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Hey! If you like beautiful dresses, I know a place where there are lots – but only until the 11th of March this year. I’m talking about the Dressmaker Costume Exhibition, currently on at Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea.
Even if you haven’t seen the movie, these intricate costumes – designed by EMMY nominated and AACTA winning costume designer Marion Boyce, – are worth seeing for their beautiful handiwork, vintage references and detailing. Known for her costume design in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Marion says it was an honour – and certainly not one to take lightly – to be involved in such a film. Continue reading “Dresses from The Dressmaker Movie” →
Something about opp shops inspires me.
It’s just really that je ne sais pas moment … I can’t put my finger on it but then again I’m writing a blog and currently my fingers are to keyboard so maybe I can… Continue reading “Why Opp Shops Inspire Me” →
Thrift shopping is like looking for buried treasure. The deeper you look, the more treasure you find. Continue reading “Thrift Shopping Tips” →
Recently published with The Home Journal – I recently had the pleasure of interviewing local creative Fiona Pringle from Hook and Eye! Continue reading “Handcrafted Homewares – Hook and Eye Melbourne” →
I’m at the Decor + Design Show and waiting in line to hear Victoria Redshaw, international trend forecaster, speak and someone pushes in front of me. Actually quite a few people do. Continue reading “Trend Forecasting: the Science” →
She is: eclectic, unexpected: not fearing colour. Bold enough to make a statement. Gifted at piecing unexpected finds together. Continue reading “Boho, Still Beautiful” →
International colour company Pantone have given a shade of purple called Radiant Orchid their vote as the colour of 2014. Yet, love for this royal colour came thousands of years ago. Continue reading “Purple: A Royal Colour” →
It started when I was but 19 years old and about to go on a trip to Europe. Continue reading “That First Moment – Opp Shops and I” →