Leiden’s Cutest Pet Competition


Everyone thinks their pet is the cutest but now is the time to put your claim to the test in our Cutest Pet Competition run in collaboration with Paws n’ People. I may own three cats and seven pairs of cat shoes but I won’t let my love of all things feline bias me. I am open to any cute pet you can throw a picture of at me. The winner of the Cutest Pet Competition will win an original watercolour portrait of their pet by the lovely and talented Art by Lexi as well as all the glory of… Continue Reading

What happens at a Model Casting?


Have you ever wondered what happens at a model casting? We popped along to the FASHFEST model casting last weekend to find out.   Illustrator Lexi Keelan takes us through each of the steps: Registration Warm Up Walking in front of the Judges Waiting, watching Photos Measurements     See our full wrap up of the model casting here. FASHFEST 2017 will be taking place from the 28 – 30 September.

Review – Laura Mercier Highlighters


  Highlighters. So many to choose from. Shimmery, glittery, pearly, embossed with brand names and swirly patterns that make them look so pretty you won’t want to ever put your little paws in them. So about a year ago when I officially became a Beauty Bitch for an entire cosmetic department, I would walk around trying to familiarise myself with everyone’s star products so that I would be on top of current trends and so that I would know what the hell I was talking about when people asked me about products from different brands. Look I’ll be honest here,… Continue Reading

Scents and Sensibility – Candle Making with Elise Pioch


  Eden is a concept created by The Canberra Centre to, as emcee Sarah Kelly puts it ‘create a chance to meditate, reflect and pause.’ The first Eden workshop, a candle making course run by boutique candle maker, Elise Pioch of Maison Balzac, took place last Saturday and we were lucky enough to attend. As we entered Eden, we were greeted with our choice of beverage. We chose to be a bit fancy and opted for the bubbly. The space felt warm and inviting, with hints of spring colours. We took our seat front and centre so we could be… Continue Reading