The elegant Block

The City of Melbourne has many fascinating lanes and shopping arcades, but there’s one iconic walkway that rises high above the rest, it’s the heritage shopping gallery known as The Block Arcade. Opening in 1892 this L shaped arcade was inspired by the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan. Natural light was to be a major charactistic of...
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Not just any old mascara

  Not all mascaras are created equal. French cosmetic house, benefit’s ‘they’re Real’ mascara, comes with a high precision large brush that has a nifty dome end ready to conquer those outer lashes that tend to escape most other well intentioned wands. The significant difference between ‘they’re Real’ mascara, and the others is the high precision large brush...
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St Collins Lane – sophisticated retail therapy

There’s no shortage of style at Melbourne’s new fashion destination, St Collins Lane, so don’t hesitate to check this out. A reconstruction of the old Australia on Collins building, has created a pedestrian link between iconic Collins Street and Little Collins Street, to form a luxury shopping and eating precinct in keeping with Melbourne’s sophisticated fashion...
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The year that was – 2016 best picks

Check out the popular posts for 2016 and review what you might have missed! Keeping up appearances in transit A successful in transit wardrobe lies in the edit where comfort meets style. Here’s how you can keep up appearances and transition from one zone to the next feeling fresh, polished and ready for action. Read more Gems unzipped...
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The Australian Ballet – Lunch with The Black Swan

Join The Australian Ballet to experience the most famous section of the world’s most loved ballet Swan Lake in just 45-minutes! Hear a special introduction from the artistic staff and then watch as the seductive black swan Odile temptes the Prince away from his true love in a thrilling pas de deux. It’s the perfect lunch time experience! When Melbourne, Thursday 9...
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