A Few Outfits


The Buxom Cow Top: Topshop Skirt: Alexa Chung for AG Jeans Shoes: Charlotte Olympia The Look: I wear this A-line skirt to death. My mother will tell you it’s too short but I feel I may as well show off my legs while I am still youthful. I bought this shirt years ago because it reminded me of my grandfather who used to be a diary farmer.   Tom Boy Shirt: Country Road Shorts: Country Road Sneakers: Chanel The Look: The terrible truth about this shirt is that I bought it a couple years ago, wore it once, washed it,… Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes – The Killing Moon


  ‘In starlit nights I saw you So cruelly you kissed me Your lips a magic world Your sky all hung with jewels.’ – ‘The Killing Moon’, Echo and the Bunnymen   We are excited to share a behind the scenes glimpse of The Killing Moon’ a creative shoot put together by a killer team of creatives. Stay tuned for the final images.     Credits   Designer, concept and styling:  Vicky Kidd-Gallichan for Rockstars and Royalty @rockstarsandroyalty Photographer: Garry Chiu for G C Photography  @gcphotographyau Make up: Marie Donnell for Mys Design Makeup  @mysdesignhair Hair: Jeanice Branch for Guerilla… Continue Reading

A Few of the Times I Got Dressed This Week


Layer City Dress: Country Road Skirt: Alexa Chung x AG Jeans Ring: Dior The Look: I am not sure why but on this day I felt compelled to wear a skirt over a dress. I blame Instagram. I don’t anyone at my day job appreciated this look (I got a few double takes) and my own mother questioned my decision, but hey I liked it. The Queen of Ruffles Top: Miu Miu Skirt: Country Road Shoes & Bag: Gucci The Look: This is one of my all time favourite shirts. It sat on my Net-a-Porter wishlist for months until it… Continue Reading

Our Nine Most-Read Articles


Leiden Magazine launched on March 1 2016. Since then we have published a full year’s worth of incredible content. These were our top nine articles during that time.   Number One: Taking out the top spot was our interview with dancer and choreographer James Batchelor about having his portrait painted for the Archibald Prize by Marcus Wills.   Number Two: Our designer profile on Charly Thorn after we were blown away by her collection at Fashionation in Cooma.   Number Three: Our third most-read article during our first year was our Fashionation Cooma Runway Report.   Number Four: Our article… Continue Reading

Our First Birthday


  On this day, one year ago, we officially launched Leiden Magazine. I don’t think any of us could have predicted where we would be one year on from that day. World fame, invites to fashion week, so much free Chanel I’ve run out of space to store it. But in all seriousness, what I started with the help of all my family and friends has grown into something much bigger and better than I could ever have imagined in my original business plan. We now have readers all over Australia, we have incredible new contributors who are not friends… Continue Reading

A Few Things I Wore This Week


  The Jockey Hat: Unknown Top: Vintage Chanel Jumpsuit: Veronika Maine Shoes: Country Road mules Bag: Mimco The Look: Last Saturday I was very lucky to be a judge for the SERA Country Championships Fashions On The Field at the Goulburn Race Track. The weather was a bit crazy on the day so I decided to channel my inner jockey.   On Ode to Gingham Top: Country Road Skirt: Country Road Shoes: Simone Rocha The Look: I love gingham and I love this combo. My boyfriend Jesse meanwhile thought I looked like a tea towel. He also hates these shoes and… Continue Reading

Some of My Better Style Moments This Month


I recently moved into my new house and am still in the throes of setting up my dressing room. I have things everywhere including at my mums. I had dreams of revolutionising my wardrobe and the way I dress as soon as I moved in however, as with most things I highly anticipate, my plan was not as instantaneous in its execution as I had intended. Nevertheless I have managed to pull together a few rather special outfits from among the chaos this month.   The Party Dress Dress: Kenzo x H&M Shoes: Burberry The Look: I am a big… Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes with Rockstars and Royalty


Team Leiden are excited to share a special sneak peak of a Lumiere, a photo editorial featuring an incredible team of Canberra based creatives. Shot at the National Arboretum Canberra at sunset, photographer Belinda France captured some stunning images which we are proud to share in the new year. In the mean time feast your eyes upon these behind the scenes glimpses of what is to come.         Credits Designer and styling – Rockstars and Royalty Facebook Instagram – @rockstarsandroyalty Twitter – @RockstrsRoyalty   Make up – Kimi Sanders from What Would Blair Do? Facebook Instagram –… Continue Reading