Cult Beauty Destination Has a New Home – The Lab Manuka


  As the landscape of Braddon continues to change, another former stalwart has moved on to greener pastures. As of Monday 2 July, beauty destination The Lab will now call the leafy surrounds of Manuka home. The familiar pink signage can now be spied marking the entrance to a narrow staircase, hidden between Priceline and a shop so nondescript I can no longer recall what it was. Emerging from said staircase, the new Lab is just as airy and light-filled as its previous Braddon home. Bare white walls give way to warm timber floors, windows unobstructed by curtains allow light… Continue Reading

Teenage Bridesmaid


                  Credits Photography: Eva Schroeder / www.evaschroederphotography.com / Instagram @eva.schroeder.photographer Hair and Makeup: Cassandra Lee / www.cassandraleemakeup.com / Facebook / Instagram @cassandraleemua Model: Jennifer Riggers / www.starnow.com.au/jenniferriggers / Facebook / Instagram @jennifer_riggers_model Concept and styling, pink and white scenes: Cassandra Lee Concept and styling, blue and black scenes: Eva Schroeder Pink body suit: Boohoo / Boohoo.com White tulle skirt: Rebecca Elaine’s Boutique / www.etsy.com/shop/becsboutiqueact / Facebook / Instagram @becsboutiqueact  Blue dress: Drop-Dead Gorgeous label owned by Miracle Agency / www.miracleagency.net / Instagram @miracleagency

June 2018 – 1


  Fashion The Business of Fashion Turbulent Times in Australian Retail Megan Doyle, 26/5/18 ‘Heritage retailers and global e-tailers are locked in battle for the Australian consumer, pitting old guard against new guard while fashion brands get caught in the crossfire.’ Read More   Beauty The Business of Fashion Subverting Selfie Culture Karl Plewka, 28/5/18 ‘There are those who are raising an anarchic middle finger at the contoured, pornstar perfection of the needy Insta-ready wannabes, writes Karl Plewka of Beauty Papers.’ Read More   Social Media The Business of Fashion Do Influencers Need Regulating? John Ortved, 29/5/18 ‘The land of… Continue Reading

Embrace


                    Credits Photography: Chris Walsh / Instagram @c_walshie Makeup: Lilah Gow Model, Creative Direction: Emily Egan / Instagram @emilyeganinsta at Victoria’s Models   ‘I like to consider myself an immensely creative person. Having modelled for years I love being a part of the creative process which sees the development of a concept into a beautiful set of images shared between creatives, shown off to the world. In saying this I am usually, as the model, part of someone else’s vision having to quickly jump into character to pull together a concept… Continue Reading

Muse


              Credits Concept, Photography: Tina Nikolovski / www.tinanikolovski.com / Facebook / Instagram @tinanikolovski  Makeup: Lilah Gow / Instagram @lilahgowmakeup Styling: Debby Harrington / Instagram @debbywithawhy_ Hair: Waves – Lilah Gow / Wet-look, slick, bun – Tina Nikolovski Model: Olivia Simunec / Instagram @oliviaxsimunec at Devojka Models @devojkamodels