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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Some days feel more David Hockney than others…..

This long weekend I woke up every morning dreaming of a different David Hockney painting………as a young man he was entirely magical, he must have had some magic powers because people fell under his spell quite easily, I adore reading about his London days in the late sixties, early seventies, his incredibly beautiful group of [...]

Editorial Diary of a Lover Lover…..

Nothing makes me happier, than opening a new magazine and seeing some great Lover piece…..how could it not? Having just fallen in love with the current season….it is a reminder that beauty and style live everywhere….some days it is the cherry on top…..at the moment my black Abbie dress is a favourite…even if Melbourne has [...]

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Bill…..

Most nights in, my dinners are courtesy of Bill Granger….and some lucky sunday mornings too……he really can do no wrong….a few years ago, when I was really wanting to impress a certain someone….a friend introduced me to one of his cookbooks….and the rest is history……..only amazing and delicious! My absolute favorite is Everyday, I sure [...]

Catherine Baba Fever!!!!

It seems that the world of Vogue is finally ready to give the beyond stylish, always original, worthy of her own Antonio portrait, stylist Catherine Baba, her moment…..In both April issues of French Vogue and Japan Vogue, and in the May issue of Australian Vogue….she was featured, fawned over and listen to…..after living in Paris [...]

Isabel Marant tells it like it is….

How did I miss this article in the UK Vogue, back in January? Seems impossible! But there you have it, when your magazine habit is as big as mine, you will even miss great articles by amazing people…..and this one is great…..Isabel Marant, she is a fashion paradox, which is one of the many reasons [...]

Stella, Phoebe, & Lee…..circa 2000

Four amazing people……..Alexander McQueen muse extraordinaire, Annabelle Rothschild, The man himself, Alexander McQueen, Stella MacCartney, and Phoebe Philo…….but if you could believe, they credit her as ‘friend’…..these three amazing designers were already setting the world of fashion on fire…….Stella by then had made Chloe the most exciting of fashion companies, if it wasn’t for her, [...]

Amazing Style….in London…7 Days a Week…..

While reading Fudge magazine yesterday, as you do……filled to the brim with all the cool young dudes of Tokyo…it is possibly the only way to describe them! I came across this modern day Dandy in London, he reminded me of The Kinks song, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, in the sixties sense, most definitely not in [...]

Home is where the heart is…..

Photo: Bruce Weber, Italian Vogue

Irina’s Tokyo Story…..complete…

Here is Gen Kay’s amazing editorial….. as it came out in re-quest/QJ magazine, yesterday…..looking at these photos, you are transported to that incredible Tokyo energy…..Irina looking great in her off beat glamour….who else could make you want to accessorize your next outfit with those gold bauble necklaces? The green striped knit with green skirt by [...]

Chanel No.5……timeless beauty….

Catherine Deneuve strikes her magic with a little lesson in seduction, in this seventies commercial………..I dare you not to be tempted to wear it now………all the drama, passion, mystery, power, tension, dreams and exhilarating moments are held in one little spritz of this perfume, no need for all these films rehashing Coco Chanel’s life….no one [...]