Albee & Bernadette

| Albee & Bernadette

Inseperable best friends Laura Albee Barton and Bernadette Francis are the gorgeous babes behind label Per-Tim. With different perspectives but a shared aesthetic the duo produce unique lifestyle products including silk loungewear and divine bed linen. We caught up with Albee and Bernadette as they prepare their next range to...
Joanna

| Joanna

Editor of acclaimed creative journal Ala Champfest Joanna Kawecki is one inspirational babe. Joanna’s energy and curiosity for life are palpable; she divides her time between the journal and running agency, Champ Creative, out of central Tokyo, at her base in Yoyogi-Uehara. We met Joanna during a stopover for the...
Dani

| Dani

Jeweller Danielle Maugeri of labels Dani M Designs and goodlyGOLD creates sophisticated pieces in ceramic, silver and gold. Her work pays attention to complex geometries with carefully configured shapes and repeated forms. We caught up with Dani to talk beauty, colour and all important curly hair. It isn’t hard to...
Melanie

| Melanie

Melanie Stapleton is the floral genius behind Cecilia Fox, who creates botanical wonders in a truly intuitive way. Stepping into the Cecilia Fox studio is a celebration of colour, texture and above all gorgeous scent.  We meet Melanie as the peonies are in bloom to talk beauty, botanical oils and...
Goy

| Goy

A few blocks down from the best mango sticky rice shop in Bangkok, we meet Goy Manoonphol at the seriously hip Thonglor store Niche Nation. Goy is the ultimate chameleon always changing her look – today she is channelling a 1970s vibe, with giant cotton candy curls and hot pink...
Tess

| Tess

Fashion designer Tess Gard is a minimalist beauty. Her label 1989 is a reflection of Tess’s love of design; the range features clean, uncomplicated pieces that can easily fit into a modern woman’s wardrobe.  As she begins to design her next range, we caught up with Tess to talk paired-back...
Michelle

| Michelle

Photographer Michelle Tran is one stylish babe spending her days shooting for the likes of Acclaim Magazine, Fashion Journal, Nike, Mossman and Brain Magazine. With her bubbly, refreshing and no holds barred personality we caught up with Michelle to talk bold beauty and big hair. Known for her trademark dramatic...
Hannah

| Hannah

Hannah Fox is statuesque with an enviable natural glamour, she is definitely the babe you notice in a room. Dividing her time between creative production of acclaimed events and artist management for bands like Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes with her company Supple Fox, we met Hannah in her Art...
Jess

| Jess

Living an environmentally aware lifestyle is a beautiful thing, meet Jessica Piercy who is doing just that. Jessica runs the online boutique Ela Hawke Vintage, where she retails a thoughtfully curated selection of vintage clothing. Jessica’s foray into vintage and recycled clothing has permeated other areas of her life –...
Chelsea

| Chelsea

  Meet Chelsea Bagan the talented woman behind Trophy Wife Nail Art, with her platinum bob and pixie-like good looks, Chelsea is a babe who seriously knows her stuff. Since founding Trophy Wife Nail Art in 2010, Chelsea has painted thousands of nails with her unique and highly detailed designs;...
Aicha

| Aicha

Stylist and fashion writer Aicha Robertson is every bit a unique real-life beauty. Dividing her time between writing her website The Fashion Heist, styling and more recently modelling, Aicha is one super busy woman. We spoke to Aicha recently about her beauty loves. ‘I like to keep things very, very natural’,...
Andie

| Andie

On the last day of winter, that feels like the first day of spring, we meet Andie Tham to uncover her beauty aesthetic. As an artist, Andie works across painting and sculpture, her complex works reference ready-made objects and iconography. Andie herself is a modern day icon with waist-long locks...
Georgina

| Georgina

Arts marketing and communications specialist Georgina is impossibly chic – pared back and put together at the same time. With radiant skin and effortless blonde hair, she is a beauty inspiration to me. One of those women that is one step ahead of the beauty game – in terms of...
Jessica

| Jessica

On a bright sunny afternoon, surrounded by her records, we meet musician Jessica Venables to delve into her beauty regime and the products she loves to use. An accomplished cello player and now vocalist, Jessica explains ‘I came up with the name Jessica Says when I was sixteen, and have...
Natasha

| Natasha

When you think of ballet you think of grace, physical agility and beauty – meet Natasha Kusen, soloist with The Australian Ballet. We spent some time with Natasha to get her professional insight on beauty, lifestyle and how to achieve that perfect ballerina bun. Ballet as an art is breathtaking,...
The Apostolidis sisters

| The Apostolidis sisters

Meeting women and talking about their beauty regimes, the notion of family is often part of our conversation. Vibrant and charming, sisters Christina, Anny and Alexandra Apostolidis are a perfect example. Each sister – beautiful and unique, yet intrinsically linked, it is a pleasure to discuss their beauty loves and...
Kim

