30 December 2014

14 Fashion Moments That Defined 2014

It seems like yesterday that we were counting down to 2014 with a glass of bubbly... Now 12 months, 365 days and 8,760 hours (if my math skills are correct) later we are donning our glitzy dresses and popping bottles to welcome 2015. This year went by far too fast. But although the year seemed about the same length as Paris Hilton's music career, the amount of memorable moments in the fashion industry was far and plenty. Here's the 14 moments in fashion that defined 2014:

14. Lupita Nyong'o at EVERY SINGLE awards ceremony
lupita 2014 oscars dress

16 December 2014

5 Ways To Look Festive WITHOUT Looking Tacky

The trees up and the tinsels out. We're all making those last few mad dashes to the shops to pick up gifts for loved ones. Maybe the snow is beginning to fall where you are? (Jealous!) Or maybe, like me, here in Australia (my 2nd EVER hot Christmas), it's so darn hot that embellished snowflakes on lighting displays seem like some kind of joke I missed out on.

No matter where we are in the world, we all enjoy spreading festive vibes through our everyday outfits. But with arrays of sparkles and jingle-y bells, it seems quite hard to keep it classy.

Exhibit A: Our fave Mean Girls tack it up! (photo courtesy of

But rest assured that there are ways to inject the holiday spirit without looking like a ho ho ho (see what I did there!)
12 December 2014

The Look: Paronella Park

Jose Paronella had a dream: to build a castle. 

In 1937, he opened Paronella Park, the first pleasure garden in Far North Queensland, Australia, which he built with his bare hands for in his wife, Margerita.  Seven and a half decades later, this archaic castle lies within the midst of pristine rainforest and remains a magical fairytale to all who visit...


8 December 2014

20 Things You Didn't Know About Victoria's Secret

It's the one fashion show on the planet that your other half doesn't mind watching with you. Yep, you guessed it... I'm talking about the infamous Victoria's Secret Runway Show.

In case you missed it, here it is in a nutshell: Ariana Grande got whacked in the face by an angel wing, the two fantasy bras were modeled by Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio, Taylor Swift high- fived her super model BFF's while performing in a lacy black number and Ed Sheeran well and truly enjoyed performing as some of the hottest women in the world strutted past him.

Here's some of my favorite looks from the show, as well as 20 random facts that you probably didn't know about the worlds most iconic underwear brand....

1. Victoria's Secret was originally created as a lingerie shop that men could feel comfortable in.
Founder Ray Raymond confessed to feeling 'perverted' when he roamed department stores for underwear for his wife. Seeing many of his friends felt the same way, he created Victoria's Secret.