Tag Archive: summer

Travels with Oscar Wylee Eyewear

Do you wear glasses or sunglasses? Do you like doing good stuff for other people (with minimal effort)? Allow me to introduce you to the works of Oscar Wylee. I recently made the acquaintance… Continue reading

Indian inspo

Just a quick post today – although the garment featured wasn’t so fast to make, mainly because I kind of made it twice. Eight years ago I went to India and went a bit overboard… Continue reading

Women in Clothes: my pick for summer reading

Did you know that Australians only read when the weather is hot? Lately it seems every newspaper supplement has a list of “summer’s best reads” or “books to read on the beach”, whereas I’ve… Continue reading

From cover-up to mini-caftan

Whether we like it or not, work tends to have a major influence on how we dress. But it wasn’t my part-time office gig that inspired today’s DIY – rather, it was a story my editor there… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: DO go chasing waterfalls

OK, I admit, the main reason for this post isn’t really about wellness. It’s more about twisting song lyrics for my own purposes … and sharing this barely believable scenery. This gorgeous waterfall is… Continue reading

For style that’s evergreen…

Is it possible to be sick of winter before it’s even begun? The more I advance in years, the more I feel the cold, and the hail and chilly winds in Melbourne yesterday had this… Continue reading

Shorts for all seasons

Have you heard the expression “aspirational fashion”? It’s used to refer to ridiculously glamorous and expensive fashion which the admirer would never wear in real life, due to their social and/or financial circumstances.… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: a parasol is a lethal weapon…

…against wrinkles, anyway. When I lived in Japan, where most women are fairly fanatical about keeping their faces out of the sun, I started copying them and now carry an umbrella with UV protection wherever I go… Continue reading