a lesson in styling

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“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” -Coco Chanel The Whitehouse Institute of Design hosted daily styling sessions last week for the modern Australian woman. Three different red carpet looks were chosen and dressed by young fashion students using the bold designs emerging from designers such as Casa Mimo, … Continue reading

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As announced on my instafeed all of last week, I went to a handful of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) events and finally narrowed down the photos I took to 4 posts. The city was buzzing and I loved the 2-3 days I spent shooting for my ‘self-imposed’ assignments. This is the first of the four, a … Continue reading

2 months today

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I haven’t forgotten you! I’m finally here, in my cozy studio in Melbourne, Australia and the dust has just finished settling. What have I been up to? I spent a great week in Sydney, reunited with family, visited laid-back Byron Bay, found & made a little home for myself, signed up for yoga/pilates/crossfit, explored, went to some … Continue reading

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I love crazy, cool architecture and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image* made the cut for me. It is the center of attention in Melbourne’s Federation Square and a great place to hang out. Although I took these shots last summer (or last winter if you’re Down There), there’s no rule against posting them way … Continue reading

Sydney

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Last week I popped over to visit Melbourne’s bigger, attention-grabbing sister, Sydney. The Opera House was actually quite impressive, especially as it appeared out of the blue as I was walking and so pleasantly surprised me!! Sydney vs Melbourne? Two very different cities I think, sort of like Toronto/Montreal. I loved Sydney’s perfect weather and … Continue reading

Zoo/Melbourne

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In loving memory to Laurel Ladd, who taught me to care about the environment.