| Kim

Effervescent independent curator Kim Brockett is a beauty fiend with seriously good taste and an enviable nail polish collection. Kim talked us through her most loved products and her secret tips for the perfect at-home manicure. A bundle of positive energy with a love of contemporary art, Kim’s work as...
Lauren Elise

| Lauren Elise

Graphic and textile designer Lauren Elise Cassar has a fresh aesthetic, which stems from her love of nature and thoughtful design. We meet Lauren at her apartment, with it’s beautiful view of rooftops and blue sky – she pours us cups of peppermint tea and we delve into her beauty and...
Livia

| Livia

One autumnal afternoon, we spoke to fashion designer Livia Arena; long lashed and dark eyed we talk all things beauty and wellbeing surrounded by her family of cats. The first thing you notice about Livia are her gigantic curls. Serious hair envy. A hint at her Sicilian and Maltese heritage, her...
Hilary

| Hilary

Hilary is a real-life babe, equal parts eloquent and quirky charm. On first meeting Hilary I was taken with her long locks and sparkly green eyes, thinking she would have some great beauty insights to share. I spent some time with Hilary recently to delve into her world. ‘I guess...
A Quick Cat Eye

A Quick Cat Eye

A cat eye is a classic beauty statement. Made popular by film stars Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor and Brigitte Bardot the cat eye came to favour during the 1960s. While Sophia and Elizabeth wore theirs heavy, Brigitte preferred a subtle feline flick – a look that is easily tailored to suit any eye shape. The cat...
Perfect coverage

Perfect coverage

Sometimes skin needs a little help to look even and to glow. There are hundreds of options when it comes to a little coverage. Here are some tips for quick, simple coverage that will give you the type of cover you want from matte to dewy to last all day and into the night. Primed...
90s supermodel hair

90s supermodel hair

Lately I have been going a little crazy over images of 1990s supermodels. They travelled in packs, smiling like BFFS. We knew them by their first names; Cindy, Naomi, Kate, Linda, Christy, Claudia, Tyra, Heidi, Elle and Eva. The stable of women who were synonymous with style, had rockstar boyfriends and sold us the ‘swoop’. Their now...
Tightlining 101

Tightlining 101

Tightlining is perhaps the most simple and effective make-up tip that suits all eye shapes. I am always surprised when babes don’t know about tightlining their eyes – this trick defines eyes and when done well doesn’t look like you are wearing eyeliner at all. Here is how to do it. Select a soft waterproof...
Radiant Orchid

Radiant Orchid

In recent months I have become enchanted by all things lilac. It began innocently enough with a lilac nail polish then quickly grew into a full-blown fixation, culminating in dip-dying my hair lilac. This is when the penny dropped – I have been absolutely taken in by Pantone’s 2014 Colour of the year Radiant Orchid....
Gilded reverse cat eye

Gilded reverse cat eye

Paris Fashion Week 2014 featured plenty of beauty eye candy – Issey Miyake’s gilded reverse cat eye was a highlight. Dewy skin, glossy eyelids with a soft metallic line on the bottom lashes. Much less predictable than a regular cat eye – this look  is super easy to do at home. I like it because you...
Supplement it

Supplement it

There are so many things you can do for your hair, skin and nails – I found truly amazing results from specialised vitamins and supplements. The below recommendations are based on my own results, everyone’s base vitamin levels are different and you should definitely read more about any interactions vitamins can have. Some years ago...
Shoelace knot

Shoelace knot

This shoelace knot is a bit of genius. Effortlessly simple and chic, suitable for both short and long hair – just alter the size of the knots. Here is how you do it. Step one – Section off your hair. Take the top quarter of your hair then divide it in half to make two...
White hot

White hot

  Monochrome, in particular white is a fashion trend that has translated through to beauty and catwalk looks in numerous Spring Summer 2014 collections. Harking back to both the 1960s and 1980s, white is a super hot make-up trend that keeps being reinvented. Here are some suggestions on how to create a white hot look....
Flower crowns and blushing babes

Flower crowns and blushing babes

A wearable floral wreath is a beautiful thing – we recently gathered some blooms and some babes and tried making our own in the afternoon sun. Amazing for a special event, a floral crown can be simply sweet or heavy with blooms. There are plenty of ways to make a beautiful floral crown – here are...
Kohl chic

Kohl chic

There is something endlessly appealing about sooty, smoky lined eyes, from Bridgette Bardot to Kim Gordon, a kohl-lined eye is synonymous with style. Here are a few key ways to wear this key look. Product loves - A good smudgy eye relies on a great black, or deep brown kohl pencil. You want a pencil that is...
Peachy keen

Peachy keen

Peach lips, lids, nails and cheeks – such a perfect pop of colour. Shades of peach can range from soft and sweet to bright and bold to suit all skin tones. Here is a rundown of some perfect peach products and some inspiration on how to put them to the best use. Lipstick and lipgloss - Peach...