Melbourne: Top Tips

1. Eat Melbourne is known for its international cuisine. We ate at a few great restaurants during our stay, from the spacious Waterfront restaurant, with its outdoor terrace overlooking the River Yarra at Southgate (and where the tuna steak was to die for), to the rustic charm of the intimate Casa Ciuccio and the very cool… View Post

Melbourne: A New City

Melbourne. A city like any other. Or so I thought. Melbourne is always on the itinerary when I’m in Australia – my family is there and so we visit them in the suburbs, spending as much time catching up as we possibly can. I would guess that, in the handful of times that I’ve been… View Post

Beach Essentials

Being at the beach is one of the best feelings in the world. When the breeze tickles my sticky, hot, sand-dusted skin, I’m age ten again, running up and down Bournemouth beach filling buckets with sea water, as if it were the most important mission on earth. Of course, at that age, there’s no pressure… View Post

VAMFF Style: LBD x Sliders

As promised, here’s my LBD worn casually, with flats. Which do you prefer? Dressed up or dressed down? I adore these sliders from Next but it’s worth noting that they’re real leather so do need to be worn in a bit; my feet were sore where the strap goes across the top of the foot… View Post


What does one wear to fashion week in Melbourne? Black, of course! Thankfully, Melbourne locals love a bit of black, so I wasn’t too worried about looking as though I was going to a funeral rather than to fashion events. For the GQ show, I wore this LBD, which I bought in Australia a couple… View Post