Sheree Yap at New York Fashion Week

    After three flights and a taxi ride later, hair stylist Sheree Yap has arrived in New York to take part in Fashion Week. Sheree has been cutting and styling hair at Kundalini salon for over four years and for the second year in a row, her hard work and dedication to her craft have earned her a trip to New York courtesy of hair product brand Original & Mineral. Located within Hotel Realm in Canberra, Kundalini salon offers a luxurious experience with hair cutting, styling, and colouring, as well as make up and eyebrow threading all on offer… Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week – A/W 16/17

While the fashion crowd was busy attending shows and having their street style snapped last international fashion month, we were busy launching our publication. But don’t worry we were still keeping our eyes trained to the runways as you may have seen on our Instagram. Now that all those covetable collections are hitting stores we are wrapping up our favourite shows of the season instead of putting together our usual runway report.   Coach This season creative director Stuart Vevers looked to America itself for inspiration. What he came up with was a covetable collection of wearable pieces with an… Continue Reading

Opening Ceremony

  Opening Ceremony (yes the name does reference the Olympic Games) was founded by two friends Carol Lim and Humberto Leon. What started as a boutique in New York has expanded into a global powerhouse with stores around the world, a blog and an e-commerce site. Who: Guys and Gals What: A haven for ultra cool brands from around the world including Acne, Christopher Kane, Giamba, Jacquemus, Issey Miyake, Shrimps, Comme Des Garçons and Maison Kitsuné. Opening Ceremony also designs its own in house brand. How Much: $$ – $$$$ Why: It’s so fricken cool. Plus Opening Ceremony collaborates with… Continue Reading

Beauty Trends Inspired by the Runways of New York

Changing up your hair and makeup is the quickest and often most cost effective way to refresh your look but with so much inspiration coming off the catwalk it can be hard to know what to actually try and what to leave to the professionals. Does a glossy copper lip actually translate to real life? Is learning to braid really a valuable investment of time? Navigating the world of beauty can be tough. Makeup artist Lilah Gow and Hairstylist Sheree Yap reveal their take on the looks from the S/S 15/16 runways of New York that inspired them.   The Makeup: Bold brows continue to reign supreme… Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week S/S16

Probably the biggest thing to hit New York Fashion Week this season (at least in terms of pure celebrity power and social media coverage) was the Givenchy show. The storied French house is normally an icon of Paris Fashion Week however this season Creative Director Riccardo Tisci decided to take his show on the road to celebrate the opening of its Manhattan Flagship store. Members of the extended Givenchy family were in attendance including Amanda Seyfried and Julia Roberts as well as a whole string of other high profile guests from the fashion industry, music industry, and film industry. A… Continue Reading