Floral Headpieces by K is for Kani

I’m attending a wedding in the States next month and so went on the lookout for a beautiful floral headpiece to add to my collection.  I found Melbourne-based Etsy store –  K is for Kani and fell in love with their designs.  Connie Cao is the designer and she creates headpieces that are unique and one-of-a-kind […]

Styling My Garden Party – The Table

I’ve been missing in action for a few weeks (again) so sorry!  BUT I have a good excuse.  I’ve been madly preparing for a 40th birthday garden party – mine in fact!  Monsieur Bonbon and I decided to hold a joint birthday celebration (we’re three days apart) at a beautiful venue called, Gardens House in […]

Fete Press Issue 4

If you’ve not managed to get your hands on a copy of the latest issue of Fete, then here’s a sneak peak below.  “Who are Fete?”  Well, Fete Press publish a free bi-monthly online magazine to inspire the stylish entertainer with party styling, decorating and interior styling ideas. This issue (Aug12) features a picturesque campfire lunch […]


A couple of months ago my friend, Tamsin and I were reading the Smaggle blog by the quirky Lady Smaggle. We came across her article on Bellabox – a company that provides giftboxed samples of quality beauty and skincare products. The products are personalised to your profile and delivered to your door each month. Some […]

Party Make-Up with Keiko Lynn

It’s winter here in Melbourne. The days are much shorter and at times can be dark and dreary. I think this calls for a splash of colour in the wardrobe and make-up bag. This is a colourful make-up look – hot lips in pink and red with winged blue liquid eyeliner. I love it! Be […]

Head Scarf Tutorial with Keiko Lynn

I have so many beautiful scarves in my wardrobe and I’m always trying to add them to my outfit somehow. This head scarf tie is such a great look and perfect for winter. Keiko Lynn has created a beautiful tutorial on how to achieve this look. It’s very easy to follow and I’m almost persuaded […]

Party Make-Up with Pixiwoo

I love to write all sorts of inspiring articles about party styling and decor.  After celebrating my birthday recently with a 1930’s Shanghai Jazz party theme, I thought it would be fun to share some valuable hair and make-up tips for the party hostess too. So I’ve started a column called Party Style, just for […]

25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes

Winter is fast approaching us in Melbourne and I’m slowly bringing out all of my winter coats and scarves.  I saw this fabulous video on YouTube and wanted to share with you too.  It was created by the beautiful, Wendy Nguyen from Wendy’s LookBook.  The video dances it’s way through the variety of wraps and […]

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