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

The Making of a Post Card


  Four very talented people have worked on our beautiful promotional post cards. They are (from left to right): Surbi Chetty, Lexi Keelan, Emma O’Rourke (of the Label) and Johanna Dziadkiewicz. Each of these talented ladies has represented a different core content area of Leiden Magazine. I started by setting Johanna a brief on bringing the Leiden girl to life. For me the Leiden girl is a confident, she likes to mix and match designer, vintage and high street, she looks after herself, is curious about the world and loves to travel. Leiden is a girls’ girl and your best… Continue Reading