Frank Body Scrub travel pack

23 May Traveling with Frank Body Scrub

Frank Body scrubs have been a go-to product of mine to prepping summer skin for a while now. They buff away dead skin cells to create a smooth base for fake tan. After traveling in winter though I found myself wishing that I had packed my body scrub for that trip as well. Four weeks in the midst of a European winter made my skin horribly dry and flaky. I have traveled with Frank Body scrubs ever since, being super careful not to spill the coffee-rich goodness through my bag. Their recent launch of the Grind High Club has made this much easier, with four individual scrubs in a space-saving mini size. Come and take a look at the new packaging, reusable satchel and your ticket to Babe Town...
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sleeveless turtleneck for travel

19 May Making a Case for the Sleeveless Turtleneck

Despite my love of the warmer weather there is something I look forward to every winter, knitwear. Chunky knits not only appeal to my love of exaggerated textures but they also keep me warm and provide a comfy bed for my cat (despite my attempts to change her taste). So what's the deal with knitwear that doesn't have sleeves? Or jumpers that have a cutout back or bare shoulders? Is this the ultimate in seasonally-challenged clothing? Well, you know what they say....'if you can't beat them, join them'. And so I bought a sleeveless turtleneck recently in an attempt to 'beat' the sunny, crisp, cold-in-the-shade, warm-in-the-sun, weather we have been experiencing in Sydney. As it turns out there are a few reasons why a sleeveless turtleneck makes the perfect piece for trans-seasonal dressing...
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Magali Pascal terrace Paddington

16 May Inside Magali Pascal Sydney

Magali Pascal pieces are made for the bohemian at heart. With Parisian influence and Balinese roots, the brand reflects the spirit of travel with its effortless, yet luxurious, design. Flowing, feminine silhouettes lend themselves to exploring the streets of Paris, whilst glistening embellishments take them from day to night. The dresses in particular speak to stylish travel with the right mix of simplicity and detail to pull together resort-worthy style. Growing from three flagship boutiques in Bali, Magali Pascal has opened a store in Sydney's picturesque Paddington. Known for its quaint terraces and immaculately styled boutiques, I was excited to visit the store and see each piece up close. Not only did I see some of my favourite winter dresses but I also found the brand's Parisian influences reflected in the layout and design...
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Zimmermann editorial Porter Magazine Summer 16

11 May The Latest Trend in Winter Dresses

Think of winter dresses and the first thing that usually pops into your head is a thick woolen fabric and a sturdy construction. But sometimes study equals uncomfortable, too hot and even itchy. I had a woolen dress a couple of seasons ago and it didn't take long for it to become unbearably hot under the arms, especially on those days when the sun makes an appearance. This season there is a refreshing new approach to winter dresses that is perfect for the mild weather we have been experiencing here in Sydney. Being lightweight, it lends itself well to layering and speaks to our love of lace...
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01 May Top 10 Listings on Airbnb Santorini

Recently in my travel guide for Santorini I spoke about affordable accommodation options for the Greek islands. Without a doubt the most value-for-money accommodation can be found in Airbnb rentals. If you are not familiar with how the service works I have previously outlined the benefits of renting with them and my own experience in two holiday rentals in Europe. In Santorini specifically, Airbnb properties allow you to have your own private space, great views and often a private pool, without paying the exorbitant prices of a luxury hotel. Because there are over 300 rentals on the island I thought I would sift through them all to find the best value properties, based on location and amenities. And yes, I did read every single listing...
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