Trans-seasonal Dressing

~ MAKING YOUR SUMMER AND WINTER WARDROBE WORK AS A TEAM ~ ‘Tis the season to dress between seasons! It’s my favourite time of year to construct an outfit because you get to layer your clothing without feeling like James McElver trying to avoid an excess luggage fee on his EasyJet flight to Glasgow. Trans-seasonal dressing allows you an…

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Growing Pains

~ HOW TO MANAGE YOUR JUVENILE DELINQUENT HAIR ~  Growing your hair out is never fun. To make matters worse I have a inclination towards ‘ugly’ haircuts: the mullet, the rats tail, the chelsea, the bowl-cut – I’ve had them all and none of them have been easy to undo (it still doesn’t stop me). In the…

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An Artists’ Retreat

~ EXPLORING INDENTED HEAD ~   Easter 2013 was the first time I was introduced to the quaint, bayside town of Indented Head and the enchanting orange house nestled within. I flew down from Sydney, with my partner, to meet his mother for the very first time. She had just been diagnosed with bowel cancer. Her…

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A Shady Matter

~ SPEC-TACULAR SUNGLASSES FOR PEA HEADS ~ If you’ve ever lived in, or visited, Australia then you will be well aware that sunglasses are not just accessories here: they are necessities. Our ruthless sun takes no prisoners and, if you want to look younger than sixty-five by the time you’re thirty, then you won’t leave…

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Lower Your Heels, Raise Your Expectations

~ SHOES THAT ARE HEIGHTENING BUT NOT FRIGHTENING ~ There is nothing worse than watching someone struggle down the street in their heels. You can be wearing the coolest outfit in the world but if you walk as if you are attempting to traverse down white powdery slopes of the Swiss Alps – knees bent…

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Altering Your Clothes Without Going to the Tailor

~ HOW TO CHANNEL YOUR SEAMSTRESS ‘ALTER’ EGO – NO SEWING REQUIRED~   At least fifty percent of my wardrobe has paid a visit to the Tailor – from every type of garment to every type of alteration. Confession: I’ve even paid for a pair of undies to be taken-in! (I had the matching bra,…

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