of stock, or worse, it’s discontinued!!  Suddenly you’re having to choose a new product.  Sometimes this works in your favour which is how we discovered Chanel’s Hydra Beauty Camellia Water Cream.   So why have we taken to it? It has...
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Going to great lengths

If you want to look understated but utterly gorgeous this season, then reach for the longer skirt to give your wardrobe a modern day overhaul.  Nothing is more versatile, flattering and comfortable than the swish and the swing of long skirt. Feminine by nature, topped up with a silky shirt and ballet flat, it won’t...
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