Afternoon Tea and Vintage Fashion with The Cavalcade 

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in May, I accompanied my boyfriend’s mum to The Cavalcade of History and Fashion’s latest presentation – “Bustles to Bias: 1880s to 1940s‘’.  Established more than 50 years ago and based in Sydney’s lower north shore, The Cavalcade of History and Fashion is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preserving and […]

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Barbie Exhibition in Montreal

During our trip to Montreal, I stumbled upon this excellent Barbie exhibition at Les Cours Mont-Royal in downtown.  It turns out that this is the largest Barbie museum in the world! My boyfriend wasn’t feeling too well that day so he didn’t mind following me around while I snapped away and admired the exhibits (lucky […]

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Quiz: Which Emerging Designer Matches Your Personal Style?

My lovely and talented friend Angela is about to launch a fashion start up called Lustr!  Lustr is a platform that matches your personal style to an emerging designer through a matchmaking algorithm. It helps shoppers who want unique fashion but are tired of the same brands in all the big stores and are overwhelmed […]

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7 Thought-Provoking Facts from the Fashion Doco ‘True Cost’

Have you ever wondered who made the clothes you are wearing right now? Have you thought about how the girl or guy in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India or Cambodia who made your T-shirt lives? How much they get paid? Where their children go to school? IF their children go to school? Whether they have rights […]

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Why I Still Wear a Watch

The other day I was walking back from a meeting with one of my managers when he checked the time on a clock tower near our office building.  A clock tower I had never noticed in my 5 plus years of working there (pre AND post Hong Kong!). He told me that he didn’t wear […]

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