how to support the Australian economy – part 4

 …my heart goes pitter pat. Φ These treats were bought at the magnificent Big Design Market held over at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne on December 5, 6 and 7. Links provided below the board. Happy Holidays! xoxo Dina Featured Image by Nik Harrison for Big Design Market. Makedo – Smart + creative. For kids or adults ;) … Continue reading

how to support the Australian economy – part 3

…eat well, travel often. Φ this instalment is about my recent Queensland adventures. from koala hugging to friendship bracelets to sailing, i got pretty busy supporting the Australian economy up in Gold Coast, Brisbane and Cairns. Φ here are a few snapshots of the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and of the quaint town cedit Palm Cove. Shop Part … Continue reading

how to support the Australian economy – part 2

 …the only way i know how…beep beep boop. Φ A little jacket that will jazz up any day. Crunchy, clustery, crumbly muesli. Australia’s answer to Vaseline. Here are September’s buys! Links provided below the board. xo Dina *Featured Image by Alannah Hill’s Spring Lookbook. Alannah Hill – total ooh la la brand. (i picked up the … Continue reading

how to support the Australian economy – part I

 …the only way i know how…short of eating everything in sight. Φ In spirit of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, I’ve decided to start a monthly series of shopping “boards” of all the noteworthy Australian products I buy. Since I’m now on a more budget-minded lifestyle, I’m staying away from Melbourne’s attractive shops and not being naughty. But I’m allowing … Continue reading

Australian Gardens I

One of the first things that struck me here is the profuse and lavish flora in both suburban and urban Melbourne. Trees, plants, bushes and parks are EVERYWHERE you turn your head and I love it! Palm trees sit alongside evergreens, bushes with the tiniest flowers line house fences, rose trees appear randomly like it’s … Continue reading

Fashion Still No. 1

Presenting the first of three fashion stills I created last week at the Studio*. Teaming up the Schutz platforms** with the JPG Maille breezy top gave it a slightly edgy Burtonesque look. The graphic fedora is from Seed Australia. I thought it would be fun to show the before & after, so ogle away…and do tell if you see something off! It … Continue reading